USA—Alaska-Based Paratroopers Demonstrate Rapid-Response Capability In Guam

Guam Daily Post | 07/02/2020

An Alaska-based airborne unit has just completed a long-range exercise culminating in a jump over Guam, reports the Guam Daily Post. On Tuesday, more than 350 soldiers with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, flew directly from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, to Guam on five C-17 strategic airlifters. Upon hitting the ground, troops from the 3rd Battalion, 509th Airborne Infantry Regiment, one of two organic infantry battalions assigned...

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