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Congratulations to the Paratrooper and NCO of the Quarter!

We congratulate Sgt. Puckett of the 2nd Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment and Pfc. Viuhkola of 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment; they are the 3rd Brigade NCO and Paratrooper of the Quarter!

These paratroopers prevailed over their peers during a multi-day competition testing their tactical competency and grit during a physical fitness test, a live call-for-fire exercise and a board in front of the brigade’s senior NCO leadership.

Headquarters, Cobalt Paratroopers Conduct Sunset Jump

Fort Bragg-based paratroopers conducted a static-line jump Friday, February 1, 2019 to maintain their proficiency at airborne operations and follow-on missions.

Paratroopers from Headquarters, Headquarters Company and the 307th Airborne Engineer Battalion conducted a combat-equipment static-line airborne operation onto Fort Bragg’s Normandy Drop Zone and rehearsed their roles as part of an Assault Command Post afterwards.

Recon Paratroopers Conduct Qualification Range

Recon paratroopers form 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment conducted an M4 qualification range Sunday, January 13th as part of their Crew Gunnery Course at Fort Pickett, Virginia.

The qualification range is the first step as the Squadron’s paratroopers progress in their Off-Post-Training cycle at Fort Pickett.

The off-post training cycle gives paratroopers and leaders of the Squadron an opportunity to conduct realistic, tough training in the complex environment offered by Fort Pickett’s range complex.