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The 82nd welcomes back Airborne Armor

12 Jan 2019 18:36 | Mark Mueller (Administrator)

Recently, the 82nd Airborne Division reactivated Alpha Company, 4th Battalion, 68th Armored Regiment at Fort Bragg to bring additional firepower to the All Americans. The unit will deploy USMC LAV-25A2's, armed with a 25mm gun. 

4-68 Armor was part of the 82nd Airborne Division from 1968-1984, when it transitioned to the 3/73 Armor and deployed the M551 Sheridan. 3/73 was deactivated in 1997. 

Read the full story at Army Times website



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