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paratroops

[′par·ə‚trüps]
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However, last month a Zambian paratrooper died when his parachute became entangled with that of his fellow.
"I was the first on to the plane and, therefore, the last to exit, ensuring that all paratroopers had left the aircraft.
The Devil Strike paratroopers of Delta Company, 127th Airborne Engineer Batalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, serve as role models for other FORSCOM intelligence professionals.
"The pilots took such evasive action because of the flak," recalled one veteran, "that it resulted in some paratroopers not being able to get out of their aircraft." Nineteen-year-old paratroop
The statistical data of three groups (paratroopers, hoopsters, and controls) were compared by the one-way ANOVA test and nonparametric test.
The pilot of the civilian plane, from which the paratroopers jumped, reported a "minute until parachuting" and Hatzerim's control tower confirmed the report and asked to divert the military plane to another landing route in the Beit Kama area adjacent to the jump zone.
The correspondent was covering Russia's Paratrooper's Day celebration from Gorky Park in Moscow where he was punched in the face by a bystander yelling obscenities.
The United States said they will investigate with Filipino counterparts the death of an Air Force paratrooper who died in a proficiency parachute jump for the Balikatan exercises in Subic, the US Embassy said on Friday.
"Half of the heap has been cleared now," said acting commander of Russian paratroopers Nikolai Ignatov in remarks to Rossiya 24.
paratroopers in western Ukraine this week to begin a six-month training rotation with three battalions.
Jumping from airplanes meant paratroopers could not carry much in the way of heavy weaponry.
First to Jump: How the Band of Brothers Was Aided by the Brave Paratroopers of Pathfinders Company