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Months after deadly accidents, AFSOC resumes parachute, dive training | Military.com
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Months after deadly accidents, AFSOC resumes parachute, dive training | Military.com

Air Force Special Operations Command has reinstated parachute, dive and mountaineering training following numerous deadly accidents. Maj. Amanda Reeves has commented that all operators will now be able to resume training that was halted due to two airmen killed in the fall during routine training exercises. Reeves also stated that AFSOC investigated training operations in each unit, and Lt. Gen. Jim Slife is approving recertification for each unit leaders. “Our obligation to our airmen has been to ensure our regulations, training, procedures and equipment are as safe as possible,” they commented.

Source: https://www.military.com/daily-news/2020/05/01/months-after-deadly-accidents-afsoc-resumes-parachute-dive-training.html

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