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Headquarters, Cobalt Paratroopers Conduct Sunset Jump

Fort Bragg-based paratroopers conducted a static-line jump Friday, February 1, 2019 to maintain their proficiency at airborne operations and follow-on missions.

Paratroopers from Headquarters, Headquarters Company and the 307th Airborne Engineer Battalion conducted a combat-equipment static-line airborne operation onto Fort Bragg’s Normandy Drop Zone and rehearsed their roles as part of an Assault Command Post afterwards.

Recon Paratroopers Conduct Qualification Range

Recon paratroopers form 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment conducted an M4 qualification range Sunday, January 13th as part of their Crew Gunnery Course at Fort Pickett, Virginia.

The qualification range is the first step as the Squadron’s paratroopers progress in their Off-Post-Training cycle at Fort Pickett.

The off-post training cycle gives paratroopers and leaders of the Squadron an opportunity to conduct realistic, tough training in the complex environment offered by Fort Pickett’s range complex.



Fury Paratroopers Conduct Weapons Training

Fort Bragg-based paratroopers recently conducted live fire-ranges to familiarize themselves with various weapon systems.

Paratroopers from the 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division conducted M9 Pistol, Shotgun and M320 Grenade Launcher ranges at Camp Atterbury, Indiana.

The battalion conducted the off-post training cycle at Camp Atterbury to give paratroopers and leaders the opportunity to conduct tough, complex training in a realistic environment.