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Performing precision aerial maneuvers while falling to earth at speeds
reaching 120 miles per hour, then landing dead center on target is the trademark of the United States Army ParachuteTeam, the “Golden Knights.”

Now after more than 50 years of entertaining both young and old with their amazing aerial skills, the men and women of the “Golden Knights” continue to show audiences around the world why they are  the world’s best parachute team.

Stationed at the “Home of the Airborne”, in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, the 90 soldiers that make up the “Golden Knights” come from many diverse backgrounds and have been trained in at least one of the 200 military occupational specialties offered by the United States Army. 

A distinguished tradition of performing excellence describes both past and present members of the United States Army Parachute Team.

The original members established high standards of as soldiers, in parachuting, in personal conduct, as team members and in esprit de corps.Subsequent team members, past and present, continue to enhance the tradition with their achievements and contributions to the United States Army, to the art of military parachuting and in their continual dominance of sport parachuting worldwide.

 

 

"Goodwill Ambassadors to the World"
Internationally, the "Golden Knights" serve as the United States Army's "Ambassadors in Green", and have earned the unofficial title of the the Army’s "Goodwill Ambassadors to the World".
This history was compiled, edited and/or written by Regina A Hudson.
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