U.S. Airmen jump alongside NATO partners during Falcon Leap 21

U.S. Airmen from various organizations within U.S. Air Forces Europe – Air Forces Africa participated in Falcon Leap 21, a multinational parachute training exercise led by the Dutch air force at several military installations in the Netherlands. During the exercise, U.S. forces conducted a series of integrated parachute drops alongside NATO allies from Belgium, the Czech Republic, France, the United Kingdom, Germany, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland and Portugal.


U.S. personnel participated in Falcon Leap 21, including Airmen from Headquarters USAFE-AFAFRICA, Ramstein Air Base, Germany; the 2d Air Support Operation Squadron, Vilsek, Germany; the 4th Air Support Operations Group, U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden, Germany; the 57th Rescue Squadron, Aviano AB, Italy; the 86th Operations Support Squadron, Ramstein AB; and the 435th Security Forces Squadron, Ramstein AB. Airmen and C-130J aircraft assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron, 86th Airlift Wing, Ramstein AB, and the 169th Airlift Squadron, 182d Airlift Wing, Peoria Air National Guard Base, Illinois also supported the exercise.