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Welcome to, a site created by former members of the 82nd Airborne Division to support current and former members of the airborne brotherhood. Our membership spans some 40 years of military service, nearly a dozen conflicts, and just about every military occupational specialty (MOS) is represented here. If you have ever graduated from Ft. Benning's "University of Gravity" grab a 12-pack, come on in and tell us a little bit about yourself.

Paratrooper Creed Paratrooper Pride
I volunteered as a paratrooper, fully realizing the hazards of my chosen service , and by my actions will always uphold the prestige, honor, and high "Esprit de Corps" of the only volunteer branch of the Army. more There are several different types of pride: pride in accomplishments, personal pride, and pride derived from expending maximum effort. When one accomplishes feats or endures hardships...more
The Parachute Badge
The first Parachute badge was designed during World War II by Captain (later Lieutenant General) William P. Yarborough of the 501st Parachute Battalion. A memorandum of record written by Captain Yarborough on April 22, 1941, tells the story of the birth of the parachute badge. <external link> I am a Paratrooper
I serve my country.
If you tell me to kill the enemy, they will die or I will die trying.
I am a paratrooper. I will fight when others quit. No one in this world can fight as hard, march as far, more
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