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Boy Scout's Liberty Jamboree Will Feature Precision Skydiving Demonstration by the US Army Parachute Team, The Golden Knights

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The US Army Parachute Team, The Golden Knights
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CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ  –  The Golden Knights, who are members of the US Army Parachute Team, will make a memorable entrance at the Patriots’ Path Council’s 2015 Liberty Jamboree, scheduled for October 2 to 4, conditions permitting of course.

The jump will take place at noon on Saturday, October 3, in Liberty State Park in Jersey City.

Activated as the US Army Parachute Team in 1961, The Golden Knights team has earned a worldwide reputation for skydiving excellence.  Its unmatched competitive record includes 427 national championships, 81 world championships, 20 national and 10 world team titles, and 350 world records.

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The U.S. Army’s Golden Knights are recognized as the most skilled parachuting competitors and skydiving demonstrators in the world.  Stationed at Ft. Bragg, NC, the Golden Knights cross the globe to support the Strategic Outreach Program, to compete in national and international competitions, and to evaluate equipment and techniques for improved operations and safety. 

In addition to the Golden Knights, the Liberty Jamboree will feature everything from a NASA Astronaut and a NASCAR driver to hands-on activities including an extreme obstacle course, backwoods engineering, zip-line, tomahawk throw, drones, robotics, rockets, log rolling, a crane simulator and even construction of a “Habitat for Humanity” house. 

 

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