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Worried about your chute, or just clearing the airplane? Find out what it’s like to experience Basic Airborne School.
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The Missouri Air National Guard flies high for the very first paratroop drop between U.S. and Cameroon.
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Who doesn’t love to see recon Marines jumping out of planes? In this video you’ll see just that.
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Photo: U.S. Army paratroopers assigned to the 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team conduct a training jump from a CH-47 Chinook helicopter into the Bunker Drop Zone at the 7th Army Joint Multinational Training Command's Grafenwoehr Training Area in Bavaria, Germany, Nov. 12, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Gertrud Zach /Released)

U.S. Army paratroopers jump from a CH-47 Chinook helicopter into a drop zone on the 7th Army Joint Multinational Training Command’s Grafenwoehr Training Area in Bavaria, Germany, Nov. 12, 2013.
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Photo: Army 1st Lt. Joshua Pitcher receives the Expert Infantry Badge from Army Col. Tim Watson, commander of the 82nd Airborne Division’s 4th Brigade Combat Team, during a ceremony on Fort Bragg, N.C., Sept. 6, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Joseph Armas/Released)

Army 1st Lt. Joshua Pitcher brings new meaning to the word “resilient.” He was recently awarded the Expert Infantry Badge a year and a half after losing his leg in Afghanistan.
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