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AFNORTH Commander launches softball tournament

Maj. Gen. Garry Dean, Air Forces Northern commander, receives an honorary baton from retired Command Sgt. Maj. Russell McDaniel of the Special Operations Command Para-Commandos parachute team. During the team's descent, a baton is passed between the team members prior to landing on their designated spot. The baton passing is a tradition among military parachute teams that began more than 50 years ago to prove such a feat could be accomplished by jumpers in mid-air. (Photo courtesy)

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