>Paratroopers drop in to say "Hi!"

>Attached are some photos of today’s joint operation with the Air National Guard. The mission went really well. We also hosted 20 guests onboard that were comprised of the local CG Auxiliary and the American Legion.

ANG 1: From the port bridge wing, Hickory crewmembers observe the Air National Guard’s Para-Jumper squad parachuting into Kachemak Bay roughly 200 yards astern of HICKORY.

ANG 2: Air National Guard inflatable approaches Hickory and disembarks the Para-jumpers for training on emergency medical response.

ANG 3: SN Cody Rieb receives (simulated) emergency medical treatment from Para-jumper TSGT Jeremy Lilly.