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Paratroopers from the U.S., Belize, Mexico, Guyana, and Colombia conducted a freefall jump from a CH-47 Chinook helicopter in to the Manatee training site to begin two weeks of jungle training May 8, 2022 during TRADEWINDS22. Tradewinds 2022 is a multinational exercise designed to expand the Caribbean region’s capability to mitigate, plan for, and respond to crises; increase regional training capacity and interoperability; develop new and refine existing standard operating procedures; enhance ability to defend exclusive economic zones; and promote human rights and adherence to shared international norms and values; fully integrate women into defense, peace and security missions; and increase maritime domain awareness to deter illegal, unregulated and unreported fishing activities. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. 1st Class Erica Jaros)

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Photo by: Sgt. 1st Class Erica Jaros |  VIRIN: 050822-Z-DH163-2010.JPG