U.S. Pacific Command


Multiple Nations Conduct Joint Jump Training During Pacific Airlift Rally 2015

JOINT BASE ELEMENDORF-RICHADSON, Alaska (Aug. 24, 2015) - Paratroopers assigned to 1st Battalion (Airborne), 501st Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Alaska descend after jumping out of a U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules, assigned to the 374th Wing from Yokota Air Base, over Malemute drop zone. Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force and U.S. Army paratroopers conducted the practice jump utilizing Royal Australian and U.S. Air Force aircraft as part of Pacific Airlift Rally 2015, a biennial, multilateral tactical military symposium designed to enhance military airlift interoperability and cooperation between nations of the Pacific region for future humanitarian missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alejandro Pena/Released)

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