In a first for the 375th Operations Group and the next step in certifying a new Drop Zone area for use, a C-130 from the 180th Airlift Squadron, Air National Guard located in St. Joseph, Mo., performed an air drop at a drop zone space designated for dropping personnel and equipment from an aircraft Dec. 13 at Scott. The 375th Operational Support Squadron created the Drop Zone to increase the readiness of units in and around Scott and any flying or ground units with an interest and requirement. This new capability opens up a multitude of functions that the airfield can provide, making Scott a desired destination for aviators and jumpers across the U.S. and also foreign coalition partners, such as the Royal Air Force.
In a first for the 375th Operations Group and the next step in certifying a new Drop Zone area for use, a C-130 from the 180th Airlift Squadron, Air National Guard located in St. Joseph, Mo., performed an air drop at a drop zone space designated for dropping personnel and equipment from an aircraft Dec. 13 at Scott. The 375th Operational Support Squadron created the Drop Zone to increase the readiness of units in and around Scott and any flying or ground units with an interest and requirement. This new capability opens up a multitude of functions that the airfield can provide, making Scott a desired destination for aviators and jumpers across the U.S. and also foreign coalition partners, such as the Royal Air Force. Photo by Senior Airman Tristin English
In a first for the 375th Operations Group and the next step in certifying a new Drop Zone area for use, a C-130 from the 180th Airlift Squadron, Air National Guard located in St. Joseph, Mo., performed an air drop at a drop zone space designated for dropping personnel and equipment from an aircraft Dec. 13 at Scott. The 375th Operational Support Squadron created the Drop Zone to increase the readiness of units in and around Scott and any flying or ground units with an interest and requirement. This new capability opens up a multitude of functions that the airfield can provide, making Scott a desired destination for aviators and jumpers across the U.S. and also foreign coalition partners, such as the Royal Air Force. Photo by Senior Airman Tristin English

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