EXPEDITION IN HONOR OF EXTORTION 17
Over the course of 15 days, the Mt. Everest Skydiving Expedition team conducted five jumps in the highest drop zones in the world in the Mt. Everest region, honoring the fallen warriors of Extortion 17. 2021 marks the 10th anniversary of Extortion 17, the greatest single-incident loss of US lives in Operating Enduring Freedom – Afghanistan, on August 6th, 2011. 31 Americans lost their lives when their CH-47 (callsign ‘Extortion 17’) was shot down by the Taliban.
- Honor the 10-year anniversary of Extortion 17
- Raise funds for Special Operations Warrior Foundation
- Launch the first mission of Legacy Expeditions
Funds Raised: $200K
Overview of Mt. Everest
MFF instructor, Parachute Rigger, Photographer, Account Executive, and Program Manager at Complete Parachute Solutions. “It was an honor to learn from and jump with Mike in Nepal.”
Complete Parachute Solutions Instructor
Dr. Ryan Jackson
UK Medical Physician, Aviation Medicine and Major Trauma Resuscitation Expert
Dawa Steven Sherpa
Nepalese Sherpa, Adventurer, Entrepreneur, and Environnementaliste
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