Category Archives: Operations

Panther Paratroopers Train for Live Fire Exercises

Paratroopers assigned to Company B, 307th Brigade Engineer Battalion and Troop B, 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division conducted battle drills March 13th and 14th on Fort Bragg. The paratroopers conducted the battle drills in preparation for training involving live ammunition.

 

Panther Brigade Hosts Janney Cup

Lieutenants assigned to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division competed in the Janney Cup, an annual competition held to determine the brigade’s top Lieutenant. The brigade hosts the Janney Cup each year in honor of 2nd Lt. Richard Janney, a member of the 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment killed during the Normandy Invasion when the vehicle he was driving struck a land mine.

3rd Brigade Paratroopers Compete for Best Squad

Paratroopers assigned 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division competed in the brigade’s Best Squad Competition held March 6 on Fort Bragg, North Carolina. The competition tested the paratroopers’ physical fitness, grit and technical skill through a series of tasks during a seven-mile ruck march.