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Silver Wings Parachute Team does Columbus surprise jump

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COLUMBUS, Ga. -

Students of St. Anne-Pacelli Catholic School were treated to a surprise Friday afternoon when two Silver Wings Parachute Team members flow into the school's field day.

The military parachute jumpers from Fort Benning did flips on their way down to the school's baseball field.

The school says they have strong military ties with 20% of students having at least one active duty military parent. Another 5%  have a retired military parent. There are currently two St. Anne-Pacelli graduates studying at the U.S. Air Force Academy, two graduates studying at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, and several graduates enrolled in ROTC or cadet programs at their chosen university.

Mobile app users can see the slideshow and video of the jump by clicking here.

James Brierton

James joined WRBL News 3 with experience from CNN, NBC News and his own hyper-local news site. He manages the WRBL News 3 Web desk. More>>

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