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Fort Campbell to host Hero and Remembrance Run, Walk or Roll, November 1st

 

Fort Campbell's Morale, Welfare and Recreation - MWRFort Campbell, KY – Join the Fort Campbell community on November 1st as we hold the Hero and Remembrance Run, Walk or Roll – this year’s Fort Campbell Run for the Fallen.

This commemorative 5K and 1 mile walk/run will take place at Town Center, directly across from Division Headquarters. Runners and walkers will be received at 7:00am and the opening ceremonies will begin at 8:00am. Runners will depart at 8:15am followed by the walkers at 8:30am.

2014 Hero and Remembrance Run, Walk or Roll

2014 Hero and Remembrance Run, Walk or Roll

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Rakkasans host future Soldiers at Fort Campbell

 

Written by Staff Sgt. Joel Salgado
3rd Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs

RakkasanFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – Fourteen future Soldiers from the Bloomington, IN Recruiting Station were given a glimpse of their future during a visit here March 19th.

“This is the first major [tour] we’ve done like this where we’ve gotten the post and an entire Brigade involved,” said Staff Sgt. Forrest Uribe, a recruiter with the Bloomington Recruiting Station.

The primary focus of the tour was observing training and interacting with Soldiers of 3rd Brigade Combat Team ‘Rakkasans’, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault).

Spc. Cliff Baxter (right) and Spc. Christopher Paisley, both forward observers with 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) discuss the life of a Soldier and offer insights to the 14 future Soldiers who visited 3rd BCT and Fort Campbell March 19, 2014. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Joel Salgado, 3rd BCT Public Affairs)

Spc. Cliff Baxter (right) and Spc. Christopher Paisley, both forward observers with 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) discuss the life of a Soldier and offer insights to the 14 future Soldiers who visited 3rd BCT and Fort Campbell March 19, 2014. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Joel Salgado, 3rd BCT Public Affairs)

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Fort Campbell Tree Lighting Ceremony moved Indoors

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – The tree is here and ready to be lit! The Fort Campbell Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held Thursday, December 5th at 4:45pm inside McAuliffe Hall, the 101st Airborne Division Headquarters.

A special visitor from the North Pole is slated to attend as well.

A crew member helps to untangle twinkling lights during setup for the 2012 Fort Campbell Tree Lighting Ceremony. (Heather Clark-The Fort Campbell Courier)

A crew member helps to untangle twinkling lights during setup for the 2012 Fort Campbell Tree Lighting Ceremony. (Heather Clark-The Fort Campbell Courier)

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101st Airborne gets ‘put through the paces’ during Unified Endeavor 13-1

 

Written by Sgt. Grant Matthes
101st Airborne Division Public Affairs

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Prior to its scheduled return to Afghanistan, Screaming Eagle Soldiers of the 101st Airborne Division Headquarters must complete one final task of knowledge and skill to prove they are up to the challenge for their next rendezvous with destiny.

This final task, operationally titled Unified Endeavor 13-1, will feature more than 600 participants from multiple U.S. Army divisions and units, as well as members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and will stretch over multiple countries and time zones from Fort Campbell to Germany to Kabul, Afghanistan.

Pvt. Joshua Wagner, a fires support specialist, Sgt. Ryan Davis and Staff Sgt. Nathan Wilkinson, both fires support noncommissioned officers, all with Company A, Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 101st Airborne Division, make their way to an exercise fusion cell during Unified Endeavor 13-1 here Dec. 2nd. (Photo by Sgt. Grant Matthes)

Pvt. Joshua Wagner, a fires support specialist, Sgt. Ryan Davis and Staff Sgt. Nathan Wilkinson, both fires support noncommissioned officers, all with Company A, Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 101st Airborne Division, make their way to an exercise fusion cell during Unified Endeavor 13-1 here Dec. 2nd. (Photo by Sgt. Grant Matthes)

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Fort Campbell’s 101st Airborne Division Headquarters and 4th Brigade Combat Team to deploy to Afghanistan by Spring

 

United States Department of DefenseWashington, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Defense today identified three major units to deploy as part of the upcoming rotation of forces operating in Afghanistan.

The scheduled rotation involves two infantry brigade combat teams – one with roughly 1,400 personnel, the other with roughly 2,800 personnel – and one division headquarters with roughly 620 personnel to rotate in winter 2012 and spring 2013.

A Soldier from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division kneels in an over-watch position on top of a qualot wall during their last deployment. (Photo by Spc. Luther L. Boothe Jr., Task Force Currahee Public Affairs Office)

A Soldier from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division kneels in an over-watch position on top of a qualot wall during their last deployment. (Photo by Spc. Luther L. Boothe Jr., Task Force Currahee Public Affairs Office)

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Joint Civilian Orientation Conference comes to Fort Campbell

 

Written by Sgt. Scott Davis
Headquarters, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – More than 40 civilian community leaders within the nation visited Fort Campbell, September 22nd as part of a program to give a better understanding to Americans as to what their military does on a daily basis.

The participants of the Joint Civilian Orientation Conference visited one installation from every branch of the military to gain a better idea as to how their military operates. Fort Campbell was chosen to represent the U.S. Army.

The president of Barreto group, Inc., Rodney Barreto tries out a mine detector while being advised by Capt. Robert St. Claire, an instructor for the Joint Civilian Orientation Conference during their visit to Fort. Campbell, September 22nd. Participants of the JCOC visited the base to gain insight on what the Army does on a routine basis. (Photo by Sgt. Scott Davis)

The president of Barreto group, Inc., Rodney Barreto tries out a mine detector while being advised by Capt. Robert St. Claire, an instructor for the Joint Civilian Orientation Conference during their visit to Fort. Campbell, September 22nd. Participants of the JCOC visited the base to gain insight on what the Army does on a routine basis. (Photo by Sgt. Scott Davis)

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Gold Star Family Appreciation Day

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY –  A day to recognize and honor those who have lost a loved one while serving the United Stated Armed Forces.  Please join us at Division Headquarters to honor our Gold Star Families on Thursday, October 20th at 3:00pm.

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716th Military Police Battalion hold Change of Command Ceremony

 

Written by Megan Locke, Courier staff
The Fort Campbell Courier

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division716th Military Police BattalionFort Campbell, KY – Lieutenant Col. David G. Thompson took command of the 716th Military Police Battalion from Col. Ignatius M. Dolata Jr. outside of the 101st Airborne Division headquarters Tuesday.

Thompson served at Fort Campbell previously, as the Deputy Provost Marshall and the 716th MPs S-3. Prior to becoming the new Peacekeeper 6, he served as the Senior Military Police Observer/Trainer for the Battle Command Training Program at Fort Leavenworth, KS. Other previous duty stations include Hanau, Germany; Fort Bragg, NC; and Fort Leonard Wood, MO.

716th Military Police Battalion Change of Command Ceremony. (Photo by Megan Locke, Courier)

716th Military Police Battalion Change of Command Ceremony. (Photo by Megan Locke, Courier)

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DoD announces 1st BCT deployment

 

101st Airborne Divison at Fort CampbellThe Department of Defense announced today the deployment of the 1st Brigade Combat Team “Bastogne”, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), as part of the scheduled spring rotation of major units in Afghanistan.

Approximately 3,700 Soldiers will deploy as part of the United States’ commitment to maintain the level of forces necessary to provide sufficient military capability for the NATO-International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) to further improve security and stability operations. «Read the rest of this article»

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