"In adversa ultra adversa"
The Alpine Paratroopers Regiment is one of the elite units of the Army. The unit uses the techniques of the light infantry and its personnel has got the qualification of "ranger".
The Regiment, constituted by Volunteers, is located in Montorio Veronese (VR). The War Flag has got the following decorations: a Military Order of Italy, two Golden Medals, nine Silver Medals and one Bronze Medal to the Military Valour, a Silver Medal to the Civil Valour and a Silver Medal to the Merit.
The celebration of the Regiment is on 18th May, anniversary of the battle in Monte Vodice (1917) for which it received the Silver Medal to the Military Valour.