Wow. Our experiment is off to a great start—let's see if we can finish it off sooner than expected.
U.S. Army Cadet Bernard Wheeler, right, and U.S. Army Pvt. Daniel Shirer, both students with the U.S. Army Airborne School, board a C-130 aircraft for their first parachute jump with combat equipment on Fort Benning, Ga., July 21, 2009. (Photo courtesy army.mil.)