Fort Campbell, KY – Join us for the final 2013 Eagle Challenge Fitness Tour (ECFT) event – The Culminator – on November 16th. This event will consist of a 10K, 5K and 2K Fun Run.
Divisions in the 10K and 5K are WTU, Stroller, and female and male age divisions of: 20 and under, 21 to 30, 31 to 40, 41 to 50, and 51 and over. First place medals will be presented to the top finishing WTU Soldier, top finishing Stroller participant, and to the overall male and overall female in both the 10K and the 5K races. «Read the rest of this article»
Fort Campbell, KY – The next event in the Eagle Challenge Fitness Tour (ECFT) is the City Slicker Urban Orienteering event on April 27th. Urban Orienteering will challenge you mentally as well as physically.
You will be provided with a basic satellite image map that you must use to navigate throughout the urban (on-post) environment. Your mission will be to locate as many navigation points as you can within the two hour time limit and return to the starting position. «Read the rest of this article»
Fort Campbell, KY – Everyone is encouraged to set health and fitness goals and get moving at the first two events of the Eagle Challenge Fitness Tour, a health fair Friday and run/walk Saturday. ECFT events will continue at Fort Campbell and the surrounding communities through November.
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital and the 86th Combat Support Hospital are partnering to kick off the ECFT with a “Love Your Heart” Health Fair at the Sportsman’s Lodge near Fort Campbell’s Gate 10 from 11:00am to 7:00pm Friday, February 22nd. «Read the rest of this article»
Fort Campbell, KY – The Eagle Challenge Fitness Tour (ECFT) is a program for 2013 conceived as a vision from Fort Campbell senior leadership to provide our military community, as well as Oak Grove,KY, Hopkinsville, KY, and Clarksville, TN, with opportunities for a fun and healthy active lifestyle.
ECFT is a series of ten monthly events that will take place from February through November in 2013. Two events will be held in Clarksville, two events will be held in Hopkinsville, and six will be held on Fort Campbell. «Read the rest of this article»
Fort Campbell, KY – The USAA February Family Fun Event will take place in partnership with the Eagle Challenge Fitness Tour Love Your Heart Health Fair and 10K/5K/1 Mile Run organized by 86th Combat Support Hospital, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) and Morale Welfare and Recreation (MWR).
Both of these events will be held outside the gates of Fort Campbell and are accessible to everyone in the community. The Family Fun Event will take place on Friday, February 22nd from 11:00am to 7:00pm at Sportsman’s Lodge. «Read the rest of this article»
Written by Sgt. Joe Padula
Fort Campbell, KY – The official color of the Strike Brigade is once again gold as the teams representing the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), brought back the well sought after Week of the Eagles 2012 Commander’s Cup.
“A phenomenal job winning the Week of the Eagles,” said Lt. Col. Townley Hedrick, the deputy commanding officer for the Strike brigade, when speaking about the Strike Soldiers. “This brigade has great, young leaders, officers and non-commissioned officers, who lead by example and make things happen.” «Read the rest of this article»
Written by 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs
Fort Campbell, KY – The “Screaming Eagles” of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) will host the 2012 Week of the Eagles, August 10th-17th, 2012, at Fort Campbell, KY, to reflect upon all that the division’s Soldiers have achieved since the unit was created with no history, but with a “Rendezvous with Destiny.”
“Week of the Eagles is a time for 101st Soldiers of the past and present to come together and reflect on the great legacy of the 101st Airborne Division,” said Maj. Gen. James C. McConville, commanding general of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault).
“This year is particularly significant because it coincides with the 70th anniversary of the division. We invite all Soldiers, families and friends to participate and experience Week of the Eagles 2012.”
Fort Campbell, KY – “The 101st Airborne Division […] has no history, but it has a rendezvous with destiny,” Maj. Gen. William C. Lee told troops during an address August 19th, 1942. Since that historic day at Camp Claiborne, LA, the Screaming Eagles have had many a rendezvous with destiny, and this year the storied division and the Fort Campbell community will mark the 70th anniversary of the unit’s inception during the 2012 Week of the Eagles: A history of valor.
“Week of the Eagles is a time for 101st soldiers of the past and present to come together and reflect on the great legacy of the 101st Airborne Division,” said Maj. Gen. James C. McConville, commanding general of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). “This year is particularly significant because it coincides with the 70th anniversary of the division. We invite all soldiers, families and friends to participate and experience Week of the Eagles 2012.”
Fort Campbell, KY – The fourth largest Army installation in the continental United States will kick off the 38th annual Week of the Eagles celebration, Friday, August 5th.
The weeklong event will commence with more than 15,000 Soldiers participating in a division run led by Maj. Gen. John F. Campbell, who recently led Screaming Eagles in combat in Afghanistan. Events will continue through Friday, August 12th, when Campbell will relinquish his command to Maj. Gen. James McConville during the division change of command ceremony.
The theme for this year’s festivities is “Their Strength and Courage Strike the Spark: Honoring our Sergeants,” in recognition of the Army’s Year of the NCO campaign.
Soldiers will compete in various events throughout the week, which are open to the public as spectators:
Everyone is invited to participate in other events: «Read the rest of this article»
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