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Comrades in arms reconnect after four decades - Amarillo.com

Comrades in arms reconnect after four decades Amarillo.com Moore, then 19 and a paratrooper with the Army's 173rd Airborne Brigade, said his unit was advancing on the hill near Dak To, a location near key enemy supply routes, when they became...
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These men exemplify the Airborne spirt. AATW

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Competition fuels field artillery paratroopers in Best of the Best 2013 - DVIDS

Competition fuels field artillery paratroopers in Best of the Best 2013 - DVIDS | Airborne | Scoop.it
Competition fuels field artillery paratroopers in Best of the Best 2013
DVIDS
FORT BRAGG, N.C. - Competition is healthy, it makes us strive for more, train harder and become more proficient.
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Airborne gun bunnies are going out to prove themselves against the rest of America's Guard of Honor.

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Snipers, riflemen train on Fort Bragg's first automated range - Fayetteville Observer

Snipers, riflemen train on Fort Bragg's first automated range - Fayetteville Observer | Airborne | Scoop.it
Snipers, riflemen train on Fort Bragg's first automated range
Fayetteville Observer
Scott Turner, the 82nd Airborne Division's training officer. "This is the next step in improving our marksmanship," he said.
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Snipers, getting deadlier...

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82nd Airborne Division trooper found dead in barracks Friday - Fayetteville Observer

82nd Airborne Division trooper found dead in barracks Friday - Fayetteville Observer | Airborne | Scoop.it
82nd Airborne Division trooper found dead in barracks Friday
Fayetteville Observer
An 82nd Airborne Division trooper was found unresponsive in his barracks Friday and later died, according to a news release.
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A 1-73 Cav Soldier survived his tour, but couldn't survive the war.

 

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Charles C. “Roach” Hicks Sr. - Glens Falls Post-Star

Charles C. “Roach” Hicks Sr. - Glens Falls Post-Star | Airborne | Scoop.it
Charles C. “Roach” Hicks Sr.
Glens Falls Post-Star
He enlisted in Airborne, Infantry, in February 1966, during the Vietnam War. Charles went to Basic, A.I.T., Jump School and then to the 173rd as a private first class.
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Paratroopers don't die. They go to Hell and regroup.

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JJ Corbett led the way for other black military paratroopers - Youngstown Vindicator

JJ Corbett led the way for other black military paratroopers - Youngstown Vindicator | Airborne | Scoop.it
JJ Corbett led the way for other black military paratroopers
Youngstown Vindicator
Jordan J.
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The all black 555th PIR has 17 living members.

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Airborne Ranger, Afghan vet latest to oppose Graham - Human Events

Airborne Ranger, Afghan vet latest to oppose Graham - Human Events | Airborne | Scoop.it
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Airborne Ranger, Afghan vet latest to oppose Graham
Human Events
Another candidate announced his opposition to Sen. Lindsey O.
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This Ranger is about to mix it up in the political ring.

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Retired SGM Soldier for life - The Fort Campbell Courier

Retired SGM Soldier for life - The Fort Campbell Courier | Airborne | Scoop.it
Retired SGM Soldier for life
The Fort Campbell Courier
Vietnam.
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This hard charger does PT at the age of 83... What is your excuse?

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Fort Benning soldier dies in parachuting accident - Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Fort Benning soldier dies in parachuting accident - Columbus Ledger-Enquirer | Airborne | Scoop.it
Fort Benning soldier dies in parachuting accident Columbus Ledger-Enquirer Coroner Buddy Bryan said the soldier, who was part of the First Allied Airborne Division, was practicing diving with team members when another soldier accidentally went...
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A young troop who was taken too soon.

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Amputee paratrooper earns infantry badge - WRAL.com

Amputee paratrooper earns infantry badge - WRAL.com | Airborne | Scoop.it
Amputee paratrooper earns infantry badge
WRAL.com
Fort Bragg, N.C. — A Fort Bragg paratrooper who lost a leg to an explosive device has earned an honor that is a challenge for any soldier.
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This motivates the shit outta me. Now.. GO DO PT.

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