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82nd ERQS jumps with French for 75th Anniversary of D-Day

The 82nd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron performed free-fall jumps alongside the French to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. The U.S. and French forces perform these exercises together to increase partner capacity and strengthen interoperability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

A French service member descends to a drop zone after a free-fall near Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, June 10, 2019. The 82nd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron performed free-fall jumps alongside the French to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. The U.S. and French forces perform these exercises together to increase partner capacity and strengthen interoperability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

The 82nd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron performed free-fall jumps alongside the French to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. The U.S. and French forces perform these exercises together to increase partner capacity and strengthen interoperability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

A U.S. Army paratrooper descends to a drop zone near Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, June 10, 2019. U.S. and French paratroopers performed the jumps to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day along with Air Force personnel assigned to the 82nd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

The 82nd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron performed free fall jumps alongside the French to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. The U.S. and French forces perform these exercises together to increase partner capacity and strengthen interoperability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

A French paratrooper collects his parachute after performing a jump out of a Transall C-160 near Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, June 10, 2019. U.S. and French paratroopers performed the jumps to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day along with Air Force personnel assigned to the 82nd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

The 82nd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron performed free fall jumps alongside the French to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. The U.S. and French forces perform these exercises together to increase partner capacity and strengthen interoperability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

French soldiers pop yellow smoke to mark the drop zone for U.S. and French military personnel near Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, June 10, 2019. The 82nd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron performed free-fall jumps alongside the French to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

The 82nd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron performed free fall jumps alongside the French to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. The U.S. and French forces perform these exercises together to increase partner capacity and strengthen interoperability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

U.S. Air Force Col. Kjall Gopaul, Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa communications director, wipes dirt from his eyes after performing a jump out of a French Transall C-160 near Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, June 10, 2019. Gopaul jumped alongside French forces to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

The 82nd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron performed free fall jumps alongside the French to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. The U.S. and French forces perform these exercises together to increase partner capacity and strengthen interoperability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

A French service member descends to a drop zone after a free fall ear Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, June 10, 2019. The 82nd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron performed free fall jumps alongside the French to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. The U.S. and French forces perform these exercises together to increase partner capacity and strengthen interoperability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

The 82nd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron performed free fall jumps alongside the French to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. The U.S. and French forces perform these exercises together to increase partner capacity and strengthen interoperability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

U.S. Army and French paratroopers perform static line jumps from a Transall C-160 near Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, June 10, 2019. The U.S. and French paratroopers performed the jumps in commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of D-Day along with Air Force personnel assigned to the 82nd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

The 82nd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron performed free fall jumps alongside the French to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. The U.S. and French forces perform these exercises together to increase partner capacity and strengthen interoperability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

A French service member lands at a drop zone after a free fall near Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, June 10, 2019. The 82nd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron performed free fall jumps alongside the French to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. The U.S. and French forces perform these exercises together to increase partner capacity and strengthen interoperability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

The 82nd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron performed free fall jumps alongside the French to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. The U.S. and French forces perform these exercises together to increase partner capacity and strengthen interoperability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

French service members land at a drop zone after a free fall near Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, June 10, 2019. The 82nd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron performed free fall jumps alongside the French to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. The U.S. and French forces perform these exercises together to increase partner capacity and strengthen interoperability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

The 82nd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron performed free fall jumps alongside the French to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. The U.S. and French forces perform these exercises together to increase partner capacity and strengthen interoperability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)
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A French service member descends to a drop zone after a free fall near Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, June 10, 2019. The 82nd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron performed free fall jumps alongside the French to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. The U.S. and French forces perform these exercises together to increase partner capacity and strengthen interoperability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)

CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti -- A French service member descends to a drop zone after a free-fall near Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, June 10, 2019. The 82nd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron performed free-fall jumps alongside the French to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. The U.S. and French forces perform these exercises together to increase partner capacity and strengthen interoperability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Devin Boyer)