Images: Simon Says … Toy Drop [Image 3 of 4]
Photo by Staff Sgt. Sharilyn Wells
Master Sgt. Dwight Simon gives directions at Camp Mackall during Operation Toy Drop, Dec. 11. The number of toys for the 16th Annual Randy Oler Operation Toy Drop continues to grow as special operations forces donate throughout this week at Luzon Drop Zone, Camp Mackall, N.C. Jumping from a German C-160 and CASA 212s, paratroopers earned foreign jump wings from one of nine countries jumpmasters participating in this years Toy Drop after donating a new, unwrapped toy. Germany, Canada, Italy, Poland, Chile, Sweden, Latvia, Brazil and Netherlands jumpmasters participated this year. Hosted by the U.S. Army Civil Affairs & Psychological Operations Command (Airborne), Operation Toy Drop is the largest combined airborne operation in the world. The donated toys will be distributed to children's homes and social service agencies in the local community.
(U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Sharilyn Wells/USACAPOC(A)
Date Posted:01.28.2014 09:11
Location:FORT BRAGG, NC, US