1. Lt. Col. (Ret.) James Megellas, the 82d Airborne Division's most decorated officer, provides a narration about the lethality of paratroopers in combat while paratroopers with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division recite the Airborne Creed in a motivational video which highlights several of the Spartan Brigade's accomplishments.

    This video was a collaborative project between both the 4/25 IBCT (ABN) and Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Public Affairs offices.

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  2. A Spartan Paratrooper provides a first-person point of view of the commemorative D-Day jump conducted 8 June 2014 onto the Iron Mike Drop Zone outside of Ste. Mere-Eglise, France.

    Jumper: MAJ Adam Hallmark, HQ, 4/25 IBCT (ABN)
    Date: 8 June 2014
    Location: Iron Mike Drop Zone, Ste. Mere-Eglise, France
    Time: ~1200
    Altitude: 1,200 ft. AGL
    Aircraft: German Luftwaffe C-160
    Speed: ~130 kts.
    Parachute: T-10D
    Wind on DZ: Light and Variable

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  3. Spartan paratroopers with the 25th Infantry Division’s 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), from JBER, Alaska, hosted a three-day Joint Forcible Entry Exercise (JFEX) with U.S. Air Force personnel to include an airborne jump and trained Paratroopers to get on the ground quickly and efficiently. As the Spartan Brigade continues to train, this exercise served as a certification as the Army’s Contingency Response Force for the Pacific Theater.

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  4. Jumper: LTC Patrick Altenburg, commander, 3-509 IN
    Date: 20 March 2014
    Location: Geronimo Drop Zone, JBER, AK
    Time: ~1100
    Altitude: 1,000 ft. AGL
    Aircraft: UH-60 Black Hawk
    Speed: ~90 kts.
    Parachute: MC-6
    Wind on DZ: North at ~1 kts.

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  5. KTVA is presenting a two-part series on their trip with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division's trip to Thailand to Participate in Exercise Cobra Gold 14. Airing tonight and tomorrow night during the 10 o'clock broadcast, with teasers during the 6 o'clock broadcast. They will post to their webpage as well and will be linked to the Spartan Facebook page.

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