• April 19, 2014

Fort Hood soldiers train for airborne missions at iFLY

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Related YouTube Video

Posted: Thursday, June 27, 2013 4:30 am | Updated: 8:45 am, Thu Jun 27, 2013.

AUSTIN — When Capt. Daniel Stephens entered a wind tunnel blasting air at more than 100 mph, the soldier’s cheeks flapped against his face.

“The first time you get kind of mad because the opposite happens of what you really expect. I tried to reach for the door and ended up flying back,” said Stephens, commander of Charlie Company, 2nd Squadron, 38th Cavalry Regiment, 504th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade. “Once you get relaxed (and find a stable position), it’s kind of calm actually.”

Subscription Required

An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service to view this article in its entirety.

Have an online subscription?

Login Now

Need an online subscription?

Subscribe

Login

Choose an online service.

    You must login to view the full content on this page.

    Thank you for reading KDHNews.com free articles on our site. You can come back at the end of your 30-day period for another 20 free articles, or you can choose a subscription at this time and continue to enjoy valuable local news and information. If you need help, please contact our office at 254-634-2125. You need an online service to view this article in its entirety.

    Have an online subscription?

    Login Now

    Need an online subscription?

    Subscribe

    Login

    Choose an online service.

      More about

      More about

      More about

      Rules of Conduct

      • 1 Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
      • 2 Don't Threaten or Abuse. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. AND PLEASE TURN OFF CAPS LOCK.
      • 3 Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
      • 4 Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
      • 5 Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
      • 6 Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.

      Welcome to the discussion.

      Poll

      Loading…

      Military Videos

      Featured Events