Panther paratroopers from 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment competed and dominated at the Army Best Mortar Competition at Fort Benning!
Staff Sgt. Pennington, Sergeant Mosser, Corporal Norton, and Corporal Nolan are from Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 1-505 PIR competed in the grueling competition involving physical fitness tests, warrior skills and mortar proficiency.
Paratroopers assigned to Company B, 307th Brigade Engineer Battalion and Troop B, 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division conducted battle drills March 13th and 14th on Fort Bragg. The paratroopers conducted the battle drills in preparation for training involving live ammunition.
Paratroopers assigned to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division trained at the United States Army Advanced Airborne School on Fort Bragg, N.C. with a Stinger Missile Jump Packs on March 13 and 14. The paratroopers trained with the specialized equipment in preparation to conduct static-line airborne operations with the surface-to-air missile.