parachutists jump out of an Australian DHC-4 Caribou.
parachutists from the 1st Battalion, 1st Special Forces
Group (Airborne) perform a static line jump out of an Australian
DHC-4 Caribou troop transport aircraft over Royal
Australian Air Force Base Townsville, Australia, on March 3, 1997.
The soldiers are participating in exercise Tandem Thrust '97, a
combined military training exercise involving 28,000 personnel,
252 aircraft and 43 ships, and is designed to train U.S. and
Australian staffs in crisis action planning and contingency
response operations. The 1st Special Forces Group is
deployed for the exercise from Okinawa, Japan.
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