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March Best Squad

Paratroopers from across the brigade competed Tuesday, March 19th in the monthly Best Squad Competition.

This month’s competition required participants complete a demanding 8-mile course wearing their body armor and helmet and carrying their assigned weapon.

The course took participants to the very top of Fort Bragg’s Coolyconch Mountain and back with stations along the way testing their medical knowledge, communication skills and mental agility.

 

The Panther Brigade’s CALFEX Highlights

The 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division is lethal, competent and ready to jump, fight and win on any drop zone in the world.

Enjoy this video taken from our recent Combined Arms Live Fire Exercise held in late February, 2019 on Fort Bragg, North Carolina!

Paratroopers Compete for February Best Squad

Paratroopers from across the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division gathered Tuesday, February 12th to compete for the honor of the brigade’s Best Squad.

Over a series of stations on Fort Bragg, competitors demonstrated their physical endurance and grit, marksmanship under mental and physical stress, their medical knowledge, airborne proficiency and mental agility.