Air Force

July 19, 2013

RED HORSE Airborne Airmen parachute over Nellis

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Matthew Lancaster
Staff Sgt. Odell Glasper, 820th RED HORSE Airborne Flight pavement and construction equipment journeyman, runs to a rally point during a training mission July 12 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Airmen from the 820th RED HORSE meet at a central location for accountability after each jump.

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Matthew Lancaster
Airmen from the 820th RED HORSE Airborne Flight jump from a C-130 Hercules assigned to the 152nd Airlift Wing from the Nevada Air National Guard out of Reno, Nev., July 12 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The 820th RED HORSE is the only Air Force civil engineer unit with airborne and air assault qualified engineer, explosive ordnance disposal, emergency management and fire/emergency services Airmen.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Matthew Lancaster
An Airman from the 820th RED HORSE Airborne Flight prepares to land during a training mission July 12 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The 820th RED HORSE prepares Airmen for real-world missions by providing training exercises on rapid response airdrop and expedient airfield damage repairs to establish airfield contingency operations.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Caitlin Kenney
Airmen from 820th RED HORSE Airborne Flight guide themselves back to earth after a static jump July 12 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The Airmen jumped out of a C-130 Hercules assigned to the 152nd Airlift Wing from the Nevada Air National Guard out of Reno, Nev., around 1,250 feet above the ground as part of a training mission.




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