GOLDEN KNIGHTS

In 1959 13 men joined together to form the Strategic Army Corps Sports Parachute Team, to compete in the then communist dominated sport of skydiving. The team performed so well that on June 1, 1961, the Army officially recognized, designated and activated the team as the U.S. Army Parachute Team.

This video features Violet “Vi” Cowden’s second jump with the golden knights to make her the oldest person to jump with the golden knights.


PROJECT: Veterans Affairs
TITLE: Golden Nights
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