The 82nd Airborne Division celebrates its 100th year this week. The Fort Bragg-based division is known best for its parachute jumps during World War II, and now specializes in rapid deployments - with or without parachutes.
Today, one of the division's three brigades always has some of its soldiers ready to board aircraft and ready to fight.
View a gallery of images from a recent combat training jump at Fort Bragg, N.C., on July 26, 2017:
More than 2,400 U.S. service members were killed in the Afghanistan war. The Pentagon said Army Staff Sgt. Ryan C. Knauss — who died from injuries suffered in the Kabul Airport bombing — was likely the final one.