The USSO Para-Commandos dropped into the Threshers game this week as part of their Independence Day Celebration on July 3rd. The team also included post-game fireworks….I’d tell you more, but I’m going to let this video do the talking.
The Para-Commandos are the US Special Operations Command’s premier aerial parachute demonstration team. They perform at high visibility events across the nation, informing the public about the US Special Operations Command; the command’s mission, and the contributions our 70,000 plus Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and Department of Defense Civilians are making across the United States and in more than 70 countries around the globe. See more here, including access to DD Form 2535 which is also the same for as the Golden Knight, Blue Angels and other military demonstration teams. It’s likely the same form used by President Trump this week for his Military Celebration on July 4th (this is speculation, not fake news).
The game also set a new attendance record for the team:
CLEARWATER, Fla. – The Clearwater Threshers have set a new single-game attendance record for Spectrum Field with 10,055 announced on July 3, 2019. The evening was capped by the Threshers’ famous Independence Day fireworks celebration after the game with the Fort Myers Miracle.
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🇺🇸 Spectrum Field is the "hot target" for the @USSOCOM Para-Commandos tonight! They will be dropping in for a special pregame presentation.
Gates at 5:30 p.m. | Game at 7:00 p.m. pic.twitter.com/ltYcLC2OyA
— Clearwater Threshers Baseball (@Threshers) July 3, 2019