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Senior Parachutist Wings Presented to Two Panthers

Two paratroopers assigned to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division earned their Senior Parachutist Wings January 26th.

Sergeant 1st. Class Brian K Souders of Company A, 2nd Battalion 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment and Staff Sgt. Jones of 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment were both earned the distinguished honor.

PantherFamily, we congratulate Sergeant 1st. Class Brian K. Souders of Company A, 2nd Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment on earning his Senior Parachutist Wings January 26. Here, he is pinned by Capt. Matthew Risenmay.
#Panthers, join us in congratulating Staff Sgt. Jones of A Troop, 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment on earning his Senior Parachutist Badge tonight! #Airborne #AllTheWay!

 

 

Congratulations to January’s Best Squad!

Congratulations to the paratroopers of 2nd Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment for winning January’s Best Squad competition.

Congratulations to the paratroopers of 2nd Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment for winning January’s Best Squad competition. These paratroopers stood above the rest after a 5-mile ruck march, a physical fitness test and a unit-history quiz.

January Best Squad Competition

Paratroopers assigned to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division competed in the brigade’s Best Squad competition on January 16th, 2017.

The competition tested the grit and knowledge of the paratroopers by requiring them to conduct a 5-mile ruck march, a Physical Fitness test and then a quiz on unit history.