In video: Air Force practices its parachuting

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The Air Force's 1st Combat Camera Squadron is stationed at the Charleston Air Force Base and has some great imagery of air drop training exercises.

The drops were done in North Carolina, but involve planes from the Charleston airbase.

The video's been done very nicely, so hit play above or watch it big on YouTube.

Here's a bit more about what you'll see, from the video page:

U.S. Army paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division jump from a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft April 28, 2009 during a Joint Forcible Entry Exercise at Fort Bragg, NC. JFEX is a primary tool for the 82nd Airborne Division's Brigades to train for real-world contingency operations. Many times, JFEX is the last chance for these units to prepare before assuming "ready" status as the on-call "division-ready brigade".

As this is our first mention of their videos, I'll also point out their video of taser training at the Charleston airbase.

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