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June Best Squad Competition

Paratroopers from across the Panther brigade competed in the brigade’s monthly Best Squad Competition earlier this month on Fort Bragg.

The competition required the Panthers to ruckmarch over six miles and then complete numerous stations testing their medical knowledge, Airborne proficiency, medical skills and mental agility.

Panthers Compete for May Best Squad

Paratroopers from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division participated in the brigade’s May Best Squad Competition on May 2, 2018.

The competition is a monthly contest to determine the top squad in the Panther brigade and often challenges the physical and mental fitness of the participants.

This month’s competition required paratroopers to ruckmarch over 6 miles on Fort Bragg, taking them up and down Coolyconch Mountain while testing their communication skills and memory.

 

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.