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Paratroopers make big splash into Big Lake

Paratroopers from the 1st Battalion (Airborne), 501st Infantry Regiment land in Big Lake Alaska during a mission known as a water jump.



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This work, Paratroopers make big splash into Big Lake [Image 3 of 3], by SSG Matthew Winstead, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:07.22.2011

Date Posted:08.31.2011 18:53

Photo ID:450327

VIRIN:110722-A-#####-058

Resolution:4288x2848

Size:4.78 MB

Location:JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, AK, USGlobe

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  • Pfc. Robert Lenigan of Star, Idaho, points to a paratrooper in the water from the 1st Battalion (Airborne) 501st Infantry Regiment, who conducted a parachute training and water landing exercise at Big Lake, Alaska, July 22. Several hundred troopers from the battalion trained extensively in preparation for the maneuver, jumped from UH-60 helicopters, staged at a nearby airfield, into Big Lake and were brought safely to shore by rubber boats.
  • Paratrooper Pfc. Robert Lenigan of Star, Idaho, pulls Specialist Christopher Tenore, left, of Jacksonville, Fla., of the 1st Battalion (Airborne), 501st Infantry Regiment from the water after he conducted a parachute training and water landing exercise at Big Lake, Alaska, July 22, 2011. Several hundred troopers from the battalion trained extensively in preparation for the maneuver, jumped from UH-60 helicopters, staged at a nearby airfield, into Big Lake and were brought safely to shore by rubber boats.
  • Paratrooper Sgt. 1st Class Jeremy Clarno of Hillboro, Ore., of the 1st Battalion (Airborne) 501st Infantry Regiment, swims toward a rubber boat after conducting a parachute training and water landing exercise at Big Lake, Alaska, July 22. Several hundred troopers from the battalion trained extensively in preparation for the maneuver, jumped from UH-60 helicopters, staged at a nearby airfield, into Big Lake and were brought safely to shore by rubber boats.
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