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A team of paratroopers assigned to the 1st Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, practice a tactical halt with the brigade’s new Light Tactical All Terrain Vehicle on Fort Pickett, Va., Feb. 26, 2015. The 1st Battalion, 325th AIR developed tactics, techniques and procedures for tactical movement with the new LTATVs. The battalion is currently assessing the LTATV as a platform to provide a rifle company with rapid mobility in support of airfield seizure operations.

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U.S., British, French, Polish, Dutch and German paratroopers training alongside one another during the large scale exercise Swift Response 16 at the Hohenfels Training Area, a part of the Joint Multinational Readiness Center, in Hohenfels, Germany, Jun. 22, 2016. Exercise Swift Response is one of the premier military crisis response training events for multi-national airborne forces in the world. The exercise is designed to enhance the readiness of the combat core of the U.S. Global Response Force – currently the 82nd Airborne Division’s 1st Brigade Combat Team – to conduct rapid-response, joint-forcible entry and follow-on operations alongside Allied high-readiness forces in Europe. 

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Global Response Force Trains with Mechanized Infantry at Ft. Carson

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Paratroopers assigned to the 1st Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, clear buildings during an assault on an enemy-held urban environment at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., Aug. 11, 2015. The 1st Bn. 325th AIR Paratroopers completed several blank and live-fire iterations during the day and at night, enhancing their capability to incorporate myriad echelons of fire and unique weapons as well as sharpening proficiency at battle drills in the austere, arid environment of the Mojave Desert. The 1st Bn. 325th AIR and other elements of the 2nd BCT deployed to Fort Irwin in support of Operation Dragon Spear, an exercise that demonstrates their ability to deploy, fight and win as the nucleus of the nation’s Global Response Force. 

(82nd Airborne Division photo by Staff Sgt. Jason Hull/Released)