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Synonyms for paratrooper

a soldier in the paratroops


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Airborne units had to drop their full-size machine guns in canisters because they were too heavy to be carried by one paratrooper.
Therefore, the emotional state of paratroopers is very important.
Paratrooper Lewis and Pegasus were constant companions amid the dangers of Afghanistan's Helmand province.
paratroopers of the 82d and 101st Airborne Divisions on the Cotentin Peninsula.
He not only was able to treat John Steele's injuries, but also was able to help his teammates bring down their fellow paratrooper.
The 27-year-old mental health nurse said: "Being a nurse and a paratrooper are poles apart, but I joined the Paras to challenge myself within one of the strongest infantry regiments in the world.
To decrease the injury rate of paratrooper trainees, sand is currently used for ground landing training.
The paratroopers are taught to control their parachutes while descending and to carryout emergency measures such as untwisting their rigging lines, taking the necessary action upon collision with another parachutist and landing in water.
Islamabad, July 15 ( ANI ): In a landmark achievement, the first group of female paratroopers has completed their training in Pakistan.
Summary: Pakistan's first group of female paratroopers completed their training on Sunday, the military announced, hailing .
He then became a paratrooper for the 101st Airborne Division and was assigned to the "Filthy Thirteen," which participated in the D-Day invasion of Normandy, the battle for Holland, and the defense of Bastogne during the Battle of the Bulge.
He was said to be impressed with the striking bronze statue, which depicts the mythical horse Pegasus towering over a paratrooper, honouring those killed since the creation of the Airborne Forces in 1940.
The drills kicked off with tactical small altitude flights of Hercules C-130 planes of the US Air Force in Europe, and paratrooper training with Spartan C-27J transport planes of the Bulgarian Air Force.
Bahraini paratrooper Major Salman A Salman said they would be happy to learn from the British team.