Military free fall operations at Kadena
A U.S. Air Force 320th Special Tactics Squadron jumpmaster signals the start of military free fall operations from a U.S. Air Force 17th Special Operations Squadron MC-130J Commando II Sept. 21, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The air drop capability provided by the 353rd Special Operations Group enables long-range rescue and rapid response to humanitarian or security crises. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Jessica Tait)