The Golden Knights PARACHUTE TEAM

Rivas, Cheryle
February 2008
Soldiers;Feb2008, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p24
The article features the U.S. Army Parachute Team (USAPT), the U.S. Defense Department's aerial-demonstration team that was activated in 1961. The USAPT, known as the Golden Knights in 2008, promotes the Army's recruitment through public parachute demonstrations. The team is comprised of 103 men and women divided into seven sections, which are two demonstration teams, a tandem team, two competition teams, an aviation section, and a headquarters section.


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