Photos: Lt. Gov. Prettner Solon skydives over St. Paul

People & Places Jeffrey Thompson · ·

1 A member of the U.S. Army Parachute Team jumps from a plane above the Capitol in St. Paul, Minn. Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012. 
2 Three members of the U.S. Army Parachute Team create a formation above St. Paul, Minn. Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012. 
3 A large crowd watches as members of the U.S. Army Parachute Team and Minnesota Lt. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon skydive above the Capitol mall in St. Paul, Minn. in support of military servicemen and women and their families Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012. 
4 With a trail of smoke behind him, a member of the U.S. Army Parachute Team circles above the Capitol in St. Paul, Minn. Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012. 
5 Jumping in tandem with U.S. Army 1st Sgt. Aaron Figel, Minnesota Lt. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon skydives in support of military servicemen and women and their families above St. Paul, Minn. Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012. 
6 Jumping in tandem with U.S. Army 1st Sgt. Aaron Figel, Minnesota Lt. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon skydives above St. Paul, Minn Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012. 
7 Riding in tandem with U.S. Army 1st Sgt. Aaron Figel, Minnesota Lt. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon skydives in support of military servicemen and women and their families near the Capitol in St. Paul, Minn. Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012. 
8 Gov. Mark Dayton watches as Lt. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon skydives in support of military servicemen and women and their families above the Capitol in St. Paul, Minn. Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012. 
9 Members of the U.S. Army Parachute Team make their landing approach at the Capitol mall in St. Paul, Minn. Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012. 
10 Riding in tandem with U.S. Army 1st Sgt. Aaron Figel, Minnesota Lt. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon lands on the Capitol mall after skydiving in support of military servicemen and women and their families in St. Paul, Minn. Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012. 
11 Jumping in tandem with U.S. Army 1st Sgt. Aaron Figel, Minnesota Lt. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon lands on the Capitol mall after skydiving in support of military servicemen and women and their families Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012. 
12 Minnesota Lt. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon gives U.S. Army 1st Sgt. Aaron Figel a big hug after the two shared a tandem skydive over St. Paul, Minn. Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012. 
13 Minnesota Lt. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon greets fourth-grade students from St. Jerome School in Maplewood, Minn. after skydiving in support of military servicemen and women and their families Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012. 
14 Gov. Mark Dayton jokes with Lt. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon after Solon skydived in St. Paul, Minn. Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012. 
15 Governor Mark Dayton, Lt. Governor Yvonne Prettner Solon, Secretary of State Mark Ritchie and others sign a Community Covenant in St. Paul, Minn. Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012. The Community Covenant is an intiative started in 2008 that formally demonstrates support for military families in time of war.