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United States Navy Parachute Team Performing at AutoZone Park

May 5, 2017 - Pacific Coast League (PCL) - Memphis Redbirds News Release

MEMPHIS, Tennessee - The United States Navy Parachute Team, "The Leap Frogs," will be jumping into AutoZone Park on Friday, May 12, as part of the Armed Forces Night celebration that evening.

Fans are encouraged to arrive in their seats no later than 6:45 p.m. to be able to see The Leap Frogs put on their spectacular show. Game time is set for 7:05.

Also on Armed Forces Night, the Navy Brass Quintet will be performing in the Plaza before the game, beginning at 5:30 p.m. The Plaza will also feature displays, equipment, and interactive exhibits.

On Armed Forces Night, and every other night at AutoZone Park, active-duty and retired military personnel can receive a discount on up to two game tickets at the Box Office. A valid military ID is required.

About "The Leap Frogs" The United States Navy Parachute Team, "The Leap Frogs," is the official parachute demonstration team of the United States Navy and part of the United States Naval Special Warfare Command. The team is made up of active-duty Navy SEALs, Special Warfare Combatant-craft Crewmen (SWCC), and support personnel. A typical Leap Frogs performance consists of six jumpers leaping out of an aircraft at an altitude of 6,000 feet. After freefalling, sometimes using smoke or streamers, The Leap Frogs fly their canopies together to build canopy-relative work formations. After performances, The Leap Frogs make themselves available to the public to answer questions about the Navy and the Naval Special Warfare community, as well as to sign autographs.

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