Jan 30, 2006

MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. - A Marine with 2nd Reconnaissance Battalion observes as fellow Marines land onto Drop Zone Plover here Jan. 30 after parachuting out of a helicopter. Several of the battalion's Marines and sailors practiced jumping out of a helicopter while wearing the SF10-A parachute, a model that replaced the older MT11 and features superior maneuverability along with a slower rate of descent.

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