Latest "82nd airborne" stories
U.S. paratroopers are subject matter experts on airborne operations and will serve as the air mission command and assault force, an 82nd spokesman said.
By Kyle Rempfer
“Unfortunately, those apps are more secure than texting in the clear, which is more or less the alternative. Granted, if a hostile party has access to the handset, that encryption isn’t particularly helpful.”
The battle for Dong Ap Bia 50 years ago may have been a disaster in the making, but the men who fought and died there should be remembered
By James Wright
The 82nd Airborne Division has changed course just weeks after deciding to allow commanders to choose an alternate, more restricted memorial service for paratroopers who die by suicide.
By Michelle Tan
Commentary: 82nd Airborne’s new policy on memorial honors for troops who die by suicide ‘sends wrong message’
The elite unit leads by example and should reverse the new policy, says the widow of an officer who died by suicide.
By Kim Ruocco