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Present... arms!

The first jumper of the Golden Knights salutes his team as he steps off into the air 12,000 feet above the 2012 Arctic Thunder Open House, July 29, at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. This jumper will also unfurl and display the American flag from the suspension lines of his parachute during his descent.



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This work, Present... arms! [Image 3 of 5], by SSG Matthew Winstead, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:07.29.2012

Date Posted:07.31.2012 16:39

Photo ID:636293

VIRIN:120729-A-#####-003

Resolution:945x637

Size:215.36 KB

Location:JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, AK, USGlobe

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