Artillery Paratroopers, Aviators Conduct Air Assault

Artillery paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division conducted sling load operations and a live-fire exercise Oct. 24, 2018 on Fort Bragg, North Carolina. 

Paratroopers from Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment partnered with aviators from Company C, 2-82 Aviation Regiment, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade to conduct the complex air assault and live fire exercise.

The operation tested the paratroopers’ and aviators’ ability to integrate their capabilities while demonstrating their technical expertise and tactical capability to provide lethal fires. 

 

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