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101st Airborne Division releases name of Fort Campbell Shooter

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) has released the name of the soldier who was apprehended yesterday by military police after responding to a report of shots fired near Campbell Army Airfield.

The soldier has been identified as 23-year old Spc. Bryan Castillo, a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter repairer, who arrived at Fort Campbell in September, 2013.

Castillo allegedly entered Hangar 8 on the airfield at approximately 11:30am yesterday and fired two shots. Installation law enforcement was notified and immediately responded. He fled the hangar in his privately owned vehicle and law enforcement pursued.

Fort Campbell shooter identified, charges decision pending. (Sam Shore)

Fort Campbell shooter identified, charges decision pending. (Sam Shore)

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Fort Campbell releases update on Active Shooter incident

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – A 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) soldier was apprehended this afternoon by military police after they responded to a report of shots fired near Campbell Army Airfield.

The soldier allegedly entered Hangar 8 on the airfield at approximately 11:30am and fired two shots. Installation law enforcement was notified and immediately responded. The soldier fled the hangar in his privately owned vehicle and law enforcement pursued.

During the pursuit, the soldier hit another vehicle but was able to continue his flight to his on-post residence. He attempted to leave his vehicle on foot, but was subdued by law enforcement and taken into custody.

Fort Campbell reports a soldier fired shots in Hanger 8 near Campbell Army Airfield. The soldier fled in his vehicle, was pursued by law enforcement and taken into custody. (Sam Shore)

Fort Campbell reports a soldier fired shots in Hanger 8 near Campbell Army Airfield. The soldier fled in his vehicle, was pursued by law enforcement and taken into custody. (Sam Shore)

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Update on Active Shooter Incident on Fort Campbell

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – On Tuesday afternoon, August 25th, 2016 a 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) soldier was apprehended by military police after they responded to a report of an active shooter near Campbell Army Airfield.

There have been no reports of any injuries and at this time and the installation is currently secure, the gates are open and there are no threats to the post or local communities.

More details will be released as they become available.

Fort Campbell reports there was an Active Shooter Incident today on Base. Post is Secure and there is no danger to the post community. All gates are open. (Sam Shore)

Fort Campbell reports there was an Active Shooter Incident today on Base. Post is Secure and there is no danger to the post community. All gates are open. (Sam Shore)

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Active Shooter Incident on Fort Campbell

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Earlier today, Tuesday, August 25th, 2016 there was a report from Fort Campbell Army Base that there was an active shooter situation on base.

Austin Peay Police was notified at approximately 12:33pm to secure the APSU Center at Fort Campbell. At approximately 12:36pm, Austin Peay Police was notified that the situation had ended with the apprehension of a person and the APSU Center at Fort Campbell could re-open.

Fort Campbell reports there was an Active Shooter Incident today on Base. Post is Secure and there is no danger to the post community. All gates are open. (Sam Shore)

Fort Campbell reports there was an Active Shooter Incident today on Base. Post is Secure and there is no danger to the post community. All gates are open. (Sam Shore)

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Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital observes Labor Day

 

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – In honor of the national observance of Labor Day, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) personnel will observe the federal holiday Monday, September 5th, therefore all primary and specialty care services and pharmacies will be closed.

The Emergency Center, overnight inpatient services as well as supportive supplementary services will remain open to provide inpatient, acute and emergency medical care.

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) to observe Labor Day Monday, September 5th.

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) to observe Labor Day Monday, September 5th.

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Fort Campbell announces Increased Noise, Range Activity Expected During Upcoming Explosives Training

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Select units of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) will employ live Mine Clearing Line Charges (MICLIC) in the Fort Campbell training area August 25th-26th. These charges carry a high quantity of explosives and residents in and around Fort Campbell should expect increased noise and vibrations during this period.

Major impacts are expected August 25th between 10:00am and 4:00pm and August 26th between 11:00am and 5:00pm. The training and detonations will occur near Training Area 20, in the vicinity of Los Banos Drop Zone, south of Jordon Springs Road. This notice of significant range activity is provided as a courtesy for residents of neighboring communities.

Fort Campbell Kentucky. Fort Campbell is home to the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) "Screaming Eagles". (U.S. Army Photo by Sam Shore/Released)

Fort Campbell Kentucky. Fort Campbell is home to the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) “Screaming Eagles”. (U.S. Army Photo by Sam Shore/Released)

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Fort Campbell Lifeliners welcome new Noncommissioned Officers

 

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

101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – Every quarter, 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade “Lifeliners,” 101st Abn. Div. (Air Assault) initiates its newest noncommissioned officers into the NCO corps with an induction ceremony.

Twenty-one Lifeliners walked under an archway which read “NCOs Lead the Way,” symbolizing their rite of passage into the NCO corps August 11th, at the Dale Wayrynen Community Recreation Center, here.

Among those NCOs was Sgt. Valerie Breton, a utilities equipment repairer with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Abn. Div. Sust. Bde.

Sgt. Tevyn Waters, a motor transport operator with 74th Transportation Company, 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div. (Air Assault), stands in front of his peers as he leads the Noncommissioned Officer Creed during the NCO Induction Ceremony at the Dale Wayrynen Recreation Center, Aug. 11, 2016. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield)

Sgt. Tevyn Waters, a motor transport operator with 74th Transportation Company, 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div. (Air Assault), stands in front of his peers as he leads the Noncommissioned Officer Creed during the NCO Induction Ceremony at the Dale Wayrynen Recreation Center, Aug. 11, 2016. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield)

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101st Airborne Division soldiers conduct Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear defense exercise

 

Written by Sgt. Quentin Johnson
211th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment

U.S. Department of the ArmyMuscatatuck Urban Training Center, IN – In keeping with the spirit of Soldier readiness, members of Echo Forward Support Company, 326th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky, conducted Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear defense training at Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, August 14th, 2016.

Training introduced Soldiers to the M50 – Joint Service General Purpose Mask and basic CBRN decontamination procedures, said Staff Sgt. Chad Field, a platoon sergeant with the FSC and native of Missoula, Montana. The M50 replaced the U.S. M40 Field Protective Mask.

(left) Spc. Gary Allen, a wheeled vehicle mechanic, Yuba City, California native, and (right) Pfc. Joseph Kirkman, a Construction Equipment Repairer, and Greensboro, North Carolina native, both with Echo Forward Support Company, 326th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky, simulate decontaminating fellow FSC Soldier, Pfc. Ashton Barrell, (Carter) a motor transport operator and Evansville, Indiana native, during a Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense training exercise at Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, Indiana, Aug. 14, 2016. (Sgt. Quentin Johnson, 211th MPAD)

(left) Spc. Gary Allen, a wheeled vehicle mechanic, Yuba City, California native, and (right) Pfc. Joseph Kirkman, a Construction Equipment Repairer, and Greensboro, North Carolina native, both with Echo Forward Support Company, 326th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky, simulate decontaminating fellow FSC Soldier, Pfc. Ashton Barrell, (Carter) a motor transport operator and Evansville, Indiana native, during a Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense training exercise at Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, Indiana, Aug. 14, 2016. (Sgt. Quentin Johnson, 211th MPAD)

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Angels of the Battlefield Honors Medics, Welcomes Noah Galloway

 

Fort Campbell Armed Services YMCAClarksville, TN – The Armed Services YMCA of Fort Campbell is pleased to announce the date for the 7th  Angels of the Battlefield is Tuesday, September 13th, 6:00pm at Valor Hall Event Center, 105 Walter Garrett Lane, Oak Grove, KY.

Serving as the keynote speaker this year is Noah Galloway, former soldier with 502nd Infantry of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault).

Noah Galloway

Noah Galloway

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Army Human Resources Command Road Show visits Fort Campbell

 

Written by Lt. Col. Janet Herrick
U.S. Army Human Resources Command

U.S. Army Human Resources CommandFort Campbell, KY – The commanding general of Human Resources Command met with executive leaders, human resource managers and officers to discuss the latest in force shaping and career management during a two-day HRC Road Show at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, August 16th-17th.

Maj. Gen. Thomas C. Seamands reflected on past drawdowns and shared the Army’s guiding principles in transitioning the force: optimize readiness, retain the best, build depth and invest in experience.

Maj. Gen. Thomas C. Seamands, commanding general of the Human Resources Command (HRC), meets with personnel managers and answers their questions during an HRC Road Show at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, Aug. 16. Seamands discussed key topics including force shaping, career management, and promotions. (Lt. Col. Janet Herrick, U.S. Army Human Resources Command)

Maj. Gen. Thomas C. Seamands, commanding general of the Human Resources Command (HRC), meets with personnel managers and answers their questions during an HRC Road Show at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, Aug. 16. Seamands discussed key topics including force shaping, career management, and promotions. (Lt. Col. Janet Herrick, U.S. Army Human Resources Command)

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