How often do parachute training accidents occur in US airbourne training?

Answer Oh, yes. I seriously doubt you'd find any military which fields paratroopers which hasn't had parachute-related incidents. Every parachute units deals with the same risks - towed jumpers, jumpers b... Read More »

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How Do I Use a Parachute for Speed Training?

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Navy Seal Parachute Training?

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Power Parachute Training Schools?

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What US military unit has the best training without having to do parachute operations?

I'm pretty sure you don't have to do anything with parachutes in the Marines, Coast Guard, or Navy. I think the Army still has you do it though and I'm almost 100% sure you have to in the Air Force... Read More »