2-505th PIR is the All American Week 2019 Victor

Paratroopers of the 2nd Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment are the victors of All American Week 2019!

By dominating their near-peer competition from the sister brigades, the 2P paratroopers won the honor of being named “Best Battalion” at the Division Review.

This is the third year in a row a 3rd Brigade battalion has taken the honor, with 1-508th PIR earning the 2018 title and 1-505th PIR earning the 2017 Best Battalion honor.



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.