Airborne instructors require trust, safety
Photo Credit: Ashley Cross
U.S. Army Airborne school instructors, addressed as "Sergeant Airborne," by the students, and known throughout the Army as "Black Hats," have three weeks to instill confidence in their trainees with precise instruction during the Basic Airborne Course, at Fort Benning, Ga. Pictured here, Soldiers go through training during tower week of Airborne School, Aug. 7, 2013, at Fort Benning. During Tower week Soldiers are dropped from a 250 foot tower to learn canopy control and maneuvering of the T-10 Parachute.
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