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DJIBOUTI- U.S., French and Djiboutian airborne forces attend a church mass honoring St. Michel’s day, the patron saint of paratroopers, Sept. 29, 2016, at the French air base in Djibouti City, Djibouti. The airborne forces began the celebrations with a static line and high altitude low opening jump toward a designated drop zone, followed by a church mass and a ceremony where several U.S. airborne forces were awarded French jump wings. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tiffany DeNault)
DJIBOUTI- U.S., French and Djiboutian airborne forces attend a church mass honoring St. Michel’s day, the patron saint of paratroopers, Sept. 29, 2016, at the French air base in Djibouti City, Djibouti. The airborne forces began the celebrations with a static line and high altitude low opening jump toward a designated drop zone, followed by a church mass and a ceremony where several U.S. airborne forces were awarded French jump wings. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tiffany DeNault)
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