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Parachute Rigger

November 13, 2013

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Evelyn Wiley, a WAVE stationed at NAS Los Alamitos in California, hangs a parachute in the dry locker room. This allows the parachute to unfold and keep its elasticity. The life of a parachute is seven years.

The photograph comes from the National Archives.

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