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2-505th PIR is the All American Week 2019 Victor

Paratroopers of the 2nd Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment are the victors of All American Week 2019!

By dominating their near-peer competition from the sister brigades, the 2P paratroopers won the honor of being named “Best Battalion” at the Division Review.

This is the third year in a row a 3rd Brigade battalion has taken the honor, with 1-508th PIR earning the 2018 title and 1-505th PIR earning the 2017 Best Battalion honor.

 

 

Aiming for True Blue – Expert Infantryman Badge Train Up

Infantrymen from across theĀ 3rd Brigade Combat Team spent early May training to prepare themselves to earn the Expert Infantryman Badge on Fort Bragg.

Highly valued by Infantrymen, earning the EIB is a testament to the Paratrooper’s technical skill, tactical knowledge and physical endurance.

Testing for the EIB occurred the second week of May on Fort Bragg, requiring candidates to succeed in a grueling evaluation culminating in a 12-mile timed ruckmarch.