high altitude jump

Hylink is a cute ship, but just remember: Skyward Sword Link fell in love with Zelda, not Hylia. Zelda, the school girl who pushed him off high altitudes, and them jumped after him. Zelda, who willingly slept for a thousand years or more to deal away Demise. 

Zelda did that. Not the Goddess. That was who Link loved.

It’s a beautiful day to save lives.

U.S. Marines assigned to Force Reconnaissance Platoon, Maritime Raid Force, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), conduct a high altitude low opening (HALO) jump during category 3 sustainment training in Louisburg, N.C. The training allowed the Marines to practice proper techniques and procedures while in preparation for deployment to the 5th and 6th Fleet area of responsibility later this year. 

(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Andre Dakis/26th MEU Combat Camera, 2 JUN 2015.)

The U.S. Marine Corps 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit prepares to perform high altitude-low opening jumps out of a C-130H Hercules aircraft from the 36th Airlift Squadron, Yokota Air Base, Japan, Aug. 11, 2014. The 36th AS conducts theater airlift, special operations, aeromedical evacuation, search and rescue, repatriation and humanitarian relief missions with a C-130H Hercules mission-ready aircrew while being the only forward-based tactical airlift squadron in the Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Stephany Richards/ Released)

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7th SFG high altitude jump with Chilean forces 4/22/15

WAITING

Jul 28, 2014

MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. - A Special Operations Officer (SOO) with U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Special Operations Command awaits the signal from the jump master, before exiting the aircraft to conduct a High Altitude Low Opening (HALO) training exercise. Marine officers graduating MARSOC’s Individual Training Course will be assigned a new Primary Military Occupational Specialty, clearing the way for retention and promotion in a professional career path. 

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A Combat Controller Team (CCT) from the 720th Special Tactics Group, Hurlburt Field, Fla., perform final checks before a high altitude high opening jump from the ramp door of a C-130 H3 over north eastern Niger, Feb. 28 during Joint Exercise Flintlock 2014. Flintlock is an annual, African-led, military exercise focused on security, counter-terrorism and military humanitarian support to outlying areas hosted each year by a different government in western Africa. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Eugene Crist)

A U.S. airman parachutes to the ground during high-altitude, low-opening jump training at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, July 18, 2015. Green smoke marks the drop zone to guide the pararescuemen to their landing point. The airman is a pararescueman assigned to the 83rd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron, which has a mission to rescue, recover and return American or allied forces in times of danger or extreme duress. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Joseph Swafford

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Sky High

U.S. Marines assigned to Force Reconnaissance Platoon, Maritime Raid Force, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), conduct a high altitude low opening (HALO) jump during category 3 sustainment training in Louisburg, N.C., June 2, 2015. The training allowed the Marines to practice proper techniques and procedures while in preparation for deployment to the 5th and 6th Fleet area of responsibility later this year. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Andre Dakis/26th MEU Combat Camera/Released)

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ANATOMY OF A SCENE: GODZILLA

The New York Times sits down with director Gareth Edwards to talk about the memorable HALO (High Altitude Low Opening) jump scene in the newly minted Godzilla. In the video, Edwards talks about the marriage of CGI and in-camera footage in this particular scene.

Force Reconnaissance Marines with the Maritime Raid Force, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit perform a diving exit while conducting an initial High Altitude Low Opening jump out of an MV-22B Osprey at Marine Corps Auxiliary Landing Field Bogue Field, N.C., Aug. 11, 2014. Air support for the training was provided by the MEU’s Aviation Combat Element, Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 365 (Reinforced). The training took place as part of pre-deployment training in preparation for the 24th MEUâs deployment at the end of the year.

(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Todd F. Michalek/ Released)

Marines assigned to Force Reconnaissance Platoon, Maritime Raid Force, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, prepare to conduct a high altitude high opening (HAHO) jump from a CH-53 Super Stallion during category 3 sustainment training in Louisburg, North Carolina, June 6, 2015. The training allowed the Marines to practice proper techniques and procedures while in preparation for deployment to the 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility later this year.

(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Andre Dakis/Released)

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U.S. Army Special Forces- High Altitude Jump

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Philippine Airborne Special Forces service members execute an Airborne exercise during Balikatan 2014 on Fort Magsaysay, Philippines, May 6, 2014. The service members are flown to a height of 10,000 feet and execute a High Altitude, Low Opening jump from an MV-22 Osprey. This year marks the 30th iteration of the exercise, which is an annual Republic of the Philippines-U.S. military bilateral training exercise and humanitarian civic assistance engagement.

(U.S. Army photo by Spc. Justin English/Released) Public Domain