XVI Weeks

 

Gold Team finnished another training week with over one hundred freefall training jumps per team member. The “New Guys” are performing well above the level they started at seven weeks ago. Gold Team Leader SFC Berentis,  expressed how excited he is to see the new Gold Team members perform at a live demonstration. (more…)

UFO’s over Homestead, Florida?

Early morning Two-Stack

UFO’s over Homestead, Florida? No, its the US Army Parachute Team! Each year during winter training, the Golden Knights conduct one round of night jump operations to maintain currency and proficiency. Each demonstration team will make three to five jumps, beginning with a stack out at 4000 feet, then a canopy relative work pass,then working their way up to a mass formation at 13,500 feet. (more…)

Gold Team Trains At Sun Life Stadium

SSG Acevedo sets up to land on the 50 yard lineGold Demonstration Team conducted a training jump today into the Miami Dolphin’s Sun Life Stadium. The Team began the training for this jump yesterday while conducting a site survey from the ground. Although the stadium appeared large from inside on the field, it would soon become a heart pounding experience for many of the new guys as they exited from 5000 feet. (more…)

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