Parachuting News and Highlights

2020 Armed Forces Sports Championships Cancellations
April 10, 2020 - As leadership continues to monitor the current COVID-19 guidance from the Department of Defense and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the Armed Forces Sports Council has made the decision to cancel all Armed Forces Sports Championships and events through September 30, 2020.  

Military World Games opens with dazzling spectacle
The U.S. Armed Forces Sports team marches during opening ceremonies for the 2019 CISM Military World Games in Wuhan, China Oct. 18, 2019. Teams from more than 100 countries will compete in dozens of sporting events through Oct. 28. (DoD photo by EJ Hersom)
Oct. 18, 2019 - U.S. service members watched colorful pageantry Friday evening during the opening ceremony for the 7th CISM Military World Games.

Qualifying Standards for CISM Military World Games
Sgt. Elizabeth Wasil carries the U.S. flag into the opening ceremony of the CISM World Games in Mungyeong, South Korea, Oct. 2, 2015. About 165 athletes and coaches follow behind her.
April 26, 2019 - The application period continues for the upcoming Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) Military World Games hosted in Wuhan, China from October 18-28, 2019.

USA sets record while winning gold in formation skydiving
The U.S. Armed Forces Parachuting Team featuring the Army Golden Knights Parachuting Team win gold while setting the CISM World Record in Formation Sky Diving. From left to right: SFC Jennifer Davis; SFC Laura Davis; SFC Scott Janis (Videographer); SFC Angela Nichols; SFC Dannielle Woosely
Oct. 12, 2015 - POHANG, South Korea - Team USA parachutists set a world record as they beat out China to take the gold in women's formation skydiving here Oct. 7 during the Military World Games.

US Women Break CISM World Record on their way to Formation Skydiving Gold
US Women's team on the podium salute as the US National Anthem plays SFC Jennifer Davidson, SFC Laura Dickmeyer, SSG Matt Navarro, SFC Angela Nichols, SFC Dannielle Woosley at the 38th Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) in Solo, Indonesia 17-28 September
Oct. 2, 2014 - (Solo, Indonesia) – The US Armed Forces Women’s Parachuting Team broke the CISM World Record in Formation Skydiving, dominating the competition on their way to gold.