He motioned to another jumper for help, and the two drag the jumpmaster
off the ramp, where pure oxygen is pumped into his lungs.
His six years in the US Army included completion of Ranger School and Jumpmaster
School, two combat tours with the 82nd Airborne Division, and one with the Kunar Province Provincial Reconstruction Team.
We began rigging at 1415, had our jumpmaster
inspection, and waited for movement to the aircraft.
After a safe but hard landing, I discussed my decision-making process with the jumpmaster
A master chief aircrew member, master jumpmaster
(free fall / static line), and dive master, Mr.
CSM O'Neal's military schools include: All NCO Professional Development Courses, Basic Airborne Course, Air Assault Course, Faculty Development Course, Small Group Leader Instructor Course, Medical Management of Chemical Casualties Course, Middle Managers Development Course, Navy Designing Educational Programs Course, Flight Medical Aidman Course, Combat Casualty Care Course, Marine Corps Summer Mountain Leaders Course, Marine Corps Helicopter Rope Suspension Training Course, Rappel Master Course, Rope Master Course, Navy Landing Force Medical Planners Course, and Jumpmaster
The crew chief and jumpmaster
assessed the jumper's condition, but they couldn't tell if he was conscious.
If a pilot or jumpmaster
could not locate the exact drop zone, the troops would jump and fight the best way they could.
An airborne-qualified noncommissioned officer also sets his sights on the Jumpmaster
In addition, Skydive Sebastian is to offer a tandem skydive program where a newcomer to the sport is strapped to a professional jumpmaster
who opens the canopy (parachute) and guides the jump.
Fosco - full name Sergeant Major Fosco - plunged 12,500ft from a plane in a tandem jump with his handler Sergeant Chris Lalonde and a parachute jumpmaster
AUTHOR'S NOTE: SINCE THE TIME MIKE WAS INTERVIEWED FOR THIS STORY, HE HAS GRADUATED FROM JUMPMASTER
SCHOOL, THE FIRST AMPUTEE IN THE U.