Yokota Airmen provide jump support for Marines training

U.S. Marines from the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force drop from a U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules, assigned to 36th Airlift Squadron at Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 11, 2016 during Jump Week. The training not only allowed the Marines to practice jumping, but it also allowed the Yokota aircrews to practice flight tactics and timed-package drops. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe/Released)

U.S. Marines from the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force drop from a U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules, assigned to 36th Airlift Squadron at Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 11, 2016 during Jump Week. The training not only allowed the Marines to practice jumping, but it also allowed the Yokota aircrews to practice flight tactics and timed-package drops. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe/Released)

Marines with the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, board a C-130 Hercules for jump training at Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 11, 2016. The training allowed Marines to practice jumping while also allowing Yokota aircrews to practice flight tactics and timed-package drops. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Delano Scott/Released)

Marines with the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, board a C-130 Hercules for jump training at Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 11, 2016. The training allowed Marines to practice jumping while also allowing Yokota aircrews to practice flight tactics and timed-package drops. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Delano Scott/Released)

Drop Zone coordinators with the 36th Airlift Squadron set up an angle marker at Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 11, 2016. U.S. Marine Corps from the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force conducted weeklong jump training from an Air Force C-130 Hercules, assigned to the 36 AS. The training not only allowed the Marines to practice jumping, but it also allowed the Yokota aircrews to practice flight tactics and timed-package drops. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe/Released)

Drop Zone coordinators with the 36th Airlift Squadron set up an angle marker at Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 11, 2016. U.S. Marine Corps from the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force conducted weeklong jump training from an Air Force C-130 Hercules, assigned to the 36 AS. The training not only allowed the Marines to practice jumping, but it also allowed the Yokota aircrews to practice flight tactics and timed-package drops. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe/Released)

A U.S. Marine from the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force carries his parachute after landing at Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 11, 2016, during Jump week. The training not only allowed the Marines to practice jumping, but it also allowed the Yokota aircrews to practice flight tactics and timed-package drops. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe/Released)

A U.S. Marine from the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force carries his parachute after landing at Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 11, 2016, during Jump week. The training not only allowed the Marines to practice jumping, but it also allowed the Yokota aircrews to practice flight tactics and timed-package drops. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe/Released)

U.S. Marines from the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force drop from a U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules, assigned to 36th Airlift Squadron at Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 11, 2016. The training not only allowed the Marines to practice jumping, but it also allowed the Yokota aircrews to practice flight tactics and timed-package drops. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe/Released)

U.S. Marines from the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force drop from a U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules, assigned to 36th Airlift Squadron at Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 11, 2016. The training not only allowed the Marines to practice jumping, but it also allowed the Yokota aircrews to practice flight tactics and timed-package drops. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe/Released)

A C-130 Hercules from the 36th Airlift Squadron lands after completing a night flight mission over Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 11, 2016. The C-130H provides tactical airlift worldwide. Its flexible design allows it to operate in an austere environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe/Released)

A C-130 Hercules from the 36th Airlift Squadron lands after completing a night flight mission over Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 11, 2016. The C-130H provides tactical airlift worldwide. Its flexible design allows it to operate in an austere environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe/Released)

Marines with 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force, wait to jump from a C-130 Hercules over Yokota Air Base, May 11, 2016. The Marines were supported by the aircrew and aircraft assigned to the 36th Airlift Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Delano Scott/Released)

Marines with 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force, wait to jump from a C-130 Hercules over Yokota Air Base, May 11, 2016. The Marines were supported by the aircrew and aircraft assigned to the 36th Airlift Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Delano Scott/Released)

A Marine with the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, uses hand signals to communicate with fellow Marine jumpers in a C-130 Hercules over Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 11, 2016. The Marines were conducting a night jump as part of their yearly jump currency. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Delano Scott/Released)

A Marine with the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, uses hand signals to communicate with fellow Marine jumpers in a C-130 Hercules over Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 11, 2016. The Marines were conducting a night jump as part of their yearly jump currency. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Delano Scott/Released)

A C-130 Hercules takes off at Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 11, 2016, during Jump Week. The 36th Airlift Squadron provided airlift supports to U.S. Marine Corp’s weeklong jump training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe/Released)

A C-130 Hercules takes off at Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 11, 2016, during Jump Week. The 36th Airlift Squadron provided airlift supports to U.S. Marine Corp’s weeklong jump training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe/Released)

Marines with the 3rd Marine Division, 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, wait for jump orders on a C-130 Hercules over Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 11, 2016. The training ensures that jumpers are ready to deploy throughout the Indo-Asia Pacific region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Delano Scott/Released)
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Marines with the 3rd Marine Division, 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, wait for jump orders on a C-130 Hercules over Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 11, 2016. The training ensures that jumpers are ready to deploy throughout the Indo-Asia Pacific region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Delano Scott/Released)

A C-130 Hercules from the 36th Airlift Squadron conducts a night flight mission over Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 11, 2016. The C-130H provides tactical airlift worldwide. Its flexible design allows it to operate in an austere environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe/Released)
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A C-130 Hercules from the 36th Airlift Squadron conducts a night flight mission over Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 11, 2016. The C-130H provides tactical airlift worldwide. Its flexible design allows it to operate in an austere environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe/Released)

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Airmen with the 36th Airlift Squadron provided airlift support to U.S. Marines from the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expedition Force to maintain proficiency in aircraft jumps. The training also allowed the 36th AS to practice flight tactics and timed-package drops.