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- Academy cadets set jump record. Dormire, Byron T. // Airman;Jul2000, Vol. 44 Issue 7, p11
Reports on the national collegiate record set by the Wings of Blue U.S. Air Force Academy parachute team when 36 cadets launched from 16,500 feet to create a 'weed wacker' formation. Setting of the record during spring training at Gila Bend, Arizona; Setting of the squadron's best team record...
- Airborne Rescue Mission to Stanleyville. Krott, Robert // Military History;Mar/Apr2005, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p58
Focuses on the Operation Dragon Rouge of the U.S. Air Force, a rescue mission for civilians in Stanleyville in the Republic of Congo. Background on the civil war in the country; Phases of the parachute assault; Details of the rescue operation.
- PARATROOP TRAINER FOR CHINESE ARMY. // Ebony;Oct1962, Vol. 17 Issue 12, p53
The article presents information on work and profile of African American soldier in the U.S. Army, Lieutenant Colonel (Lt. Col.) Booker W. Carter. Carter is a member of the American Military Assistance Advisory Group (MAAG) in China. His duties involve paratroop training to aerial delivery...
- Golden Knights Jump Into 2000 Tour. High, Gil // Soldiers;May2000, Vol. 55 Issue 5, p6
Presents information on the United States Parachute Team, called the Golden Knights. Schedule of the team's performances in 2000; Number of days the team spends on the road each year.
- Paratroopers make final jump from C-141 aircraft. Pennington, Allen // Citizen Airman: The Official Magazine of the Air National Guard ;Aug2004, Vol. 56 Issue 4, p25
Highlights the events during the final parachute jump of U.S. Army paratroopers from a C-141 Starlifter aircraft at Fort Benning, Georgia. History of the parachute jumping tradition in the military; Details about the ceremony.
- SCREAMING EAGLES in Normandy. Taylor, John M. // MHQ: Quarterly Journal of Military History;Summer2004, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p26
Discusses the landing of the 101st paratroopers of U.S. General Maxwell Taylor in Normandy, France during World War II. Objectives of the paratroopers; Designation of the parachute component of the division; Implementation of a directive laid down training for the U.S. paratroopers; Conclusions...
- Smokejumper Milestones. // Odyssey;Sep2005, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p20
Suggests that parachutists should be used to fight wildfires.
- Waiting for Takeoff. // Citizen Airman: The Official Magazine of the Air National Guard ;Apr2007, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p6
A photograph of Staff Sgt. Angela Kotouch, a loadmaster with the 910th Airlift Wing is presented, along with paratroopers from the Army's 173rd Brigade Combat Team.
- Silver Wings & a Golden Ager. Dunningan, Edward // Army Magazine;Jan2003, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p8
Relates the experience of the author on working in the U.S. Army. Professional accomplishments; Participation in paratroops; Role to give medical aid.