On June 16th, a wonderful welcome home Skydiving Boogie fundraising event was held for the Rangers of 1st Battalion, returning home from Afghanistan, and on behalf of the Army Ranger Lead The Way Fund. The event was held at the Statesboro / Bullock County Georgia Municipal Airport in Statesboro, Ga. and the host organization was The Jumping Place Skydiving Center.

Army Ranger Lead The Way Fund would like to extend a very special thank you to event coordinators Richard Turner, Arlo Pace, J Schrimsher II, Jenni Breda and Cathy Kloess, owner of The Jumping Place Skydiving Center, for their incredible efforts.  In addition to the aforementioned, many people dedicated their time and efforts to helping to make this a successful event including:


Arlo Pace of The Skydiving Outlet, Deland
Jay S. and Aerodyne –
Paraclete XP Skyventure
United Parachute Technologies

Event Staff:

Tyler Dawdry (Pilot)
Cathy Kloess (Pilot)
Marcus Finley (Packer)
Kibang Lee (Tandem Instructor)
Ed Kloess (Instructor)
Shannon Kloess (Manifest)


Stephen Travers
Ryan Redfoot
Jonna Reinhardt
Zac Brown

Thank you again to all who supported this event.  We are already looking forward to next year!


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