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paratroops

[′par·ə‚trüps]
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Fifty-four-year-old Indian air force Master Warrant Officer Dharam Singh is the godfather of India's paratroop training school.
The recent hazing of paratroop trainees is not an isolated incident, for the military is an institution that teaches torture, which is precisely what the School of the Americas was and remains all about.
Thanks to its robustness and reliability, and with simple systems, this medium sized tactical airlifter provides wide versatility and flexibility, necessary for transportation of personnel, troops and bulky / palletized cargo, medical evacuation or paratroop air-dropping.
When the members of 2 Para u the Second Battalion of the Royal Paratroop Regiment u were done emptying the magazines on their FN rifles, 26 innocent people were shot; 14 died.
And former paratroop captain Jan Hamilton, 43, has also been asked to fly to the jungle for I'm A Celebrity.
The cadet, who was on his way to paratroop training near his home in White City when he picked up a booby-trapped army torch, also lost the sight in his left eye.
At the age of 16, after leaving Gosforth High School, he was enlisted as a serving member of the Paratroop Regiment.
PARATROOP recruits have had their training course cancelled - because the RAF don't have any planes they can jump out of.
He also has brothers David, 49, who lives in Indonesia, and Andrew, 46, a captain with the Paratroop Regiment in Colchester.
Systems of pits and mounds, dug to hinder enemy paratroop glider landings, can still be seen at Ryton Willows in Gateshead.
He served eight years on active duty as a qualified Ranger and paratroop officer, then 22 years in the reserves, before retiring as a colonel.
The aircraft was flying at 1,200 feet with its left paratroop door open.