Jun 26, 2013

Marines serving with 1st and 4th Reconnaissance battalions performed static line jumps to maintain their qualifications and sharpen their airborne skills here, June 22, 2013. Many of the Marines performed the jumps to earn the Navy and Marine Corps Parachutist Insignia. To earn the insignia, a Marine or sailor who has already completed the Basic Airborne course must complete a minimum of five static line jumps, including one combat equipment day jump, two combat equipment night jumps and exit from at least two different types of military aircraft.

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1st Marine Division