• Staff Sgt. Jimmy Hackett and Sgt. Richard Sloan, members of the 82nd ABN Division All American Freefall Team, Fort Bragg, NC demonstrate their skills for about 10,000 spectators at the Chicago 2016 'Olympic Day' celebration, on Tuesday, 23 June, 2009.  Sloan is displaying the newly unveiled 750 Square Foot American Flag.

    Canopy Relative Work

    Staff Sgt. Jimmy Hackett and Sgt. Richard Sloan, members of the 82nd ABN Division All American Freefall Team, Fort Bragg, NC demonstrate their skills for about 10,000 spectators at the Chicago 2016 'Olympic Day' celebration, on Tuesday, 23 June, 2009...

  • Sgt. Chris Clark, Team Leader, Staff Sgt. Jimmy Hackett and teammate Sgt. Richard Sloan, 82nd Airborne Division 'All American' Freefall Team, Fort Bragg, NC spend time with a Paralympian and former Soldier, after their demonstration on to the North Avenue Beach for the Chicago 2016 'Olympic Day' Celebration.  The event was held on Tuesday, 23 June 2009, to promote the city's Olympic Bid as one of the final cities being considered for the 2016 Olympics.

    Team with Soldier, Paralympian

    Sgt. Chris Clark, Team Leader, Staff Sgt. Jimmy Hackett and teammate Sgt. Richard Sloan, 82nd Airborne Division 'All American' Freefall Team, Fort Bragg, NC spend time with a Paralympian and former Soldier, after their demonstration on to the North...

  • Staff Sgt. Jimmy Hackett, Sgt. Richard Sloan and Team Leader, Sgt. Chris Clark, members of the 82nd Airborne Division 'All American' Freefall Team, Fort Bragg, NC answer questions from some of the 10,000 spectators at North Avenue Beach, Chicago, IL.  The paratroopers were in the Windy City for the Chicago 2016 Olympic Committee Celebration, to promote the city's Olympic Bid, on Tuesday, 23 June 2009.

    82nd-Kids-2016 Ts

    Staff Sgt. Jimmy Hackett, Sgt. Richard Sloan and Team Leader, Sgt. Chris Clark, members of the 82nd Airborne Division 'All American' Freefall Team, Fort Bragg, NC answer questions from some of the 10,000 spectators at North Avenue Beach, Chicago, IL...

  • Sgt. Chris Clark, Team Leader for the 82nd Airborne Division 'All American' Freefall Team, Fort Bragg, NC is interviewed after executing a freefall onto the North Avenue Beach in front of about 10,000 spectators along the magnificent Chicago lakefront. Clark was in town for the Chicago 2016 Olympic Committee "Olympic Day" Celebration on Tuesday, 23 June, 2009.

    Clark int.

    Sgt. Chris Clark, Team Leader for the 82nd Airborne Division 'All American' Freefall Team, Fort Bragg, NC is interviewed after executing a freefall onto the North Avenue Beach in front of about 10,000 spectators along the magnificent Chicago lakefront...

  • Staff Sgt. Jimmy Hackett, 82nd Airborne Division 'All American' Freefall Team, Fort Bragg, NC displays the Chicago 2016 Olympic Baton after executing a jump with it attached to his flight suit, for the 10,000 spectators at North Avenue Beach on 23 June, 2009. In the background of the shot is his host, Mr. Joe Ahern, the Public Relations Director for the 2016 Olympics.  Afterwards, the team presented the baton officially to the 2016 Olympic Chairman, Pat Ryan and Bob Berland, 1984 USA Olympic Silver Medalist in Judo.

    Hackett 2016 Olympic Baton

    Staff Sgt. Jimmy Hackett, 82nd Airborne Division 'All American' Freefall Team, Fort Bragg, NC displays the Chicago 2016 Olympic Baton after executing a jump with it attached to his flight suit, for the 10,000 spectators at North Avenue Beach on 23...

  • Sgt. Chris Clark, Team Leader for the 82nd Airborne Division 'All American' Freefall Team, Fort Bragg, NC, kicks up sand as he brings in the Chicago 2016 Olympic Bid and USA Olympic Rings Flag, for their 'Olympic Day' celebration at North Avenue Beach.  Clark pleased the "I support the Olympic Bid" crowd of over 10,000, on Tuesday, 23 June, 2009. To the right are members of the Illinois Army National Guard, protecting the American Flag that teammate Sgt. Sloan jumped in.

    Clark 2016-Olympic Rings Flag

    Sgt. Chris Clark, Team Leader for the 82nd Airborne Division 'All American' Freefall Team, Fort Bragg, NC, kicks up sand as he brings in the Chicago 2016 Olympic Bid and USA Olympic Rings Flag, for their 'Olympic Day' celebration at North Avenue Beach...

  • Staff Sgt. Jimmy Hackett, 82nd Airborne Division 'All American' Freefall Team, Fort Bragg, NC jumps in the City of Chicago Flag, for the Chicago 2016 Olympic Committee Celebration.  The jump was at the lakefront on Tuesday, 23 June, 2009, at North Avenue Beach with over 10,000 spectators in attendance.

    Chicago Flag Hackett

    Staff Sgt. Jimmy Hackett, 82nd Airborne Division 'All American' Freefall Team, Fort Bragg, NC jumps in the City of Chicago Flag, for the Chicago 2016 Olympic Committee Celebration. The jump was at the lakefront on Tuesday, 23 June, 2009, at North...

  • Sgt. Richard Sloan, 82nd ABN 'All American' Freefall Team, Fort Bragg, NC jumps over the heads of members of the Illinois Army National Guard, waiting to catch the flag while he lands onto the North Avenue Beach on 23 June, 2009, in Chicago, IL.  Sloan jumped in a 750 Square Foot (40 Feet Long by 20 Feet Wide) American Flag, for the first time in his team's history, at a show demonstration in front of over 10,000 spectators.  Sloan was in the Windy City for the Chicago 2016 Olympic Committee Celebration.

    750 Sq Foot American Flag Sloan

    Sgt. Richard Sloan, 82nd ABN 'All American' Freefall Team, Fort Bragg, NC jumps over the heads of members of the Illinois Army National Guard, waiting to catch the flag while he lands onto the North Avenue Beach on 23 June, 2009, in Chicago, IL. Sloan...

  • Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Ciancaglini, Jumpmaster and DSZO (Drop Zone Safety Officer), U.S. Army Advanced Airborne School, Fort Bragg, NC salutes the American Flag, as members of the 82nd ABN Division ‘All American’ Freefall Team, land on North Avenue Beach, in Chicago, IL. Ciancaglini is an Air Movement Operations Instructor and teaches not only Army Soldiers but FBI and Coast Guard members as well, on how to certify hazardous materials for movement by military aircraft.

    Chingy Salute

    Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Ciancaglini, Jumpmaster and DSZO (Drop Zone Safety Officer), U.S. Army Advanced Airborne School, Fort Bragg, NC salutes the American Flag, as members of the 82nd ABN Division ‘All American’ Freefall Team, land on North Avenue...

  • Sgt. Richard Sloan, 82nd Airborne Division, “All American” Freefall Parachute Demonstration Team, Fort Bragg, NC, makes history for his team by jumping in a 750 Square Foot American Flag for the first time ever at a show demonstration.  Sloan impressed the over 10,000 spectators at North Avenue Beach on Tuesday, 23 June, 2009, for the 2016 Chicago Olympic Committee’s “Olympic Day” Celebration.

    Close-up 750 Sq Foot American Flag-Sloan

    Sgt. Richard Sloan, 82nd Airborne Division, “All American” Freefall Parachute Demonstration Team, Fort Bragg, NC, makes history for his team by jumping in a 750 Square Foot American Flag for the first time ever at a show demonstration. Sloan...

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