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Golden Knight Women’s 4-Way Team Starts Training!

SGT Jen Schaben, SSG Laura Dickmeyer, SSG Dannielle Woosley and SFC Angela Nichols. Photo by SSG Scott Janise.

After the bout of storms in North Carolina, the temperatures are starting to rise. Dogwood trees are blooming. People are actually wearing shorts, from time to time. That can only mean one thing. Time to start training! The newly minted Golden Knight Women’s 4-Way Team has officially begun their intensive training cycle. (more…)

Community Covenant Signed at Homestead Air Reserve Base!

The Golden Knights Tandem Team has been working Hand in Hand with the Miami Recruiting Battalion over the last few weeks.  The Tandem Team has been taking local principals, educators and administrators from local High Schools on Tandem jumps.  On Saturday, The Golden Knights and the Miami Recruiting Battalion were honored to host 10 Mayors from the Southern Florida area to honor and sign a Community Covenant. (more…)

Leadership and Army Values Are Vital to the Golden Knights

SSG Adrian Hill (Black Team new guy) practices his show salute during training Thursday (photo by SGT Dan Cook)

There are some traditions in the Golden Knights that can trace their roots far deeper than the Team’s 50-year lifespan. While the Black and Gold canopies and air show performances are signatures of the US Army Parachute Team, the Army Values and good, old-fashioned mentorship are what REALLY holds this Team together.

The Non-Commissioned Officer (the rank of Sergeant and above) has been known for generations as the “Backbone of the Army.” On them rests the responsibility to teach, train, and lead the Soldiers in their charge. Every member of the Golden Knights (more…)

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