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PHOTOS: 5th Ranger Training Battalion complete annual water jump
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5th Ranger Training Battalion members hit the water near War Hill Park in Lake Lanier Wednesday, May 8, 2019, during their annual water jump. - photo by Scott Rogers
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SFC Andrew Griffin, right, gets his parachute checked by SSG Wes Devlin Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at War Hill Park during the 5th Ranger Training Battalion water jump into Lake Lanier. - photo by Scott Rogers
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5th Ranger Training Battalion members prepare to board helicopters Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at War Hill Park during their annual water jump into Lake Lanier. - photo by Scott Rogers
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SPC Kenny McQueen, left, has his parachute inspected by jump master Chaplain Bryce Wiltermood Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at War Hill Park. This is the ninth year the Rangers has organized the jump into Lake Lanier. - photo by Scott Rogers
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Members of the 5th Ranger Training Battalion prepare for a water jump into Lake Lanier Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at War Hill Park in Dawson County. This is the ninth year the Rangers has organized the jump that has become a local tradition of sorts each May for families and spectators to line the beach at the park to watch the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters soar overhead dropping the parachuted Rangers into the lake below. - photo by Scott Rogers
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Members of the 5th Ranger Training Battalion prepare for a water jump into Lake Lanier Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at War Hill Park in Dawson County. This is the ninth year the Rangers has organized the jump that has become a local tradition of sorts each May for families and spectators to line the beach at the park to watch the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters soar overhead dropping the parachuted Rangers into the lake below. - photo by Scott Rogers
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Members of the 5th Ranger Training Battalion prepare for a water jump into Lake Lanier Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at War Hill Park in Dawson County. This is the ninth year the Rangers has organized the jump that has become a local tradition of sorts each May for families and spectators to line the beach at the park to watch the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters soar overhead dropping the parachuted Rangers into the lake below. - photo by Scott Rogers
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A member of the 5th Ranger Training Battalion splashes down in Lake Lanier Wednesday, May 8, 2019, during annual training at War Hill Park in Dawson County. - photo by Scott Rogers
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Members of the 5th Ranger Training Battalion prepare for a water jump into Lake Lanier Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at War Hill Park in Dawson County. This is the ninth year the Rangers has organized the jump that has become a local tradition of sorts each May for families and spectators to line the beach at the park to watch the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters soar overhead dropping the parachuted Rangers into the lake below. - photo by Scott Rogers
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Purple smoke marks the drop zone in Lake Lanier Wednesday, May 8, 2019, near War Hill Park in Dawson County during the 5th Ranger Training Battalion's annual water jump. - photo by Scott Rogers