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March 8, 2013

Red Horse takes part in JOAX 2013

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes

 

Morning chow . . .

U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 820thRED HORSE Airborne, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., get morning chow on Holland Air Field during Joint Access Operation Exercise Feb. 22 at Fort Bragg, N.C. RED HORSE Airborne Airmen work 12- hour shifts during the exercise, weather permitting.

 
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Waiting to participate . . .

U.S. Army Pfc. Francisco Garnica, 161st Engineer Support Company combat airborne, waits in full face paint to participate in a Joint Access Operation Exercise jump mission Feb. 23 at Fort Bragg, N.C. Face paint helps break up skin color, which helps for tactical exercises or night jumps.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes

 
Parachuting over Sicily Air Field . . .

U.S. Army Soldiers from the 1st Battalion 321st Airborne Artillery Regiment from Fort Bragg, N.C., parachute over Sicily Air Field during a 1,700 parachute Joint Operational Access Exercise Feb. 25 at Fort Bragg, N.C. JOAX exercises give soldiers the opportunity to practice seizing an airfield.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes

 
Watching parachute training . . .

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Daniel Franklin, 820th RED HORSE Airborne from Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., watches a T-11 parachute training class with fellow RED HORSE Airmen and Soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Brigade, Feb. 21 at Fort Bragg, N.C. The T-11 parachute is the newest parachute used by the U.S. Armed Forces.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes

 
Jump simulation . . .

U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 820th RED HORSE Airborne from Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., and U.S. Army Soldiers from the 161st Engineer Support Company combat airborne from Fort Bragg, N.C., simulate jumping from a C-17 Globemaster before participating in a Joint Access Operation Exercise jump mission Feb. 23 at Fort Bragg, N.C. The pre-jump practices help the jumpers prepare for the upcoming mission.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Hughes

 

Cargo decending . . .

A piece of cargo descends after being dropped by a C-17 Globemaster III during a 1,700 parachute Joint Operational Access Exercise Feb. 25 at Fort Bragg, N.C. More than 20 pieces of equipment were dropped during the twilight low light air drop.

 




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