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Fort Campbell ‘Peacekeeper’ Battalion welcomes new commander

 

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

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Fort Campbell, KY – Soldiers of the 716th Military Police Battalion “Peacekeepers,” 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., participated in a change of command ceremony, June 15th, at the division parade field, here.

During the ceremony, Lt. Col. Michael A. Johnston, the outgoing commander, relinquished command of the 716th MP Bn, which is assigned to the 16th MP Bde., on Fort Bragg, North Carolina, to Lt. Col. S. Joel Schuldt, the incoming commander.

Col. Eugenia Guilmartin, commander of the 16th Military Police Brigade, hands Lt. Col. S. Joel Schuldt, commander of the 716th MP Battalion assigned to the 16th MP Bde. and attached to the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., the battalion colors during the change of command ceremony, June 15, 2017, at the division parade field on Fort Campbell, Kentucky. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield/101st SBDE Public Affairs)

Col. Eugenia Guilmartin, commander of the 16th Military Police Brigade, hands Lt. Col. S. Joel Schuldt, commander of the 716th MP Battalion assigned to the 16th MP Bde. and attached to the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., the battalion colors during the change of command ceremony, June 15, 2017, at the division parade field on Fort Campbell, Kentucky. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield/101st SBDE Public Affairs)n

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101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade 716th MP platoons enhance readiness through evaluations

 

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

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Fort Campbell, KY – Military police platoons from the 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div. tested their skills during a platoon external evaluation, March 13th – 17th, here.

Observers from 16th MP Brigade from Fort Bragg, NC and 101st Airborne Division, evaluated the Fort Campbell MPs on their ability to react to enemy contact, establish traffic control points, respond to site exploitation, evacuate casualties, and perform convoy security.

A squad leader with 1st Platoon, 194th Military Police Company, 716th MP Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., directs a Soldier, March 14, 2017, as the platoon establishes a traffic control point during a platoon external evaluation on Fort Campbell, Kentucky. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield/101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

A squad leader with 1st Platoon, 194th Military Police Company, 716th MP Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., directs a Soldier, March 14, 2017, as the platoon establishes a traffic control point during a platoon external evaluation on Fort Campbell, Kentucky. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield/101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade 716th MP Soldiers, Marshall Elementary celebrate NEA’s Read Across America Day

 

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

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Fort Campbell, KY – Soldiers from the 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., and their Adopt-A-School partner, Marshall Elementary School, celebrated Read Across America Day March 2nd, here.

Every year, schools, libraries and community centers across America participate in the National Education Association’s Read Across America Day.

Pfc. Elise M. Fuentes, a military police with 218th Military Police Company, 716th MP Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., shows first grade students the illustrations in a book, March 2, 2017, during Read Across America Day at Marshall Elementary School on Fort Campbell, Kentucky. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield/101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

Pfc. Elise M. Fuentes, a military police with 218th Military Police Company, 716th MP Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., shows first grade students the illustrations in a book, March 2, 2017, during Read Across America Day at Marshall Elementary School on Fort Campbell, Kentucky. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield/101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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Fort Campbell Fire and Emergency Services hosts Second Annual Light and Fight

 

Written by Leejay Lockhart
Fort Campbell Public Affairs Office

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell Fire and Emergency Services in cooperation with Middle Tennessee Fraternal Order of Leatherheads Society, hosted the second annual Light and Fight February 18th, 2017, at the Fort Campbell Fire Training Facility near Campbell Army Airfield.

The event provided firefighter training to approximately 50 participants from approximately 20 fire departments and involved 30 volunteer instructors. Personnel from seven states were at the training.

Dave Brasells, president of the Middle Tennessee Fraternal Order of Leatherheads Society, served as incident commander and he said the training was modeled after the Illinois Fire College Urbana-Champaign.

Soldiers assigned to 550th Engineer Detachment, 716th Military Police Battalion, supported at Fort Campbell by the 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, perform vertical ventilation training at the second annual Light and Fight Feb. 18, 2017, at the Fort Campbell Fire Training Facility near Campbell Army Airfield. (Leejay Lockhart, Fort Campbell Public Affairs Office)

Soldiers assigned to 550th Engineer Detachment, 716th Military Police Battalion, supported at Fort Campbell by the 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, perform vertical ventilation training at the second annual Light and Fight Feb. 18, 2017, at the Fort Campbell Fire Training Facility near Campbell Army Airfield. (Leejay Lockhart, Fort Campbell Public Affairs Office)

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Fort Campbell Soldier Sgt. Chase Rapp saves Indiana citizen’s life

 

Written Staff Sgt. Kimberly Lessmeister
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public

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Fort Campbell, KY – The suicide crash

While driving down a road he hadn’t frequented in nearly three years, Sgt. Chase Rapp, a human resource noncommissioned officer with 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., and his girlfriend encountered a truck that had crashed into a utility pole.

Rapp slowed down to ask onlookers if everything was okay. “Well, we think so,” was the not-so-reassuring response.

Sgt. Chase Rapp, a human resource noncommissioned officer with 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., holds his personal medical bag Feb. 22, on Fort Campbell, Kentucky. The bag houses equipment he used to save the life of a man who had crashed his car Jan. 28 in Floyds Knobs, Indiana. (Staff Sgt. Kimberly Lessmeister/ 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs Office)

Sgt. Chase Rapp, a human resource noncommissioned officer with 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., holds his personal medical bag Feb. 22, on Fort Campbell, Kentucky. The bag houses equipment he used to save the life of a man who had crashed his car Jan. 28 in Floyds Knobs, Indiana. (Staff Sgt. Kimberly Lessmeister/ 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs Office)

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Lifeliners take top awards in Fort Campbell MWR Commander’s Cup Tournament

 

Written by Staff Sgt. Kimberly Lessmeister
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public

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Fort Campbell, KY – Out of nearly 50 teams, it came down to teams from 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion and 716th Military Police Battalion for the final game of the Commander’s Cup Tournament held by Fort Campbell’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation program.

The tournament began in January and ended mid-November with a tie-breaker flag football game between the two teams from 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade “Lifeliners,” 101st Abn. Div.

Soldiers from 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., receive the Battalion Commander’s Cup, Nov. 17, 2016, during a ceremony at Cole Park Commons Conference Center on Fort Campbell, Ky. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield/101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

Soldiers from 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., receive the Battalion Commander’s Cup, Nov. 17, 2016, during a ceremony at Cole Park Commons Conference Center on Fort Campbell, Ky. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield/101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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Fort Campbell Lifeliner females, APSU Women’s Soccer build bonds

 

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

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Clarksville, TN -Female officers from the 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade “Lifeliners,” 101st Airborne Divison (Air Assault) with boots laced and uniforms on were ready to head out to the field.

This field, however, had markers, goal posts and seats for spectators. Eight officers from the “Lifeliner” Brigade visited the Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team for Women’s Equality Day August 26th, at Fortera Stadium, here.

First Lt. Francine Lane, executive officer for 218th Military Police Company, 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Abn. Div. Sust. Bde., volunteered to speak to the student athletes.

Second Lt. Natalie Pyle, platoon leader for the Ground Support Equipment section in 584th Support Maintenance Company, 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div. (Air Assault), shares techniques she used during her time in college that helped her succeed with a group of Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team players at the Fortera Stadium club level room, Clarksville, Tn., Aug. 26, 2016. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield/101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

Second Lt. Natalie Pyle, platoon leader for the Ground Support Equipment section in 584th Support Maintenance Company, 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div. (Air Assault), shares techniques she used during her time in college that helped her succeed with a group of Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team players at the Fortera Stadium club level room, Clarksville, Tn., Aug. 26, 2016. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield/101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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Clarksville Police participate in 716th MP Battalion Summer Safety Day

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On May 6th, 2016, Clarksville Police Traffic Unit Officers were invited to participate in the 716th MP Battalion Summer Safety Day.

The battalion and their families trained on many topics including Motorcycle Safety, Impaired Driving, Distracted driving, Occupant protection, and Speed awareness. With this event, Fort Campbell is implementing a proactive way of creating a culture of safety, and CPD were excited to be a part of it.

716th MP Battalion Summer Safety Day

716th MP Battalion Summer Safety Day

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MP follows family tradition of service at Fort Campbell

 

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

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Fort Campbell, KY – The military lifestyle is nothing new to Matthew Lassitter, also known as Cpl. Lassitter, a military police specialist with 218th Military Police Company, 716th Military Police Battalion. In 2012 he decided to follow in his father’s footsteps, and he enlisted in the U.S. Army. So, when it came time to re-enlist he didn’t hesitate to ask his father to do the honors.

Col. Doyle Lassitter accepted his son’s request and the ceremony was conducted at the 716th MP Bn. motor pool on Fort Campbell, KY, April 18th.

Col. Doyle Lassitter, commander for Distribution Management Center, Army Sustainment Command, stands in front of the United States flag along with his son, Cpl. Matthew Lassitter, as he re-enlists his son for four more years in the U.S. Army on Fort Campbell, Ky., April 18, 2016. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs)

Col. Doyle Lassitter, commander for Distribution Management Center, Army Sustainment Command, stands in front of the United States flag along with his son, Cpl. Matthew Lassitter, as he re-enlists his son for four more years in the U.S. Army on Fort Campbell, Ky., April 18, 2016. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs)

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Fort Campbell’s 716th MP Soldiers partner with local law enforcement agencies to conduct active-shooter training

 

Written by Spc. Joseph Green
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Soldiers with the 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), along with other law enforcement officers from numerous other military units and agencies attended the Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Training train the trainer active shooter course at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, October 12th-16th, 2015.

Agencies involved included the 101st Division Provost Marshal’s Office, 502nd MP Bn., 198th MP Bn. National Guard, Fort Campbell Police Department, Clarksville Police Department, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Kentucky State Police, Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tennessee Wildlife Law Enforcement and personnel with the Kentucky and Tennessee FBI offices.

Shelby Nelson, a law enforcement officer with the Clarksville Police Department; Staff Sgt. Mathew Lange, a military police officer with the 194th Military Police Company, 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault); Sgt. John Michl, with the 551st MP Co., 716th MP Bn.; and Jesse Hedrick, a deputy with the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office, conduct the breaching phase of the approaches and breaching portion of the Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Reaction Training train-the-trainer active-shooter course Oct. 14, 2015, at Fort Campbell, KY. (Spc. Joseph Green, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs)

Shelby Nelson, a law enforcement officer with the Clarksville Police Department; Staff Sgt. Mathew Lange, a military police officer with the 194th Military Police Company, 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault); Sgt. John Michl, with the 551st MP Co., 716th MP Bn.; and Jesse Hedrick, a deputy with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, conduct the breaching phase of the approaches and breaching portion of the Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Reaction Training train-the-trainer active-shooter course Oct. 14, 2015, at Fort Campbell, KY. (Spc. Joseph Green, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs)

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