Air Force Photos

815th crews dropped paratroopers near Sainte-Mère-Église for DDay 73
Senior Master Sgt. Darren Bannister, an 815th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, looks out of the bubble on the flight deck while taking part in a paratroop drop over Normandy, France. This event commemorates the 73rd anniversary of D-Day, the largest multi-national amphibious landing and operational military airdrop in history, and highlights the U.S.' steadfast commitment to European allies and partners. Overall, approximately 400 U.S. service members from units in Europe and the U.S. are participating in ceremonial D-Day events from May 31 to June 7, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Nicholas Monteleone)