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Paratroopers assigned to 782nd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, wait to hook their sling up to a U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter during a sling load training exercise on Fort Bragg, N.C., April 17, 2014. Sling Load Operations serves as a viable alternative way to transport cargo to remote areas over land, water, rough terrain and high altitudes. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Juan F. Jimenez)