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U.S. Air Force Airmen and U.S. Army soldiers prepare for parachute training on an MC-130J Commando II April 24, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The training provided an opportunity for the sister services to learn from each other and stay proficient in their combat and life-saving skillsets. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman John Linzmeier)

U.S. Air Force Airmen and U.S. Army soldiers prepare for parachute training on an MC-130J Commando II April 24, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The training provided an opportunity for the sister services to learn from each other and stay proficient in their combat and life-saving skillsets. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman John Linzmeier)

U.S. Air Force Airmen and U.S. Army Soldiers prepare to execute a high altitude, low opening jump off an MC-130J Commando II April 24, 2017, above Okinawa, Japan. Air drop capabilities enable joint forces to provide quick support to those in need. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman John Linzmeier)

U.S. Air Force Airmen and U.S. Army Soldiers prepare to execute a high altitude, low opening jump off an MC-130J Commando II April 24, 2017, above Okinawa, Japan. Air drop capabilities enable joint forces to provide quick support to those in need. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman John Linzmeier)

A U.S. Air Force Airman carries parachute gear after conducting a high altitude, low opening jump April 24, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Soldiers and Airmen rely on properly prepared parachutes to safely land and conduct operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Omari Bernard)

A U.S. Air Force Airman carries parachute gear after conducting a high altitude, low opening jump April 24, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Soldiers and Airmen rely on properly prepared parachutes to safely land and conduct operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Omari Bernard)

U.S. Air Force Airmen and U.S. Army Soldiers conduct parachute training April 24, 2017, above Kadena Air Base, Japan. Parachute capabilities enable Airmen and Soldiers to perform rescue operations and humanitarian missions in locations where aircraft cannot land. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Omari Bernard)

U.S. Air Force Airmen and U.S. Army Soldiers conduct parachute training April 24, 2017, above Kadena Air Base, Japan. Parachute capabilities enable Airmen and Soldiers to perform rescue operations and humanitarian missions in locations where aircraft cannot land. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Omari Bernard)

U.S. Air Force Airmen and U.S. Army Soldiers conduct parachute training April 24, 2017, above Kadena Air Base, Japan. Parachute training better enables joint and bilateral long-range rescue and rapid response to humanitarian or security crises. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Omari Bernard)

U.S. Air Force Airmen and U.S. Army Soldiers conduct parachute training April 24, 2017, above Kadena Air Base, Japan. Parachute training better enables joint and bilateral long-range rescue and rapid response to humanitarian or security crises. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Omari Bernard)

U.S. Air Force Airmen and U.S. Army Soldiers conduct parachute training April 24, 2017, above Kadena Air Base, Japan. Soldiers and Airmen stationed on Okinawa must retain their proficiency in jump operations through constant practice. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Omari Bernard)

U.S. Air Force Airmen and U.S. Army Soldiers conduct parachute training April 24, 2017, above Kadena Air Base, Japan. Soldiers and Airmen stationed on Okinawa must retain their proficiency in jump operations through constant practice. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Omari Bernard)

U.S. Air Force Airmen conduct a high altitude, low opening jump off an MC-130J Commando II April 24, 2017, above Okinawa, Japan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman John Linzmeier)

U.S. Air Force Airmen conduct a high altitude, low opening jump off an MC-130J Commando II April 24, 2017, above Okinawa, Japan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman John Linzmeier)

U.S. Air Force Airmen and U.S. Army Soldiers perform a high altitude, low opening jump off an MC-130J Commando II April 24, 2017, above Okinawa, Japan. The HALO jump is a method of delivering personnel, equipment, and supplies from a transport aircraft at a high altitude via free-fall parachute insertion. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman John Linzmeier)

U.S. Air Force Airmen and U.S. Army Soldiers perform a high altitude, low opening jump off an MC-130J Commando II April 24, 2017, above Okinawa, Japan. The HALO jump is a method of delivering personnel, equipment, and supplies from a transport aircraft at a high altitude via free-fall parachute insertion. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman John Linzmeier)

U.S. Army Soldiers conduct a high altitude, low opening jump off an MC-130J Commando II April 24, 2017, above Okinawa, Japan. High Altitude, low opening training prepares joint forces to rescue and recover U.S. and allied partners in times of danger or extreme duress. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman John Linzmeier)

U.S. Army Soldiers conduct a high altitude, low opening jump off an MC-130J Commando II April 24, 2017, above Okinawa, Japan. High Altitude, low opening training prepares joint forces to rescue and recover U.S. and allied partners in times of danger or extreme duress. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman John Linzmeier)

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- U.S. Air Force Airmen and U.S. Army soldiers prepare for parachute training on an MC-130J Commando II April 24, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The training provided an opportunity for the sister services to learn from each other and stay proficient in their combat and life-saving skillsets. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman John Linzmeier)