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So I'm in my second Airborne unit. I've have been in Airborne units for over five years. I'm still chasing foreign jump wings. I wish there was a roster like they do for EIB with foreign jumps. I know Bragg has their toy jump but they don't have that at Benning. What have you done to chase them?
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CSM Chuck Stafford
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Increase your odds by going to jumpmaster school and look for an operations officer position in a 3 shop -- those circles have a greater chance than luck of the draw.
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SP5 Larry Morris
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yes they do they are always short people
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1LT 25 A
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Good idea.
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SFC Talent Management Nco
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I know the European Paratroopers Association host events around the world! Now there is a cost involved but, if you are only concerned with earning foreign wings then they are your most expedient course of action as they host several events throughout the year and get alot of countries involved in each events so in the course of a couple of weeks you have the opportunity to earn 3 or 4 badges. Now with all of that being said you still have to submit any certificates you earned through the proper channels for approval to wear them on your ASUs but, overall from the people I know that have participated they have really enjoyed the professionalism and experience!
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1LT 25 A
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My revervist earns US Army jump wing at European Paratroopers Association. Can he get an approval through chain for him to wear? Thanks
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SFC Talent Management Nco
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Negative sir, I was strictly speaking of foreign jump wings. You must still go to Fort Benning and attend Basic Airborne Course in order to don the US Parachutist Badge.
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SGM Erik Marquez
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Edited 3 y ago
It takes luck, as in right place right time, or a hook up...someone in the know of a Jump and the ability to get you on the manifest.

So you either wait on luck, or your get in with the hook up.
You just have to decide how bad you want it. CORPS and DIV G3 SGM know when and where, but why would they hook you up if your not in their shop, have something to trade (nothing immoral or illegal.. but I have "traded" something somebody wanted a school slot, a TDY mission for something they had access to ..."SGM we need 8 60mm mortars to support the 11B ALC MTT next month, and there are none on post, not just in the division, no unit on post has those anymore. ..."
OK, wellllll hmm I know a guy in the TX NG and............
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