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Massive Paratrooper Jump

Awe-inspiring video of dozens of members of the U.S. military’s 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions, all packed into C-17 Globemaster III aircraft, then doing a static line jump over a test drop zone at Fort Bragg, NC. It’s mindblowing that nobody’s chutes got tangled doing this.

Fort Bragg Tests New Kitchen Uniforms

The culinary specialists cooking up hot meals for soldiers across Fort Bragg will get a new look next spring.

Fort Bragg Bird Dog Living Dream

Road trip! Steve Lopez explores California's 1,100-mile coastline July 22, 2016, 9:30 a.m. On the 40th anniversary of California's Coastal Act, Los Angeles Times columnist Steve Lopez is on a road trip from Oregon to Mexico to explore the state's 1,100 miles of beaches, wetlands, wave-pounded coves,...

Fort Bragg Soldiers Jump into Louisiana as Part of No-notice Exercise

Paratroopers shuffled to the doors bathed in a red light, and one-by-one they stepped out into the dark.

Air Force Support to Fort Bragg Paratroopers Continues to Decline

The Air Force's support to Fort Bragg has been on a steady decline in recent months, according to numbers provided by Sen. Thom Tillis.

Two of baseball’s superfans are embroiled in a war of words over attendance

3 weeks agoSports : The Early Lead

Noted ball-hawk Zack Hample caused a firestorm Sunday when he began tweeting from a Marlins-Braves game held at Fort Bragg (N.C.). Now, he finds himself in a he-said-he-said argument with another of baseball’s superfans over the circumstances of his attendance. Hample attended the game looking to add to his collection of more than 9,000 baseballs caught […]

Zack Hample Apologizes For Ballhawking At MLB's Fort Bragg Game

3 weeks agoSports : Deadspin

The Miami Marlins and Atlanta Braves played a game Sunday at Fort Bragg, a military base in North Carolina. It was the first MLB game to be played at an active base, and the crowd was filled with military members. Also in that crowd was ballhawk Zack Hample. Read more...

Ball-catching expert apologizes after outrage over him attending MLB Fort Bragg game

Zack Hample, the baseball fan known for being the greatest “ball-hawk” the game has ever seen for his ability to (...)

MLB's Fort Bragg game showed the sports world how military tributes should be done

Appreciation of the military is often perfunctory in sports, but MLB managed to give a baseball game and normalcy to baseball fans. Retired Sgt. 1st Class Cecil James Barnes leads what is, as far as anybody can tell, the world’s fastest-ever volunteer tarp crew. Show More Summary

Noted ballhawk Zack Hample makes enemies of the 82nd Airborne division

3 weeks agoSports : The Early Lead

Fort Bragg commemorative baseballs? Oh yes! Martin Prado just tossed this to me after the 3rd inning. — Zack Hample (@zack_hample) July 4, 2016 Zack Hample, a “professional” ballhawk, literally wrote the book on how to catch baseballs at major league games. Show More Summary

Ballhawk Zack Hample ripped for crashing Fort Bragg MLB game

3 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

Ballhawk Zack Hample has caught heat for attending an MLB game intended only for Department of Defense employees.

Braves Fall to Marlins 5-2 in Historic Game at Fort Bragg

Brian Snitker will never forget Sunday night -- for reasons that had nothing to do with the latest loss for his Atlanta Braves.

Ballhawk Zack Hample's Attendance at Fort Bragg Game Sparks Outrage

3 weeks agoSports : The Big Lead

The Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins played a baseball game at Fort Bragg on Sunday night. Professional ballhawk Zack Hample was there. (...)

Realmuto, Conley Help Marlins Beat Braves 5-2 at Fort Bragg

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

J.T. Realmuto homered and drove in two runs, Adam Conley pitched six strong innings and the Miami Marlins beat the Atlanta Braves 5-2 on Sunday night in a game played on a U.S. Army post.

Braves, Marlins appreciate chance to play historic MLB game at Fort Bragg

3 weeks agoSports : The Early Lead

The Braves and Marlins played a game Sunday as historic as it was timely. On July 4 weekend, just a night before Independence Day itself, the two teams squared off at Fort Bragg, a massive military base near Fayetteville, N.C. It is believed to be the first time a regular-season professional sports event has taken […]

The Braves and Marlins will make history at Fort Bragg today

Sunday’s Say Hey, Baseball includes sports history for the Marlins and Braves, Mike Trout’s sky proposal, and Vin Scully’s very first thoughts on Sandy Koufax. Listen, we know it's tough to catch up on everything happening in the baseball world each morning. Show More Summary

LEADING OFF: Marlins-Braves at Fort Bragg, McCarthy Back

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

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ESPN will make the most of unique setting at Fort Bragg on Sunday

In a first for Major League Baseball, a regular season game will be played at an active military base on Sunday night when the Marlins and Braves go head to head at Fort Bragg in North Carolina. ESPN will broadcast the game as theirShow More Summary

Military Honors Father and Daughter in Fort Bragg Ceremony

She may be Army strong, but Tina Jones-Faison was moved to tears as she thanked the standing-room-only crowd during her promotion ceremony.

Militarizing the Major Leagues: MLB Game to be Played at U.S. Army Installation

The Marlins and Braves will play at Fort Bragg this July. On July 3, the Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins will play a "salute-the-troops" game at a temporary stadium constructed at a Fort Bragg ballpark. It took four months to convert a military base golf course into the ballpark that will be used for the game. Show More Summary

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