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3rd BCT Fury paratroopers train at Camp Lejeune

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C., -- More than 500 paratroopers assigned to 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, hunkered down in the vegetation and weapon ranges at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune ... DVIDS, 1 month ago
Business Insider Australia

The face of the US Army has changed forever

There's about to be a, Yes, maam, in an Army infantry unit. After earning the coveted black-and-gold Ranger tab in August 2015, US Army Capt. Kristen Griest, 26, will once again make history by becoming the first female infantry officer, the ...
 Business Insider Australia5 days ago This is the face that has changed the US Army forever  Business Insider1 day ago
Huffington Post

This All-American Badass Is Now The First Female Infantry Officer

Since the Pentagon opened up all combat roles to women in the military, some men weren't happy about it and wondered whether women would, or could, make it. Army Capt. Kristen Griest just proved their doubts were unfounded. Griest already ...
 Huffington Post1 week ago

Ukrainian paratroopers complete rotation two of JMTG-U

YAVORIV, Ukraine Paratroopers from the 2nd Airborne Parachute Battalion, 25th Airborne Brigade successfully completed the second rotation of Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine, Apr. 29, 2016, at the International Peacekeeping and Security ...
 DVIDS6 days ago Ukrainian army conducts complex platoon live-fire exercise  DVIDS2 weeks ago

Fort Carson brigade ready to fly in to fight future wars

The soldiers here call it "Fort Carson East." With the arrival in Europe next year of more infantrymen, tanks and artillery, the new headquarters in this tiny German garrison town is turning into the Army's European nerve center. A Fort Carson ...
 Stars and Stripes1 week ago

Arms of American Airborne

American paratroopers generally used the same small arms as their infantry comrades. The most notable exception was the airborne-specific U.S. Model M1A1 Paratrooper Carbine (top). It employed a folding stock and could be fitted into a scabbard when ...
 American Rifleman2 weeks ago
Gulf News

US, Philippines hold war games as China flexes muscles

Philippines soldiers and a US army soldier from 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat of the 5th Infantry Division based in Hawaii during an air assault exercise in Nueva Ecija province last year. MANILA: Thousands of US and Filipino soldiers will on Monday ...
 Gulf News1 month ago
Forces TV

Live Firing And Ospreys On Exercise Black Jaguar

It was an unusual commute to work for some members of 4th Battalion The Parachute Regiment (4 PARA) as they arrived at Exercise Black Jag by Osprey . For many it was their first experience of a flight in this unique US aircraft. 4 PARA is the ...
 Forces TV1 month ago

INFANTRY: Russian Paratroopers Survive

: In early 2016 Russia announced that it was abandoning plans to increase its airborne force. The main problem was obtaining sufficient new recruits. It would cost more in additional pay (to attract suitable recruits), training, bases and equipment ...
 Strategy Page1 month ago
National Interest

Russia's New Mobile Air Defense System Has One Very Unique Feature

Russia is developing a new mobile air defense system for its elite airborne troops that will be based on the BMD-4M armored vehicle. The new weapon system—which is designed to be parachuted down to ground forces—will be able to protect ...
 National Interest10 hours ago
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