Black Daggers parachute team to jump in honor of healthcare workers
The U.S. Army plans to show its support for healthcare workers and hospitals where they work with a free aerial demonstration on Friday.
The U.S. Army Special Operations Command Parachute Demonstration Team, the Black Daggers, will perform at 10 a.m. in Pascagoula and 2 p.m. in Ocean Springs on Friday.
The Black Daggers are comprised of volunteers from throughout the Army special operations community. They have diverse backgrounds and possess various military specialties. The team represents the professionalism and dedication of Special Operations Forces and performs aerial demonstrations in support of U.S. Army Special Operations Command community outreach and recruiting efforts.
The landing zone for the 10 a.m. jump will be the helipad at Singing River Health System on Denny Avenue in Pascagoula.
The landing zone for the 2 p.m. jump will be the helipad at Singing River Health System on Bienville Boulevard in Ocean Springs.
A press release from the Black Daggers said it’s the Army’s way of showing appreciation and thanks to the hospitals and healthcare workers for how they supported and continue to support our communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.