Alaska Airmen air drop during premier exercise

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. -- More than 3,000 Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and international partners converged on the state of Washington in support of exercise Mobility Guardian. The exercise is intended to test the abilities of the Mobility Air Forces to execute rapid global mobility missions in dynamic, contested environments. Airmen assigned to the 517th Airlift Squadron from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, took part in an air drop during the exercise, providing an opportunity for them to train with joint and international partners in airlift, air refueling, aeromedical evacuation and mobility support.