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SFC Dave Herwig runs the TriCaster during Cali Lewis' show, "GeekBeat Live" at Livid Lobster Studios in Addison, TX.

SFC Dave Herwig and SGT Rachel Medley spent the week in Addison, TX to learn how to operate a new piece of equipment that the Golden Knights plan to use to broadcast live footage over the internet.

The TriCaster, which weighs 45 pounds and costs about as much as a brand new mid-sized sedan, has 8 camera input jacks, as well as  (more…)

HEAD DOWN SPLASH!!!

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In the skydiving community flying head down is quite a common position for various formations, but today it was something quite different for members of the U. S. Army Parachute Team. Golden Knights and it caused quite a splash! Instead of falling out of the sky from 13,000 feet, the teams were falling into a royal blue pool of cool water for annual water training. (more…)

Golden Knights Go Back to Their Roots at Raeford, NC

SSG Drew Starr, SSG Justin Blewitt, SSG Laura Dickmeyer, and SGT Jen Schaben demonstrate proper door position for a 4-way exit (photo by SGT Rachel Medley)

Forty years ago, the sport of skydiving was a somewhat obscure pastime marked with the stereotype of long haired hippies and crazy people. Because it was such a new sport, regulations were spotty and inconsistent at best. The equipment was still in its early stages of development and there was very little standardization in the industry. In 1967 the United States parachute Association (USPA) was established, and as the years went by and regulations and equipment got better and safer. (more…)

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