An NCO is Born

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

2012 Golden Knights Schedule

 Day two for the International Council of Air Shows (ICAS) started with the final open floor session for both old and new event organizers to approach our booth in order to further coordinate the 2012 season.  The last several hours on the exhibit floor helped solidify our schedule and allowed us to war game how we could support some of the events that are going to be a challenge. Anchorage, Alaska is one of those tough events to support due to the travel time and fuel costs involved, but sitting and talking with the Air Show representatives we may have a solution if they can arrange for a C17 to serve as our transport and our jump platform at the event. (more…)

ICAS Day 2

 Day two for the International Council of Air Shows (ICAS) started with an award luncheon for marketing efforts throughout the 2011 Air Show season. Not only were the US Army Parachute Team depicted in several of the advertisements developed by some of the awarded Air Shows, we attended the first and second place venues for best Air Show marketing plan (which had a combined attendance of 750,000). (more…)

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