The Panther Brigade


Mission

To deploy worldwide within 18 hours of notification, execute a parachute assault, conduct combat operations, and win. Specifically, the Regiment is able to conduct a forcible entry to seize a defended airfield, build up combat power as quickly as possible and condct follow-on military operations.

About the Panther Brigade

The 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment was activated under the Airborne Command, Fort Bragg, N.C., July 6, 1942, at Fort Benning, Ga. The regiment was assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division Feb. 4 the following year. Read more about the brigade's history and heritage.

Elements of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team

3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division

1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment 2nd Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment 1st Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment 307th Brigade Engineer Battalion 82nd Brigade Support Battalion