USASOC Black Daggers impress 70,000 Spectators at the Prairie Air Show in Peoria, IL - Part 3 of 3

By Brandi Schiff, Office of the Chief of Public Affairs-MidwestJuly 24, 2009

Black Dagger teammates Staff Sgt. Jason Spinnicchia and Sgt. Tony Galusha throw out the Wind Drift Indicators from the C130H, provided by the 169th Airlift Squadron, Peoria Air National Guard, for their parachute demonstration at the Prairie Air Show.
1 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Black Dagger teammates Staff Sgt. Jason Spinnicchia and Sgt. Tony Galusha throw out the Wind Drift Indicators from the C130H, provided by the 169th Airlift Squadron, Peoria Air National Guard, for their parachute demonstration at the Prairie Air Show. (Photo Credit: Brandi Schiff, OCPA Midwest) VIEW ORIGINAL
Staff Sgt.'s Dewey Vinaya and Jason Spinnicchia aboard the C130H jump platform in Peoria, IL before the Prairie Air Show.
2 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Staff Sgt.'s Dewey Vinaya and Jason Spinnicchia aboard the C130H jump platform in Peoria, IL before the Prairie Air Show. (Photo Credit: Brandi Schiff, OCPA Midwest) VIEW ORIGINAL
Staff Sgt. Dewey Vinaya lands with precision on target in the parking lot of the Prairie Air Show, Peoria, IL.
3 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Staff Sgt. Dewey Vinaya lands with precision on target in the parking lot of the Prairie Air Show, Peoria, IL. (Photo Credit: Brandi Schiff, OCPA Midwest) VIEW ORIGINAL
Staff Sgt. Dewey Vinaya waves to the thousands of spectators amazed by his landing in such a tight spot.
4 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Staff Sgt. Dewey Vinaya waves to the thousands of spectators amazed by his landing in such a tight spot. (Photo Credit: Brandi Schiff, OCPA Midwest) VIEW ORIGINAL
Staff Sgt. Dewey Vinaya pulls in his USASOC parachute amongst the crowd after his jump into the Prairie Air Show in Peoria, IL.
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A view of some of the thousands of spectators that witnessed Staff Sgt. Dewey Vinaya, USASOC Black Daggers, land on the flight line parking lot at the Prairie Air Show in Peoria, IL.
6 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A view of some of the thousands of spectators that witnessed Staff Sgt. Dewey Vinaya, USASOC Black Daggers, land on the flight line parking lot at the Prairie Air Show in Peoria, IL. (Photo Credit: Brandi Schiff, OCPA Midwest) VIEW ORIGINAL
Staff Sgt. Dewey Vinaya autographs Black Dagger photos for some of the 70,000 spectators at the Prairie Air Show in Peoria, IL.
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Staff Sgt. Jason Spinnicchia and Sgt. Tony Galusha pay respect to the American Flag after the Black Daggers jumped it in to the Prairie Air Show in Peoria, IL.
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Staff Sgt. Jason Spinnicchia about to land amongst the amazed shoppers at the Kroger Grocery Store parking lot the day before the Prairie Air Show opened in Peoria, IL, to help promote the event.
9 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Staff Sgt. Jason Spinnicchia about to land amongst the amazed shoppers at the Kroger Grocery Store parking lot the day before the Prairie Air Show opened in Peoria, IL, to help promote the event. (Photo Credit: Brandi Schiff, OCPA Midwest) VIEW ORIGINAL
ff Sgt. Jason Spinnicchia gets the Wind Drift Indicators (WDIs) ready for his teams' Black Dagger demonstration at the Prairie Air Show in Peoria, IL.
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Staff Sgt. Jason Spinnicchia checks out the area from the C130 before his team parachutes in to the Prairie Air Show in Peoria, IL.
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Sgt. 1st Class Dave Rose and Staff Sgt. Jason Spinnicchia prepare the smoke canisters before their jump into the Prairie Air Show, Peoria, IL.
12 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. 1st Class Dave Rose and Staff Sgt. Jason Spinnicchia prepare the smoke canisters before their jump into the Prairie Air Show, Peoria, IL. (Photo Credit: Brandi Schiff, OCPA Midwest) VIEW ORIGINAL