(Christopher B. Stoltz/Stars and Stripes)

Yokota Air Base, Japan, Oct. 25, 2006: Staff Sgt Jeremy Hayes and Staff Sgt. John Paszkot unfurl a G-12E 64-foot parachute used for heavy equipment delivery. They were taking the Fabrication of Aerial Delivery Loads Course, which ran for two weeks and certified all who completed it to inspect the chutes.

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