All American Legacy | The History of the 82nd Airborne Division
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From its birth in 1917 before World War I, through its redesignation as the nation's first Airborne Division for World War II, the lesser-known conflicts in Panama, the Dominican Republic, and Grenada, to today where our Paratroopers continue to fight in Iraq and Afghanistan - no other military unit boasts the history and legacy of the 82nd Airborne Division. Join us as we explore the 100 years of courage, sacrifice, and victories that define the All Americans through the eyes of the Paratroopers who lived it.
||Clean46 - Watershed l Lessons Learned in Grenada||Thirty four years ago the United States invaded the Caribbean island of Grenada, rescued some medical students, and rounded-up a gang of thugs and criminals, ...||1/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean45 - The Brave Ones l A Discussion with Mike MacLeod||All American Paratrooper Mike MacLeod had an interesting journey to America's Guard of Honor. Already a professional photographer and journalist with a wife and teenage ...||12/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean44 - A New Parachute I Transition to the T-11||The 82nd Airborne Division must be able to drop thousands of Paratroopers into a contested area from the air. For most of the Division's life, ...||12/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean43 - Boots On the Ground l The 2003 Invasion of Iraq||On episode 43 of the All American Legacy podcast, host Joe Buccino speaks with reporter Karl Zinsmeister. Karl has written several books about the war ...||11/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean42 - Armistice l The Story of Veterans Day||Veterans Day, a national holiday observed every year on November 11th, honors the accomplishments of American Veterans from all of our nation’s wars. Veterans Day ...||11/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean41 - Revisiting Alvin York l A Closer Look at the Myths Surrounding the Greatest Legend in All American History||Along with Jim Gavin, Sergeant Alvin York looms as the largest figure in the 100-year history of the 82nd Airborne Division. His evolution from drunken ...||11/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean40 - Hot in the Cold War l DomRep, 1965||It was the spring of 1965: the height of the Cold War. In a post-World War II economy, the United States was soaring, the clearly-identified head ...||10/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean39 - Line in the Sand l War in the Desert||Before the shale oil boom in the United States, Americans were reliant on the flow of oil through the Persian Gulf. The tiny Emirate of Kuwait ...||10/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean38 - Natural Disaster l Earthquake in Haiti||In January 2010, a catastrophic magnitude 7 earthquake hit Haiti, with the largest impacts just outside the capital of Port-au-Prince. The damage was unthinkable: tens of thousands ...||10/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean37 - Paid in Blood l A Story of Partnership, A Story of Victory||Last week our Falcon Brigade, the Second Brigade Combat Team of the 82nd Airborne Division, returned from a nine-month combat deployment to Iraq and Syria. ...||10/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean36 – Longest War l Devil Brigade in Afghanistan, 2017||Less than one month ago, President Trump announced that America will “fight to win” in Afghanistan with a revised approach that includes a larger military ...||9/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean35 - War on Terror l Baghdad 2003||In the aftermath of 9/11 President George W. Bush declared a Global War on Terror. Following the invasion of Afghanistan in October, 2001, U.S. forces ...||9/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean34 - The Battle Against ISIS l Falcon Brigade in Iraq and Syria||For the past eight months, Falcon Brigade, the 82nd Airborne Division's 2nd Brigade Combat Team, has been a critical part of the fight against ISIS ...||9/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean33 - A Violent, Complicated Place l Success and Tragedy in Kosovo, Part 2||In Episode 33, part 2 of our 2 part series, “A Violent, Complicated Place,” the story of our paratroopers in Kosovo takes a dark turn ...||9/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean32 - A Violent, Complicated Place l Success and Tragedy in Kosovo, Part 1||In 1999, the eyes of the world once again turned to the 82nd Airborne Division. With the breakup of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, the ...||9/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean31 - Hourglass||Although constituted August 5, 1917, the 82nd Airborne Division was officially manned 20 days later on August 25. This is the day on which we ...||8/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean30 - A Century of Service||The All American Division was born in August, 1917 at Camp Gordon, Georgia for entry into World War I. Since its designation as an airborne ...||8/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean29 - Jump Scratched l The Combat Jump That Never Happened||Episode 29 - Jump Scratched I The Combat Jump That Never HappenedOn the evening of September 18, 1994, almost 3,000 All American Paratroopers were packed, ...||8/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean28 - Paratroopers on Fire l Disaster at Green Ramp||The March 23, 1994 collision of an F-16 and a C-130 at Fort Bragg's Green Ramp is among the deadliest accidents in U.S. military history ...||7/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean27 - Victory l The End and Life after WWII||World War II is coming to an end and the 82nd Airborne Division is making its final push into Germany. In this episode we discuss ...||7/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean26 - Brutal War l The Battle of the Bulge||We've almost made our way through World War II. For this episode, we hear from Paratroopers who fought in some of the fiercest conditions of ...||7/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean25 - The French Hat I The History of the Maroon Beret||Within the culture of the 82nd Airborne Division, few symbols are more recognizable than the maroon beret, the odd-looking hat of the 19th century French ...||6/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean24 - Riot in the Streets I The All Americans Respond to the 1968 DC Riots||When you study the 82nd Airborne Division through the lens of American history over the past one hundred years you find that all the important ...||6/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean23 - Guerilla War I The 82nd Airborne in Vietnam||Today we move forward in the chronology of All American history to a dark period for our country: the Vietnam War. This was a time ...||6/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean22 - Sanctuary l A Commemoration of D Day||Episode 22 -- Sanctuary l A Commemoration of D Day The All American Division formed in Georgia, reformed in Louisiana and is now headquartered in ...||6/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean21 - The Next One Hundred Years l All American Week 100 Through the Looking Glass||All American Week 100 is behind us. The celebration, the running, the competition. It’s all over. In this episode we take a look back at ...||5/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean20 - A Celebrated Tradition l The History of All American Week||All American Legacy Podcast Ep. 20 - A Celebrated Tradition l The History of All American WeekAll American Week is a part of our grand ...||5/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean19 - The Longest Podcast l A Review of an All American Classic||We here at the All American Legacy Podcast know history. We don't know movies. So, we brought in an expert to help us break down ...||5/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean18 - Little Groups of Paratroopers I Life, Love, and Legacy in the 82nd Airborne Division||For more than 70 years, the concept of Little Groups of Paratroopers; LGOPs for short; has been a foundational principle in the way the 82nd Airborne ...||5/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean17 - Celebrating a Century of Service | A Conversation with AA9||Known by the call sign "All American 9," Command Sgt. Maj. Michael D. Green, the senior enlisted leader for the 82nd Airborne Division, joins Master ...||5/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean16 - At the Movies! | A Review of “A Bridge Too Far”||Operation Market Garden, the failed September 1944 Allied invasion of Holland, was the largest airborne operation in world history. The 1977 star-filled blockbuster movie "A Bridge ...||4/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean15 - World War II Paratroopers In Their Own Words | Voices of All American Legends||We’re working our way through World War II and over the last few episodes we’ve given you the history, the places, the generals, and the ...||4/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean14 - The Day Before the Day | Part II||This is the second of our two-part series on the 82nd Airborne Division on D Day. If you have not yet heard part one (episode ...||4/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean13 - The Day Before the Day I Part 1||Ep. 13 - "The Day Before the Day Part I" Operation Neptune, the World War II Allied assault into Normandy, France, was among the grandest ...||4/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean12 - Paratrooper for Life | Staff Sgt. Travis Mills||On today's episode of the All American Legacy Podcast, we talk with retired Staff Sgt. Travis Mills, a quadruple amputee who served with the 4th ...||3/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean11 - Devils in Baggy Pants | 504th PIR earns a nickname||The Devils in Baggy Pants. It’s one of the most storied nicknames and one of the most prestigious units in American military history. On Episode 11 ...||3/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean10 - Fire in the Sky | The 82nd’s First Combat Jump||Episode 10 - "Fire in the Sky The 82nd's First Combat Jump"On today's episode of the All American Legacy Podcast, we talk about Operation ...||3/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean9 - The Best Damn Fighting Outfit in the World | The 82nd AIRBORNE Division||In “The Best Damn Fighting Outfit in the World” we learn about the history of airborne operations in the U.S. Army and how the 82nd ...||3/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean8 - An Army at Peace | The All American Division 1919-1942||The All American Division redeployed to the United States in April and May of 1919, demobilizing in New York. The Division status and role in ...||2/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean7 - War’s End | Post-WWI Reintegration + Myths||The Armistice of November 11, 1918 brought an end to the Great War. The 82nd Infantry Division returned to the United States in April, 1919. The ...||2/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean6 - Hardcore All American History | A Discussion with Dan Carlin||America's best history teacher doesn't work in a school - and he's joining us today on the All American Legacy Podcast! Dan Carlin, host of ...||2/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean5 - The Triple Nickle | America’s First Black Paratroopers||In celebration of the first week of African American/Black History Month, we're jumping ahead from World War One all the way to 1941 to tell ...||2/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean4 - An Army of One pt. 2 | The Story of Sgt. Alvin York||STOP! If you haven't heard "Army of One part 1" - go back and listen to it now!This week, Alvin York returns to America after ...||1/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean3 - An Army of One pt. 1 | The Story of Sgt. Alvin York||In an Army of One part 1, we meet Sgt. Alvin York, the Division’s second Medal of Honor recipient. Master Sgt. Patrick Malone takes us ...||1/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean2 - First Contact | The 82nd in WWI||In this week's All American Legacy Podcast, we discuss the Division's entry to the Great War. In our first segment, Master Sgt. Patrick Malone talks to ...||1/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean1 - Birth | The Origins of the All American Division||In August of 1917, in a sleepy Georgia outpost called Camp Gordon, a new unit forms for entry into the Great War. This inaugural episode ...||1/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAll American Legacy Podcast Preview||Preview of the All American Legacy Podcast - brought to you by the 82nd Airborne Division.||12/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
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All Paratroopers should listen to these!
As a former AA Paratrooper and Jumpmaster, this Podcast fills me with pride. Every single Paratrooper should be introduced to this series - our heritage is who we are and we should all know about the foundation of the Division!
All the way.
Well done. Can't wait for the rest.