A flurry of foreign paratroopers filled a shed at Camp Mackall as they grabbed American equipment and rigged themselves ahead of a jump with American paratroopers to kick off the weekend’s airborne operation — the Randy Oler Memorial Operation Toy Drop.
A mix of Spanish, Italian and German languages lingered throughout Camp Mackall on Thursday as paratroopers from eight countries practiced rigging American equipment and rehearsing airborne operation drills on American aircraft. Beginning Friday, the foreign paratroopers flip their role to serve as jump masters on airborne operations for American paratroopers as part of Toy Drop.
“It’s fun to have a different experience with other countries,” said Master Corporal Remy Collin, a Canadian Armed Forces paratrooper.
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