Special Ops: Pararescue Jumpers, 1st Edition

  • Lee Slater
  • Published By: Checkerboard Library
  • ISBN-10: 1680771302
  • ISBN-13: 9781680771305
  • DDC: 358.4
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 6th Grade
  • 32 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released October 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016
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This title introduces readers to Pararescue Jumpers. Engaging text explores the Pararescue Jumpers’ history, key missions, role in the US military, major accomplishments, required training, weapons, gear, technology, and other fascinating information. Qualifications needed to become a Pararescue Jumper, training such as the Pararescue Physical Ability and Stamina Test and the Pipeline, the life of a Pararescue Jumper, and cutting-edge technology and weapons are covered.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: On the Scene During Hurricane Katrina.
2: Before the Pararescue Jumpers.
3: A Game Changer.
4: Blackie’s Gang.
5: Pararescue is Born.
6: The Pipeline.
7: Camaraderie & Traditions.
8: Vehicles & Gear.
9: The Most Decorated PJ.
10: The Future of the Pararescue Jumpers.