815th Airlift Squadron drops paratroopers to commemorate D-Day 73

Paratroops jump from C-130J aircraft during a six-ship troop drop over Normandy, France. This event commemorates the 73rd anniversary of D-Day, the largest multi-national amphibious landing and operational military airdrop in history, and highlights the U.S.' steadfast commitment to European allies and partners. Overall, approximately 400 U.S. service members from units in Europe and the U.S. are participating in ceremonial D-Day events from May 31 to June 7, 2017(U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Nicholas Monteleone)



By Staff Sgt. Nicholas Monteleone United States European Command Stuttgart, Germany Jun 08, 2017
More in Media Room
Central Europe defense conference aligns Allies, strengthens relationships
The event drew senior military leaders from Bulgaria, Czechia, Croatia, Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Moldova and Türkiye.
Read more
Playing the piano at 45,000 feet: Ramstein hosts NATO fighter exercise
Ramstein Air Base hosted a basic fighter maneuvers exercise June 6 that comprised 37 aircraft from nine NATO countries.
Read more
U.S. Air Force bombers conduct training mission to Eastern Mediterranean
The mission was a long-planned bilateral, international training mission conducted under Bomber Task Force 24-3. The bombers integrated with Royal Air Force fighter aircraft and French Air Force aircraft in the Eastern Mediterranean before returning to RAF Fairford.
Read more
More in Media Room
Central Europe defense conference aligns Allies, strengthens relationships
The event drew senior military leaders from Bulgaria, Czechia, Croatia, Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Moldova and Türkiye.
Read more
Playing the piano at 45,000 feet: Ramstein hosts NATO fighter exercise
Ramstein Air Base hosted a basic fighter maneuvers exercise June 6 that comprised 37 aircraft from nine NATO countries.
Read more
U.S. Air Force bombers conduct training mission to Eastern Mediterranean
The mission was a long-planned bilateral, international training mission conducted under Bomber Task Force 24-3. The bombers integrated with Royal Air Force fighter aircraft and French Air Force aircraft in the Eastern Mediterranean before returning to RAF Fairford.
Read more
More in Media Room
Central Europe defense conference aligns Allies, strengthens relationships
The event drew senior military leaders from Bulgaria, Czechia, Croatia, Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Moldova and Türkiye.
Read more
Playing the piano at 45,000 feet: Ramstein hosts NATO fighter exercise
Ramstein Air Base hosted a basic fighter maneuvers exercise June 6 that comprised 37 aircraft from nine NATO countries.
Read more
U.S. Air Force bombers conduct training mission to Eastern Mediterranean
The mission was a long-planned bilateral, international training mission conducted under Bomber Task Force 24-3. The bombers integrated with Royal Air Force fighter aircraft and French Air Force aircraft in the Eastern Mediterranean before returning to RAF Fairford.
Read more