Category Archives: Airborne Accomplishment

Congratulations to this Quarter’s Iron Mike Award Recipients!

We congratulate three members of the Panther Family who were recognized Wednesday, October 24th at the Fort Bragg Iron Mike Awards!

The Iron Mike Awards recognize volunteers for their efforts to improve the quality of life for paratroopers and their families on Fort Bragg

Mrs. Jeanette Turner, second from left, of 2nd Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment was recognized with the Iron Mike Pin for contributing over 300 hours of volunteer service.
Mrs. Candice Reilly, second from the left, of 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment was recognized with the Bronze Star for over 500 hours of volunteer service.
Mrs. Bonnie Weber, second from the left, was recognized with the Silver Star for contributing over 750 volunteer hours.

P6 Sends – Congratulations to Sgt. Scanlon and Sgt. Shealy

Panther Paratroopers, Families and Friends,

CSM Teakell and I are extremely proud of Sgt. Clinton Scanlon and Sgt. William Shealy, both of 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, and commend them on their team performance during the Intentional Sniper Competition held this week on Fort Benning, Georgia.  They truly demonstrated the readiness, competency, and lethality of the Panther Paratrooper.


SGT Scanlon and SGT Shealy represented the entire 82nd Airborne Division at the grueling, multi-day competition testing every facet of their endurance, skill, and proficiency as precision marksmen.  They performed well against many of the top sniper teams from the US and our partner nations, finishing 4th out of 32 teams.
When you see them, congratulate these outstanding 1P Paratroopers on a job well done.

H-Minus!

COL Art Sellers
Panther 6

CSM Reese Teakell
Panther 9

Panther Brigade Celebrates Centurion Jump

Sgt. Maj. Steven Noonan, the 3rd Brigade Combat Team’s Operations Sergeant Major, became the 82nd Airborne Division’s newest Centurion after completing his 100th static-line parachute operation early Sept. 21, 2018 jumping onto Fort Bragg’s Sicily Drop Zone.

Noonan has served in the 504th, 505th and 508th Parachute Infantry Regiments during his career and completed the nighttime combat jump with other members of the brigade to rehearse Assault Command Post operations.