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Saturday, 18 February 2017

WINTER STORM


WINTER STORM
The 4th Operation Winter Storm, our traditional winter jump exercise held last January 2016 in Slovakia, was an amazing opportunity for active duty, reserve and retired military personnel to take part in an advanced winter military parachute jump exercise, to increase their airborne skills and to earn foreign airborne wings. The aim of this exercise is to familiarize our members with the parachute jump methods, techniques and tactics used in...

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Saturday, 10 December 2016

NEW COLOURS


NEW COLOURS
New Colours to the European Paratroopers Association. On 28 October 2016, the President of the European Paratroopers, LTC Giulio Festa, presented the new Colours to the members of the Association. "The origins of the Colours can be traced back to banners which were used in the field of battle. Although their use in modern times is now confined to ceremonial activities, the Colours are one of the proudest possessions of any military...

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Friday, 02 December 2016

SCHEDULE 2017


SCHEDULE 2017
The European Paratroopers Association is pleased to announce the posting of the first events for the new year! The full Event Calendar 2017 will be coming soon. We know that you, our members and friends will be amazed at the new and vastly improved courses and operations, and will appreciate the new discounted rates and special promotions for groups. Through our excellent contacts we have organized basic and advanced airborne courses and several...

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Wednesday, 30 November 2016

EPA's PJE


EPA's PJE
The EPA Parachute Jump Exercise (PJE) is an international static line parachute training event. Paratroopers and military parachutists coming from NATO and friend countries' Armed Forces conduct multiple non-tactical and tactical parachute static line descents out fixed-wings and rotary-wings aircraft, with and without individual equipment and weapon (dummy gun) placed inside containers, with current operational military round canopy parachute...

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Sunday, 20 November 2016

LAST SALUTE


LAST SALUTE
Military Honors For The Sergent Dmytro Zinchenko. On November 12th a final salute with military honors was given to our Brother and Staff Member Sgt. Dmytro Zinchenko by the European Paratroopers Association. Family members and comrades from Ukraine and Italy said their last formal farewell together with a hundred people who took part to the ceremony to pay their respects to Sergent of the Guard Dmytro Zinchenko, who lost his life during a...

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