Topic: Bagram Air Field
Written by Spc. Brian Smith-Dutton
Paktiya Province, Afghanistan – Family is and has always been considered one of the most important subjects within the Army.
The Pagan twins are one example.
U.S. Army Spc. Janice Pagan, an automated logistical specialist assigned to Forward Support Company, 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team “Rakkasans,” 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), was granted a 3-day pass to reunite with her twin sister at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan.
Headquarters, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault)
Bagram, Afghanistan – The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), known famously as the “Screaming Eagles,” assumed responsibility of the combined joint task force in eastern Afghanistan March 14th in a ceremony on Bagram Air Field.
Combined Joint Task Force-101, will operate in Regional Command – East, an area roughly the size of Virginia, which includes 14 provinces and 7.5 million Afghans.
The 1st Infantry Division wrapped up its yearlong deployment and will be heading back to Fort Riley, Kansas.
Written by Sgt. Duncan Brennan
Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan – The 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, Task Force Destiny, unit ministry teams came together for their bimonthly religious support team conference at the TF Destiny headquarters at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, January 3rd.
The unit ministry teams reconfirmed their roles and responsibilities according to the Army regulations that govern chaplains and shared some of their experiences of ministering to the soldiers in their units.
Written by Sgt. Duncan Brennan
Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan – Sgt. 1st Class Audra Wynn, A Company, 426th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade 101st Airborne Division truck master, and Master Sgt. Lemuel Wynn, Headquarters Support Company, 96th Aviation Support Battalion operations non-commissioned officer in charge, have been married for 16 years and have been through many deployments together.
Being a dual-military couple, deployments can make having a family difficult.
Written by Capt. Christina Wright
Bagram, Afghanistan – The 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade transferred authority to the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade during a transfer of authority ceremony at Combined Joint Task Force- 1 headquarters, Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, on September 18th, 2012.
The 101st CAB, from Fort Campbell, KY, is now charged with providing full spectrum aviation support to Regional Command East. They will play a key role in providing combat, logistical and medical evacuation support to coalition forces.
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Peter Mayes
Fort Campbell, KY – From the moment he arrived at the 101st Airborne Division in 2007, the 101st Sustainment Brigade was the unit that Command Sgt. Maj. David Thompson said he wanted to lead.
“I was so happy to be at Fort Campbell, but looking across the post as a logistician, I was always looking for the sustainment brigade. That was the dream brigade job, and we all know as far as logicians go, the 101st Sustainment Brigade is the premiere sustainment brigade,” he said. “There were 12 of us interviewing for this job … I felt just blessed because it was a dream come true.”
Written by U.S. Army 1st Lt. R.J. Peek 3rd Battalion
Ghazni Province, Afghanistan – The Soldiers of 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry, Iron Rakkasan, has some tough Soldiers.
U.S. Army Sgt. William Bickers from Cincinnati, a mortar man for Battlehard Company, 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry, epitomized that strength September 16th.
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