3rd Commander Of USAPT
 LTC James Anderson and his son, COL Dave Anderson with the Gold Demonstration Team IMG_0376W IMG_0145W

2014 Golden Knight of the Year


SFC John D. Berentis (J.D.) received the prestigious honor of being selected as the 2014 Golden Knight of the Year by his peers, at the team Christmas party December 3, 2014. SFC Berentis hails from Yuma, AZ and attended Central Arizona Community College. He is an Airborne Ranger serving on the Golden Knights as the […]

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Golden Knights Vertical Program


In 1959 the founders of the United States Army Parachute Team (USAPT) had a plan – to beat the Russians in freefall parachuting competitions. The parachute team has seen many changes to the sport in its 50-year history and has developed a concept to change to be at the forefront of the sport of skydiving […]

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Sun Path Canopy Piloting Open


      The Golden Knights Canopy Piloting Team competed October 9-11, 2014 for the 2nd Annual Sun Path Products Canopy Piloting Open in Raeford, NC. The event attracted 43 of the best Canopy Pilots in the world making the Competition a great train up for the upcoming World Championships. The meet started on Thursday with […]

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