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U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers use movie magic' to train for real life disasters

Story by SSG Christopher Sofia on 04/15/2018 Soldiers in the training areas conduct missions involving radiological surveys, search and extraction, mass casualty decontamination and more. To enhance the realism of the training, special effects and precise injury make up is applied to more than more 300 mannequins and 200 live
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Flight Line Welcomes 82nd Airborne Divison

Story by SFC Jason Ragucci on 04/12/2018 FORT POLK, LA. | Paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division are rigging heavy equipment for the first time on the flight line just outside the Intermediate Staging Base (ISB). Parachute riggers are actively engaged instructing Paratroopers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team (Falco
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Flintlock 2018 starts in Tahoua, Niger

Story by SSG Kulani Lakanaria on 04/12/2018 TAHOUA, Niger -- Exercise Flintlock 2018 started with a local opening ceremony in Tahoua, Niger April 11, 2018. Flintlock 2018, hosted by Niger, with key outstations at Burkina Faso and Senegal. Flintlock is an annual, multinational Special Operations Forces exercise designed to reinforce
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1st CA and PO Training Brigade USACAPOC (A) Welcomes New Commander

Story by SGT Juan F. Jimenez on 04/11/2018 Col. Justin Stieglitz assumed command of the 1st Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Training Brigade from Col. Michael L. Robertson during a change of command ceremony April 7, 2018 at the Civil Affairs Training Center on Fort Bragg, N.C. Brig. Gen Richard
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1st USACAPOC Bids Fairwell to Col. Michael L. Robertson

Story by SGT Juan F. Jimenez on 04/11/2018 Brig. Gen Richard K. Sele, deputy commanding General of the United States Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command, officiated the event. "Good morning friends, families and Soldiers of the 1st TB," said Sele. "It's great to be here and celebrate a
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Support Paratroopers Compete in April Best Squad Competition

Story by MAJ Thomas Cieslak on 04/11/2018 Paratroopers assigned to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division compete in the brigade's April Best Squad Competition held April 10, 2018. The event pitted squad-sized teams of soldiers from the brigade's Forward Support Companies against each other in friendly competition to
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Ready, Agile and Lethal in Urban Terrain; 3BCT Paratroopers Train for Combat In Megacities and Subterranean Environments

Story by MAJ Thomas Cieslak on 04/10/2018 Paratroopers of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division spent most of March training to fight and win in megacity and subterranean environments. The paratroopers, assigned to the 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, trained at Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia, to lear
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University students visit NUWC Division Newport for Naval Engineering Education Consortium Day

Story by Public Affairs Office on 04/09/2018 NEWPORT, R.I. Naval Engineering Education Consortium (NEEC) Day at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division Newport brought together students, professors and NUWC mentors for presentations and tours on March 21. Students from the University of Rhode Island, Boston University, University of Massachusett
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Hiring Our Heroes Transition Summits: What You Can Learn

By. Transition to Veterans Program Office Strategic Communications Office Provided for the 2017 Transition Magazine Hiring Our Heroes (HOH) strives to help transitioning service members, veterans and military spouses by providing information, resources and tools to help in their search for employment in civilian life. Each year, HOH hosts several
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Paratroopers Train to Jump Stinger Missiles, Defend Against Air Threats on Future Drop Zones

Story by MAJ Thomas Cieslak on 04/05/2018 Conducting static-line airborne operations with non-typical weapons systems requires specialized training and equipment due to their large size. Paratroopers accustomed to the size and weight of a weapons case carrying an M4 or M249 must learn how to pack, move with and exit
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Panther Brigade Honors First Mass-Tactical Parachute Operation

Story by MAJ Thomas Cieslak on 04/03/2018 Fort Bragg paratroopers and residents of South Carolina gathered in Camden, South Carolina on Thursday, March 29 to commemorate an event proving the 82nd Airborne was a viable concept in battle. Soldiers from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division and Kershaw
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