Operation Toy Drop 20th Anniversary
U.S. Army Jumpmaster Sgt. 1st Class Jeff Carruth assigned to the United States Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) packs his T-11 Parachute after his initial jump on Nov. 30, 2017 on Luzon Drop Zone at Camp MacKall, North Carolina. These jumpmasters are part of the 20th Annual Randy Oler Memorial Operation Toy Drop. This year, eight countries are participating and they include; Colombia, Canada, Latvia, the Netherlands, Sweden, Italy, Germany, and Poland. Operation Toy Drop, hosted by the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) and is the largest combined airborne operation conducted worldwide. The event and allows Soldiers the opportunity to train on their military occupational specialty, maintain their airborne readiness, and give and give back to the local community (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Madelyn Hancock/Released).