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823d Base Defense Squadron ‘drops’ into MRX prep
Tech. Sgt. John Schmidt, 820th Combat Operations Squadron NCO in charge of aircrew flight equipment, measures wind speed with an anemometer, July 21, 2017, at the Lee Fulp Drop Zone in Tifton, Ga. This training was in preparation for an upcoming mission readiness exercise where airborne advanced teams may parachute into an area to create an initial presence and clear a path for follow-on forces to arrive on scene. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Daniel Snider)