USCG and US Army Ranger joint training

Members of the U.S. Army's 7th Special Forces Group confirm their readiness prior to their jump out of an ATC Mobile HC-144 aircraft for a High Altitude-Low Opening training exercise near Eglin Air Force Base in in Valparaiso, Fla., Oct. 19, 2011. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Bill Colclough.

ABOARD COAST GUARD ATC MOBILE, ALA., HC-144 – Members of the U.S. Army’s 7th Special Forces Group confirm their readiness prior to their jump out of an ATC Mobile HC-144 aircraft for a High Altitude-Low Opening training exercise near Eglin Air Force Base in in Valparaiso, Fla., Oct. 19, 2011. The training exercise was the first of its kind between the Coast Guard and the Army. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Bill Colclough.