Category Archives: Airborne Operation

Aiming for True Blue – Expert Infantryman Badge Train Up

Infantrymen from across the 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.

1-505th PIR Changes Responsibility

Command Sgt. Maj. Victor Del Valle assumed responsibility of 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division in a ceremony held Tuesday, April 30th on the 82nd Airborne Division Patio.

Del Valle has a distinguished career in the Airborne Community and the 82nd Airborne Division, having previous service in the 3rd Brigade Combat Team and most recently in the 1st Brigade Combat Team as an Operations Sergeant Major.

Watch the 2019 Janney Cup

The 2019 Janney Cup tested the junior officers in the brigade to prove their mettle and tactical knowledge.

Over a series of events spanning two days, the Lieutenants completed the Ranger Physical Assessment Test, a 2-mile kit run and the All American Mile and much more.