Military Photo: A Cold Winter Jump

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Posted: 01/22/2019

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, AL, UNITED STATES01.16.2019 - Paratroopers from the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Alaska, descend over Malemute Drop Zone after jumping from Air Force C-17 Globemaster IIIs during airborne operations at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Jan. 16, 2019. Paratroopers from 1st Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, and 2nd Battalion, 377th Parachute Field Artillery Regiment conducted an airborne forced entry operation and follow on live-fire exercise while elements from the 6th Brigade Engineer Battalion acted as opposition forces. The Soldiers of 4/25 belong to the only American airborne brigade in the Pacific and are trained to execute airborne maneuvers in extreme cold weather and high altitude environments in support of combat, partnership and disaster relief operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alejandro Peña)



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