Screenshot Skydive Hawaii

The last time former Army paratrooper Polito “Paul” Olivas jumped out of a perfectly good plane, Lyndon B. Johnson was president, the average cost of a new car was $3,500, and the Beatles released their first album in the United States.

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The 82nd Airborne Division is adding more firepower to its paratroopers.

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Task & Purpose illustration by Aaron Provost/Overlord

World War II is returning to the big screen; let’s be honest though, it never left. This time though, it’s different. Kinda.

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Photo via 82nd Airborne/Facebook

At least once a week for the past nine months, Nichole Gallagher and her daughters, Annalynn and Haley, counted the days remaining before their husband, father and best friend came home.

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Screenshot from DoD video.

Perry Cormen cracked the standard paratrooper joke.

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Screen grab U.S. Army W.T.F! Moments video

Few things in this world are more beautiful than a sky full of U.S. Army paratroopers descending from a fleet of C-130s on a perfect spring day. The planes glide by, the chutes pop open, and the troopers float down to Earth like dandelions in the breeze.

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