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Fort Campbell will operate with two hour delay Wednesday, January 17th

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell is operating on a two hour delay effective Wednesday, January 17th, 2018.

Fort Campbell will operate on a two hour delay tomorrow, January 17th. Mission Essential Personnel report at normal time; all other personnel are authorized up to a two hour delay. DoDEA Schools, Morning Pre-K and PSCD classes are cancelled.

For questions regarding Mission Essential, Civilian Employees contact your supervisors, Soldiers contact your unit Commanders.

Fort Campell will open two hours late, Wednesday. (U.S. Army, Sam Shore)

Fort Campell will open two hours late, Wednesday. (U.S. Army, Sam Shore)

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Fort Campbell open for Limited Operations Tuesday, January 16th

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – On Tuesday, January 16th, 2018,  the Senior Commander of Fort Campbell has authorized the installation to remain open for limited operations only. Mission Essential Personnel should report to work. DoDEA Schools are closed.

For questions regarding Mission Essential, Civilian employees contact your supervisors, Soldiers contact your unit Commander.

Gates 1, 4, 7, 10 will be the only gates open today, January 16th, due to Winter Weather Conditions.

The Commissary is closed.

Fort Campell is open for limited operations today. (U.S. Army, Sam Shore)

Fort Campell is open for limited operations today. (U.S. Army, Sam Shore)

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Fort Campbell wins Broomball Challenge at Downtown Commons Ice Rink

 

Downtown CommonsMontgomery County, TN – Major General Andrew Poppas and his 101st Airborne Division team won the inaugural Mayor vs Major Broomball game at the Downtown Commons ice rink Wednesday night, January 10th, 2 to 1 in overtime.

TRC Executive Director Norman Quirion commented after the game, “What an event. I’m going to say there were at least 300 people out here, and the condition of the ice made tonight’s game more competitive than expected. It wasn’t a high-scoring game, but the competition was real.”

Fort Campbell and Montgomery County competed in Clarksville’s first ever broomball match at the Downtown Commons outdoor ice skating rink.

Fort Campbell and Montgomery County competed in Clarksville’s first ever broomball match at the Downtown Commons outdoor ice skating rink.

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Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett Challenges Fort Campbell’s Major General Andrew Poppas to Broomball

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – The public is invited to attend what is thought to be Clarksville’s first ever broomball match as Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett challenges Fort Campbell’s Major General Andrew Poppas to a backyard broomball game on January 10th, 2018 at 6:30pm at the Downtown Commons outdoor ice skating rink.

Gnash, the Nashville Predator’s Mascot, members from the Predators Energy Team and Predators alumni will be on site greeting fans and cheering on Mayor Durrett and Major General Poppas as they try to outscore each other on the ice.

Broomball Challenge to be held Wednesday, January 10th at Downtown Commons Ice Rink.

Broomball Challenge to be held Wednesday, January 10th at Downtown Commons Ice Rink.

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227th Composite Supply Company Soldiers return to Fort Campbell after nine-months in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve

 

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101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Approximately 210 Soldiers from 227th Composite Supply Company, 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div. returned home from United States Army Europe, November 29th, after a nine-month deployment in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve.

U.S. Army Europe’s Operation Atlantic Resolve demonstrates continued U.S. commitment to collective security in order to reassure North Atlantic Treaty Organization allies and partners of America’s dedication to enduring peace and stability in the region following Russia’s intervention in Ukraine, according to the official U.S. Army Europe page.

Capt. Amanda Fonk, commander of 227th Composite Supply Company, 129th Combat Sustainment Supply Company, 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., marches through the doors at Hanger 3 on Fort Campbell, Kentucky with her Soldiers, November 29th, 2017, during the company’s welcome home ceremony. (Sgt. Caitlyn Byrne/101st SBDE Public Affairs)

Capt. Amanda Fonk, commander of 227th Composite Supply Company, 129th Combat Sustainment Supply Company, 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., marches through the doors at Hanger 3 on Fort Campbell, Kentucky with her Soldiers, November 29th, 2017, during the company’s welcome home ceremony. (Sgt. Caitlyn Byrne/101st SBDE Public Affairs)

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U.S. Army Aviation & Missile Command brings together Army aviators to build readiness across enterprise

 

Written by Kari Hawkins
U.S. Army Aviation & Missile Command

U.S. Army Aviation & Missile CommandHuntsville, AL – Speaking to more than 200 aviation leaders and Soldiers at the Aviation and Missile Command’s 101 for Aviation on December 13th, 2017 AMCOM commander Maj. Gen. Doug Gabram said the annual meeting is a one-of-a-kind event that other Army branches are trying to emulate.

“We are one team, one fight,” Gabram told the aviators, who travelled from units around the world to attend the two-day AMCOM 101 for Aviation at Redstone Arsenal. “No other branch has this kind of event. It’s something that benefits the aviation branch and the Army.”

AMCOM 101 for Aviation brings together aviators from across the Army aviation enterprise to learn about the sustainment capabilities of AMCOM, and to discuss aviation challenges and solutions.

Brig Gen. Todd Royar, deputy commander for support of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) at Fort Campbell, KY, encourages aviators attending the Aviation and Missile Command's AMCOM 101 for Aviation to ensure readiness of their units by providing concerns to their higher command. Royar served as AMCOM's chief of staff prior to his promotion and assignment to the 101st in the spring of 2017. (Traci Boutwell)

Brig Gen. Todd Royar, deputy commander for support of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) at Fort Campbell, KY, encourages aviators attending the Aviation and Missile Command’s AMCOM 101 for Aviation to ensure readiness of their units by providing concerns to their higher command. Royar served as AMCOM’s chief of staff prior to his promotion and assignment to the 101st in the spring of 2017. (Traci Boutwell)

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101st Special Troops Battalion Conducts Convoy Escort Live Fire Training

 

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101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Soldiers of the 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., executed a day and night convoy escort team live fire exercise October 26th, here.

First Lt. Walter Dezir, the executive officer for Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 101st STB, was the officer in charge for the CET LFX operation.

According to Dezir, the training falls directly into the brigade commander’s guidance to ensure units maintain a state of readiness at all times.

Soldiers from 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., returning from executing a convoy escort team live fire exercise on Fort Campbell, Kentucky, Oct. 26, 2017. The training focused on the use of light to heavy machine guns while maintaining the integrity of a convoy, and communication with in the unit. (Pfc. Alexes Anderson/101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade)

Soldiers from 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., returning from executing a convoy escort team live fire exercise on Fort Campbell, Kentucky, Oct. 26, 2017. The training focused on the use of light to heavy machine guns while maintaining the integrity of a convoy, and communication with in the unit. (Pfc. Alexes Anderson/101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade)

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Fort Campbell Garrison welcomes Jason Osborne as new Garrison Command Sergeant Major

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell civilian employees, Soldiers, community leaders, Family members and friends filled the seats of Wilson Theater to witness Command Sgt. Maj. Jason W. Osborne’s assumption of responsibility as the garrison senior enlisted adviser during a ceremony December 1st, 2017.

Colonel Joseph P. Kuchan, Fort Campbell garrison commander, led the ceremony by introducing Osborne to those in attendance.

“[Osborne] communicates well. He’s a natural conversationalist. He quickly cuts to the essence of a matter and he underpins it all with standards and responsibility,” Kuchan said. “These qualities will serve him exceptionally well as the garrison command sergeant major. This is the type of leadership and focus that we need right now.”

Garrison Command Sgt. Maj. Jason W. Osborne addresses the audience Dec. 1, during his assumption of responsibility ceremony at Wilson Theater, Fort Campbell, KY.  (Mari-Alice Jasper, Fort Campbell Courier)

Garrison Command Sgt. Maj. Jason W. Osborne addresses the audience Dec. 1, during his assumption of responsibility ceremony at Wilson Theater, Fort Campbell, KY. (Mari-Alice Jasper, Fort Campbell Courier)

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101st Airborne Division Band leads Clarksville Christmas parade

 

Written by Spc. Patrick Kirby
40th Public Affairs Detachment

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Band marched in this years Clarksville Christmas parade, around Clarksville on Saturday, December 2nd, 2017.

Thousands of people filled the streets of downtown Clarksville Saturday for the 58th annual Christmas Parade.

“It’s nice to be able to get off post and interact with the community and entertain them,” said Spc. Kenneth Fahle, Army musician, saxophonist, 101st Abn. Div. band and a native of Madison, Ohio. “It’s nice to see the community come together and celebrate this holiday season.”

The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Band marched in this years Clarksville Christmas parade, around Clarksville on Dec. 2. There were more than 130 businesses, schools and organizations took part in the floats in this years parade each decorated with a different theme all around the theme, “Christmas around the world” (Spc. Patrick Kirby)

The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Band marched in this years Clarksville Christmas parade, around Clarksville on Dec. 2. There were more than 130 businesses, schools and organizations took part in the floats in this years parade each decorated with a different theme all around the theme, “Christmas around the world” (Spc. Patrick Kirby)

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101st Sustainment Soldiers participate in CMCSS 8th Grade Career Exploration Day

 

Written by Staff Sgt. Neysa Canfield
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

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Fort Campbell, KY – Brenda Scarborough, the career counselor for the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS), said this is the second year the Soldiers of the 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade have participated in the event.

Scarborough said the goal of the event is to help students understand the different job opportunities available for them after high school.

“Our vision [at CMCSS] is to graduate our kids [and for them] to be career ready,” said Scarborough.

Sgt. 1st Class David Taylor, an electronic maintenance noncommissioned officer with the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., shows a student the components of a device, Nov. 15, 2017, during Clarksville-Montgomery County School System’s annual Eighth-Grade Career Exploration Day at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center in Clarksville, Tennessee. (Spc. Alexes Anderson/101st SBDE Public Affairs)

Sgt. 1st Class David Taylor, an electronic maintenance noncommissioned officer with the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., shows a student the components of a device, Nov. 15, 2017, during Clarksville-Montgomery County School System’s annual Eighth-Grade Career Exploration Day at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center in Clarksville, Tennessee. (Spc. Alexes Anderson/101st SBDE Public Affairs)

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