2014 RHC News
20 Jan 14 - The RHC 2014 Newsletter is hot off the press - You can view it here. The RHC Officers (especially Jesmer) did a great job putting it together!
1 Feb 14 - The New York Times talked to SSG Musall from the 11th QM about "The Work Before The Parachute Jump". A link to the article is here, and a link to the original NY Times webpage is here.
23 Feb 14 - An old video of a Lockheed C-5B Galaxy world record heavy airdrop. I am sure there were a bunch Riggers hard at work behind the scenes to make this happen.
15 Mar 14 - All you old school Riggers won't believe what is going on in the world of skydiving these days. Check out this video of guys flying wingsuits dangerously close to the ground!
19 Apr 14 - We held our monthly breakfast with approximately 20 people present. Al Lanier, Jim, and Elaine Kennebeck were also able to make it. A shout out to these great Riggers!
20 Jun 14 - USSOCOM posted a short MFF jump operation video on their Facebook page. View it here.
22 Sep 14 - The RHC Quartermaster, Jesmer, asked me to post a Military Combat Jump record that dates back to 1939. We make no claim to its accuracy, but it looks very comprehensive. Click here to view it.
19 Oct 14 - The newest edition of Army Echoes is now available for download here. Army Echoes is the Army's official newsletter for Retired Soldiers and surviving spouses. Echoes updates the retired community about changes to laws, DOD and Army policies, programs, and benefits that affect them.
1 Nov 14 - It was announced at the Reunion in SC (Oct 2104) that the next International Rigger Reunion will be in Sydney, Australia Apr 22-30, 2016. Start saving now!
13 Nov 14 - CW5 Joe Jimenez getting ready to make his last static line jump before retirement. Chief Jimenez will have over 40 years of active service when he officially retires in May 2015. Check out the story and picture here or go to the original source here.
15 Nov 14 - Red Hat Chapter Elections were held at the monthly meeting and we would like to give sincere thanks to the outgoing leadership team of Karl Whitby and Bill Bond. We would also like to welcome new RHC President Mark Michel and Vice President Joe DeCosta.
19 Dec 14 - CW5 Jimenez's retirement ceremony will be held at ADFSD, Ft Lee, VA on 15 Jan 15, at 1300hrs. To view the e-invitation, click here.
20 Dec 14 - Jesmer found some outstanding WWII photos. Click here to visit the website.