SSG Joe Abeln takes a passenger for a ride out the door of the Golden Knights' Twin Otter aircraft (photo by SGT Rachel Medley)
The Golden Knights Tandem Team set up shop in Ottawa, IL this week at Skydive Chicago. The Team will conduct anywhere from 15 to 25 tandems per day at what is arguably the nicest skydiving facility in the country. The view is spectacular! The drop zone is located next to a winding river and surrounded by endless corn and soybean fields. (more…)
SGM Young, Future Soldier and CSM Hendreth pose for mom!
- SGT Richard Sloan Jumps in the American Flag as SGT Perez catches flag.
Members of the Gold, US Army Parachute Team, Golden Knights burst through the beautiful glimmering blue skies of the Atlantic coast for the opening of Thunder Down Under Air and Water Show at precisely 11:00 a.m. Wednesday morning. Thousands of excited fans lined the Boardwalk, filled the beaches and over 1,600 boats were surrounding the waters hundreds of yards from the beach along the island from Brigantine down to Ventnor. (more…)
The U.S. Army Parachute Team, the Golden Knights’ competition teams returned from the 36th World Military Championships adding Gold, Silver and bronze medals and these medals are the first for the USA in the 5th World Military Games. The team competed in Accuracy at the Brazilian Military Academy in Resende, Brazil and 4-Way at Sky Dive Resende and was concluded in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil July 14-21. CISM (Conseil International du Sport Militaire), is the military equivalent to the Olympics. (more…)