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Old 4 April 2014, 22:50
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Old 5 April 2014, 10:49
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RAMZ package for an infant-that little girl is going to have a good story to tell one day.
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Old 5 April 2014, 11:50
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Watched it this morning on the news. Geat job guys!!!!!
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Old 5 April 2014, 16:17
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The boys should be getting picked up tonight or tomorrow morning by the Navy Frigate. The child is stable, the PJ's are smoked….
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Old 5 April 2014, 20:45
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Old 5 April 2014, 21:18
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Thanks guys, you are now owed a steak dinner.
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Old 5 April 2014, 21:25
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Certainly a mission to be proud of.

Outstanding job, Gentlemen!
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Old 6 April 2014, 05:51
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Old 6 April 2014, 09:21
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Cool mission. The stuff PJ's dreams are made of I imagine.
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Old 6 April 2014, 16:52
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Here is a link to video footage of the jump. Brings back fond memories of my own real world jump mission.

http://www.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/vi...scue-wing.html
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Old 6 April 2014, 19:22
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The boys transferred to the frigate today and are on the way to SD.
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Old 6 April 2014, 20:07
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Met a couple of the "Green Footers" years ago in AF NCOLS and and some CCTs in the NCOA. Glad to be part of their service.
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Old 6 April 2014, 20:18
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Bah!

Tell those 4 PJ and Aircrew to stop strutting. They are all expected to be at work on time Monday morning. In copy room of Daily Planet.

Why do they all wear glasses again?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_izM3y2SE44

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Old 6 April 2014, 21:10
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Nice rolled duck.

How many folks here have lost fins on a jump?

C'mon, let's see those hands.
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Old 6 April 2014, 21:53
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Nice rolled duck.

How many folks here have lost fins on a jump?

C'mon, let's see those hands.
Not me and no loss of fins on any low and slow at 10 feet and 10 knots either.

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Old 6 April 2014, 22:05
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This type of parachute mission has been “routinely” accomplished both during the brightest of days and the darkest of nights since the 1960s.

The first night ocean parachute rescue happened 800 miles east of Guam in 1966 by three PJs to medically treat and care for a merchant seaman suffering from a ruptured appendix for a few days.

The first parachute ocean jump to a submarine was to the USS Barbel during February 1967 to aid a sailor having seizures and a Navy corpsman needed assistance. The skipper of Barbel gave written official testimony of this being the most outstanding response he ever witnessed.

PJs did the parachute jump to Aurora 7 (Scott Carpenter) when it landed 250 miles from the intended target area on 24 May 1962.

PJs did the parachute jump to Gemini 8 (Neil Armstrong and David Scott) when it landed 58 miles from the closest Naval vessel on 16 March 1966.

On those occasions Corona Project satellites went into the ocean and were not in an area to be spotted by and recovered by US Navy vessels or midair retrieved while descending under parachute by aircraft, two PJs would parachute into the ocean. There are several documented instances of PJs floating in one man life rafts (ML-4 survival kit) or a seven man like raft (MA-1/2 Kit) overnight waiting for a US Naval vessel to recover them before the Soviets did.

The ML-4 is a one man survival kit contains a life raft and required survival equipment for over-land or over-water survival situations. Designed for attachment to the standard military bailout kit or to the parachute harness.

The MA-1/2 sea rescue kit was two connected rafts (two 7-man or two 20-man) air dropped to survivors or PJs in the water. The survival equipment was a bit more robust in drinking water, food, radios than could fit in the ML-4 survival kit.

Here's the RAMZ origins and development history.
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Old 6 April 2014, 22:24
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Looks like the will be on the frigate until they arrive SD.
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Good job, gents.
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Old 11 April 2014, 22:25
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Boys are home getting rest, I am trying to get them to throw out the frist pitch at a Giants game.....
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