2-505th PIR Conducts Inaugural “Vandervoort Mile”

Paratroopers from 2nd Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment honored an Airborne legend Thursday, January 24 and Friday, January 25.

The 2P paratroopers ruck marched 25.05 miles overnight on Fort Bragg in honor of Lt. Col. Benjamin Vandervoort, the 2-505th PIR’s commander during the Normandy Invasion.

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