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Fort Campbell’s 101st Airborne Division Band to put on Holiday Concert at Clarksville Montgomery County Public Library

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public LibraryClarksville, TN – The 101st Airborne Division Band from Fort Campbell, KY will be performing at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library at 6:00pm on Tuesday, December 10th, 2013.

The show, entitled “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” will feature a brass quintet and a jazz combo for an hour-long concert.

101st Airborne Division Band Holiday Concert.

101st Airborne Division Band Holiday Concert.

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54th Annual Clarksville Lighted Christmas Parade entries now being accepted

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – Be a part of a Clarksville tradition by participating in this year’s annual Christmas parade, hosted by the City of Clarksville and Montgomery County Government.

The parade, a night-time, lighted Christmas parade, is scheduled for Saturday, December 7th, 2013 beginning at 5:00pm in Downtown Clarksville and will feature the Budweiser Clydesdales and the 101st Army Band.

Santa Claus waves to the kids as he passes through Historic Downtown Clarksville

Santa Claus waves to the kids as he passes through Historic Downtown Clarksville

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BACH invites the Community to support wounded, injured and ill Soldiers Bike Ride from Fort Knox to Fort Campbell

 

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell residents and members of the surrounding communities are invited to show their support September 25th for wounded, injured and ill Soldiers as they participate in the Bluegrass Rendezvous Bike Ride, a therapeutic and challenging ride.

The Fort Campbell group will consist of 12 WTB Soldiers, one who recently returned to duty with his unit, and their support team. They will meet a group of Fort Knox Soldiers and their support staff at Fort Knox September 24th and ride the first 97 miles to Bowling Green, KY. «Read the rest of this article»

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Fort Campbell’s 1st Brigade Combat Team completes redeployment from Afghanistan

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne Division1st Brigade Combat TeamFort Campbell, KY – The never ending cycling of soldiers between the battlefield to the home front and vise versa continued Wednesday evening with the return of the final flight of 259 soldiers from the 1st Brigade Combat Team (Bastogne).

For the past nine months the 1st Brigade Combat Team had been in the Nangarhar Province of Afghanistan as part of SFAAT Blackhorse which has been working to help prepare the Afghan National Army’s 1st Kandak, 4th brigade, 201st Corps for the upcoming transfer of authority as U. S. Forces prepare to withdraw from that country.

Families wait for the airplane carrying their soldier's home to land

Families wait for the airplane carrying their soldier’s home to land

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Fort Campbell’s 101st Airborne Division Band “Ambush” performs at Forward Operating Base Lightning

 

Written by U.S. Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Jacqueline Fitzgerald
129th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionPaktya Province, Afghanistan – The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Band ‘Ambush’ performs at Forward Operating Base Lightning in Paktya Afghanistan, to boost moral for service members and civilian employees, June 25th, 2013.

This six member team travels throughout Afghanistan to support the service members deployed for Operation Enduring Freedom.

The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Band ‘Ambush’ performs at Forward Operating Base Lightning. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Jacqueline Fitzgerald)

The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Band ‘Ambush’ performs at Forward Operating Base Lightning. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Jacqueline Fitzgerald)

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Fort Campbell Independence Day Fireworks Celebration has been postponed until Tomorrow Night, July 5th

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell reports due to the weather and a low cloud ceiling, the fireworks set for tonight have been rescheduled for tomorrow at 9:00pm. The concert with the 101st Airborne Division Band has been canceled.

The carnival is still open today.

Independence Day Fireworks at Fort Campbell postponed to Friday

Independence Day Fireworks at Fort Campbell postponed to Friday

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Fort Campbell Carnival, Fireworks will happen this Independence Day despite Sequestration

 

Written by Sgt. 1st Class Peter Mayes
Headquarters, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault)

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – The Fort Campbell Fourth of July Independence Day Carnival and Fireworks Show will go on as scheduled, even as budget cuts and furloughs impact military bases across the nation, officials said.

Traditionally, the post Morale, Welfare, and Recreation office hosts a carnival in honor with Independence Day, complete with a concert featuring the 101st Airborne Division band and celebrity music acts, and a fireworks show that evening.

This year’s event will only include performances from the Division Band. The Parachute Demonstration Team and celebrity music act was cut from this year’s event, officials said.

Fort Campbell Carnival - Tuesday, July 2nd through Saturday, July 6th.

Fort Campbell Carnival – Tuesday, July 2nd through Saturday, July 6th.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Memorial Day Ceremony to be held May 27th, 2013

 

Memorial DayMontgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Veterans Service Organization is hosting its annual Memorial Day Ceremony at 10:00am, May 27th, at Veterans Memorial Park, Clarksville, TN.

City and county officials, as well as MCVSO staff will give remarks, with the keynote address given by LTC (Retired) Norman “Greg” Lane, US Army Reserve, who currently serves as the Battalion Executive Officer of Austin Peay State University’s ROTC.

The colors were posted by the Elester Garner Chapter of the 555th Triple Nickel as members of the Gold Star Wives look on during last year's Memorial Day Ceremony.

The colors were posted by the Elester Garner Chapter of the 555th Triple Nickel as members of the Gold Star Wives look on during last year’s Memorial Day Ceremony.

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Fort Campbell Welcomes Home 170 Soldiers from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team

 

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionRakkasanFort Campbell, KY – The never ending cycling of soldiers between the battlefield to the home front and vise versa continued yesterday morning with the return of 170 soldiers of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team from the Khowst Province of Afghanistan.

Their families and friends were on hand awaiting them when their aircraft touched down. As the door to the aircraft opened, the overcast sky opened up and a cold rain began falling. Some family members opened umbrella’s and continued to watch the soldiers disembark, as others scurried back indoors to await their loved one’s entry.

The Soldiers couldn’t care less about the rain they were excited to see their loved ones after being apart for 224 very long days.

The returning soldiers of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team

The returning soldiers of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team

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101st Airborne Division begins latest Rendezvous with Destiny

 

Written by U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Kevin Hartman
115th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionParwan Province, Afghanistan — The casing ceremony for the outgoing 1st Infantry Division headquarters battalion and the uncasing ceremony for the incoming 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) headquarters battalion, took place at Bagram Airfield, February 28th.

With its battalion colors cased, the 1st Infantry Division headquarters battalion continues its redeployment to Kansas, while the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) headquarters battalion begins its latest rendezvous with destiny.

U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Tonika Scott-Morris (left), and Lt. Col. Scott Noon, Division Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) command team, uncase the unit flag during the casing ceremony for the division headquarters battalion for the outgoing 1st Infantry Division and the uncasing ceremony for the division headquarters battalion for the incoming 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Feb. 28, 2013, at Bagram Airfield.  (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Kevin Hartman, 115th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Tonika Scott-Morris (left), and Lt. Col. Scott Noon, Division Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) command team, uncase the unit flag during the casing ceremony for the division headquarters battalion for the outgoing 1st Infantry Division and the uncasing ceremony for the division headquarters battalion for the incoming 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Feb. 28, 2013, at Bagram Airfield. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Kevin Hartman, 115th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

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