USARAF training helps African Nations secure their own borders
Photo Credit: U.S. Army Africa photo
Jumpmaster Capt. Craig D. Arnold, commander of Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, from Fort Bragg, N.C., looks out the window of the C-130J aircraft to prepare for a partnership jump over the Mimosa Flat Drop Zone, South Africa, July 23, 2013. The jump was in preparation for an exercise that South African and U.S. Soldiers conducted jointly, during Shared Accord 13. Shared Accord is a biennial training exercise which promotes regional relationships, increases capacity, trains U.S. and South African forces, and furthers cross-training and interoperability. The jump also earned each Soldier a pair of foreign wings for either jumping in a foreign country or jumping with a foreign country's jumpmasters.
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