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Soldiers move a simulated casualty from one building to another as part of the Combined Joint Operational Access Exercise 15-01 on Fort Bragg, N.C., April 15, 2015,. The soldiers are assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division's 2nd Brigade Combat Team

Soldiers move a simulated casualty from one building to another as part of the Combined Joint Operational Access Exercise on Fort Bragg, N., April The soldiers are assigned to the Airborne Division's Brigade Combat Team

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Today's pinup is a continuation of the Propaganda Style Pinup Posters featuring Kelsey in this tribute to the Airborne Paratroopers of World War I've. Propaganda Pinups - Become a Paratrooper!

The 82nd Division was constituted in the National Army on 5 August 1917, and was organized on 25 August 1917, at Camp Gordon, Georgia. Since its initial members came from all 48 states, the unit acquired the nickname All-American, which is the basis for its famed "AA" shoulder patch. Famous soldiers of the division include Sergeant Alvin C. York, General James M. Gavin

The Airborne Division is the premier light-weight infantry division in the United States.They are exclusive because they are airdropped into battle by parachute.They are utilized largely as shock troops whose missions usually take behind enemy lines.

A map showing a large allied force sweeping north and then east through the desert in southern Iraq and in Kuwait

Ground operations during Operation Desert Storm, with the Airborne Division positioned at the left flank.

U.S. paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division at the church of Saint-Marcouf, Normandy, June 1944.

paratroopers of the Airborne Division at the church of Saint-Marcouf, Normandy, June

A trooper from the 82nd Airnorne Division carries an M-60 machine gun during the Vietnam War. / Credit: The Fayetteville Observer files ~ Vietnam War

A trooper from the Airborne Division carries an machine gun during the Vietnam War. / Credit: The Fayetteville Observer files ~ Vietnam War

Army SPC Christopher M. Harris, 25, of Jackson Springs, North Carolina. Died August 2, 2017, supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel. Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 504th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Died of injuries sustained when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat convoy operations in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.

Army SPC Christopher M. Harris, 25, of Jackson Springs, North Carolina. Died August 2, 2017, supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel. Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 504th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Died of injuries sustained when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat convoy operations in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.

US paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division relaxing after liberating the village of Sainte-Mere-Eglise in Normandy, 8th June 1944. The shoulder patch of the nearest standing soldier has been erased, presumably by the censors.

US paratroopers of the Airborne Division relaxing after liberating the village of Sainte-Mere-Eglise in Normandy, June The shoulder patch of the nearest standing soldier has been erased, presumably by the censors.

Market Garden - 82nd Airborne Division

Market Garden - 82nd Airborne Division

82nd Airborne Division Patch

Airborne Division Patch - Michael was in the Airborne.

82nd Airborne Division shares...... Just past midnight on the morning of July 10th, 71 years ago, an Airborne force comprised mainly of the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division lead the first ever parachute assault into Sicily as part of Operation Husky. 45 mph winds blew troop carriers off course and spread Paratroopers from Gela to Syracuse, Italy. By July 14th, about two-thirds of the 505th Regiment had managed to concentrate,half the Paratroopers failed to reach their rally…

82nd Airborne Division shares...... Just past midnight on the morning of July 10th, 71 years ago, an Airborne force comprised mainly of the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division lead the first ever parachute assault into Sicily as part of Operation Husky. 45 mph winds blew troop carriers off course and spread Paratroopers from Gela to Syracuse, Italy. By July 14th, about two-thirds of the 505th Regiment had managed to concentrate,half the Paratroopers failed to reach their rally…

Army SGT Jonathan M. Hunter, 23, of Columbus, Indiana. Died August 2, 2017, supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel. Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 504th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Died of injuries sustained when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat convoy operations in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan

Army SGT Jonathan M. Hunter, 23, of Columbus, Indiana. Died August 2, 2017, supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel. Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 504th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Died of injuries sustained when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat convoy operations in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan

82nd Airborne Division - Wikipedia

82nd Airborne Division - Wikipedia