Philippine Airborne Parachute

Philippine Airborne Freefall Jump at KC-130J

Philippine Army Special Forces freefall jumpers with Special Operations Command, stationed at Fort Magsaysay jump from a KC-130J “Sumos”, assigned to Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 152, Marine Aircraft Group 36, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, based at Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, during High Altitude Low Opening military freefall jumps, beginning Combined Arms Live Fire Exercise, at Crow Valley, Republic of the Philippines, during Balikatan May 14, 2014.

This year marks the 30th iteration of Balikatan, which is an annual Republic of the Philippines-U.S. military bilateral training exercise. (U.S. Marine Motion Imagery by Cpl. Kassie L. Haynes.)