The Parachute Regiment is one of the toughest units in the U.S. military and in the world. Its training course is designed to push recruits to their limits; only those who are strong in mind and body can pass the course. This book will take you through the entire training course. Only when the recruits have show real endurance can they even begin parachute training, working up to the moment they proudly receive their parachute wings badge. This book gives amazing insights into the training, including: • How the recruits cope with carrying an 80-pound pack. • The bizarre equipment needed for parachute training. • What it takes to jump out of a balloon at 800 feet. • How these men have proved their levels of endurance in war.