Merry Geronimo!

Posted 8 December 2012
Photo by TSgt. Barry A. Loo

US Army paratroopers jump from a US Air Force Reserve Command C-130 Hercules during Operation Toy Drop 2012 at Fort Bragg, near Fayetteville, North Carolina, on 8 December 2012. This year marked the fifteenth edition of the Randy Oler Memorial Operation Toy Drop, which collects toys for children and families in need and gives paratroopers the opportunity to jump with foreign jumpmasters. Soldiers donate a new toy in exchange to jump with an international jumpmaster and earn that country’s jump wings. This year, approximately 2,000 paratroopers and jumpmasters from seven nations participated. Operation Toy Drop has become the world's largest combined airborne operation. This C-130 crew is from the 440th Airlift Wing at Pope Field adjacent to Fort Bragg.

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