The United States Army Parachute Team Golden Knights, Tandem Team jumped over thirty-five Centers of Influence in support of the US Army Recruiting Battalion Houston. Commanded by Lieutenant Colonel David Nguyen, ROTC, and Family Life Church who hosted the facility and grounds for the spectacular event. (more…)
SSG Noah Watts tandem jumps CPL Adam Keys
Today, Sergeant Adam Keys triple amputee accomplished an astronomical goal by making his 10th airborne jump with the United States Army Parachute Team, Golden Knights at Laurinburg-Maxton Drop Zone in Laurinburg, North Carolina. Tandem Master, Staff Sergeant Noah Watts, and Sergeant 1stClass Joe Jones, Tandem Team Leader meticulously adjusted, secured and suited Keys into a stylish black and gold jumpsuit, harness, helmet and glove in preparation of the big jump. Keys completed a tandem class on Tuesday, March 20 planning to make the jump, but either the weather and or a bit of fate had other plans. (more…)
A Promotion Ceremony and Reenlistment for newly promoted SGT Jesse Stahler was held Thursday at the Golden Knights’ Headquarters on Ft. Bragg, NC. SGT Stahler is the newest member of the Golden Knights’ Competition Team. Within his MOS, 92R- Parachute Rigger, SGT Stahler achieved the rank of SGT by accumulating enough Promotion Points to make the cutoff. These points were earned by outstanding military performance combined with civilian and military education. SGT Stahler went as far as donating blood platelets for use at Womack Army Medical Center to earn a few additional promotion points.
"Attention to Orders." SPC Stahler with wife Lauren and son Kai
SGT Stahler was promoted by his wife, Lauren Stahler, with his son Kai close by. SGT Stahler and his wife are expecting their second child this September and were both very pleased with the new promotion. All of SGT Stahler’s Teammates in attendence were also proud to witness another high quality Soldier join the NCO Corps, and welcomed him accordingly. The “Backbone of the Army” just got a little stronger!
MAJ Gammon Congratulates SGT Stahler with son Kai