Paratroopers Demonstrate Capabilities to Public during Joint Operational Access Demonstration
May 23, 2011
- Paratroopers put on an aerial performance, executing a "heavy drop" of parachuting vehicles followed by a simulated combat jump.
- Vehicles, weapons, reconnaissance equipment - even a nine-man airborne infantry squad - were available for the public to learn about
- The JOAD also shows veterans what's new and relevant while situating current paratroopers within the All-American legacy.
- Hundreds of veterans, Soldiers, friends and family members came out May 20, 2011, to Sicily Drop Zone at Fort Bragg, N.C.