Parachutists deliver American flag for Rodeo opening ceremony

A special tactics parachutist descends toward the Earth with the American flag during the opening ceremonies for Air Mobility Rodeo 2011 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., July 24, 2011. Rodeo 2011, sponsored by the Air Mobility Command, is the Mobility Air Force’s readiness competition. This competition focuses on improving worldwide air mobility forces’ professional core abilities.