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GKF4 Preparing For 1st Competition

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 The Golden Knights Female 4-Way Team is almost two weeks into winter training. It was a bit slow to get started, but since they got going, they haven’t looked back. Training at Avon Park, FL is ideal, due to the weather, the relative isolation to training distractions, and the proximity to their coach, Solly Williams, who […]

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Night Pyrotechnics: Black Team Week Five

A member of the United States Army Parachute Team, Golden Knights, trains with pyro during night operations on Homestead Air Reserve Base, Fl. The Golden Knights are taking part in their annual winter training that is used to hone their skills as the premier competition and demonstration skydiving team in the world.

Black Team began week five with our night training at 4:00 am this past week with focus on stack discipline (vertical separation between jumpers under canopy), mass formations, and canopy relative work into the baseball diamond located on Homestead ARB. Each of our maneuvers were succesfully completed using our night pyrotechnics that are worn on our […]

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Gold Team Lighting Up the Skies

SFC Brian Karst leads the bomb burst after a stunning diamond formation (SSG Mike Koch)

   As Gold Team kicked off the very early mornings of week five, we were all eager to start our reverse cycle night jump training. Our mornings started off at 2:30 am, with the first jump of the day at 4 am. Beginning with stack outs, the newest team members were introduced to the workings […]

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