• Operation Toy Drop 2012

    Operation Toy Drop 2012

    Jumpmasters – expert parachutists – from Brazil, Canada, Chile, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, and Uruguay are some of those foreign jumpmasters that will be collaborating in the largest multinational airborne operation in the world slated for Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012 on Fort Bragg. “It is great to be here,” said Dutch army Sgt. 1st Class Sander Middag, a jumpmaster of the Dutch Defense Parachute School in Breda, Netherlands.

  • The Last Jump: Chapter 74

    Jake was crying. He reached down and cradled Johnny’s head and shoulders in his arms. He hugged Johnny tightly to provide warmth, rocking him ever so slightly. Jake looked at West. All three men had tear-streaked faces. Jake held his friend tightly and gently rocked him until he expelled his last breath.

  • Falcon Brigade training for new global threat

    Falcon Brigade training for new global threat

    FORT POLK, La. (Oct. 17, 2012) — After 36 hours at Pope Army Airfield, double-checking their gear and rehearsing their mission, nearly 1,300 paratroopers took off into the night Oct. 9, on board 21 C-130 and C-17 aircraft. The Falcon | Read More »

  • Bragg MPs stand up against suicide

    Bragg MPs stand up against suicide

    FORT BRAGG, N.C.–In July, 38 Soldiers took their own lives, setting a deadly record high forthe Army. As of September, the total number of Soldiers lost to suicide this year is 187. Army leadership prescribed mandatory training for every Soldier | Read More »