• Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment; 160th Special Operations Aviation Regt.; and 1st Special Forces Group, wait to conduct a parachute jump as part of a comprehensive test phase of an onsite jumpmaster training program, at Joint Base Lewis McChord, April 13. Instructors for the U.S. Militaryís Jumpmaster School, based at Fort Benning, Ga., arrived at JBLM last week to train the more than 60 special operations students on techniques and procedures necessary to become a jumpmaster. Onsite training programs, like this one, are responsible for saving the Department of Defense millions of dollars every year.

    Jumpmaster training

    Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment; 160th Special Operations Aviation Regt.; and 1st Special Forces Group, wait to conduct a parachute jump as part of a comprehensive test phase of an onsite jumpmaster training program, at Joint Base...

  • Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, prepare for the comprehensive testing phase of their jumpmaster training, with a parachute jump over Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., April 13. Instructors for the U.S. Military's Jumpmaster School, based at Fort Benning, Ga., arrived at JBLM to train the more than 60 Soldiers to become jumpmasters.

    Jumpmaster training

    Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, prepare for the comprehensive testing phase of their jumpmaster training, with a parachute jump over Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., April 13. Instructors for the U.S. Military's Jumpmaster School...

  • An instructor, or "black-hat," with the U.S. Army's Jumpmaster School, based at Fort Benning, Ga., checks the parachute of a Soldier from the 4th Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, attending an onsite jumpmaster training course, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., April 13.

    Jumpmaster training

    An instructor, or "black-hat," with the U.S. Army's Jumpmaster School, based at Fort Benning, Ga., checks the parachute of a Soldier from the 4th Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, attending an onsite jumpmaster training course, at...

  • Staff Sgt. Chad Rutan, an instructor, or "black hat" with the U.S. Military's Jumpmaster School, observes Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Soldiers load a C-130 aircraft for the comprehensive test phase of their onsite jumpmaster training, a parachute jump over JBLM, April 13.

    Jumpmaster training

    Staff Sgt. Chad Rutan, an instructor, or "black hat" with the U.S. Military's Jumpmaster School, observes Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Soldiers load a C-130 aircraft for the comprehensive test phase of their onsite jumpmaster training, a parachute...

  • Staff Sgt. Chad Rutan observes a Soldier from 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, as he instructs fellow Soldiers on proper exiting procedures during a parachute jump, aboard a C-130 Aircraft, as part of a special onsite jumpmaster training program at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, April 13. Rutan was part of team of U.S. service members that arrived at JBLM from the Jumpmaster Training School, at Fort Benning, Ga., to train more than 60 Soldiers to become jumpmasters. Onsite training programs, like this one, are responsible for saving the Department of Defense millions of dollars every year.

    Jumpmaster training

    Staff Sgt. Chad Rutan observes a Soldier from 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, as he instructs fellow Soldiers on proper exiting procedures during a parachute jump, aboard a C-130 Aircraft, as part of a special onsite jumpmaster training program at...

  • Staff Sgt. Samuel Fuller, an instructor at the Jumpmaster School, observes a Joint Base Lewis-McChord Soldier during the comprehensive test phase of a special onsite jumpmaster training program, April 13. Fuller, and fellow Fort Benning, Ga., based instructors, arrived at JBLM to conduct the training. Once completed, the more than 60 Soldiers attending the course were certified as capable of directing troops out of aircraft during parachute operations. Onsite training programs, like this one, are responsible for saving the Department of Defense millions of dollars every year.

    Jumpmaster training

    Staff Sgt. Samuel Fuller, an instructor at the Jumpmaster School, observes a Joint Base Lewis-McChord Soldier during the comprehensive test phase of a special onsite jumpmaster training program, April 13. Fuller, and fellow Fort Benning, Ga., based...

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