The 82nd Airborne Division is an airborne infantry division of the United States Army, specializing in parachute assault operations into denied areas with a U.S. Department of Defense requirement to "respond to crisis contingencies anywhere in the world within 18 hours".
The 325th Infantry Regimentis a light infantry parachute insertion fighting force of the United States Army. The subordinate units of the regiment constitute the bulk of the infantry elements assigned to the 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division.
The 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment deploys anywhere in the world, within 18 hours of notification. The regiment conducts forced entry parachute assaults to seize, retain and defend airfields or other assets, then increases combat power in order to control land, people, and resources.
MASS TACTICAL AIRBORNE OPERATIONS. Airborne operation from USAF troop carrier aircraft conducted by units equivalent to battalion or larger, separate company/battery, or organic staff of brigade size or larger; culminating in a ground tactical exercise in which the individuals serve in their assigned duty positions.