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** ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND EDITIONS OF FEB. 18 - 19 - FILE **  Paratroopers Of The Army's 82nd Airborne Division  Drop Into Fort Bragg, N.C.'s Sicily Drop Zone, Oct. 7, 2003. Formed In World War II, The 82nd Airborne Jumped Into Italy, Flew On Gliders Into Normandy And Later Parachuted Into Holland. Today, The 82nd Serves As The Nation's Ready-reaction Force, With One Brigade Of Paratroopers Always Available To Jump Into A Fight Should The President Call.  But The Last Time The 82nd Actually Parachuted Into Combat Was In 1989, Landing In Panama To Help Oust Dictator Manuel Noriega. (AP Photo/The Fayetteville Observer, David Smith, File) **MAGS OUT, NO SALES**

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