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Paratroopers jump in the new RA-1 rig

First Sgt. William Huston and Staff Sgt. Ronald Barker, paratroopers with Troop C, 2nd Squadron, 38th Calvary Regiment’s Long Range Surveillance, wait to reach altitude so they can jump static line with the new RA-1 parachute system at Fort Hood's Rapido Drop Zone Nov. 19. (Photo by Sgt. Cody Barber, 11th Public Affairs Detachment)



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This work, Paratroopers jump in the new RA-1 rig [Image 2 of 5], by SGT Cody Barber, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:11.19.2013

Date Posted:12.09.2013 13:57

Photo ID:1068536

VIRIN:131119-A-OA814-707

Resolution:3888x2592

Size:2.72 MB

Location:FORT HOOD, TX, USGlobe

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