82nd Airborne Division
03/26/2017 at 18:39. Facebook
All American Paratroopers continue to dominate! Earlier today, Captain Stephen Marthy, commander of HHC / 1-504th PIR, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, won the All American Marathon, coming in at 2 hours and 40 minutes! #ParatroopersForLife
82nd Airborne Division
03/25/2017 at 20:40. Facebook
Oscar Davis, Jr. was injured in Ardennes while fighting with his fellow All American Paratroopers during the Battle of the Bulge in December, 1944. Today, more than 70 years later, in front of more than 50 current All American Paratroopers, he was awarded the Purple Heart for his injuries.

Once you wear the Double A Patch, you are an All American Paratrooper for life. In America's Guard of...
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82nd Airborne Division
03/25/2017 at 14:07. Facebook
The Falcon Brigade #Paratroopers of 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division are getting after it in the fight against ISIS in Iraq, providing indirect fire, intelligence analysis, and planning advise to their partners in the Iraqi Army. Always remember that we have Paratroopers in harm's way. #FightTonight
82nd Airborne Division
03/24/2017 at 20:23. Facebook
Join the Airborne & Special Operations Museum Foundation tomorrow at 11:30 a.m. for a book signing! Maurice Renaud, son of Alexandre and Simone Renaud, will sign Sainte-Mere-Eglise: D-Day, June 6, 1944, a book written by his father, and Mother of Normandy, a book about his mother.

Following the book signing, at 11:30am, a special showing of the documentary produced by Doug Stebleton, The...
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82nd Airborne Division
03/24/2017 at 12:40. Facebook
Today we unveil our official #AAW100 banner! This May 22 - 25th, we will honor our century of service with the biggest All American Week yet. Let us know what you think!
82nd Airborne Division
03/23/2017 at 20:30. Facebook
This Saturday, March 25, at 10 a.m. the Airborne & Special Operations Museum Foundation is honoring three Medal of Honor recipients: Lt. Col. Robert George Cole of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Pfc. Charles Neilans DeGlopper and Private Joe Gandara from the 82nd Airborne Division. Special guest Lt. Col. (RET) John Szoka, N.C. House District 45 Representative, will be the guest...
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82nd Airborne Division
03/23/2017 at 18:00. Facebook
Just like the 82nd Airborne Division, Lt. Col. James "Maggie" Megellas turned 100 this year. Hear his story about the battle of Anzio in his own words on the latest episode of the All American Legacy Podcast.

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82nd Airborne Division
03/23/2017 at 12:35. Facebook
23 years ago today 24 All American Paratroopers were killed in an aircraft collision at Fort Bragg's Green Ramp in the Division's worst peacetime loss of life. An F-16 collided with a C-130 just above the tarmac and then ricocheted into a parked C-141.

The quick action of emergency responders as well as Paratroopers waiting to board aircraft saved more lives. Major General William M....
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82nd Airborne Division
03/22/2017 at 18:00. Facebook
Were Paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division really issued the cricket clicker as portrayed in the movie "The Longest Day?" Find out what's myth and what's fact in the latest episode of the All American Legacy Podcast.

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82nd Airborne Division
03/22/2017 at 11:50. Facebook
Check out the new #AllAmerican Banners now hanging along the main road ways in the Division area of Fort Bragg, N.C.

The banners feature images of our storied history, Medal of Honor and Silver Star recipients, superlative #Paratroopers, and the 82nd in action.

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82nd Airborne Division
03/21/2017 at 19:53. Facebook
82nd Airborne Division Paratroopers performed airborne operations from a UH-60 Black Hawk assigned to 2-82 Aviation Regiment onto Holland Drop Zone at Fort Bragg, N.C. The Paratroopers are getting ready for the Best Ranger Competition who will represent the Division and compete next month at US Army Fort Benning April 7-9.
82nd Airborne Division
03/21/2017 at 11:30. Facebook
The Devils in Baggy Pants - one of the most storied nicknames and one of the most prestigious units in American military history.

Listen in to this week's #AllAmericanLegacyPodcast episode to find out how the 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment came to be known as the Devils during fighting at Anzio, how their spirit lives on today and one piece of 82nd lore that just may be more myth than...
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All American Legacy Podcast Ep. 11 - Devils in Baggy Pants | 504th PIR earns a nickname

The Devils in Baggy Pants. It’s one of the most storied nicknames and one of the most prestigious units in American military history. On Episode 11 we revisi...

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82nd Airborne Division
03/21/2017 at 10:56. Facebook
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82nd Airborne Division
03/21/2017 at 00:35. Facebook
Our #Paratroopers of 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division continue to build readiness at their combined arms live fire.

Through innovation and cutting edge technology, the 82nd Airborne Division, America's Guard of Honor, is ready to win tomorrow's fight.

Here Paratroopers from Devil Brigade's 2-501 Geronimo battalion employ the PD-100 Black Hornet Nano drone to gather...
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Our Panther Brigade's co-ed team won first place at yesterday's Bataan Memorial Death March!

The Bataan Memorial Death March is a challenging 26.2-mile march through the high desert terrain of the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. The memorial march is conducted in honor of the heroic service members who defended the Philippine Islands during World War II.

After the U.S. surrender...
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Check out the Gun Devils, 1st brigade's 3-319 Airborne Field Artillery Regiment raining steel out in the Fort Bragg traininga areas, providing indirect fire in support of our Devil Brigade Paratroopers!
The 9th Iraqi Army Division, supported by our Falcon Brigade, continues to make progress in the fight against ISIS. Our Paratroopers are in a critical fight against a brutal enemy that gives no quarter. We'll continue to provide updates from the Falcon Brigade.
Congratulations to the Paratroopers of Charlie Company, 2-325 in Falcon Brigade for winning the 2nd Quarter / FY17 Gavin Cup!

The Gavin Cup is a quarterly competition among all companies, troops, and batteries in the Division measuring deployability, marksmanship and physical fitness.

All Paratroopers from Charlie Rock are exempt from taskings for one quarter and will receive custom PT...
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All American Family Time is coming! Beginning in May, EVERY unit in the 82nd Airborne Division will be released no later than 3 PM every Friday!
Our unique mission - jumping in the dead of night behind enemy lines, requires an unparalleled level of trust ... a trust that Paratroopers who end up in LGOPs are well-trained, selfless professionals who will have your back when it counts the most and are willing to lay down their life for their fellow Paratroopers. Unprofessional behavior is a devastating blow to organizational cohesion and...
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