Category Archives: Airborne Accomplishment

Congratulations to the 3rd Brigade Gavin Cup Winners!

Congratulations to the #Panther paratroopers of Company C, 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry regiment and Company B, 2nd Battalion, 505th PIR – their outstanding readiness was recently recognized as winners during the recent Gavin Cup competition!

Congratulations to the #Panther paratroopers of Company C, 1-505th Parachute Infantry Regiment on earning the Gavin Cup! The Gavin Cup is awarded quarterly to the most ready Company-size element in the 82nd Airborne Division – they are truly ready to Jump, Fight and Win on any Drop Zone in the world!

 

The Gavin Cup Competition is a division-wide competition measuring the readiness of company-sized elements within its formation.  Companies are measured on their average Physical Training score, Rifle Marksmanship, maintenance status and other metrics.

These paratroopers are tops in the Division and truly ready to jump, fight and win on any drop zone in the world!

Congratulations to the #Panther paratroopers of Company B, 2nd Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment on earning the Iron Mike Streamer! The company was presented the streamer Friday for having the the highest average PT score in the 82nd Airborne Division.

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.