Air drop training

Maj. Chris Thiesing (right), tactics officer with the 118th Airlift Squadron, teaches Maj. Garrett Caponetti (center) how to check the winds at the drop zone using an anemometer during an aerial delivery exercise over Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee, Massachusetts, July 12, 2014. Behind them, the malfunction officer, Master Sgt. Corey Kass, a loadmaster with the 118th Airlift Squadron, looks on. These measurements are up-channeled to the crew on a C-130H Hercules aircraft in the skies above so they can make better calculations and drop the cargo on target. (Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Joshua Mead/Released)

PHOTO BY: Tech. Sgt. Joshua MeadReleased
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