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1 Fury Lieutenant Wins Janney Cup

Congratulations to 1st Lt. Jacob Poag, the winner of the 2018 Janney Cup!

We congratulate the winner of the 2018 JanneyCup, 1st Lt. Jacob Poag of 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment! Over a series of events spanning 48 hours; a PT Test, a 12-mile ruck march on Fort Bragg, N.C., a stress shoot, a written test, a timed iteration of the All American Mile and a board, Poag emerged above all other Panther Lieutenants competing this year.

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Panther Brigade Hosts Janney Cup

Lieutenants assigned to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division competed in the Janney Cup, an annual competition held to determine the brigade’s top Lieutenant. The brigade hosts the Janney Cup each year in honor of 2nd Lt. Richard Janney, a member of the 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment killed during the Normandy Invasion when the vehicle he was driving struck a land mine.

3rd Brigade Paratroopers Compete for Best Squad

Paratroopers assigned 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division competed in the brigade’s Best Squad Competition held March 6 on Fort Bragg, North Carolina. The competition tested the paratroopers’ physical fitness, grit and technical skill through a series of tasks during a seven-mile ruck march.