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Support Paratroopers Compete in Best Squad Competition

Paratroopers assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division compete in the brigade’s April Best Squad Competition.

A paratrooper assigned to the 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment changes a tire as part of the brigade’s April Best Squad Competition.

The event pitted squad-sized teams of soldiers from the brigade’s Forward Support Companies against each other in friendly competition to determine the month’s top squad.

The competition included five stations testing the paratroopers’ knowledge in communication, airborne proficiency, weapons assembly and maintenance spread over a seven-mile ruckmarch route, half of which the soldiers had to wear their M50 Protective Masks.

The Spring 2018 Edition of the Static Line

The Spring 2018 Edition of the Static Line, the quarterly news magazine of the Panther Brigade is now available!

Inside, you’ll find how 2nd Battalion honors their fallen, details about the Golden Brigade Breakfast scheduled for All American Week and read about the Janney Cup competition.

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.