Air Assault Course increase 2ID capabilities
Photo Credit: Sgt. Juan F. Jimenez (2ID)
Sgt. Jonathan Mellas, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, relies on his rigging to suspend himself along the rappel tower during the 2nd Infantry Division's Air Assault Course March 5, 2013. During this phase of the 10-day course, the Soldiers receive instruction on basic ground and aircraft rappelling procedures, tying of the hip-rappel seat (Swiss seat), hook-up techniques, lock-in procedures, rappel with and without combat equipment and fast-rope familiarization.
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