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Leapfest challenges Capocians

Col. Quincy Handy, 352nd Civil Affairs Command, lands a few feet past the target during Leapfest 2012 on Castle Drop Zone, West Kingston, R.I. The 10 mph wind made it difficult for paratroopers to run upwind towards the target.



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This work, Leapfest challenges Capocians [Image 8 of 8], by SFC Andy Yoshimura, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:08.02.2012

Date Posted:08.08.2012 11:20

Photo ID:641465

VIRIN:120802-A-CL830-295

Resolution:2889x2064

Size:853.97 KB

Location:US

Hometown:FORT MEADE, MD, US

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