Paratroopers with the 3rd Battalion, the Parachute Regiment) (3 PARA) stack up and prepare to enter a room at a shoot house, on Fort Bragg, North Caroline, U.S.A., July 2014. The Paras were training with their counterparts in the U.S. Army's 82nd Airborne Regiment.
At the time this photo was taken, 3 PARA were the lead infantry battalion in the Air Assault Task Force (AATF). The AATF is part of 16 Air Assault Brigade and acts as the British Army's high-readiness, light, short-duration intervention unit. 3 PARA alternate in the AATF role with 2 PARA.
82nd Airborne Division photo by Staff Sgt. Jason Hull
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