Enjoy our top photos and most memorable moments from All American Week 2019!
Do you have questions about the upcoming deployment?
We are hosting a deployment fair at the Pope Army Airfield Family Readiness Group to answer them!
Come and hear from senior brigade leadership about the deployment and learn about the tremendous amount of resources available to the families of 3rd Brigade Paratroopers!
Two deployment fairs will be held:
Wednesday, May 15th from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Click HERE to RSVP
Wednesday, May 29th from 1:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. Click HERE to RSVP
Junior officers assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division recently participated in a competition honoring the memory of a young officer killed in World War II.
Lieutenants assigned to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division competed in the Janney Cup competition April 24 and 25 on Fort Bragg, North Carolina in honor of 1st. Lt. Richard Janney. Janney was assigned to 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment and completed two World War II combat parachute jumps into Sicily and Salerno before he was killed when his vehicle ran over a landmine north of Naples.
The multi-day competition tested the junior officers’ physical endurance by starting off with a Ranger Physical Assessment Test at Fort Bragg’s Towle Stadium. After completing the five-mile run, Lieutenants cycled through three events; a written test, marksmanship and a two-mile kit run to navigate obstacles along the All American Mile.
The second day of the Janney Cup required the Lieutenants to complete a timed 12-mile ruck march through Fort Bragg training areas with a 35lb packing list. After the ruck march, the junior officers proved their airborne proficiency and tactical knowledge during the Warrior Stakes lanes.
The top five Lieutenants then donned their dress uniforms and went before a board consisting of the brigade’s senior leadership to demonstrate their knowledge of the profession of arms.