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101st Airborne Division cases colors, heads home to Fort Campbell after successful mission in Liberia

 

Written by Sgt. 1st Class Nathan Hoskins
Headquarters, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault)

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionMonrovia, Liberia – The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) cased its colors in a ceremony February 26th at the Barclay Training Center, Monrovia, Liberia, marking the end of Operation United Assistance for the Joint Forces Command – United Assistance and the Screaming Eagles.

The ceremony signified the successful completion of a five-month deployment to Liberia in support of the U.S. Agency for International Development-led mission to fight the spread of Ebola in western Africa.

The Screaming Eagles led the JFC-UA – the Department of Defense arm of the United State’s effort – was comprised of engineers, medical personnel, logisticians and others, which built Ebola treatment units, trained health care workers to staff the ETUs, and built a logistic infrastructure to supply the ETUs.

A joint color guard present arms, dipping the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) colors, during the playing of the national anthems of Liberia and the U.S. during the 101st’s color casing ceremony held at the Barclay Training Center, Monrovia, Liberia, Feb. 26, 2015. The final color casing represents the completion of the Joint Forces Command - United Assistance mission in Liberia in support of Operation United Assistance. (Spc. Rashene Mincy, 55th Signal Company (Combat Camera))

A joint color guard present arms, dipping the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) colors, during the playing of the national anthems of Liberia and the U.S. during the 101st’s color casing ceremony held at the Barclay Training Center, Monrovia, Liberia, Feb. 26, 2015. The final color casing represents the completion of the Joint Forces Command – United Assistance mission in Liberia in support of Operation United Assistance. (Spc. Rashene Mincy, 55th Signal Company (Combat Camera))

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101st Sustainment Brigade “Lifeliners” complete logistics mission in Liberia

 

Written by Sgt. 1st Class Mary Rose Mittlesteadt
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

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Buchanan, Liberia – The 101st Sustainment Brigade, Task Force Lifeliner, the logistical element for Joint Forces Command – United Assistance, cased its unit colors in a traditional military ceremony held in Buchanan, Liberia, February 24th, 2015.

The ceremony, which signifies the completion of their mission in West Africa where they provided logistical support for Operation United Assistance, was attended by Maj. Gen. Gary Volesky, commander of the Joint Forces Command – United Assistance, Command Sgt. Maj. Gregory Nowak, the JFC-UA senior enlisted advisor, and Etweda “Sugar” Cooper, the superintendant for Bassa County, Liberia.

Col. Kimberly Daub, right, commander of the 101st Sustainment Brigade, Task Force Lifeliner, the logistical element for Joint Forces Command – United Assistance, and Command Sgt. Maj. Ian Griffin, the brigade senior enlisted advisor, case their unit’s colors in a ceremony held in Buchanan, Grand Bassa County, Liberia, Feb. 24, 2015. The casing ceremony signifies the completion of the logistical mission for Operation United Assistance for the 101st Sustainment Brigade. (Sgt. First Class Mary Rose Mittlesteadt, 101st Sustainment Brigade (Lifeliners))

Col. Kimberly Daub, right, commander of the 101st Sustainment Brigade, Task Force Lifeliner, the logistical element for Joint Forces Command – United Assistance, and Command Sgt. Maj. Ian Griffin, the brigade senior enlisted advisor, case their unit’s colors in a ceremony held in Buchanan, Grand Bassa County, Liberia, Feb. 24, 2015. The casing ceremony signifies the completion of the logistical mission for Operation United Assistance for the 101st Sustainment Brigade. (Sgt. First Class Mary Rose Mittlesteadt, 101st Sustainment Brigade (Lifeliners))

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Fort Campbell MWR programs change because of Weather Conditions

 

Fort Campbell's Morale, Welfare and Recreation - MWRFort Campbell, KY – Due to the weather, MWR has had several programs slated for this week to change.

ECFT Love Your Heart scheduled for Saturday, February 21st has been postponed. The new date has not been determined yet.

The Indoor Climbing Wall Open Climb scheduled for Thursday, February 19th and the Intro to Climbing scheduled for Saturday, February 21st has been cancelled. «Read the rest of this article»

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Fort Campbell Schools Closed Thursday and Friday; Base Open

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell schools will be closed Thursday and Friday, February 19th and 20th.

The installation will be open. Civilian personnel are to report at normal time.

Military personnel should check in with their commanders for report time.

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Fort Campbell closed Wednesday, February 18th

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell will be closed today, Wednesday February 18th, 2015.

Only mission essential personnel are to report for duty.

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Fort Campbell Schools closed Wednesday, February 18th; Base Open

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell schools will be closed again Wednesday. However, the installation will be open.

All personnel are to report for duty at their normal time.

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APSU will be closed Wednesday, February 18th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University will be closed Wednesday, February 18th due to hazardous conditions caused by inclement weather. This includes Fort Campbell and Springfield campuses.

All day and evening classes and activities are cancelled Wednesday, February 18th.

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Fort Campbell and Fort Campbell Schools closed Tuesday, February 17th

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell will be closed Tuesday, February 17th due to inclement weather.

All Fort Campbell schools have been cancelled.

Only inclement weather and mission essential personnel should report to work.

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Austin Peay State University closed Tuesday, February 17th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University will be closed Tuesday, February 17th due to hazardous conditions caused by inclement weather.

This includes Fort Campbell and Springfield campuses.

All classes and activities are cancelled Tuesday, February 17th.

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Austin Peay State University to open two hours late Monday, February 16th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University is currently under a two-hour delay Monday, February 16th. A two-hour delay means the university plans to open at 10:00am. This includes the main campus, Fort Campbell campus and Springfield classes.

All activities and classes starting prior to 10:00am are cancelled. Please check your campus email or the University’s home page for detailed updates and any changes.

For the most immediate updates, faculty, staff and students can sign-up for text alerts at www.getrave.com/login/apsu

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