4th Brigade Paratroopers Jump Into the Wind

By Spc. David L. Nye, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division Public AffairsApril 5, 2011

POPE ARMY AIRFIELD, N.C. - Airmen and Soldiers work together to set up the series of parachutes that will safely pull a vehicle and trailer from a C-17 Globemaster Monday. The equipment is part of a heavy equipment drop forming the first day of a three-day airborne exercise being held by the 782nd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. (Photo by Spc. David L. Nye, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division Public Affairs)
1 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – POPE ARMY AIRFIELD, N.C. - Airmen and Soldiers work together to set up the series of parachutes that will safely pull a vehicle and trailer from a C-17 Globemaster Monday. The equipment is part of a heavy equipment drop forming the first day of a three-day airborne exercise being held by the 782nd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. (Photo by Spc. David L. Nye, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division Public Affairs) (Photo Credit: Spc. David L. Nye, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
FORT BRAGG, N.C. - A Humvee flies from the C-17, shattering retainers on it's parachute. It was followed by shortly by a trailer. It would be followed the next day by Paratroopers. (Photo by Spc. David L. Nye, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division Public Affairs)
2 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – FORT BRAGG, N.C. - A Humvee flies from the C-17, shattering retainers on it's parachute. It was followed by shortly by a trailer. It would be followed the next day by Paratroopers. (Photo by Spc. David L. Nye, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division Public Affairs) (Photo Credit: Photo by Spc. David L. Nye, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
FORT BRAGG, N.C. - Master Sgt. Raymond Geoghegan, a jumpmaster with the 782nd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, signals that the plane is one-minute from the Luzon Dropzone. In 30-seconds jumpers will rotate into the doors and prepare to jump. (Photo by Spc. David L. Nye, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division Public Affairs)
3 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – FORT BRAGG, N.C. - Master Sgt. Raymond Geoghegan, a jumpmaster with the 782nd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, signals that the plane is one-minute from the Luzon Dropzone. In 30-seconds jumpers will rotate into the doors and prepare to jump. (Photo by Spc. David L. Nye, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division Public Affairs) (Photo Credit: Photo by Spc. David L. Nye, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
FORT BRAGG, N.C. - A Paratrooper hands his static line off to a safety as he takes his turn in the door. After exiting he will take an 800-foot fall to Luzon Dropzone, his fall arrested by the parachuite on his back. After securing his gear he will rendezvous with the rest of the jumpers and head home after another great day to be in the 82nd Airborne Division. (Photo by Spc. David L. Nye, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division Public Affairs)
4 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – FORT BRAGG, N.C. - A Paratrooper hands his static line off to a safety as he takes his turn in the door. After exiting he will take an 800-foot fall to Luzon Dropzone, his fall arrested by the parachuite on his back. After securing his gear he will rendezvous with the rest of the jumpers and head home after another great day to be in the 82nd Airborne Division. (Photo by Spc. David L. Nye, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division Public Affairs) (Photo Credit: Spc. David L. Nye, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
POPE ARMY AIRFIELD, N.C. - Tuesday morning, Paratroopers go through sustained airborne training, practicing the techniques essential to navigating the airborne operations safely. After the training they'll don parachutes and board a C-17.  (Photo by Spc. Victor Ayala, 49th Public Affairs Detachment (Airborne))
5 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – POPE ARMY AIRFIELD, N.C. - Tuesday morning, Paratroopers go through sustained airborne training, practicing the techniques essential to navigating the airborne operations safely. After the training they'll don parachutes and board a C-17. (Photo by Spc. Victor Ayala, 49th Public Affairs Detachment (Airborne)) (Photo Credit: Photo by Spc. Victor Ayala, 49th Public Affairs Detachment (Airborne)) VIEW ORIGINAL