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Santa, Elves jump for Operation Toy Drop 2018

/ Published December 18, 2018

Santa Claus cheers as he completes a military freefall jump during Operation Toy Drop 2018 over Alzey Drop Zone, Germany, Dec. 12, 2018. Santa and his elves jumped from 86th Airlift Wing Super Hercules aircraft and delivered gifts to children. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Devin M. Rumbaugh)

One of Santa’s helpers and a Soldier walk toward the rally point after conducting a static-line jump out of an Air Force C-130J Super Hercules during Operation Toy Drop on Alzey Drop Zone, Germany, Dec. 13, 2018. The U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, and seven partner nations delivered toys from 86th Airlift Wing’s C-130Js to children waiting on the perimeter of the drop zone. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Devin M. Rumbaugh)

Santa’s elves conduct static-line jumps out of an Air Force C-130J Super Hercules during Operation Toy Drop 2018 Dec. 13, 2018, over Alzey Drop Zone, Germany. Twelve members from the 435th Air Ground Operations Wing dressed as Santa’s elves for the final day of static-line jumps. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kristof J. Rixmann)

Santa Claus and members of the 5th Quartermaster Theater Aerial Delivery Company and 435th Air Ground Operations Wing watch as a military free fall jumper approaches Alzey Drop Zone, Germany, during Operation Toy Drop 2018, Dec. 13, 2018. Paratroopers with the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army and seven partner nations conducted jumps during the operation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Devin M. Rumbaugh)

Mrs. Claus poses with 12 of Santa’s elves for a photo after being rigged into their parachutes for Operation Toy Drop 2018 at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Dec. 13, 2018. Members of the 5th Quartermaster Theater Aerial Delivery Company worked with the 435th Air Ground Operations Wing, 86th Airlift Wing, and seven coalition partners. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kristof J. Rixmann)

Army Capt. Rizzoli Elias, 5th Quartermaster Theater Aerial Delivery Company commander, hands a stuffed animal to a child during Operation Toy Drop 2018 on Alzey Drop Zone, Germany, Dec. 13, 2018. Santa and his elves delivered gifts via cargo delivery system drops from an 86th Airlift Wing Super Hercules aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Devin M. Rumbaugh)

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