Fort Benning

U.S. Army Fort Benning and The Maneuver Center of Excellence


Jumpmaster Site

Jumpmaster

1LT John E. Hubbard

CPT William M. Taylor

1SG Jason P. Ogris

1SG William J. Gallant

Mission


HHC/1-507 PIR (United States Army Jumpmaster School) trains personnel in the skills necessary to jumpmaster a combat-equipped jump and the proper attaching, jumping, and releasing of combat and individual equipment while participating in an actual jump that is proficient in the duties and responsibilities of the Jumpmaster and Safety; procedures for rigging individual equipment containers and door bundles; personnel parachute components by their specific nomenclature and characteristics; procedures and standards required to conduct a Jumpmaster personnel inspection (JMPI); the duties and responsibilities of the Drop Zone Safety Officer; the presentation of the Jumpmaster briefing and sustained airborne training (SAT); and the execution of the duties of a Jumpmaster and Safety from a USAF aircraft during a day/night combat equipment jump.