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Don Malarkey, “Band of Brothers” Paratrooper, Dies At 96

An original “Screaming Eagle” of Easy Company during World War II, Malarkey was a decorated war hero.

The Day We will Never For Get Part I

0730 local time Afghanistan my life and that of my three-team member inside the truck will be changed forever. We were lead truck, in our Maxx pro which we named “ 596 more words

Nathan Tyler Davis Foundation

Heavy Gear Spotlight - Jackal

About Heavy Gear Spotlight

Code Name: Jackal

Faction: Peace River

Manufacturer: Paxton

Height: 4.2 meters

Weight: 5,930 kg

Baconradar’s Summary: Cheap, offensively versatile, but fragile paratrooper gear… 1,163 more words


Russian Journalist Meets a Russian Paratrooper Who Served in Lugansk in 2014

Russian journalist Vasily Maximov (AFP) revealed some interesting details about a conversation with an alleged Russian VDV (paratrooper) conscript, who he had met at a bar in Moscow, and who was sent with other active duty Russian army troops to Ukraine’s Lugansk region, in August 2014. 588 more words


Gory, Gory, what a Hell of a... National Airborne Day

In honor of National Airborne Day, here’s a bit of dark paratrooper humor.

Presumably intended to instill proper respect for the grim dangers of jump school, … 495 more words

Military Postcards

A Beautiful Day in the Life of An Old Paratrooper

Here are Eric Labourdette’s  own words about his jump into La Friere Bridge zone in June 2017.   https://talesalongtheway.com/2017/08/11/eric-labourette-guide-extraordinaire/

” I wanted to jump to honor and remember the sacrifice of all those paratroopers who gave their lives  for our freedom.   247 more words