Jump Wings!

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  1. Stealth_81

    Stealth_81 Super Moderator Moderator Founding Member

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    Son called this afternoon to let us know that he did his last three free-fall jumps at USAFA today and got his jump wings!

    He has wanted to jump since 4-deg year. He had jump listed first on his dream sheet freshman year and was kind of disappointed to get soaring instead (for a little while, anyway). He had to wait until now and he took jump as a phys-ed class this year.

    He now has his wings for soaring, powered flight, and jump at USAFA.

    The adventure never ends!

    Stealth_81
     
  2. gotaplay2

    gotaplay2 Member

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    Jump!

    How incredibly fun for your son!!!! You must be so proud to have parented such a confident and fearless young man!

    Our son (2015 Candidate) will be jumping (tandum) for the first time this Saturday in celebration of his 18th birthday. He just can't wait. :biggrin:
     
  3. Mattsmom2015

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    Wow, congratulations to your son!
     
  4. DK6732

    DK6732 USAFA Cadet

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    Had a feeling some people would get their wings today....saw some chutes open over the airfield. Thats awesome for your son! Can't wait to get mine!
     
  5. SamAca10

    SamAca10 Ensign - DWO

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    That's really great! Congrats to him! :cool:
     
  6. 1993A10

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    Congrats Stealth 81 and your son.
     
  7. OBXmom

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    Wow, that's quite an accomplishment! Congrats to you and your son!
    :thumb:
    DS has soar this summer...already praying for good weather!
     
  8. ElSib

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    Congrats Stealth (& son)! Right there with you on the weather prayers OBXmom, DD has jump this summer.
     
  9. Gasdoc

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    For most it's an Academy highlight when they earn your jump wings...yours has had a nice run with soaring, powered flight and now jump. Congrats !
     
  10. bsa07eagle

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    I hope I will be able to get mine this summer. Hope the weather will hold up for 5 jumps.

    Later,

    Brian
     

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