Advanced Individual Training:11 Weeks, 4 days, Fort Lee, VA
Parachute riggers are primarily responsible for repairing textile and canvas items, webbed equipment and clothing.
ˇ Rig supplies, equipment and vehicles for airdrop
ˇ Perform technical, routine and in-storage rigger-type inspection on cargo, extraction and personnel parachute as well as other airdrop equipment before, during and after each use
ˇ Inventory, clean, receive, store and issue all airdrop equipment used in airdrop operations
ˇ Use and maintain machines and tools for fabrication, modification and repair to parachute and other airdrop equipment
ˇ Inspect, test and install extraction and release systems
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