12 Aug 2016

Chuck Sheley: Smokejumpers

From Nine To Noon, 10:07 am on 12 August 2016

Kathryn Ryan talks to retired smokejumper Chuck Sheley about the history of the elite firefighters who use parachutes to battle fires in remote parts of national parks. These days Chuck is the editor of Smokejumper magazine and is writing a book on the history of the group's work training CIA agents to skydive during the Cold War.