Topic: 101st Airborne Division
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University football season tickets are on sale, and they’re going quickly.
Under a new ticketing structure implemented by assistant athletics director Josh Jorgensen, less than 30 reserved seat backs (Sections D and E) remain.
Written by Sgt. Katie Eggers
Baghdad, Iraq – U.S. veterans and now stars of recent military horror-comedy, “Range 15,” visited multiple locations in Iraq to meet with service members and offer a free screening of their movie July 9th-11th.
Service Members deployed to Forward Operating Base Union III in support of the Combined Joint Forces Land Component Command – Operation Inherent Resolve filed into a room to watch “Range 15” and got an opportunity to meet the stars: Mat Best, Army Ranger veteran and CEO of Article 15 Clothing company, Jarred Taylor, Air Force veteran and Article 15’s chief marketing officer, and Nick Palmisciano, Army veteran and founder of Ranger Up clothing company.
Written by Sgt. Neysa Canfield
Fort Campbell, KY – Regardless of military occupational specialty or rank, resiliency plays a huge role in the daily performance of Soldiers. Soldiers from 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade “Lifeliners,” 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), took part on in the first brigade-wide “Lifeliner Resilience Days” at the Passenger Processing Center on Fort Campbell, KY, June 28th-30th.
The three-day event involved Lifeliner brigade’s two organic battalions in order to assess the effectiveness of the materiel being taught to the Soldiers.
Fort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell continues experience an impact from the severe weather on July 6th, and the storms since. Some areas on the installation have reopened, while others remain closed.
The Skeet Range has reopened. Individuals can access the range from Jordan Springs Road, then west end of 11th Airborne near Camp Hinsch. Jordan Springs Road has been repaved and is fully operational and 11th Airborne Division Road is also open.
The Fletchers Fork Campground and Cabins and Wohali Pavilion are closed for at least 30 days until further reassessment.
Fort Campbell, KY – The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Soldier whose body was recovered in a Fort Campbell creek Tuesday has been identified.
The Soldier is identified as Spc. Dhaifal Ali, 34, from Arlington, Texas, was assigned to the 372nd Inland Cargo Transfer Company, 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade.
The search for Dhaifal, who was swept away by strong currents Friday, lasted five days before being located by recovery personnel yesterday. He was found approximately 500 meters from the area he was initially swept away at the low water crossing over Little West Fork Creek on Fort Campbell.
Fort Campbell, KY – A search and recovery operation has concluded as the body of a 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Soldier who was swept away by strong currents Friday on Fort Campbell has been found.
The Soldier was found approximately 500 meters from the low water crossing over Little West Fork Creek on Fort Campbell.
Fort Campbell and Montgomery County (Tennessee) Emergency Services were immediately called to assist in the search for the Soldier Friday evening after receiving notification the Soldier had been swept away by creek’s strong currents.
Fort Campbell, KY – A search and recovery operation is ongoing for a 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Soldier who was swept away by strong currents Friday evening at the low water crossing over Little West Fork Creek on Fort Campbell.
The Soldier was at the water crossing with two other Soldiers from his unit before being swept away.
Multiple civilian and military agencies are currently working to locate the Soldier and the incident is currently under investigation.
Written by 1st Lt. Daniel Johnson
Kara Soar Base, Iraq – In Iraq, the Kara Soar Base feels like a different world; only a few hours away lies the modern city of Erbil, with sky rises and brand name car dealerships.
Yet, here, in the farmland of northern Iraq at Kara Soar, in the searing heat, through the thick dust smoke can be seen rising from battles raging near the Tigris River and missiles heard launching nearby as smoke clouds on the horizons confirm a successful strike.
A world U.S. Soldiers face daily in support of the Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve mission.
Written by Sgt. Katie Eggers
Baghdad, Iraq – When 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) service members started their day Saturday morning, “Cover Down,” part of the 101st Band, was already playing popular music. Shortly after 6:00am, personnel from 101st, sister services and Coalition were getting covered in colors – blue, green, red, orange, pink, purple and yellow.
The USO-sponsored 5K color run started off an early celebration of Independence Day, which began a day of activities for service members deployed in support of Combined Joint Forces Land Component Command – Operation Inherent Resolve, led by the 101st at Forward Operating Base Union III, Baghdad.
Clarksville, TN – Produced by The Downtown Clarksville Association, First Thursday Art Walk is a free, self-guided tour spanning a 5-block radius that combines visual art, live music, engaging events and more in the heart of Downtown Clarksville.
With 10+ venues, bars and businesses participating each month, the First Thursday Art Walk in Clarksville is the ultimate opportunity to savor and support local creative talent.
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