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Both solders were paratroopers who were stationed at Fort Bragg, N.C.
President Vladimir Putin watched through a cool drizzle in Russia's far western reaches Monday, just 70 miles from his country’s border with the European Union, as Russian tanks and paratroopers battled fictional extremist groups.
As color guards unfurled an American flag and paratroopers descended toward the field, Boyer saw the coming moments as an important crossroads.
Only one person was killed by the paratroopers [whom President Lyndon Johnson sent in].
Military service is compulsory in Israel — three years for men, about two for women — and, like his peers, Mr. Assaf joined the army at 18, serving as a paratrooper and commander.
Around 600 American paratroopers were training alongside their NATO allies as part of operation Bayonet Shield across the Baltic states.
According to Rim-Sarah Alouane of the University Toulouse-Capitole, the order empowered paratroopers in Algeria to raid homes, restaurants, and bars to arrest anyone deemed a threat to the French occupation.
The first paratrooper appeared to come in a little hot, missing the mark but still landing safely on the field of play.
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