200717-A-TI382-0041
Maj. Lauren Sharpless, headquarters company commander for U.S. Army Civil Affairs & Psychological Operations Command (Airborne), runs through actions in the aircraft with U.S. Army Reserve and active duty airborne Soldiers to simulate a jump from a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, July 17, 2020. Sharpless has since been promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel. Soldiers who are assigned to airborne units must complete a parachute jump every three months to retain jump certification. Soldiers who jumped on this day included members from the U.S. Army Civil Affairs & Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) headquarters, 824th Quartermaster Company, the 478th Civil Affairs Battalion, and 647th Quartermaster Company among other local units at Fort Bragg. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Master Sgt. Michel Sauret)