The motto of 1 para Bn in South Africa is Ex Alto Vincimus. We conquer from above.
That which is not forbidden, is compulsory.
mors de caelo
- death from the sky/death from the heavens
“The sheep believe the wolf will never come, but the SHEEPDOG lives for that day!”
- LTC (Ret) Dave Grossman
54 jumps and your showing up as "airborne qualified" and not PARATROOPER....Wasupp!!!!
"If you can't communicate, you can't command"
Student: What if my main parachute doesn't open?
Black Hat: You will immediately deploy your reserve parachute.
Student: What if my reserve parachute doesn't open?
Black Hat: You have the rest of your Airborne life to think about it.
It's all Greek to me......
Lo, there do I see my father. Lo, there do I see my mother, my sisters, and my brothers. Lo, there do I see the line of my people, Back to the beginning! Lo, they do call to me. They bid me take my place among them, in the halls of
Valhalla! Where the brave may live forever!
B Company, 1/508 Inf (Abn) and 3/505 PIR
Member of the original 505th PIR Gavin Squad - 1986
"We deal in lead friend."...Steve McQueen,The Magnificent Seven 82d Abn Div: 1983-86
Retired NYS LEO/NRA Life Member
Colt Gov't & OM/Glock 19&26/Ruger SP101
Still Love Ya Sarah !! I will NOT Comply!