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Aircrew members with the 757th AS participated in a cargo drop exercise during the November unit training assembly.

A C-130H Hercules assigned to the 757th Airlift Squadron flies over Camp Garfield in Ravenna, Ohio, on Nov. 3, 2019. Aircrew members with the 757th AS participated in a cargo drop exercise during the November unit training assembly. The cargo was released from the back of the aircraft just above 1,000 ft. in altitude. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christina Russo)

Aircrew members with the 757th AS participated in a cargo drop exercise during the November unit training assembly.

A heavy-duty airdrop platform packaged by the 76th Aerial Port Squadron floats to the ground on Nov. 3, 2019, at Camp Garfield in Ravenna, Ohio. Airmen assigned to the 76th APS were waiting on the ground to retrieve the heavy during the November unit training assembly. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christina Russo)

Aircrew members with the 757th AS participated in a cargo drop exercise during the November unit training assembly.

An Airman assigned to the 76th Aerial Port Squadron gathers parachute rope on Nov. 3, 2019, at Camp Garfield in Ravenna, Ohio. The process of gathering rope in a braid-like formation is called “daisy chaining” and it allows Airmen to easily transport the parachute back to the squadron for future use. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christina Russo)

Members from the 76th APS and the 757th Airlift Squadron participated in a cargo drop exercise during the November unit training assembly.

An Airman assigned to the 76th Aerial Port Squadron uses a forklift to transport a heavy-duty airdrop platform on Nov. 3, 2019, at Camp Garfield in Ravenna, Ohio. Members from the 76th APS and the 757th Airlift Squadron participated in a cargo drop exercise during the November unit training assembly. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christina Russo)

CAMP GARFIELD, Ohio --

Aircrew members with the 757th AS participated in a cargo drop exercise during the November unit training assembly.