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‘Riggers’ ensure Airmen's safety

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  • By Airman 1st Class Daniel Snider
  • 23rd Wing Public Affairs

The 820th Combat Operations Squadron’s four-person shop of parachute riggers are responsible for ensuring every 820th Base Defense Group parachute is serviceable, while also ensuring ground safety at the drop zone. 

The team packed and inspected more than 490 parachutes in 2017.