Topic: 101st Airborne Division
Fort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell Teammates,
On September 1st, our Nation will celebrate Labor Day to honor the hard work and service of our citizens who make our country the greatest country on earth.
The dedication and commitment of each of you, the service member, the civilian and the Family member, is an integral part of maintaining our Nation’s Freedom.
Labor Day also provides us our last long weekend of the summer. Many will travel to be with Family and friends and enjoy those activities we often associate with the end of summer.
Fort Campbell’s Child and Family Behavioral Health System offers opportunities for Family and Soldier Fitness
Fort Campbell, KY – The Child and Family Behavioral Health System officially opened at Fort Campbell August 27th as the senior leader of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell, community supporters Staff Sgt. Aaron and Melissa Fast as well as the commander of Blanchfield Army Community Hospital and community partners help cut the ribbon, formally opening the doors to the Fort Campbell community.
The CAFBHS is the Army’s model to provide behavioral health services to military children and their families. Blanchfield Army Community Hospital will serve as the Southern Regional Medical Command’s prototype for the system of care.
Clarksville-Montgomery County sends Public Comments in response to Army’s SPEA report for Force Structure Realignment for Fort Campbell Kentucky
Clarksville, TN – In response to the Army’s recent Supplemental Programmatic Environmental Assessment (SPEA), Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, joined by Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers and Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Melinda Shepard, sent public comments on behalf of Clarksville-Montgomery County describing the significant impact a troop reduction could have on the community. «Read the rest of this article»
Fort Campbell 2nd Brigade “Strike” officer Brigid Calhoun credits family, mentors and experiences for success
Written by Sgt. David Cox
Laghman Province, Afghanistan – Forty-three years ago, U.S. Congress designated August 26th as Women’s Equality Day to commemorate granting women the right to vote.
When put into historical military context, the roles women have filled in their service to their country have gone under measureable change in the 239 year history of the U.S. Army — when women would help nurse the wounded and sick during the Revolutionary War.
Now, women make up approximately 15 percent of the active-duty Army and represent 95 percent of its’ career fields.
101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) welcomes new Deputy Commanding General for Support at Fort Campbell August 8th
Fort Campbell, KY – Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell officially welcomed the new deputy commanding general for support at an Honor Eagle ceremony held August 8th, 2014 in front of the division headquarters building.
Colonel Frank W. Tate and his wife, Beverly, were received by Maj. Gen. Gary J. Volesky, the commanding general of the 101st, who was happy to have them join the Screaming Eagle team, he said during the ceremony.
Listen to Clarksville’s 1400AM WJZM’s “Rendezvous Radio” for a discussion of the 101st’s History
Fort Campbell, KY – In celebration of its 72nd birthday, the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) will host a division run scheduled for 6:30am, August 8th, 2014, as well as other events the following week.
The 101st was activated August 16th, 1942, at which time it did not have a history yet, but it had a “rendezvous with destiny.” Those enduring words were spoken then by the 101st’s first commander, Maj. Gen. William C. Lee.
101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Command Sgt. Maj. Alonzo J. Smith Relinquishes Responsibility at Ceremony held at Fort Campbell
Fort Campbell, KY – Command Sgt. Maj. Alonzo J. Smith, the senior enlisted advisor for the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), said goodbye to the division and Fort Campbell today during his relinquishment of responsibility ceremony in front of the division headquarters, but not without passion, emotion, and many thanks for lessons learned and passed.
Smith, who took responsibility of the 101st in June 2012, will transition to Fort Hood, Texas, where he’ll become the senior enlisted advisor of III Corps, a unit responsible for more than 100,000 Soldiers.
Maj. Gen. Gary J. Volesky, the commanding general of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell, felt the day was bittersweet.
Fort Campbell, KY – Callee’s Too Sports Bar, located at 1962 Fort Campbell Boulevard, has been placed on the Fort Campbell Off-Limits list following a shooting that occurred in the early hours of July 31st.
The decision to place Callee’s Too on the list was made due to conditions existing at the establishment that are deemed detrimental to the health, welfare and safety of Fort Campbell Soldiers and their Families.
The Off-Limits action is intended to prevent Soldiers and their Families from being exposed to or victimized by crime-conducive conditions and to provide a reasonably safe environment for them. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – Campbell Crossing, Lend Lease’s privatized military housing community located on Fort Campbell, will host its annual National Night Out event on Tuesday, August 5th from 4:00pm-7:00pm.
This nationwide celebration is geared toward heightening crime prevention awareness and strengthening the neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships while sending a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are fighting back.
You don’t want to miss this event! «Read the rest of this article»
101st Airborne Division (Air Assault)
Fort Campbell, KY – Mid-term elections will be held November 4th, 2014.
Uniformed service members, and their eligible Family members stationed outside of their location voting jurisdiction may register and request an absentee ballot using the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) at www.fvap.gov
Here’s a video from Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel encouraging service members and their Families to exercise their right to vote:
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