Topic: 5th Special Forces Group
Clarksville, TN – The recipient of the 2013 Command Sgt. Maj. Darol Walker Award atis one of the nation’s top ROTC cadets.
Cadet Nathan Brewer with APSU’s Governors Guard Battalion of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) was presented the award during a breakfast ceremony held Thursday, May 2nd at APSU. He already has prior military service, having been assigned to the 5th Special Forces Group and 82nd Airborne Division.
Written by Staff Sgt. Barbara Ospina
Fort Campbell, KY – Members from the‘ community relations team took time on March 5th to visit the 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) and the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment at Fort Campbell, KY, to make heartfelt contributions to the two units.
On behalf of Titans Owner K.S. “Bud” Adams, Jr. they donated $5,000 in grants to the veteran associations of the two elite organizations.
Titans Owner K.S. “Bud” Adams, Jr. and the NFL Foundation recently awarded scholarship grants to elite Army units.
Nashville, TN –Owner K.S. “Bud” Adams, Jr. and the National Football League Foundation recently awarded $5,000 in grants to the scholarship funds for two of the Army’s proudest units.
One grant was made to the Army’s 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) S.O.A.R (A). That unit is more commonly known as the Night Stalkers and provides helicopter support for our nation’s special operations missions.
Also receiving a grant was the 5th Special Forces Group, commonly known as the Green Berets. «Read the rest of this article»
Written by Staff Sgt. Barbara Ospina
Fort Campbell, KY – In an emergency room or a hospital you will find a group of people who all have one thing in common; they need medical care. The level of care might range from a common cold, to a broken bone or life threatening trauma.
Our society has not only grown to rely on, but also to trust in our medical system and the care provided, whether it is a medic on an ambulance or by doctors in the emergency room.
Clarksville, TN – LEAP Board President Katrina Bufkin passed the torch of leadership to President elect Joe Shakeenab. “While Joe’s term as President, officially begins January 1st, 2013, he has already made an impact on LEAP by laying out a Plan to assist the organization in building capacity” commented Richard “Reason” Garrett.
Joe has the distinguished honor of being a retired Special Forces Warrant Officer (Green Beret) with 28 years of military service. He spent 20 years of service with the 5th Special Forces Group. During his years of military travel to the Middle East and the Horn of Africa, He grew accustomed to sacrificing so others could have better opportunities in life. Today, he continues to take this concept with him and impart such principles in others. «Read the rest of this article»
One 5th Special Forces Group and Two 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment soldiers based at Fort Campbell, KY Selected
Fort Bragg, NC – Ten United States Army Special Operations Soldiers will be paired with more than 90 of the nation’s top high school football players for the upcoming U.S. Army All-American Bowl activities, January 1st-5th at the Alamodome in San Antonio.
Activities throughout Bowl Week help connect these All-American athletes with Army Soldier Heroes from around the country and provide better understanding of what it takes and what it means to be an Army Strong Soldiers. «Read the rest of this article»
Fort Campbell’s 5th Special Forces Group and National Guard learn Agriculture techniques at APSU Farm
Clarksville, TN – The goat, a runt in terms of size, limped around a make-shift pen set up on the grounds of the Austin Peay State University Environmental Education Center, or APSU farm.
His hoof was overgrown and infected, prompting APSU adjunct professor of agriculture Bob Moore to pull out a pair of metal trimmers and clip back the gnarled, black growth as if it were simply a long fingernail.
5th Special Forces Group, 2nd Battalion “The Legion” Dedicates Building in honor of Mr. Gary Beikirch
Written by 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) Public Affairs
Fort Campbell, KY – Soldiers, families and friends from 2nd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), also known as The Legion, gathered together on the morning of September 22nd, 2012, to pay tribute to a veteran and former member of the unit.
The tribute was in the form of the newly dedicated battalion operations complex, now named Beikirch Hall, for 2nd Bn., 5th SFG (A), in honor of Mr. Gary Beikirch, a Medal of Honor recipient.
5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) Public Affairs
Fort Campbell, KY – Brandon Crotzer and Zachary Matthews, chefs from The Blackhorse Pub and Brewery in Clarksville, Tennessee, provide tips and techniques for preparing pizza to Pfc. Robert Archuleta, a cook from the 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), at the Oasis Dining Facility on Fort Campbell, KY, October 23rd, 2012.
This was the second culinary training opportunity for the staff of The Oasis in a little over a month and provided those that ate at the dining facility a ‘taste of the Blackhorse.’ The Oasis Dining Facility, located on Kentucky Avenue (Building 2991), is open for breakfast and lunch, Monday thru Friday, and is open to the public (guests must obtain a pass to get on post).
Written by Maj. Brandon Bissell
Clarksville, TN – Most people consider completing a half marathon or full marathon once in their lifetime a major achievement; and rightfully so.
In the case of Marc Dibernardo, a staff sergeant with the U.S. Army, competing in these events, in what most would consider extreme conditions, is a way to raise awareness and support to causes that are very dear to him – wounded warriors.
What is so extreme about the way he competes in races you may ask? Consider the fact that he races wearing either a gas mask or full military gear (including helmet, body armor, and boots). It is safe to say that either of these scenarios would cause significant impairments for the average racer.
Dibernardo has broken world records wearing both.
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