A TRUE HISTORIAN
PRESERVING THE PAST-TO EDUCATE THE FUTURE.
Kacy was a mentor, a teacher, he always took time to help and instruct a aspiring rigger, jumper or Airborne enthusiast.
His expert craftsmanship was well known throughout the parachute community,
One of the few Master Parachute Riggers in the world that made reproduction jumpable World War II equipment, that is still being used by some to this day, in different airshows around the world.
He made displays for Museums, Veteran events, and equipment for films,
He also serviced and made equipment for several World known parachute teams. The World II Airborne Demonstration Team & The World War II Airborne Command, which he help founded.
Is one of the founders of the World War II Airborne Command Foundation,
Born Dearborn, MI, raised in Vallejo, CA,
Logged in 4,362 Jumps, Static Line, HALO (High Altitude Low Opening Parachute Jumps) (Free Falls), Army Airborne Instructor and Jump Master, Skydiving Instructor,
1957: 12 May, Entered USMCR, 6th Force Recon, Hawaii,
1964, Army Special Forces, 20th SFG-19th SFG, Team Sergeant, Master Sergeant,
1965: FAA Senior Parachute Rigger, Seat/Back/Chest.
1965, 1967: Sky Diving, 1st Place Accuracy, 2nd Place Style, Overall Champion, Regional Championships, Hawaii.
1973-1983: Bn CSM 157th Field Artillery, 169th FA Brigade,
2002: Joined Airborne Demonstration Team, Rigger Section,
2006: 18 July 2006, Certified as FAA Master Parachute Rigger,
2006: Resigned from the World War II Airborne Demonstration Team,
2006-2018: Started Kacy Parachute Service Build Airworthy Reproduction WWII Rigs and parachute repairs,
2018: Helped form the World War II Airborne Command, Rigger Section NCOIC,