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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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Austin Peay State University to hold Military and Veteran Graduate Recognition Ceremony for APSU Fall Graduates, December 7th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Active duty military and veteran students graduating from Austin Peay State University in December will be honored with an APSU military coin and a special cord to wear with their commencement regalia.

The military and veteran graduate recognition and coin presentation ceremony, with the theme “All Hail to Those Who Serve,” is scheduled for 5:00pm, Wednesday, December 7th in the Mabry Concert Hall, located inside the Music/Mass Communication Building on the University campus. The event is open to the public.

APSU’s Military Coin.

APSU’s Military Coin.

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Fort Campbell Lifeliners show diversity during annual Eighth-Grade Career Exploration Day

 

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

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Fort Campbell, KY – Every year, the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System hosts an Eighth-Grade Career Exploration Day to inform the students of the different career fields available for them when they graduate from high school.

This year, Soldiers of 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade “Lifeliners,” 101st Abn. Div., participated in the seventh annual Eighth-Grade Career Exploration Day at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center in Clarksville, Tennessee, November 16th-17th.

Chief Warrant Officer 1 Jason Emig, the network management technician for 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., listens to a student asking questions about the communications career field of the military, Nov. 16, 2016, during the Eighth-Grade Career Exploration Day. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield/101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

Chief Warrant Officer 1 Jason Emig, the network management technician for 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., listens to a student asking questions about the communications career field of the military, Nov. 16, 2016, during the Eighth-Grade Career Exploration Day. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield/101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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Two 101st Airborne Soldiers charged in disappearance of Pfc. Shadow McClaine

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – The U.S. Government preferred charges November 18th, 2016 against Sgt. Jamal Williams-McCray and Spc. Charles Robinson in the disappearance of Pfc. Shadow McClaine.

Both Soldiers are assigned to the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault).

The Soldiers are currently in pre-trial confinement, pending a preliminary hearing. 

(L to R) Sgt. Jamal Williams-McCray and Spc. Charles Robinson have been charged with the disappearance of Pfc. Shadow McClaine.

(L to R) Sgt. Jamal Williams-McCray and Spc. Charles Robinson have been charged with the disappearance of Pfc. Shadow McClaine.

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U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program Soldiers visit Lifeliners at Fort Campbell

 

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

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Fort Campbell, KY – Music filled the multipurpose room of Shaw Physical Fitness Center, here, as Soldiers dripping with sweat conducted warm-up exercises before their training with the Soldiers of the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program.

The WCAP selects distinguished Soldier athletes across the entire Army and provides them the opportunity to train and compete in national and international competitions that lead into the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Sgt. Whitney Conder and Sgt. Spenser Mango, both wrestlers with the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program, demonstrate take down techniques to Soldiers of 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., Nov. 15, 2016 at Shaw Physical Fitness Center on Fort Campbell, Ky. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield/101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

Sgt. Whitney Conder and Sgt. Spenser Mango, both wrestlers with the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program, demonstrate take down techniques to Soldiers of 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., Nov. 15, 2016 at Shaw Physical Fitness Center on Fort Campbell, Ky. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield/101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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Fort Campbell Lifeliners build cohesion through physical, mental challenges

 

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

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Fort Campbell, KY – Command teams of 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade “Lifeliners,” 101st Abn. Div., participated in a Command Team Physical Training Challenge at the 74th Composite Transportation Company motor pool, here.

Sgt. 1st Class David M. Taylor, the master fitness trainer for 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Abn. Div. Sust. Bde., created the event.

“The intent behind the [challenge] was to build team work within the senior leaders of the brigade,” said Taylor. “The stations were both physically and mentally challenging.”

(L to R) Capt. Kenny K. Nguyen, Sgt. 1st Class Lashelle Webb, and Capt. Abdoul R. Kane, all with 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., work together to properly place the blocks in the correct position, Nov. 9, 2016, with the help of their fourth team member, Maj. Jose G. Beltre (behind the group), who has an image of how the assembled pieces should look during the Command Team Physical Training Challenge at the 74th Composite Transportation Company motor pool on Fort Campbell, Ky. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield/101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

(L to R) Capt. Kenny K. Nguyen, Sgt. 1st Class Lashelle Webb, and Capt. Abdoul R. Kane, all with 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., work together to properly place the blocks in the correct position, Nov. 9, 2016, with the help of their fourth team member, Maj. Jose G. Beltre (behind the group), who has an image of how the assembled pieces should look during the Command Team Physical Training Challenge at the 74th Composite Transportation Company motor pool on Fort Campbell, Ky. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield/101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital observes Thanksgiving holiday

 

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – In honor of the national observance of Thanksgiving Day, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) personnel will observe the federal holiday Thursday, November 24th.

Therefore, all Soldier and Patient-Centered Medical Homes and pharmacies will be closed. The hospital remains open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for emergency services, inpatient care, and labor and delivery services.

All BACH services will open normal hours Wednesday, November 23rd.  

BACH observes Thanksgiving holiday

BACH observes Thanksgiving holiday

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101st Airborne Division Soldiers return to Fort Campbell from deployment to Iraq

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Approximately 170 Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and 101st Airborne Division Artillery, were welcomed home during a ceremony as they returned from a nine-month deployment to Iraq.

Family, friends and fellow Soldiers gathered to welcome home the unit which performed duties as the Combined Joint Forces Land Component Command (CJFLCC) in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, the land component command advising and assisting Iraqi Security Forces in defeating DA’ESH.

Maj. Gen. Gary J. Volesky, commanding general of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell, speaks to Families, friends and Soldiers of the 101st Airborne Division during a welcome home ceremony at Hangar 3, Fort Campbell, Ky., Nov. 18, 2016. Volesky spoke of his Air Assault Soldiers' success in enabling Iraqi Security Forces to defeat DA'ESH and begin the retaking of Mosul in Iraq as the Combined Joint Forces Land Component Command - Operation Inherent Resolve headquarters.

Maj. Gen. Gary J. Volesky, commanding general of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell, speaks to Families, friends and Soldiers of the 101st Airborne Division during a welcome home ceremony at Hangar 3, Fort Campbell, Ky., Nov. 18, 2016. Volesky spoke of his Air Assault Soldiers’ success in enabling Iraqi Security Forces to defeat DA’ESH and begin the retaking of Mosul in Iraq as the Combined Joint Forces Land Component Command – Operation Inherent Resolve headquarters.

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Fort Campbell announces lane closure scheduled for November 28th

 

U.S. Army Fort CampbellFort Campbell, KY – A lane closure is scheduled on Fort Campbell to make repairs on a bridge located on Jordan Springs Road at Hell Cat Trail.

Work will take place on November 28th between the hours of 6:00am, or safe light conditions, until 4:00pm. This work will possibly impact the area for up to 7 days.

The contractor will have signage placed at Ghost Corps Trail for the detour, as well as at Palmyra and Jordan Springs Roads.

The road will reopen to traffic as soon as work is completed.

Lane Closure

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Austin Peay State University Army ROTC to honor memory of 1st Lt. Kip Stevens with ceremony, induction on November 17th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s Governors Guard ROTC detachment prides itself on teaching young men and women to become officers and leaders; soldiers who continually do what is necessary to achieve success on every mission – in the classroom, in training in the field and on the field of battle.

1st Lt. Kip Stevens

1st Lt. Kip Stevens

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