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Fort Campbell discuss family housing concerns at Town Hall set for February 26th

 

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Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – As part of an ongoing Army wide effort to resolve unsatisfactory conditions in Army family housing, Fort Campbell’s leadership will hold a town hall to provide information and gain feedback at Wilson Theater, Building 93 Michigan Avenue at 6:00pm, Tuesday, February 26th, 2019.

This town hall is an internal forum for installation leaders to personally connect with Soldiers, Army families and other residents of Fort Campbell to help ensure they are meeting their obligations to provide safe, quality family housing.

In a recent statement, Secretary of the Army Dr. Mark Esper stated, “We are deeply troubled by the recent reports highlighting the deficient conditions in some of our family housing. It is unacceptable for our families who sacrifice so much to have to endure these hardships in their own homes.”

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101st Airborne Division Soldiers to Return from Afghanistan

 

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Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Soldiers assigned to the 101st Airborne Division will continue to return here through February, following a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan.

More than 500 Soldiers with “Task Force Destiny,” 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, and “Task Force Lifeliners,” 101st Sustainment Brigade, will return in four welcome home ceremonies, scheduled to occur February 21st and February 28th, 2019.

During their deployment, the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade provided aviation support to U.S., coalition and Afghan forces throughout the Combined Joint Operations Area-Afghanistan.

101st Airborne Division soldiers return home this month from a nine month deployment to Afghanistan. (Sgt. Caitlyn Byrne/101st SBDE Public Affairs)

101st Airborne Division soldiers return home this month from a nine month deployment to Afghanistan. (Sgt. Caitlyn Byrne/101st SBDE Public Affairs)

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101st Airborne Division 3rd Brigade Combat Team Soldiers take part in Heroes PT at Fort Campbell

 

Written by Sgt. Aaron Daugherty
3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

RakkasanFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) conducted “Heroes PT” at Fort Campbell, KY, February 14th, 2019.

Heroes PT honors 187th Infantry Regiment Soldiers, typically Medal of Honor recipients. The workouts are grueling, intended to help participants better connect with the struggles of the hero.

On February 14th, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) soldiers conducted "Heroes PT" at Fort Campbell, KY. (Aaron Daugherty , 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs)

On February 14th, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) soldiers conducted “Heroes PT” at Fort Campbell, KY. (Aaron Daugherty , 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs)

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Gary Sinise Booking Signing for “Grateful American: A Journey from Self to Service” to be held at Fort Campbell Exchange, February 19th

 

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Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Gary Sinise, actor famous for his critically acclaimed role in “Forrest Gump” and advocate for military personnel and first responders, will sign copies of his latest book, “Grateful American: A Journey from Self to Service,” at the Fort Campbell Exchange.

Copies of “Grateful American” are now available for purchase at the Exchange; limited quantities will be available at the signing. Limit one copy per customer on the day of the event. No other books or materials will be signed. Shoppers may take a photo with Sinise with assistance from an Exchange associate.

Gary Sinise to sign copies of his new book "Grateful American: A Journey from Self to Service" at the Fort Campbell Exchange on Tuesday, February 19th.

Gary Sinise to sign copies of his new book “Grateful American: A Journey from Self to Service” at the Fort Campbell Exchange on Tuesday, February 19th.

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101st Airborne Division Welcomes Major General Brian Winski as New Commanding General

 

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Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – The historic and accomplished 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) welcomed its 47th commanding general Thursday, February 14th, 2019, as Major General Andrew Poppas relinquished command to Major General Brian Winski.

Under Poppas’ leadership, the 101st Airborne Division deployed Soldiers to combat, contingency and peacekeeping missions around the world, to include Operation Inherent Resolve in Iraq, Operation Freedom’s Sentinel in Afghanistan, dozens of training and partnership missions on the African and European continents, and hurricane and disaster relief missions in Puerto Rico and the United States. He spoke to the thousands of “Screaming Eagle” Soldiers, Veterans and community members who assembled for the ceremony at Fort Campbell’s parade field.

Lt. Gen. Laura Richardson, acting commanding general for U.S. Forces Command, hands the "Screaming Eagle" colors to Maj. Gen. Brian Winski, as he assumes command of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Feb. 14, at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Winski succeeds Maj. Gen. Andrew Poppas, who, after commanding the world's only air assault division for the past two years, will move on to the Pentagon, as the director of operations for the Joint Staff. (Sgt. James Griffin, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division Public Affairs)

Lt. Gen. Laura Richardson, acting commanding general for U.S. Forces Command, hands the “Screaming Eagle” colors to Maj. Gen. Brian Winski, as he assumes command of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Feb. 14, at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Winski succeeds Maj. Gen. Andrew Poppas, who, after commanding the world’s only air assault division for the past two years, will move on to the Pentagon, as the director of operations for the Joint Staff. (Sgt. James Griffin, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division Public Affairs)

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Blanchfield, Fort Campbell officials examine response for victims for Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence

 

Written by Maria Yager
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Public Affairs

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)Fort Campbell, KY – Officials from Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, Fort Campbell and the local community held a Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Summit February 6th to 8th to examine processes and protocols used when responding to reports of sexual assault and domestic violence.

“Domestic violence and sexual assault are still happening and there is absolutely no room for it,” said Brig. Gen. Todd Royar, deputy commanding general for support, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), to more than 100 summit participants, which included first responders, medical personnel, victim advocates, military and civil law enforcement officials, social workers and counselors, staff judge advocates and civic officials from surrounding communities.

Brig. Gen. Todd Royar, deputy commanding general for support, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) listens to a question from the audience during a sexual assault and domestic violence summit on Fort Campbell, Feb. 6 - 8. Medical, law enforcement and legal personnel gathered to examine processes and protocols used when responding to reports of sexual assault and domestic violence. (U.S. Army photo by Maria Yager)

Brig. Gen. Todd Royar, deputy commanding general for support, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) listens to a question from the audience during a sexual assault and domestic violence summit on Fort Campbell, Feb. 6 – 8. Medical, law enforcement and legal personnel gathered to examine processes and protocols used when responding to reports of sexual assault and domestic violence. (U.S. Army photo by Maria Yager)

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital to observe President’s Day, Fort Campbell DONSA

 

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Public Affairs

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)Fort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital announces services offered on President’s Day, the federal holiday, Monday, February 18th and the Fort Campbell Day of No Scheduled Activities, Friday, February 15th.

February 18th is a  Federal Holiday for President’s Day.

BACH Emergency Center, labor and delivery, inpatient services and supporting emergency services remain open 24/7 on the federal holiday. Patient and Soldier-Centered Medical Homes, specialty services and pharmacies are closed on federal holidays.

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Elias Lugo of Clarksville grand prize winner in Army & Air Force Exchange Service sweepstakes

 

Written by Alexandra Pirkle
Army & Air Force Exchange Service HQ

Army & Air Force Exchange Service.Dallas, TX – When Elias Lugo found out he was the grand-prize winner of the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s worldwide You Made the Grade sweepstakes, he thought he was dreaming.

“I was shaking because I didn’t think I actually won,” he said.

Elias received his academic excellence prize, a $2,000 Exchange gift card, at a presentation February 1st, 2019 at the Fort Campbell Exchange.

Garrison Command Sgt. Maj. Jason W. Osborne joins the Fort Campbell Exchange Store Manager Annette Montgomery and General Manager David Swenson in celebrating Elias Lugo, 14, of Clarksville, TN for his academic achievement. Elias was presented with a $2,000 Exchange gift card Feb. 1 as part of the You Made the Grade program. (Army & Air Force Exchange Service HQ)

Garrison Command Sgt. Maj. Jason W. Osborne joins the Fort Campbell Exchange Store Manager Annette Montgomery and General Manager David Swenson in celebrating Elias Lugo, 14, of Clarksville, TN for his academic achievement. Elias was presented with a $2,000 Exchange gift card Feb. 1 as part of the You Made the Grade program. (Army & Air Force Exchange Service HQ)

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Fort Campbell Schools will be Closed Wednesday

 

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Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell Schools are closed today, Wednesday, January 30th, 2019.

There is no delay or closure for the installation as a whole.

Child care facilities on post are open.

Road conditions are Amber.

Use caution and give yourself extra time.

If you work on Fort Campbell and have questions or concerns, contact your supervisor.

Light snow fell across Clarksville-Montgomery County and Fort Campbell Wednesday morning.

Light snow fell across Clarksville-Montgomery County and Fort Campbell Wednesday morning.

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101st Airborne Division White Currahee Takes to the Trenches at Fort Campbell

 

Written by Staff Sgt. Cody Harding
3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

RakkasanFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division conducted live-fire exercises in the trenches of Fort Campbell’s Training Area January 15th to January 20th.

The exercises, which tested the battalion’s ability to breach, clear and organize in tight spaces, allowed the Soldiers to help build their team and unit cohesion, clear a large area of enemy forces and defend against a counterattack.

Pvt. David, Montoya, a squad automatic weapon gunner with Alpha Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), awaits orders amid firing at distance targets at Fort Campbell, KY, January 16th. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Aaron Daugherty)

Pvt. David, Montoya, a squad automatic weapon gunner with Alpha Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), awaits orders amid firing at distance targets at Fort Campbell, KY, January 16th. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Aaron Daugherty)

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