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Glenn Bangs

Nickname: GB

Rank on team: CPT

Years on Team: 1976-1982,1988-1990

Team Jobs & Highlights

  • Black Demonstration Team
  • Formation (Relative Work) Skydiving Team Leader
  • Operations Officer
  • Golden Knight of the Year, 1981
  • World Champion in 4 Way Relative Work, 1981
  • First 200 Demo Season on Black Team, 1979

Army Jobs & Highlights

  • Founding member of 1st Battalion, Ranger, 75th Infantry, Airborne 1974
  • Founding member, 3rd Battalion, Ranger 75th Infantry, Airborne, 1984
  • Company Commander, Company A, 4th Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment During Operation Desert Shield/Storm, deployed as 82nd Airborne Division DRF 1 Battalion Task Force
  • I had the honor and privilege of deploying to combat with 150 American Paratroopers and bringing them ALL back home unscathed, wounded, or injured.

Civilian Jobs & Highlights

  • Trained former President George Herbert Walker Bush to skydive using the Accelerated Freefall (AFF) method in 1997 and 1999.
  • Worked for OGA as a Security Consultant and Contractor, 2008-2012, AFF Examiner.

Awards & Badges

  • Ranger Qualified
  • Master Parachutist
  • Pathfinder
  • Combat Diver
  • Combat Infantry Badge
  • HALO Jump Master
  • Bronze Star for Combat Service