A U.S. Special Forces Soldier, attached to Special Operations Task Force-Afghanistan, waits for nightfall prior to starting a nighttime operation in the Alingar district, Laghman province, Afghanistan, Sept. 5, 2016. The operation was conducted with the intent of finding an insurgent known for firing mortar rounds and rockets onto U.S. coalition forward operating bases.

U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Connor Mendez

Watch U.S. Special Forces soldiers execute a high altitude jump in the video below: