Monday, October 5, 2009

Historic Jump

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U.S. Army 1st Sgt. Chris Lalonde, center, holds his military working dog, Sgt. Maj. Fosco, while jumpmaster Kirby Rodriguez, behind them, deploys his parachute during the militaryÂ’s first tandem airborne jump from an altitude of 12,500 feet onto Gammon Parade Field on Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., Sept. 18, 2009. Lalonde is assigned to Company D, 701st Military Police Battalion. Members of the ArmyÂ’s Golden Knights watched the historic jump during Military Police Warfighter Week. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Vince Vander Maarel