jumpmaster


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jumpmaster

The assigned airborne qualified individual who controls paratroops from the time they enter the aircraft until they exit. See also stick commander (air transport).
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Last but not least to be mentioned was Mr Marcel Dedecker, a Belgian national and a top class parachutist, parachuting instructor and jumpmaster, who lost his life at Notwane Air Base in 1986 in a parachute accident while volunteering to help the then fledging BDF parachuting capacity.
He is graduate of the First Sergeants Course, the Sergeants Major Academy, and the Force Management, Keystone Leader, Inspector General, Battle Staff, and Jumpmaster Courses.
CPT Philhower executed a rotation to the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Germany and successfully graduated Jumpmaster School, becoming the only second lieutenant jumpmaster in the 173rd at that time.
Each platoon maintained a qualified jumpmaster team, which was rare at the platoon level in an airborne community.
He was named as an outstanding student of the Jumpmaster Course only a few months ago.
The seasoned jumpmaster positions himself on the open ramp of the C-130 Hercules, peeking his head out to confirm that the airspace below is clear to the drop zone.
McHugh explained while highlighting the availability of a Command and Control (C2) screen allowing a Jumpmaster to check the progress of a flight towards a designated release point, as well as a parachutist to check their progress while flying under canopy towards a landing zone.
Our airmen also include people like Master Sergeant Delorean Sheridan, a static line and freefall jumpmaster who has deployed to Kosovo, Korea, Japan, the Philippines .
People are quick to judge without knowing what it's all about,'' the spirited 89-year-old former Army jumpmaster said.
Also, since JRTC is an Airborne unit, qualified Soldiers are eligible to attend the Static Line Jumpmaster course.
It allow us to learn the jump commands from a Jumpmaster as well as the proper method of exiting an aircraft.
Tyron is a graduate of the Engineer Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, Combined Arms Staff School, Airborne, Jumpmaster, Pathfinder, Air Assault Schools, and the U.