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Airborne students parachute down from a C-130 during basic airborne course at Fort Benning, Ga. Airborne students complete five jumps prior to graduating the basic airborne course, including 30-pound, full-combat loads from varying altitudes between 800 to 1000 feet.  (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Kuande Hall)