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Moody PJs maintain qualification with static-line jumps

Senior Airman Matt, 38th Rescue Squadron pararescueman, chats with fellow PJs prior to conducting static-line jumps, April 24, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. All PJs are qualified to conduct both static-line and High altitude, low opening jumps. During a static-line jump, the jumper is attached to the aircraft via the ‘static-line’, which automatically deploys the jumpers’ parachute after they’ve exited the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ryan Callaghan)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Matt, 38th Rescue Squadron pararescueman, chats with fellow PJs prior to conducting static-line jumps, April 24, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. All PJs are qualified to conduct both static-line and high altitude, low opening jumps. During a static-line jump, the jumper is attached to the aircraft via the "static-line," which automatically deploys the jumpers’ parachute after they’ve exited the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ryan Callaghan)

Senior Airman Matt, left, 38th Rescue Squadron pararescueman, laughs with fellow PJs prior to conducting static-line jumps, April 24, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. All PJs are qualified to conduct both static-line and High altitude, low opening jumps. During a static-line jump, the jumper is attached to the aircraft via the ‘static-line’, which automatically deploys the jumpers’ parachute after they’ve exited the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ryan Callaghan)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Matt, left, 38th Rescue Squadron pararescueman, laughs with fellow PJs prior to conducting static-line jumps, April 24, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. All PJs are qualified to conduct both static-line and high altitude, low opening jumps. During a static-line jump, the jumper is attached to the aircraft via the "static-line," which automatically deploys the jumpers’ parachute after they’ve exited the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ryan Callaghan)

Senior Airman Matt, 38th Rescue Squadron pararescueman, readies a static-line parachute prior to a jump, April 24, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. All PJs are qualified to conduct both static-line and High altitude, low opening jumps. During a static-line jump, the jumper is attached to the aircraft via the ‘static-line’, which automatically deploys the jumpers’ parachute after they’ve exited the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ryan Callaghan)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Matt, 38th Rescue Squadron pararescueman, readies a static-line parachute prior to a jump, April 24, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. All PJs are qualified to conduct both static-line and high altitude, low opening jumps. During a static-line jump, the jumper is attached to the aircraft via the "static-line," which automatically deploys the jumpers’ parachute after they’ve exited the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ryan Callaghan)

Senior Airman Matt, 38th Rescue Squadron pararescueman, rides in the back of an HC-130J Combat King II prior to conducting static-line jumps, April 24, 2017, over Moody Air Force Base, Ga. All PJs are qualified to conduct both static-line and High altitude, low opening jumps. During a static-line jump, the jumper is attached to the aircraft via the ‘static-line’, which automatically deploys the jumpers’ parachute after they’ve exited the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ryan Callaghan)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Matt, 38th Rescue Squadron pararescueman, rides in the back of an HC-130J Combat King II prior to conducting static-line jumps, April 24, 2017, over Moody Air Force Base, Ga. All PJs are qualified to conduct both static-line and high altitude, low opening jumps. During a static-line jump, the jumper is attached to the aircraft via the "static-line," which automatically deploys the jumpers’ parachute after they’ve exited the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ryan Callaghan)

Staff Sgt. Phillip Palmer, 71st Rescue Squadron loadmaster, waits for takeoff inside an HC-130J Combat King II, April 24, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Aircrew members work closely with pararescuemen when conducting jumps. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ryan Callaghan)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Phillip Palmer, 71st Rescue Squadron loadmaster, waits for takeoff inside an HC-130J Combat King II, April 24, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Aircrew members work closely with pararescuemen when conducting jumps. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ryan Callaghan)

Pararescuemen from the 38th Rescue Squadron prepare to jump from an HC-130J Combat King II, April 24, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. All PJs are qualified to conduct both static-line and High altitude, low opening jumps. During a static-line jump, the jumper is attached to the aircraft via the ‘static-line’, which automatically deploys the jumpers’ parachute after they’ve exited the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ryan Callaghan)

Pararescuemen from the 38th Rescue Squadron prepare to jump from a U.S. Air Force HC-130J Combat King II, April 24, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. All PJs are qualified to conduct both static-line and high altitude, low opening jumps. During a static-line jump, the jumper is attached to the aircraft via the "static-line," which automatically deploys the jumpers’ parachute after they’ve exited the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ryan Callaghan)

Senior Airman Matt, 38th Rescue Squadron pararescueman, jumps from an HC-130J Combat King II, April 24, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. All PJs are qualified to conduct both static-line and High altitude, low opening jumps. During a static-line jump, the jumper is attached to the aircraft via the ‘static-line’, which automatically deploys the jumpers’ parachute after they’ve exited the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ryan Callaghan)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Matt, 38th Rescue Squadron pararescueman, jumps from an HC-130J Combat King II, April 24, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. All PJs are qualified to conduct both static-line and high altitude, low opening jumps. During a static-line jump, the jumper is attached to the aircraft via the "static-line," which automatically deploys the jumpers’ parachute after they’ve exited the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ryan Callaghan)

An HC-130J Combat King II from the 71st Rescue Squadron approaches a drop zone during static-line jumps, April 24, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Aircrew members work closely with pararescuemen when conducting jumps. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ryan Callaghan)

A U.S. Air Force HC-130J Combat King II from the 71st Rescue Squadron approaches a drop zone during static-line jumps, April 24, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Aircrew members work closely with pararescuemen when conducting jumps. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ryan Callaghan)

Pararescuemen from the 38th Rescue Squadron don parachutes for another jump following static-line jumps, April 24, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. All PJs are qualified to conduct both static-line and High altitude, low opening jumps. During a static-line jump, the jumper is attached to the aircraft via the ‘static-line’, which automatically deploys the jumpers’ parachute after they’ve exited the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ryan Callaghan)

Pararescuemen from the 38th Rescue Squadron don parachutes for another jump following static-line jumps, April 24, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. All PJs are qualified to conduct both static-line and high altitude, low opening jumps. During a static-line jump, the jumper is attached to the aircraft via the "static-line," which automatically deploys the jumpers’ parachute after they’ve exited the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ryan Callaghan)

Pararescuemen from the 38th Rescue Squadron, run towards the rear of an HC-130J Combat King II during static-line jumps, April 24, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. All PJs are qualified to conduct both static-line and High altitude, low opening jumps. During a static-line jump, the jumper is attached to the aircraft via the ‘static-line’, which automatically deploys the jumpers’ parachute after they’ve exited the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ryan Callaghan)
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Pararescuemen from the 38th Rescue Squadron, run towards the rear of a U.S. Air Force HC-130J Combat King II during static-line jumps, April 24, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. All PJs are qualified to conduct both static-line and high altitude, low opening jumps. During a static-line jump, the jumper is attached to the aircraft via the "static-line," which automatically deploys the jumpers’ parachute after they’ve exited the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ryan Callaghan)

A pararescueman from the 38th Rescue Squadron scans the drop zone from the back of an HC-130J Combat King II prior to static-line jumps, April 24, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. All PJs are qualified to conduct both static-line and High altitude, low opening jumps. During a static-line jump, the jumper is attached to the aircraft via the ‘static-line’, which automatically deploys the jumpers’ parachute after they’ve exited the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ryan Callaghan)
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A pararescueman from the 38th Rescue Squadron scans the drop zone from the back of a U.S. Air Force HC-130J Combat King II prior to static-line jumps, April 24, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. All PJs are qualified to conduct both static-line and high altitude, low opening jumps. During a static-line jump, the jumper is attached to the aircraft via the "static-line," which automatically deploys the jumpers’ parachute after they’ve exited the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ryan Callaghan)

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The 38th Rescue Squadron Pararescuemen worked in tandem with aircrew members from the 71st RQS to conduct four static-line jumps in two hours April 24.

The PJs needed to conduct all four jumps to maintain qualifications and meet training requirements, as all PJs must be qualified to conduct both static-line and high altitude, low opening jumps.

During a static-line jump, the PJ is attached to the aircraft via the “static-line,” which automatically deploys the jumpers’ parachute after they’ve exited the aircraft.