Images: JRTC deployment [Image 8 of 20]
Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Michael Carden
Army Sgt. Cory Ballentine, a jumpmaster with the 82nd Airborne Division's 2nd Brigade Combat Team, conducts mock-door training for his paratroopers Oct. 8, 2012, at Pope Army Airfield, N.C., prior to an airborne operation. About 1,300 paratroopers from the brigade combat team jumped into Folk Polk, La., for a month-long Joint Readiness Training Exercise rotation.