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Memorial ceremony highlights continued observance of All American Week

Fort Bragg celebrating service with sports activities, veterans gatherings


Fort Bragg continued its observance of All American Week on Tuesday with a memorial ceremony and the 10 Miler, among other activities, according to a report by the Defense Visual Information Distribution Service.

All American Week has included sports, a breakfast for veterans and will feature a hall of fame induction and the Division Review to cap off the celebration.

Current and veteran paratroopers, their families, and the public will take part through Thursday.

The week of activities will celebrate the 40th anniversary of Operation Urgent Fury during the invasion of Grenada in 1983, according to a news release.

The remaining schedule includes:

  • All American Hall of Fame induction: 11 a.m.-noon Wednesday, 82nd Airborne Division Hall of Heroes, Ardennes Street.
  • Division Review: 10 a.m. Thursday, Pike Field.
  • 34-Foot Tower: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. through Wednesday, U.S. Army Advanced Airborne School.
  • Sports competitions: Through Thursday at multiple sites.

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