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Paratroopers Compete for February Best Squad

Paratroopers from across the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division gathered Tuesday, February 12th to compete for the honor of the brigade’s Best Squad.

Over a series of stations on Fort Bragg, competitors demonstrated their physical endurance and grit, marksmanship under mental and physical stress, their medical knowledge, airborne proficiency and mental agility.

Fury Paratroopers Conduct Weapons Training

Fort Bragg-based paratroopers recently conducted live fire-ranges to familiarize themselves with various weapon systems.

Paratroopers from the 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division conducted M9 Pistol, Shotgun and M320 Grenade Launcher ranges at Camp Atterbury, Indiana.

The battalion conducted the off-post training cycle at Camp Atterbury to give paratroopers and leaders the opportunity to conduct tough, complex training in a realistic environment.