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A paratrooper assigned to 1/505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division secures a Helicopter Landing Zone in #Afghanistan as a CH-47 prepares to take off in late October 2109. Photo credit: 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, US Army. […]

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U.S. 19th Special Forces Group Soldier lands after a Military Free Fall June 19, 2019, as part of Exercise Trojan Footprint 19. Trojan Footprint, hosted by U.S. Special Operations Command Europe, brought together 1400 SOF from ten nations for training over land, sea and air across Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania and the Black Sea. U.S. Army […]

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Estonian Air Commandos with the U.S. Air Force’s 352d Special Operations Wing returned to Tallin, Estonia to conduct a multitude of air operations with other U.S. and Estonian Special Operations Forces, out of a CV-22 Osprey. U.S. and Estonian partners spent the week focused on three mission objectives that could be applied to any part […]

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Helicopter Insertion Master task performance during Patrol Pathfinder 2018 Final Exercise at BFC Valcartier, Canadian Army Advanced Warfare Centre. Copyright: Canadian Department of National Defence, 2018. […]

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Friday Fotos: Crossing the Waal River Market-Garden 75

Last week, as part of the 75th Anniversary commemorations of Operation Market-Garden, paratroopers of the US Army’s 82nd Airborne Division took part in a reenactment of the famous daylight combat crossing of the Waal River that enabled to final capture of the bridge at Nijmegen, Holland in September 1944. The day’s events were capped off […]

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Swedish Marines with Swedish Recce Coy, and U.S. Marines with Scout Snipers Platoon, 1st Battalion, 8th Marines, Marine Rotational Force–Europe 19.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, travel to an objective during an amphibious raid rehearsal as part of Exercise Archipelago Endeavor 19 on an island near Berga Naval Base, Sweden, Aug. 22, 2019. Archipelago Endeavor […]

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Friday Foto – National Airborne Day

August 16, 1940, marks the date of the first official U.S. Army parachute jump at Ft. Benning, Georgia. Although the US lagged behind other nations in the development and deployment of Airborne Forces, US airborne units went on to fight valiantly on every front in WWII, and were critical to the Allies success. Today, airborne […]

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