Flying Jennies provide airlift, airdrop during Voyager Shield
Staff Sgt. Christopher Soto, 815th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, gives the ready signal after opening the door and placing the jump platform for the Joint Readiness Training Center, Operation Group Airborne parachutists for their static line jump during Voyager Shield, an exercise hosted by the 621st Air Mobility Advisory Group at the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk, La., May 25-27. This exercise provided the 815th AS required tactical training for the pilots and loadmasters, while they provided airlift and airdrop support. Pilots trained on communicating with landing and drop zone controllers, semi-prepared runway operations, and assault landings. Loadmaster specific training included rolling stock loading/unloading in both normal and engine running operations, patient loading with engines running and personnel drops. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jessica L. Kendziorek)

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