US Army (USA) Paratroopers assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division, prepare for a drop mission during the 8th Annual Randy Oler Memorial Operation Toy Drop, at Pope Air Force Base (AFB), North Carolina. USA Paratroopers participate in the operation by donating a toy in exchange for a chance to make a non-tactical parachute jump with German and Irish military jumpmasters. Since its inception, Operation Toy Drop has collected and distributed more than 14,000 toys for families of Soldiers and Airmen as well as orphanages in the local community. The image is intended time lapsed photography