Category Archives: Award Presentation

Top Chef! The Brigade’s Culinarians of the Quarter

#PantherFamily, we congratulate Spc. Cory Bridges of 1-319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment and Sgt. Michael Smith of the 307th Brigade Engineer Battalion – they are the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division Dining Facility Culinarians of the Quarter!

They demonstrated technical skill, precision and aesthetics during the competition which included a PT test, board and live cooking contest. #HungryHungryPanthers

Best in the Division – 3BCT Electronic Warfare Team takes First

Members of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division Electronic Warfare Team emerged victorious in the division’s “Best EW Team” competition earlier this year!

The competition tested the team’s ability to conduct their technical tasks of Electronic Warfare in various scenarios on Fort Bragg while evaluating their teamwork, technical aptitude and endurance.

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.