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The 82nd Airborne Division is an airborne infantry division of the U.S. Army, specializing in parachute assault operations into denied areas with a U.S. Department of Defense requirement. They were first formed in 1912. They are based at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, the 82nd Airborne Division is part of the XVIII Airborne Corps. The 82nd Airborne Division is the U.S. Army's most strategically mobile division.

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  • The 82nd Airborne Division are mistakenly referred to as the "Screamin' Eagles" which is the nickname of the 101st Airborne Division. The 82nd are actually known as "Death from Above."

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