Night Airborne Ops Training

02/02/2015
02/02/2015: Paratroopers from Company B, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, conduct a night airborne operation from a U.S. Air Force 86th Air Wing C-130 Hercules aircraft at Juliet Drop Zone in Pordenone, Italy, Nov. 18, 2014. The 173rd Airborne Brigade is the Army Contingency Response Force in…

Paratroopers Conduct Arctic Live Fire Training Exercise

12/30/2014
12/30/2014: Paratroopers with the 1st Battalion (Airborne), 501st Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, conducting a live fire training exercise under Arctic winter conditions at Donnelly Training Area near Fort Greely, Alaska, October 7, 2014. Credit:4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division Public Affairs:10/7/14

Steadfast Javelin II Exfiltration Operation: Inserting Canadian Forces into the Baltics

09/10/2014
09/10/2014: A C-130H Hercules aircrew from the 142nd Airlift Squadron, Delaware Air National Guard, transports U.S. and Royal Canadian Army paratroopers for an airfield seizure operation at Lielvarde Air Base, Latvia as part of Steadfast Javelin II, September 5, 2014. Steadfast Javelin II is a NATO exercise involving over 2,000…

Arctic Pegasus Insertion

06/16/2014
06/18/2014: One of the skill sets used with effect in Afghanistan has been precision air dropping.  This experience is being carried forward elsewhere. Above the Arctic Circle, paratroopers from 2nd Engineer Brigade participate in Arctic Pegasus. The goal of this Arctic mobility exercise is to enhance U.S. Army Alaska's proficiency…

82nd Airborne, Canadian Soldiers Train Together

05/15/2013
05/15/2013: Paratroopers with 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division train with 3rd Battalion, Royal Canadian Regiment in Joint Operational Access Exercise Feb. 28, 2013. Credit:2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division Public Affairs 2/28/13

Paratroopers Jump in Normandy

06/17/2012
06/17/2012: Paratroopers from five different nations performed airborne operations commemorating the 68th year anniversary of D-Day. The Paratroopers were from the US, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and France and with a bit of historical hyperbole thrown in from Germany as well. Credit:U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command…