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13/06/2004 George H.W. Bush celebrates his 80th birthday with tandem jump

Bush made a tandem jump, harnessed to a member of an Army’s Golden Knights parachute team, onto the grounds of his presidential library. The jump, Bush’s fifth, earned him parachutist’s wings that were pinned on him after he landed. The wings include a small bronze star, indicating he’d made a combat jump in a hostile area.