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Expansionism and destabilization: Russia lashes out over NATO ...

22:55 Troops from the U.S. Army's 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team parachute from a Boeing C-17 Globemaster III during a NATO-led exercise "Orzel Alert" held together with Canada's 3rd Battalion and Princess Patricia's Light Infantry, and ... Russia Today, 1 month ago
Huffington Post

Paratroopers Train to Fight ISIS, Even As U.S. Pledges 'No Boots On The Ground'

FORT POLK, La. -- Moments after landing in the blackness of a warm night and securing his parachute, Col. Joseph A. Ryan huddled on the drop zone with several of his officers. Radio messages crackled in his earpiece. Red flashlights illuminated a ...
 Huffington Post5 days ago

Paratroopers from 508th Infantry Regiment return home

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (MCT) -- She sat patiently, flanked with her children and family, but as the clock ticked, Mary Creel was eager to see her husband Sgt. 1st Class Geoffrey Creel. For the last nine months, she was restricted to weekly telephone ...
 Stars and Stripes3 days ago
Stars and Stripes

How a jump turned fatal at Fort Bragg

A former Joint Base Lewis-McChord officer who died in a September accident was not ready to jump with a new kind of parachute when he attempted his first airborne drill in four years, according to an Army investigation obtained by The News Tribune. ...
 Stars and Stripes2 weeks ago

Alaska paratroopers prep for winter at SUSV driver's training

Spartan paratroopers with the 725th Brigade Support Battalion (Airborne), 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division participated in a small unit support vehicle (SUSV) driver's training course in preparation for the ...
 DVIDS2 weeks ago

U.S. Army Wants A Parachuting Tank

After years of service in wars --from Iraq to Afghanistan to Iraq again -- the Humvee is on its way out. Officially named the High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle, (HMMVV) its acronym and stature is so iconic that it launched a series of ...
 Popular Science1 month ago
Department of National Defence Canada

Land Task Force of Operation REASSURANCE participates in major NATO exercise in Eastern Europe

RAMSTEIN AIR FORCE BASE, Germany It is 5 p.m. and 500 parachutists, from three NATO countries, are amassed in 10 C-130 Hercules aircraft, impatiently waiting for their take-off. Their mission is simple, to head to an Eastern European country and ...
 Department of National Defence Canada1 month ago

US Army invites women to try out for elite Ranger school

A US Army Ranger demonstrates repelling at the US Army Infantry School in Fort Benning, Georgia December 20, 2002 The US Army is inviting female soldiers to apply to the grueling Ranger school, officials said Monday, part of the military's effort ...
 AlterNet.org1 month ago You're Invited: Army Vs. WFU Tailgate  WFMY News 21 month ago US Army invites women to Ranger school  IOL1 month ago Army invites women to try out for elite Ranger school  MSN News1 month ago

Pathfinders from 3-2 SBCT get current on CDS drops

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. - Members of 3-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 7th Infantry Division, teamed up with elements of 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Aug. 28 to observe a containerized delivery system drop of simulated supplies onto ...
 DVIDS1 month ago
Department of National Defence Canada

MAJAID kit makes arctic parachute debut on Operation NANOOK 2014

YORK SOUND, NUNAVUT— With white parachutes collapsing on top, the Major Air Disaster (MAJAID) kit was airdropped for the first time into the Canadian Arctic on Tuesday 26 August during Operation NANOOK 2014. Despite the name, the kit is designed ...
 Department of National Defence Canada1 month ago
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