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Paratroopers with 1st Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division keep an eye out for opposing forces in view of Aurora Borealis during a base defense situational training exercise at Fort Greely, Alaska, Oct. 26, 2016. The battalion spent much of Exercise Spartan Cerberus in subzero temperatures and emerged successfully training in Arctic, airborne and infantry tasks alike. 

(U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Daniel Love)

Paratroopers jump out of a Nevada Air National Guard C-130H Hercules while conducting airborne training at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, April 13, 2017. The Soldiers assigned to 1st Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Alaska, belong to the only American airborne brigade in the Pacific and are trained to execute airborne maneuvers in extreme cold weather/high altitude environments in support of combat, partnership and disaster relief operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Alejandro Pena)

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Soldiers with U.S. Army Alaska’s 1st Battalion (Airborne), 501st Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, conducts close quarter battle drills with Japanese soldiers from the 27th Infantry Regiment, 5th Brigade, Northern Army, Japan Ground Self-Defense Force during military operations on urban terrain as part of Exercise North Wind 2015 at Yausubetsu Training Area, Hokkaido, Japan, Feb. 12, 2015. 

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Infantrymen with 1st Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), being the only Arctic airborne brigade in the Army, conducts cross-training with members of an international delegation of defense attachés from Denmark, Germany, Belgium, South Africa and the Netherlands during a capabilities demonstration September 17, 2015 at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. 

(U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Daniel Love)

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Your friendly paintball game just leveled up.

2nd Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, inserted via CH-47 Chinook [1], and Paratroopers from the British Army’s B Company, 3rd Battalion The Parachute Regiment, 16th Air Assault Brigade, inserted via UH-60 Black Hawk [2] prepare to engage opposition forces (OPFOR) played by paratroopers from 3rd Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division [3] during an air assault mission on Freedom Village [4] at Fort Bragg, N.C. Both 2-501 PIR and 3 PARA were attached as maneuver elements of Task Force Falcon for the duration of 2BCT’s week-long field training exercise.

(Photos by Sgt. Eliverto V. Larios, 82nd Airborne Division, 11 AUG 2014.)

U.S. Army Cpl. Zach Fitch, assigned to Delta Company, 1st Battalion, 501st Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, fires during the final day of M110 Semi-Automatic Sniper System (SASS) qualifications at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, July 10, 2013. The brigade’s Soldiers attended the Army Mobile Sniper School, a five-week course with graded marksmanship on the M24 sniper system, M110 SASS and the M107 .50-caliber long-range sniper rifle. (DoD photo by Justin Connaher, U.S. Air Force/Released)

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U.S. Army paratroopers of 1st Platoon, Blackfoot Company, conduct a security patrol, supporting a post blast analysis of an improvised explosive device that detonated hours earlier in Terezayi district. Blackfoot Company is part of the 1st Battalion (Airborne), 501st Infantry Regiment, deployed to support Operation Enduring Freedom.

U.S. Army Cpl. Brian Lewis, a native of Duluth, Minn., and team leader points out a possible enemy location to U.S. Army Pfc. Josh Ball, a native of Elizabeth, Colo., and designated marksman, both assigned to 1st Platoon, Blackfoot Company, 1st Battalion (Airborne), 501st Infantry Regiment in Shaway Valley, June 2, 2012. Photo by Staff Sgt. Jason Epperson

Marksman Monday

U.S. Army Cpl. Brian Lewis, a native of Duluth, Minn., and team leader points out a possible enemy location to U.S. Army Pfc. Josh Ball, a native of Elizabeth, Colo., and designated marksman, both assigned to 1st Platoon, Blackfoot Company, 1st Battalion (Airborne), 501st Infantry Regiment in Shaway Valley, June 2, 2012.