Skydiving Disabled Veterans

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Sergio Lopez, center, an Army veteran who is a double amputee because of wounds he suffered in Iraq in 2006, gets ready to jump out of the plane in a tandem jump, 7,000 feet in the air, as skydivers and veterans flocked to Skydive Midwest, in the Town of Yorkville near Union Grove, Wis., July 17, 2011, for the fourth annual Tandems for Troops. There were four tandem jumpers in his plane load. The event raised donation money for disabled veterans and let disabled veterans skydive for free with a professional. It also featured attempts by skydiving groups to beat state records for the most people participating in certain jumps. (AP Photo/Journal Times, Mark Hertzberg)