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It's All About Respect

The photo that started it all … Art’s whole division doing a jump to impress a visiting foreign dignitary.

Emergency situation where the reserve (white chute) opened on the (main green) T-10 parachute. 224 more words


“E gli angeli di guerra, pugnale in mezzo ai denti, in uno contro venti, si battono così.”

“And the angels of war, dagger between their teeth, one against twenty, are fighting so.” 14 more words

Aberystwyth, Bundeswehr, Afghanistan: In Conversation With John Dyfed Loesche

Born in Aberystwyth, John Dyfed Loesche served as a paratrooper in the German Army – the Bundeswehr. He has also worked as a journalist in Afghanistan. 1,555 more words


Aberystwyth, Bundeswehr, Afghanistan: Sgwrs gyda John Dyfed Loesche

Yn enedigol o Aberystywth, bu John Dyfed Loesche yn aelod o gatrawd barasiwt ym myddin yr Almaen sef y Bundeswehr. Bu hefyd am gyfnod yn Afghanistan yn gweithio fel newyddiadurwr. 1,693 more words


Time to stroke the ego

I learned a lot from my time in the military. Life experience, world views, personal and professional development…my time as an airborne paratrooper taught me just as much with regards to attitude. 1,066 more words


Swedish Paratrooper jacket


This vintage jacket was made for the Swedish army, and has paratrooper patches on the collar. It has a beavertail in the back lining, with buttons on the front lining to make sure the jacket doesn’t ride up. 26 more words


My Dusty Letters from Uncle Roi

I fondly remember the day I went into the Army and filled out stacks of paper asking tons of questions about myself. The one Question which I ansnwered in… 422 more words