U.S. Marines with 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, conduct parachute water operations in Okinawa, Japan, October 11, 2017.
3rd Marine Division is the only forward-deployed division in the Marine Corps and has been a force in the Pacific for 75 years.
U.S. Marine Corps video by Cpl. Carl Kinga
Featured image of Marines static line jump out of a KC-130J Super Hercules aircraft over Ie Shima Training Facility, off the northwest coast of Okinawa, Japan. While performing a low level static line jump, the jumper is released from the aircraft at a low altitude and their chute is pulled open by the aircraft as they exit. The Marines did their static line jumps from an altitude of 1,500 feet for this training. Photo by Cpl. Drew Tech US Marine Corps
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