• Creator
  • Department of Defense. Department of the Navy. Naval Imaging Command. 1988-ca. 1993; Department of Defense. Defense Audiovisual Agency. 6/21/1979-9/30/1985; Department of Defense. American Forces Information Service. Defense Visual Information Center. 1994-
  • Created Date
  • 2001-06-05
  • Description
  • The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: US Air Force Staff Sergeant Scott Mousseau, 37th Airlift Squadron, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, attaches safety wire to the troop jump platform on a C-130 Hercules aircraft in preparation for a troop drop. With a 9 ship mission, the 37th dropped nearly 80 tons of heavy equipment followed by a 12 ship mission that dropped 547 paratroopers from the 173rd Airborne Bri... more
    The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: US Air Force Staff Sergeant Scott Mousseau, 37th Airlift Squadron, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, attaches safety wire to the troop jump platform on a C-130 Hercules aircraft in preparation for a troop drop. With a 9 ship mission, the 37th dropped nearly 80 tons of heavy equipment followed by a 12 ship mission that dropped 547 paratroopers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade, Southern European Task Force (Airborne), Vicenza, Italy, in support of the multinational training exerciseVENETO RESCUE 01, in northeast Italy and Slovenia. Veneto Rescue is an exercise that helps to train military units to conduct the safe evacuation of non-combatant civilians and other designated evacuates from a country or a region that has the potential for hostilities or danger. This type of operation is known as a non-combatant evacuation operation or NEO. This exercise involves over 34 aircraft and 1, 100 participants from military units with the US Army and Air Forces in Europe, the Italian Army, and the Slovenian Armed Forces. Subject Operation/Series: VENETO RESCUE '01 Base: Aviano Air Base State: Pordenone Country: Italy (ITA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Dave Ahlschwede, USAF Release Status: Released to Public. less
  • Rights
  • Unrestricted