U.S. Soldiers with the 82nd Airborne Division board an Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft at Pope Air Force Base, N.C., to conduct a static line jump during a mobility air forces exercise Nov. 18, 2009. The biannual event is one of Air Mobility Command’s largest mobility employment exercises. It trains C-17 Globemaster III and C-130 Hercules weapons school students in formation flying, aerial refueling, threat management and airdrop procedures. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jason Robertson/Released)