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Panther Paratroopers Assume Authority for Operations in Afghanistan

Fort Bragg-based paratroopers recently assumed authority for operations in Afghanistan Friday, July 19th on Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan.

Paratroopers of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division unfurled their brigade colors during a ceremony, marking the official beginning of their operations as a critical component of Train Advise Assist Command-South, headquartered on Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan.

“This mission requires lethality, competence and professionalism,” said Brigadier General Edmond Brown, commander of TAAC-S. “All of the attributes that are basic to an American Paratrooper.

The Panther paratroopers assumed responsibility for missions ranging from base security to developing the capacity of Afghan security forces in locations throughout the country from soldiers of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, headquartered at Fort Drum, New York.

“We are excited to continue the proud legacy of our paratroopers that have done this before us and to continue to work with our Afghan partners to secure gains and secure peace in this nation,” said Col. Arthur Sellers, Commander of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division and Deputy Commander of TAAC-S.

The Fall-Winter 2018 Edition of Static Line

The Fall-Winter 2018 edition of Static Line, the 3rd Brigade news magazine is now available!

Click to read stories about the brigade’s actions during Network Integration Exercise 18.2 at Fort Bliss, 1Fury’s training in Africa alongside British paratroopers and our Thanksgiving feast!

The Panther Brigade Welcomes Col. Sellers

The Panther Brigade welcomed Col. Arthur Sellers on Friday, June 22nd during the brigade’s Change of Command Ceremony on Fort Bragg’s Pike Field.

Sellers assumed command from Col. Gregory Beaudoin who led the brigade as the most ready conventional force in the U.S. Army as part of the Global Response Force.

Sellers, a recent graduate of the U.S. Naval War College, has served in numerous staff and command positions in the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment and the Joint Special Operations Command.