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Panther Brigade Religious Support Specialist Promoted

Staff Sergeant Edward Chambers, the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division’s Senior Religious Support Specialist was promoted from the rank of Sergeant Thursday, September 6.

Chambers assist the brigade’s chaplain in ensuring the religious and spiritual needs of the brigade are met.  He also facilitates events supporting the resilience and familial wellbeing of paratroopers in the brigade.

Panther Brigade Celebrates Centurion Jump

Sgt. Maj. Steven Noonan, the 3rd Brigade Combat Team’s Operations Sergeant Major, became the 82nd Airborne Division’s newest Centurion after completing his 100th static-line parachute operation early Sept. 21, 2018 jumping onto Fort Bragg’s Sicily Drop Zone.

Noonan has served in the 504th, 505th and 508th Parachute Infantry Regiments during his career and completed the nighttime combat jump with other members of the brigade to rehearse Assault Command Post operations.

Panther Paratroopers Conduct Nighttime Airborne Operation

Paratroopers from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division conducted a nighttime static-line airborne operation onto Fort Bragg’s Sicily Drop Zone early Friday, September 21.

The paratroopers conducted the airborne operation in order to maintain their jump proficiency and prepare for follow-on operations