Posts Tagged “Airborne”

Through the eyes of a Paratrooper

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US Army Europe hit me up on Twitter last night to make sure I had seen this video, which I hadn’t. Since I am a former Jumpmaster they know how to get my attention.     Staff Sgt. Travis Surber, a native of Franklin County, VA and a paratrooper with the 173rd Brigade Combat Team’s…

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Geronimos go Down Under

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I am a former Geronimo and very proud of my service there and the unit. I spent four years in the 1/501st and got to jump into all sorts of cool and not so cool places. I am glad to see the Battalion keeping up the standard by showing their capabilities and might by quickly…

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Paratroopers Jump into Iraq

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I know this blog focuses a lot of its content on Afghanistan and some general military issues, but on this posting I am putting up a B-Roll of 1st BCT, 82nd Airborne Division soldiers jumping into Iraq. As a Master Parachutist Jumpmaster I always have a soft spot for paratroopers in action. This also shows…

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Happy National Airborne Day

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Happy National Airborne Day

To all my fellow paratroopers from Jumpmaster Bouhammer, I want to wish you a Happy National Airborne Day. Hooooaaahhhh, you paratroopers.     The videos below are from my Great Americans Account. This one is some great footage of jumps put to Van Halen’s "Jump"   Aiborne Paratroopers jumping to Van Halen’s Jump – watch…

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