Author Lee Kind has 95 recorded jumps and 30+ Jumpmaster duties. Lee served over 6 years in the 82nd Airborne Division and successfully trained over 20 officers and non-commissioned officers to become Jumpmasters on their first attempt in a school that normally fails over 50% of the students.
This unique guide gives specific training tips and tricks that will help ensure you get top marks in all phases of Jumpmaster training.
Airborne contains numerous photos and illustrations of the specialized equipment you need to become familiar with, and diagrams of rigging methods / aircraft configurations.
Whether you want to go to Airborne school, Jumpmaster school, or become a better Jumpmaster, this book has in it what every airborne soldier should know and every Jumpmaster must know.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
CPT Lee Kind is a 1996 graduate of the Augusta State University in Augusta, GA where he received a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree with Summa Cum Laude honors. Lee also earned Distinguished Military Graduate honors and a Regular Army Commission as a Second Lieutenant in the Transportation Corps. He is the author of physical fitness, leadership, and a dangerous military skill (jumping out of perfectly good airplanes) books. He has held numerous leadership positions ranging from entry-level to senior-level in the U.S. Army, the corporate world, and in various sports leagues.
He is also the author of several books including:
MAX Out: the Army, Navy, and Marine Physical Fitness Tests , MAX Out Vol. II, 25 Days to becoming a Better Leader at Work, Home, and Play and Become a Public Speaking Superstar, Yes, You!
“Lee Kind is absolutely the most proficient and professional Jumpmaster that I have ever had the pleasure of working with in my 14 years of military service in Airborne units. His dedication to teaching and mentoring Jumpmaster students and fellow Jumpmasters is unsurpassed.”
- 1LT Yablonski, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne)
“There is no better train the trainer than CPT Lee Kind. CPT Kind’s expertise, attention to detail, training standards and care for paratroopers is second to none."
- MAJ Seed, former 82d ABN Division Company Commander
"AIRBORNE: So You Want to Be A Jumpmaster" by Lee Kind - 64 pages - ISBN 978-0-9851292-
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