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Start Skydiving 9 11 2012

News from Start Skydiving:

    • Start Skydiving Open 7 days a week!
    • Canopy Course on Sunday 16 Sept 2012 Email: RAYFALLING@HOTMAIL.COM

A-license! Congratulations Jesse Schulte!

“100th Jump Congratulations Brian Millard”

A-license! Congratulations, Ricky Glenn

“200th Jump Congratulations Tammy Dale”

A-license! Congratulations, Randy Baranosky

C-license! Congratulations, Jared Navarro at Start Skydiving.

 


Ohio Numbers 03 – 09 September 2012:

  • Slots: 908
  • Loads: 80
  • Tandem: 255
  • AFF: 32
  • Fun Jumpers Slots: 213

“Park Burrets jumping Gila at Start Skydiving”

“Kristi Marriott and Dan at Start Skydiving”

“Erica Roddy and Friends”

“Marcos Rodriguez with Paul”

“Full Service”

“Treeman & Gary Holden hanging out after Demo”

“John Hart, David French, Dan Paganini and John Rudder Harth and Ray Dutch” Photo By Brad.

“Precious Simmons with Gila”

“Mel and Kyle”“Work Stinks Boogie”“Work Stinks Boogie”“Jonathan Just couldn’t make it back to the Hanger”

WINGSUIT FIRST FLIGHT COURSES

Mark Duber will be holding more Wingsuit First Flight Courses on  Oct. 13. Please contact Mark at markduber@gmail.com for more information and to reserve your slot.

Norman Kent Photography Workshop – September 15

Norman Kent will be sharing his 35 years of knowledge and experience in photography and video in the form of a workshop for all experience levels. For more information, please visit the information page at Norman Kent Workshops. Also see the Norman’s Facebook page for regular updates. In addition, you can post questions and interact with other participants regarding this event through the Facebook event page.

Click here to register.

SALUTING OUR MILITARY: Command Sergeant Major Frank Grippe

Command Sergeant Major Frank Grippe entered the United States Army on 29 April 1981 at Syracuse, New York. He trained as a light infantryman and graduated from Airborne School at Fort Benning, Georgia.

Command Sergeant Major Grippe has served in the following duty positions and organizations: Rifleman, Machine-gunner and Team Leader in 1-509th Airborne Battalion Combat Team, Vicenza, Italy; Team Leader, Rifle Squad Leader and Reconnaissance Squad Leader in 2-325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Rifle Squad Leader, Rifle Platoon Sergeant, Battalion Operations Sergeant and Company First Sergeant with 2-75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Lewis, Washington; ROTC Senior Military Instructor at San Diego State University, San Diego, California; Command Sergeant Major for 1-87th Infantry Regiment, Fort Drum, New York, CSM of Task Force Summit (OEF Afghanistan, September 2001 –  April 2002); Command Sergeant Major for 1st Brigade, 10th Mountain Division (LI), Fort Drum, New York, CSM of Combined Joint Task Force Warrior (OEF Afghanistan, July 2003 – May 2004); Post and Division Command Sergeant Major of the 101st Airborne Division (AASLT) and Fort Campbell, Kentucky, CSM of Task Force Band of Brothers; Multi-National Division North (OIF, September 2005 – September 2006.) From August 2007-December 11, he was assigned as the Command Sergeant Major of I Corps and Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington and recently served as the Multi-National Corps-Iraq Command Sergeant Major from March 2009 to March 2010.  CSM Grippe is presently the Command Senior Enlisted Leader for the United States Central Command located at MacDill AFB, Florida.

Command Sergeant Major Grippe has attended all levels of the Noncommissioned Officers Education System, culminating with the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy. He is a graduate of the Battle Staff Course, the First Sergeants Course and the Keystone Course, as well as numerous infantry and special operations-related schools. CSM Grippe has earned an Associate’s Degree from Pierce College in Tacoma, Washington.

His awards and decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal, the Legion of Merit (1oak leaf cluster), the Bronze Star for Valor (3d oak leaf cluster for service), the Purple Heart Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal (3d oak leaf cluster); the Army Commendation Medal (3d oak leaf cluster); the National Defense Service Medal; the Army Good Conduct Medal (9th award); the Army Achievement Medal (4th oak leaf cluster); the NCO Professional Development Ribbon (with numeral 4); Humanitarian Service Medal; the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (with assault arrowhead and star); The Afghanistan Campaign Medal (with 2 service stars); The Iraq Campaign Medal (with three service stars); The Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal (with assault arrowhead) The Global War on Terrorism Medal; the Multi-National Force and Observers Ribbon; Overseas Service Ribbon; and the Army Service Ribbon; the Army Superior Unit Award; The Meritorious Unit Commendation Medal (with oak leaf cluster); The Valorous Unit Award; the Joint Meritorious Unit Award (with oak leaf cluster); both the Expert Infantryman badge and Combat Infantryman Badges (2nd award); Master Parachutist Badge (with bronze combat jump star); Pathfinder Badge; Ranger Tab; the French Armed Forces Commando Badge; and the British and Royal Thailand Army Parachutist badges.

Here are a few good links:

Start Skydiving YouTube
Start Skydiving Live Load List
United States Parachute Association
Start Skydiving Newsletter sign-up

News from Start Skydiving Florida:


Kenzie with Thomas

Anjum Ahmed and Lonnie Kirk at Start Skydiving Florida.


That being said – don’t forget to show support for us by Liking us on Facebook and leaving 5-star reviews on our Google Places page: Start Skydiving Florida. Every little bit helps get our name out there!

News from Team Fastrax:

09 06 2012 University of Cincinnati Football vs. Pittsburgh

This weeks Demos

09 11 2012 9.11 Demo

  • Treeman American Flag
  • Gene Ground Crew
  • Doug Johnson Ground Crew
  • Nita Newsom Ground Crew
  • Rick Dale Pilot

09 14 2012 Morgan vs Philo (ARMY)

  • Bud American Flag
  • Alex Lupson Army Streamer
  • Adrienne Ground Crew
  • Jeff Anderson Pilot

09 14 2012 New Albany High School

  • Paul Stanford American Flag
  • Sherri Ground Crew

09 14 2012 Nitro vs. St. Albans (ARMY)

  • Dan Paganini American Flag
  • Treeman Army Flag
  • Gary Holden Ground Crew
  • Rick Dale Pilot

09 15 2012 Air Force Marathon 0820am

  • David Hart Streamer
  • Dan Paganini American Flag
  • Treeman American Flag
  • Fang Streamer
  • Gary Holden Ground Crew
  • Marshal Pilot

09 15 2012 Safety Fair

  • Dan Paganini American Flag
  • Babs Ground Crew
  • Rick Dale Pilot

09 15 2012 The after party at the Greene – 555pm

  • Dan Paganini American Flag
  • Babs Ground Crew
  • Rick Dale Pilot

09 15 2012 University of Cincinnati Football vs. Delaware State

  • Treeman American Flag
  • John Hart UC Flag
  • Bud Streamer
  • David Hart Streamer
  • David French Streamer
  • Jeff Anderson Pilot

“Last weeks Demos”

09 06 2012 University of Cincinnati Football vs. Pittsburgh

  • David French Pyro
  • Paul Stanford Pyro
  • Bud Pyro
  • Treeman Pyro
  • Rudder Pyro
  • Gila American Flag
  • Dan Paganini UC Flag
  • Gene Ground Crew
  • Gary Ground Crew
  • Jeff Anderson Pilot

09 07 2012 Brookville Football

  • Treeman American Flag
  • Gary Holden Ground Crew
  • Marshal Pilot

09 07 2012 Mason vs. Glen Este (ARMY)

  • Paul Stanford American Flag
  • Bud Army Strong
  • David Hart Gameball
  • Sherri Ground Crew
  • Jeff Anderson Pilot

09 07 2012 Talwanda High School

  • Dan Paganini American Flag
  • Fang Streamer / Gameball
  • Babs Ground Crew
  • Rick Dale Pilot

09 08 2012 Amelia Youth Sports

  • Treeman American Flag
  • Babs Ground Crew
  • Marshal Pilot

09 08 2012 Darby Dan

  • Treeman American Flag
  • Fang Streamer
  • Gary Jumper
  • Gene Ground Crew
  • Marshal Pilot

09 09 2012 Darby Dan

  • Treeman American Flag
  • Bud American Flag
  • Gary Jumper
  • Adrienne Ground Crew
  • Marshal Pilot

 

 

 

Dan, Rudder and a Fan @ 07 28 2012 Nuxhall Miracle League Demo

Dayton Dragons Demo

Veteran Nick Mapson, center, greets members of the Team Fastrax Professional Skydiving Team as his wife Jackie, right, hugs Rita Unzner, executive director, Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago, after learning that they will receive a free house, during a ceremony at The Highlands Golf Course in Elgin, Ill., on Thursday, June 21, 2012. Photo By Andrew A. Nelles~For Sun-Times Media

TEAM VIDEO’S:

04 05 2012 Dayton Dragons Team Fastrax Video By “Bud”

04 15 2012 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Team Fastrax Video By “Bud”

05 18 2012 University of Cincinnati Baseball  Team Fastrax Video By “Bud”

05 19 2012 Dayton Dragons Team Fastrax Video By “Bud”

06 14 2012 Start Skydiving “Flag Day” Hook Field Team Fastrax Video By “Brett Dennis”

06 14 2012 American Legion “Flag Day” New Carlisle Team Fastrax Video By “Bud”

06 30 2012 Kentucky Speedway Team Fastrax Video By “Bud”

07 28 2012 Nuxhall Miracle League Team Fastrax Video By “Dan”

08 24 2012 Simon Kenton High School (ARMY) Team Fastrax Video By “Bud”

09 01 2012 Mead Cusa Cup West Carrollton  Team Fastrax Video By “Rudder”

09 01 2012 Mead Cusa Cup OAK GROVE PARK Team Fastrax Video By “Bud”

08 31 2012 Fairfield High School Game Team Fastrax Video By “Dan and Rudder”

09 01 2012 IU vs. Indiana State Team Fastrax Video By “Dan”

09 06 2012 University of Cincinnati Football vs. Pittsburgh Team Fastrax Video By “Team Fastrax”

478th Golf Outing John and Fang


Upcoming Demos:

  • 09 14 2012 Nitro vs. St. Albans (ARMY)
  • 09 15 2012 Air Force Marathon
  • 09 15 2012 The after party at the Greene
  • 09 15 2012 Safety Fair (New)
  • 09 15 2012 University of Cincinnati Football vs. Delaware State
  • 09 22 2012 Otterbein University Homecoming (ARMY)
  • 09 28 2012 La Salle Football vs. Moeller
  • 09 28 2012 Springfield vs. Wayne (ARMY)
  • 09 28 2012 Kettering vs. Centerville (ARMY)
  • 09 29 2012 Wal-Mart Moraine Ohio (New)
  • 10 05 2012 Parkersburg South vs. Parkersburg (ARMY)
  • 10 05 2012 Roger Bacon HS (New)
  • 10 06 2012 University of Cincinnati Football vs. Miami Ohio
  • 10 13 2012 University of Cincinnati Football vs. Fordhame
  • 10 14 2012 63rd AMA Pro Hill Climb (New)
  • 10 26 2012 Chillicothe vs. Portsmouth (ARMY)
  • 10 26 2012 Westerville North vs Westerville South (ARMY)
  • 11 03 2012 University of Cincinnati Football vs. Syracuse
  • 11 17 2012 University of Cincinnati Football vs. Rutgers
  • 11 23 2012 University of Cincinnati Football vs. USF (PYRO JUMP)

Team Fastrax.

News from Start Aviation Services:

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Take time to smell the roses @ Start Aviation Services

A wide variety of aircraft visit our ramp.A wide variety of aircraft visit our ramp.A wide variety of aircraft visit our ramp.


The Team Jacob Foundation 

For more information or to make a donation see the Links Below:

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Gene Newsom

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Click Here For Team Fastrax Skydiving Video
Click Here For Team Fastrax documentary
Click Here For 9/11th Memorial Jump in New York

Start Skydiving proudly serves the Skydive Cincinnati, Skydive Columbus, Skydive Dayton, Skydive Cleveland, Skydive Lexington, Skydive Louisville and Skydive Indianapolis areas. Start Skydiving is where Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky go to skydive. If it is your first skydive or you are an experienced skydiver, come skydive with Start Skydiving Ohio. We teach more people to skydive than any other skydiving center in the Midwest. Find out why we are the #1 place to skydive in the world. 


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