Young fans turn out to watch 82nd Airborne Paratroopers arrive in Indy

By U.S. ArmyAugust 20, 2009

Paratrooper-in-training John Michael, 7, of Greenfield, Ind., shakes hands with Steve Frazer, President of the 82nd Airborne Division Association while waiting for the arrival of paratroopers from the Fort Bragg, N.C.-based 82nd Airborne Division at Mt. Comfort Airfield in Indianapolis on Aug. 20. More than 150 paratroopers landed at Mt. Comfort in three C-130 Hercules aircraft to kick off the 63rd National Convention of the 82nd Airborne Division Association, being held this year in Indianapolis.
(U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Mike Pryor, 2nd BCT, 82nd Abn. Div. Public Affairs)
1 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Paratrooper-in-training John Michael, 7, of Greenfield, Ind., shakes hands with Steve Frazer, President of the 82nd Airborne Division Association while waiting for the arrival of paratroopers from the Fort Bragg, N.C.-based 82nd Airborne Division at Mt. Comfort Airfield in Indianapolis on Aug. 20. More than 150 paratroopers landed at Mt. Comfort in three C-130 Hercules aircraft to kick off the 63rd National Convention of the 82nd Airborne Division Association, being held this year in Indianapolis. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Mike Pryor, 2nd BCT, 82nd Abn. Div. Public Affairs) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Michael J Pryor (82d Airborne)) VIEW ORIGINAL
Greenfield, Ind. native John Michael, 7, is dressed for the occasion as he watches the progress of an inbound C-130 Hercules aircraft carrying paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division about to land at Mt. Comfort Airfield in Indianapolis on Aug. 20. The arrival of the paratroopers kicked off the 63rd National Convention of the 82nd Airborne Division Association, being held this year in Indianapolis.
(U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Mike Pryor, 2nd BCT, 82nd Abn. Div. Public Affairs)
2 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Greenfield, Ind. native John Michael, 7, is dressed for the occasion as he watches the progress of an inbound C-130 Hercules aircraft carrying paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division about to land at Mt. Comfort Airfield in Indianapolis on Aug. 20. The arrival of the paratroopers kicked off the 63rd National Convention of the 82nd Airborne Division Association, being held this year in Indianapolis. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Mike Pryor, 2nd BCT, 82nd Abn. Div. Public Affairs) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Michael J Pryor (82d Airborne)) VIEW ORIGINAL
Greenfield, Ind. native John Michael, 7, is dressed for the occasion as he watches a C-130 Hercules aircraft lift off after depositing paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division at Mt. Comfort Airfield in Indianapolis on Aug. 20. The arrival of the paratroopers kicked off the 63rd National Convention of the 82nd Airborne Division Association, being held this year in Indianapolis.
(U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Mike Pryor, 2nd BCT, 82nd Abn. Div. Public Affairs)
3 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Greenfield, Ind. native John Michael, 7, is dressed for the occasion as he watches a C-130 Hercules aircraft lift off after depositing paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division at Mt. Comfort Airfield in Indianapolis on Aug. 20. The arrival of the paratroopers kicked off the 63rd National Convention of the 82nd Airborne Division Association, being held this year in Indianapolis. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Mike Pryor, 2nd BCT, 82nd Abn. Div. Public Affairs) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Michael J Pryor (82d Airborne)) VIEW ORIGINAL