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Despite age, gender, ethnicity, religion, or any other categorization with which one might identify, graduates of air assault school earn their wings solely by passing the air assault standard.
The training was intended to test the unit in its role of providing combat engineering support to 16 Air Assault Brigade, which is ready to deploy anywhere in the world at short notice for operations ranging from disaster relief to war fighting.
Once landed, the task force, based around the 5 SCOTS battle group, defended the airfield and carried out air assault exercises to defeat the enemy force.
Three Para is part of 16 Air Assault Brigade, which is the British Army's largest brigade with 7,400 soldiers.
During the autumn of 2010 the Troop were attached to 13 Air Assault Support Regiment (AASR) and deployed to Camp Bastion, Afghanistan, to form the Close Logistic Support Regiment (CSLR) in support of 16 Air Assault Brigade during Operation HERRICK 13.
They include teachers Dawn Vaughan, whose son Matthew is serving with 16 Medical Regiment, 16 Air Assault, and Laura Daly, whose partner, Lance Corporal John Featherstone, is with the 23rd Engineer Regiment, Air Assault.
However, Manogi district chief, Muhammad Rahman Danish, expressed unawareness about the overnight air assault.
The Black Hawk is used for air assault and other military operations.
No casualties were sustained during four days of air assault operations in an area known as "The Babaji Pear" because of its distinctive shape on the map.
THE MH-47 Chinook helicopter is the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment's long-distance, heavy-lift helicopter which conducts overt and covert infiltration, exfiltration, air assault, resupply and sling-load operations over a wide range of environmental conditions.
Summary: British troops have seized a quarter of a tonne of opium and killed an estimated seven militants in a major air assault in Afghanistan.
Although military police in Iraq routinely conduct police transition team duties while assisting Iraqis with the policing of their communities, they rarely have the opportunity to conduct full-scale air assaults. However, on the hazy morning of 12 April 2008, a group of Army Reserve Soldiers from the 56th Military Police Company did something they never thought they would get the chance to do--conduct a "Screaming Eagle" air assault.