US and British Paratroopers Training at Ft. Bragg - Pre-Jump Photos (local newspaper story).

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    US and British Paratroopers Training at Ft. Bragg - Pre-Jump Photos (local newspaper story).

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    Re: US and British Paratroopers Training at Ft. Bragg - Pre-Jump Photos (local newspaper story).

    Post by msmith275 on Fri Apr 17, 2015 6:10 pm

    Now that is a mass tac! 2100 jumpers in the sky - this is why the 82nd does not use sterrable parachutes! Cool article. Mark
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    Post by MyZone on Fri Apr 17, 2015 8:10 pm

    A total of 50 were sent to Womack Army Hospital.....

    Always injuries Crying or Very sad

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    Post by Static line on Fri Apr 17, 2015 8:30 pm

    msmith275 - Steerable round chutes (MC-6, SF-10) are still widely used in 'conventional' Airborne units, including Division, but in mass tactical or night jumps they tend to be avoided because guys will run into each other.

    50 jumpers injured out of 2100 is really a pretty low percentage, especially when you consider that most of these injuries are rolled ankles, minor concussions, etc.


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