Topic: Fort Campbell KY
Video by Staff Sgt. Peter Sinclair
Fort Campbell, KY – Soldiers with the 101st Sustainment Brigade “Lifeliners”, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), negotiate the The Sabalauski Air Assault School obstacle course to hone their agility, strength and Air Assault skills and to assist non-air assault qualified Soldiers with their confidence prior to going through Fort Campbell’s Air Assault qualification course.
Traveling wounded warrior band empowers Soldiers through music at Fort Campbell Soldier and Family Assistance Center
Written by Megan Broadnax
Fort Campbell, KY – The Warrior Spirit Band, a group of four musicians who have been wounded in combat, recently performed at the Fort Campbell Soldier and Family Assistance Center within the Warrior Transition Battalion Complex.
As a combat wounded warrior band visiting Warrior Transition Units across the United States, they work to fulfill a specific mission.
Fort Campbell, KY – Join Family and MWR and “Experience the Magic” of master magician, Russ Nowack, as he performs amazing magic tricks with silks, ropes, rings, cards, appearing and disappearing objects and more!
This is a high energy show filled with comedy, magic and surprises that the entire Family can enjoy.
As most you who know me, I’m into sports – have been all my life, as a player, coach, umpire, scorekeeper, etc.
Well this week past week my father passed away, a little short of four years after my mother passed.
Written by Sgt. 1st Class Mary Rose Mittlesteadt
Fort Campbell, KY – The Screaming Eagle community came together today at the historic 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Parade Field on Fort Campbell, KY, to participate in the 2nd Annual Functional Fitness Challenge, which was one of the Eagle Challenge Fitness Tour (ECFT) 2014 events.
Exactly 101 registered competitors came out in the early, drizzly morning to take-on the nine events in the circuit training focused course.
Fort Campbell, KY – Air Assault Auto will hold an Abandoned Vehicle & MWR Equipment Open Bid Auction on August 16th at the lot located on the corner of 5300 Airborne Street & Tennessee Avenue. Registration begins at 8:00am and the auction starts at 9:00am.
Everyone must have cash or a credit card and be at least 18 years of age to receive a paddle for bidding and to place a bid. No one under the age of 12 will be allowed to attend. Please do not bring babies, toddlers, strollers, carriers, and pets. There will be no exceptions to these policies.
Fort Campbell, KY – Do you love to be outside? If the answer is yes, then you should join Outdoor Recreation Adventure Programs for the Rough & Tough Hiking Tour.
The Rough & Tough Hiking Tour is a series of hikes designed to get adventurous souls out into some of the most wild and beautiful country in the area.
Outdoor Recreation staff will be leading these long strenuous hikes over rough terrain into remote areas where you will see old-growth trees, waterfalls, caves, cliffs, vistas, and wilderness.
5th Special Forces Group “Legion” dedicates building at Fort Campbell to Medal of Honor recipient Drew Dix
Written by Sgt. Justin Moell
Fort Campbell, KY – Awarded for personal acts of valor, above and beyond the call of duty, the highest award a Soldier can earn during combat is the Medal of Honor.
Retired U.S. Army Maj. Drew D. Dix, native of Pueblo, CO, was awarded the Medal of Honor from President Lyndon B. Johnson on January 19th, 1969, for repeatedly leading a 20-man force of local fighters in to Chau Phu, Vietnam, multiple times, driving out the Viet Cong resulting in 14 confirmed Viet Cong Killed in action and a potential 25 more, the rescue of 14 United States and free world civilians, and capturing 20 enemy combatants, including a high ranking Viet Cong official, during the early days of the Tet Offensive.
Written by Sgt. Justin A. Moeller
Fort Campbell, KY – Soldiers with the 3rd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), welcomed their new commander July 1st, 2014.
During a ceremony held at Gabriel Field, Lt. Col. Lewis J. Powers relinquished command of the 3rd Bn., 5th SFG (A), to Lt. Col. Brent W. Lindeman.
“Under the command of Lt. Col. Powers, 3rd Battalion has successfully executed hundreds of missions of critical importance across the entire Middle East,” said Col. John W. Brennan, commander of the 5th SFG (A). “From combat operations in remote locations of Afghanistan, to critical advise and assist missions in Iraq, and other locations throughout the Central Command’s area of responsibility—3rd Battalion has always risen to the challenges before them and emerged victorious.”
Written by Sgt. Leejay Lockhart
Fort Campbell, KY – Soldiers from the 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, held a physical readiness competition July 2nd, at Fort Campbell.
The inaugural Warrior Challenge had teams and individuals compete in strenuous exercises to build camaraderie, cultivate warrior ethos and demonstrate the unit’s emphasis of being constantly ready to support the only Air Assault division in the world.
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