TITLE

The Golden Knights PARACHUTE TEAM

AUTHOR(S)
Rivas, Cheryle
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Soldiers;Feb2008, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
31189221

 

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