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Aug. 16 is National Airborne Day, a time to honor the exceptional service of our airborne troops who have bravely served for 77 years.
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On Veterans Day, the Department of Defense takes a look back at the contributions of our service members throughout history.
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The United States reassures their security commitment to members of the NATO Alliance.
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Photo: Paratroopers assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division and the German Airborne Division file onto the ramp of a C-130 Hercules aircraft prior to a nighttime airborne operation, Jan. 13, 2014. The German paratroopers visited Fort Bragg, N.C., to gain a better understanding of the type of training the 82nd conducts in hopes of sending more German soldiers to train with their American counterparts in the future. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kissta DiGregorio/ Released)

Paratroopers assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division and the German Airborne Division file onto the ramp of a C-130 Hercules aircraft prior to a nighttime airborne operation, Jan. 13, 2014.
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The 82nd Airborne Division’s Army Combatives and Advanced Tactics program is used to build better soldiers by instilling confidence and also contributes to overall force readiness.
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