23 February 2010

Training jump at al Asad

Paratroopers with 1st Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division (Advise and Assist), exit a C-130 aircraft Feb. 12, at Al Asad Airbase, Iraq, as part of the largest airborne training exercise conducted by U.S. forces in Iraq since the beginning of Operation Iraqi Freedom. A jumper’s parachute is opened by the yellow universal static line along the fuselage of the aircraft. Photo: Spc. Michael J. MacLeod.

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