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Airmen, Marines work together during jump week

A Marine with the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, straps a parachute to his body in preparation for a static line parachute drop on Jan. 11, 2017, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. The training ensures that jumpers and flight crew are ready to respond to real world events throughout the Indo-Asia Pacific region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Donald Hudson)

A U.S. Marine with the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, straps a parachute to his body in preparation for a static line parachute drop on Jan. 11, 2017, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. The training ensures that jumpers and flight crew are ready to respond to real world events throughout the Indo-Asia Pacific region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Donald Hudson)

Airmen with the 36th Airlift Squadron and Marines with the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force set up an angle marker at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Jan. 10, 2017. III MEF Marines 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)

U.S. Airmen with the 36th Airlift Squadron (AS) and U.S. Marines with the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF) set up an angle marker at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Jan. 10, 2017. The Marines conducted week-long jump training from a U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules, assigned to the 36th 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)

Staff Sgt. Benjamin J. Shest, 36th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, and Marines with the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, wait in a C-130 Hercules before a static line parachute drop on Jan. 11, 2017, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. The Marines work with the 36th Airlift Squadron four times a year to help maintain jump qualifications and promote bilateral training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Donald Hudson)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Benjamin J. Shest, 36th Airlift Wing loadmaster, and U.S. Marines with the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, wait in a U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules before a static line parachute drop on Jan. 11, 2017, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. The Marines work with the 36th Airlift Squadron four times a year to help maintain jump qualifications and promote bilateral training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Donald Hudson)

Marines with the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, perform a static line parachute jump on Jan. 11, 2017, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. The 36th Airlift Squadron provided airlift supports to U.S. Marine Corp’s weeklong jump training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Donald Hudson)

U.S. Marines with the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, perform a static line parachute jump on Jan. 11, 2017, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. The 36th Airlift Squadron provided airlift support for the week-long jump training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Donald Hudson)

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 the 36th Airlift Squadron at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Jan. 10, 2017. 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 with the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force drop from a U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules, assigned to the 36th Airlift Squadron at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Jan. 10, 2017. 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 prepares to park on the flight line after a day of personnel static line jump exercises on Jan. 11, 2017, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. Marines work with the 36th Airlift Squadron four times a year to help maintain jump qualifications and promote bilateral training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Donald Hudson)

A U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules prepares to park on the flightline after a day of personnel static line jump exercises with U.S. Marines on Jan. 11, 2017, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. U.S. Marines with the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, work with the 36th Airlift Squadron four times a year to help maintain jump qualifications and promote bilateral training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Donald Hudson)

1st Lt. John Adams, 36th Airlift Squadron C-130H navigator, sets up drop zone indicator lights at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Jan. 11, 2017, during Jump week. U.S. Marines from the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division III Marine Expeditionary Force conducted weeklong jump training from a U.S. 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 time-package drops. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe/Released)

U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. John Adams, 36th Airlift Squadron (AS) C-130H navigator, sets up drop zone indicator lights at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Jan. 11, 2017, during jump week. U.S. Marines with the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force conducted week-long jump training from a U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules, assigned to the 36th AS. The training not only allowed the Marines to practice jumping, but it also allowed the Yokota aircrews to practice flight tactics and time-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 board a U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules during jump week at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Jan. 11, 2017. The 36th Airlift Squadron provided airlift support to the U.S. Marine Corp’s week-long jump training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Washburn/Released)

U.S. Marines from the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force board a U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules during jump week at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Jan. 11, 2017. The 36th Airlift Squadron provided airlift support to the U.S. Marine Corp’s week-long jump training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Washburn/Released)

U.S. Marines from the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force stand ready to jump from a U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules during jump week at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Jan. 11, 2017. The 36th Airlift Squadron provided airlift support to the Marine’s week-long jump training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Washburn/Released)

U.S. Marines from the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force stand ready to jump from a U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules during jump week at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Jan. 11, 2017. The 36th Airlift Squadron provided airlift support to the Marine’s week-long jump training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Washburn/Released)

A U.S. Marine from the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force jumps from the back of a U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules during jump week at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Jan. 11, 2017. 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 Staff Sgt. Michael Washburn/Released)
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A U.S. Marine from the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force jumps from the back of a U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules during jump week at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Jan. 11, 2017. 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 Staff Sgt. Michael Washburn/Released)

U.S. Marines from the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force descend to the drop zone after exiting from an Air Force C-130 Hercules, assigned to the 36th Airlift Squadron at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Jan. 11, 2017, 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)
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U.S. Marines from the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force descend to the drop zone after exiting from an Air Force C-130 Hercules, assigned to the 36th Airlift Squadron at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Jan. 11, 2017, 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. Marines form the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force pack a parachute after landing at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Jan. 11, 2017, 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)
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A U.S. Marines form the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force pack a parachute after landing at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Jan. 11, 2017, 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)

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- U.S. Marines with the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, worked alongside U.S. Airmen assigned to the 36th Airlift Squadron during jump week, Jan. 11, 2017, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. The training ensures that jumpers and flight crews are ready to respond to real world events throughout the Indo-Asia Pacific region.