U.S. Forces Command CSM Michael Grinston on inadequate training.
HALO Jump from KC-130J
Paratroopers from multiple nations boarded a U.S. Marine KC-130J with Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response-Africa during Exercise Lone Paratrooper at Leόn Air Base, Spain, May 18, 2015. The exercise integrated various paratroopers from different countries to simultaneously conduct High Altitude Low Opening and High Altitude High Opening jumps. The Marines used their aircraft to transport more than 280 paratroopers during the exercise. The exercise included jumps from heights ranging from 12,000 to 22,000 feet. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Lance Cpl. Christopher Mendoza/Released)