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Hurtling To The Ground Is The Easy Part For These Paratroopers

The Huffington Post | David Wood | Posted 07.06.2016 | Politics

Senior Military Correspondent David Wood recently flew to Europe with paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division’s 1st Brigade Combat Team for a mas...

Dramatic Video Shows British Paratrooper Saved Mid-Air After Parachute Fails

Reuters | Posted 06.20.2016 | World

(Updates with comment from soldier) LONDON, June 20 (Reuters) - A British army paratrooper from the country's famed Red Devils display...

On Faith and Parachutes

Zach Beecher | Posted 05.21.2016 | Religion
Zach Beecher

In the dark sky of a hot August night, more than 2,000 American and British Paratroopers sat quietly amongst one another in the clouds in the bellies of aircrafts waiting for the moment that awaited them all: the jump.

Thoughts on National Airborne Day

Capt. Dale A. Dye, USMC (Ret.) | Posted 10.15.2014 | Impact
Capt. Dale A. Dye, USMC (Ret.)

Of course, it's appropriate to give thanks for our military people any day of any year, but National Airborne Day is a chance to drill down a bit and recognize those who get into the action in a very special way: by jumping out of perfectly good aircraft in pursuit of our nation's military missions around the world.

The First Proco Joe Moreno

Joe Moreno | Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago
Joe Moreno

War should not be glorified, but the millions of individuals like my grandfather, who have defended and continue to defend us, should be.

David Wood

Dreading Peacetime 'Garrison' Life, Some Combat Troops Want One More Deployment | David Wood | Posted 09.10.2011 | World

FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- Among the paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne's 1st Brigade Combat Team, there's a sinking feeling the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan ...

David Wood

WATCH: As Violence In Iraq Rises, Paratroopers Practice a New Iraq Mission | David Wood | Posted 09.04.2011 | World

FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- The assault began late on a moonless night with the muted drone of heavy, low-flying aircraft and the silent blossoming of a thous...

Sunday Bloody Sunday: UK Army's "Mai Lai"-Style 1972 Irish Massacre Was "Unjustified And Unjustifiable"

Martin Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Martin Lewis

The Saville Report is as damning an indictment of British army and establishment perfidy as can be imagined. It is a stain on the British army that compares with the Mai Lai massacre.