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Paratroopers

Massive Paratrooper Drop Marks The End Of D-Day Ceremonies

AP | THOMAS ADAMSON and THEODORA TONGAS | Posted 06.08.2014 | World

LA FIERE, France (AP) — Nearly 1,000 paratroopers dropped out of the sky in Normandy on Sunday — but this time they did so in peace, instead of to...

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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.

Teen Stranded On Ice Floe With Polar Bears Is Rescued By Parachuters

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CORAL HARBOUR, Nunavut — Battling hypothermia, a 17-year-old hunter stranded on a floating chunk of ice shot and killed a polar bear while trapp...