A U.S. Army paratrooper assigned to the 1st Squadron (Airborne), 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, assigned to Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, tightens the straps of a parachute for another soldier during a buddy-check at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Jan. 20, 2021. Once the paratroopers arrived at Ramstein they immediately initiated mission planning, joint rehearsals and the air-load process with Airmen assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron and the 86th Logistical Readiness Squadron. (U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Milton Hamilton)