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Old 3 December 2016, 03:23
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Thumbs up 4 MFF Records Broken

A team from MAGPUL, made up of mostly Marines, jumped in the Himalayan's. I remember Rhett as an instructor when I went through Yuma.

http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/12/...himalayas.html
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Old 3 December 2016, 06:43
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Old 3 December 2016, 10:07
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The news report reads more like an advertisement than a record breaking event...

I want to see tactical units safely land everyone under those conditions. That would be very impressive. Especially at night.
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Old 3 December 2016, 12:21
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The news report reads more like an advertisement than a record breaking event...
Yep...I like the following part:

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U.S. Marine Corps Captain Cody Caroll now serves in the reserves and achieved the team’s first world record. At Ama Dablam, he accomplished the highest combat equipment parachute landing ever achieved by a U.S. Marine. He carried an oxygen system plus a 70-pound rucksack.
Getting into some pretty specific world records categories there...had I jumped with him, I could have accomplished the highest H-CE landing ever achieved by a male living in my house.
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Old 3 December 2016, 13:06
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Very specific records, indeed.
Omar (Alhegelan) et al did some skydiving "expedition" to this location several years ago, they were even selling TD jumps there.
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One of the Marines in the crew, Jeff Schultz, was in my platoon in OIF I. Good dude. Went on to be a MFFI and MFFJMI at Yuma.
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Old 3 February 2017, 11:38
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Another video from the Nepal ops.
https://www.facebook.com/MagpulCOREo...c_ref=NEWSFEED
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No matter what, it's cool that they did it. Good for them.
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I've landed hard at higher DZ's, that are shit compared to those! Wow
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Old 20 February 2017, 16:57
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I knew a guy (lost touch) who was an MFFI and plank holder at Yuma. What made it crazy was he didnt like jumping said it scared the crap out of him.
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