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Airborne Operation Sept. 21, 2017.

Army Paratroopers assigned to the 173rd Brigade Support Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade, prepare to land after exiting an Air Force C-130 Hercules, from the 86th Air Wing, during airborne operations at Frida Drop Zone in Pordenone, Italy, Sept. 21, 2017. The 173rd Airborne Brigade is the Army Contingency Response Force in Europe, capable of projecting ready forces anywhere in the U.S., European, Africa or Central Command areas of responsibility. (U.S. Army photo by Visual Information Specialist Paolo Bovo)

PHOTO BY: Paolo Bovo
VIRIN: 170921-A-JM436-407.JPG
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