Photo Credit: Sgt. Chris Harper, 3rd BCT, 82nd Abn. Div. PAO
Staff Sgt. Clifton Ragland, an artillery section chief with 1st Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, assists a fellow Paratrooper attach his reserve parachute during an in-flight rigging exercise aboard an Air Force C-17 Globemaster flying over a sleeping North Carolina, Nov. 23, 2011. The exercise was designed to give jumpmasters a chance to become familiar with the challenges of rigging paratrooper safely while in the air.