VIDEO: Soldier Base Jumps from Liberty Memorial in

Published 08/19 2013 03:13PM

Updated 08/19 2013 03:16PM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- An American soldier BASE jumped from the Liberty Memorial Monday morning in an effort to raise awareness for members of the military.

Major Alastair Macartney jumped 217 feet as a tribute to service members, one year ahead of the centennial of World War I. He carried an American flag with him as he parachuted to the ground.

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