Copyright© CJ Magro, Paratroopers of the 50's
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CJ gets the Free Fall Monkey off his back.
Thanks to CRESTVIEW SKYDIVING CENTER,
located in Crestview Fl.
Pictures taken by James Jones , who also goes by CJ
CJ skydiving
Made Free Fall on 7-24-99 at Crestview Fl. Jumped from
twin engine Otter at 14000 ft. pulled at approx. 5000 ft.

1956
CJ Then
2000
CJ skydiving

OK, OK , so I've changed a "LITTLE" but the nose looks the same!!

The guys who jumped with me were: on my right  Tracy Hickman, a Ranger on Active duty, the Guy on my left is Bob Holler, a Paramedic on active duty and the Guy making the Video and taking the pictures is James Jones. James is in the Airforce, still on active duty with 14 years service he also goes by CJ.
CJ & CJcj_with_cjYeah I know it's hard to tell us apart

Guys you would have been proud to see the respect they afford me, not for anything I did, but just for being a Paratrooper of the 50's, but what I really like was all those young girls hugging me and kissing my bald head , haha

Guys-- eat your heart out !!!

Note, Italians talk with hands regardless of the place, conditions or lighting
CJ in plane

CJ says, "Man, did you see the body position I had on the exit"

Bob says " CJ, suck in your gut I can't see the other Jumper"

Tracy says "CJ, on the next jump we are going to have to use sand bags on the side opposite from you. When you jumped the , plane almost turned over"

CJ skydiving
CJ skydiving CJ Yells to the Cameraman, "How do you like this great body position

Cameraman " Only Laughs"

Bob says, " CJ, quit screwing around  it almost lunch time"

Tracy says, "Bob, I believe his jump suit is starting to tear at the waist"

CJ says " Wasn't I supposed to pull some thing about now ??

Tracy says " Bob , guess it true about these old Troopers, their memory is the second thing to go"

Bob says "Yeah, sad isn't it !! "

CJ skydiving

CJ skydiving CJ yells to cameraman,
"Where did every one go?"

Cameraman yells back " To Lunch , they said, since you had already signed the release form you're on your own !!

CJ after Jump

Damnit, I missed a Standing Landing by Just that "--" Much!!



Ps, I returned and made 4 additional jumps in 2000 they were great but not as exciting as the first.

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