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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.

Join Gator Paratroopers in the CBRNE Chamber

Join Gator paratroopers from the 82nd Brigade Support Battalion as they conduct Chemical Defense training on Fort Bragg.

The training required the paratroopers to enter a sealed chamber filled with tear-gas to perform a series of tasks and exercises.

Training like this builds the paratrooper’s knowledge how to use their M50 Protective Mask and confidence in its ability to protect them from airborne chemical hazards.