18 October 2018

‘A gnarly journey’: Skydivers jump in all 50 states to raise awareness for veterans

stripes.com

FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii — Sandwiched between the blue of Hawaii’s sky and sea, a pair of skydivers completed their quest Tuesday to parachute in all 50 states during a single cross-country trek. Annette O’Neil, 37, and Joel Strickland, 38, parachuted over Dillingham Airfield on the North Shore of Oahu, completing their Down for 50 journey that began May 1 in Arizona. The jumps were intended to raise awareness of Operation Enduring Warrior, a veteran-founded nonprofit organization with programs to [...]