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  • n. Plural form of paratrooper.


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  • Keen said paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne delivered more than 70,000 bottles of water and 130,000 rations Saturday.

    U.S. military boosts aid to quake-ravaged Haiti

  • Though this support is mostly Naval and concentrated amongst small, specialized units, it should be noted that two active duty units based out of North Carolina, a brigade of 2,200 Marines from Camp Lejuene and a brigade of 3,500 paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne at Fort Bragg, have been notified of possible deployments to the decimated nation.

    "All-Americans" Stand Ready to Deploy to Haiti (Blog for Democracy)

  • France, six days before the D-Day invasion with a select group of paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division's

    Media Coverage October

  • One hundred paratroopers from the U.S. Army's 82nd Airborne Division arrived Thursday, two days after a magnitude-7 earthquake killed 45,000 to 50,000 people, according to the International Red Cross.

    Obama pledges starter of $100M in relief

  • By Sheyenne Rodriguez FORT BRAGG (WTVD) -- Two paratroopers from the Fourth Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne - based out of

    Gulf War II Bio Index

  • a select group of paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne

    Heroes or Villains?

  • As the New York Times reported yesterday, President Obama’s plan to send 4,000 paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division to train Afghan security forces is endangered by corruption that threatens the entire international enterprise in Central Asia.

    Wonk Room » How Corruption Eats Away At The Counterinsurgency Effort In Afghanistan

  • EARNHARDT: Well, what people here rely on, John, is the fact that our paratroopers are the best trained, best resourced soldiers in the Army.

    CNN Transcript Apr 24, 2007

  • Certain military duties, such as paratroopers, increase the risk of sustaining a TBI.


  • Crash tackled: Police acted like 'paratroopers', says judge

    Daily Telegraph | Top Stories


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