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101st Airborne Division’s 159th Combat Aviation Brigade soldiers refuel an AH-64D Apache Helicopter

 

Photo by Spc. Joseph Green
159th Combat Aviation Brigade Public Affairs

159th Combat Aviation BrigadeFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Jalalabad Airfield, Afghanistan – Soldiers from Task Force Attack, 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), conduct a hot refuel on an AH-64D Apache helicopter before it goes back out on mission January 14th, 2014, at Jalalabad Airfield.

Hot refuel capabilities help to reduce time on station for aircraft.

Task Force Attack Soldiers with the 159th Combat Aviation Brigade conduct a hot refuel on an AH-64D Apache helicopter. ( Spc. Joseph Green)

Task Force Attack Soldiers with the 159th Combat Aviation Brigade conduct a hot refuel on an AH-64D Apache helicopter. ( Spc. Joseph Green)

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Fort Campbell’s 1st Brigade Combat Team along with Afghan Border Police deliver Supplies to Local School

 

BastogneFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionJalalabad Airfield, Afghanistan – The Zone 1 Afghan Border Police along with 2nd Brigade Afghan National Civil Order Police delivered school supplies to hundreds of students as part of a community outreach mission, May 25th, at a school in western Jalalabad.

U.S. Army Soldiers with ABP Zone 1 Security Forces Advise and Assistance Team, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division assisted their Afghan National Security Forces counterparts by providing security and help hand out supplies.

A local Afghan schoolgirl smiles after she receives school supplies from Afghan Border Police and 2nd Brigade Afghan National Civil Order Police soldiers during a community outreach mission, May 25, 2013, in Jalalabad, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich, CT 1-101 Public Affairs)

A local Afghan schoolgirl smiles after she receives school supplies from Afghan Border Police and 2nd Brigade Afghan National Civil Order Police soldiers during a community outreach mission, May 25, 2013, in Jalalabad, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich, CT 1-101 Public Affairs)

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Fort Campbell 1st Brigade Combat Team military working dog Mimsy rescues handler

 

Written by U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class John D. Brown
1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division PAO

BastogneFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Kunar Province, Afghanistan – U.S. Army Sgt. Mimsy is a military working dog with 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, trained in personal protection and the detection of explosive devices and is currently serving in Kunar province, Afghanistan.

Military working dogs have been an indispensible asset for the armed forces since the first “K-9 Corps” began in 1942.

U.S. Army Spc. Matt Kreutzer, a military working dog handler with 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, and Sgt. Mimsy, a military working dog, stop for a photo during training at Forward Operating Base Wright, Kunar province, Afghanistan. Mimsy was recently released from quarantine after rescuing Kreutzer from a feral dog during a recent foot patrol. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Shawn Vradenburg, Provincial Reconstruction Team Kunar)

U.S. Army Spc. Matt Kreutzer, a military working dog handler with 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, and Sgt. Mimsy, a military working dog, stop for a photo during training at Forward Operating Base Wright, Kunar province, Afghanistan. Mimsy was recently released from quarantine after rescuing Kreutzer from a feral dog during a recent foot patrol. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Shawn Vradenburg, Provincial Reconstruction Team Kunar)

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Fort Campbell’s 1st Brigade Combat Team becomes first Army Unit to fire the XM1156 Precision Guidance Kit fuse in Combat

 

Written by U.S. Army Sgt. Jon Heinrich
1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division PAO

BastogneFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Jalalabad Airfield, Afghanistan – U.S. Army Soldiers from Battery A, 2nd Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division have been training diligently with a new artillery fuse at Forward Operating Base Joyce, Kunar Province, Afghanistan.

The XM1156 Precision Guidance Kit fuse is a fuse with GPS capabilities that increases the accuracy of conventional High Explosive and Rocket-Assisted Projectile artillery rounds, according to U.S. Army 1st Lt. Anthony Jones, the platoon leader for 1st Platoon, Btry. A., and native to Ellsworth, Maine.

U.S. Army Soldiers with Battery A, 2nd Battalion, 320th Field Artillery, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, practice using the Enhanced Portable Inductive Artillery Fuse Setter on a XM1156 Precision Guidance Kit Fuse and the M795 Rocket-Assisted Projectile April 28, 2013 at Forward Operating Base Joyce, Kunar Province, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich, CT 1-101 Public Affairs)

U.S. Army Soldiers with Battery A, 2nd Battalion, 320th Field Artillery, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, practice using the Enhanced Portable Inductive Artillery Fuse Setter on a XM1156 Precision Guidance Kit Fuse and the M795 Rocket-Assisted Projectile April 28, 2013 at Forward Operating Base Joyce, Kunar Province, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich, CT 1-101 Public Affairs)

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Fort Campbell’s 1st Brigade Combat Team “Bastogne” conducts DANCON March

 

Written by Sgt. Jon Heinrich
1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

BastogneFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Jalalabad Airfield, Afghanistan – Stepping off at dawn with more than 22 pounds of weight from combined gear and bag, they began their march in the early morning hours.

U.S. Army soldiers with 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, conducted a Danish Contingent, or DANCON March, at Forward Operating Base Fenty, April 20th.

Three U.S. Army soldiers of 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, stand with their medals after completing a 25 kilometer Danish Contingent March, April 20th, 2013. (Photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich)

Three U.S. Army soldiers of 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, stand with their medals after completing a 25 kilometer Danish Contingent March, April 20th, 2013. (Photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich)

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Fort Campbell’s 1st Brigade Combat Team helps Afghan soldiers succeed with training

 

Written by Sgt. Jon Heinrich
1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

BastogneFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Jalalabad Airfield, Afghanistan – Heavy clouds and a chance of rain, conditions any soldier would say are good for training.

These are the conditions Afghan National Army soldiers from 4th Combat Support Kandak, 2nd Brigade, 201st Corps, experienced as they conducted their latest training with U.S. Army soldiers from Security Forces Advisory and Assistance Team Phalanx, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, March 12th, at Combat Outpost Fortress, Kunar province, Afghanistan.

U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Chad Clark, the noncommissioned officer in charge of Security Forces Advisory and Assistance Team Phalanx, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, teach Afghan National Army soldiers from 4th Combat Support Kandak, 2nd Brigade, 201st Corp, on weapons handling, March 12, 2013, at Combat Outpost Fortress, Kunar province, Afghanistan. (Photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich)

U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Chad Clark, the noncommissioned officer in charge of Security Forces Advisory and Assistance Team Phalanx, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, teach Afghan National Army soldiers from 4th Combat Support Kandak, 2nd Brigade, 201st Corp, on weapons handling, March 12, 2013, at Combat Outpost Fortress, Kunar province, Afghanistan. (Photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich)

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Fort Campbell’s 1st Brigade Combat Team Bulldogs assist ANSF to secure Wazir Valley

 

Written by U.S. Army Sgt. Jon Heinrich
1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division PAO

BastogneFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Jalalabad Airfield, Afghanistan – U.S. Army Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, recently completed a five day mission, titled OQUAAB XI, with their Afghan National Security Forces partners March 27th–31st, in the Wazir Valley of the Khogyani District, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan.

OQUAAB, which is Pashtu for Eagle, was a combined operation consisting of ANSF forces from the Afghan National Army, Afghan Uniformed Police, Afghan Border Police, Afghan Local Police and Coalition Forces.

U.S. Army Soldiers with 3rd Platoon, Company A, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, conduct to a patrol of a local bazaar, March 30, 2013, in Khogyani District, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan. The patrol was part of a five day mission in conjunction with the Afghan National Security Forces. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich, RC-East PAO)

U.S. Army Soldiers with 3rd Platoon, Company A, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, conduct to a patrol of a local bazaar, March 30, 2013, in Khogyani District, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan. The patrol was part of a five day mission in conjunction with the Afghan National Security Forces. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich, RC-East PAO)

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Fort Campbell’s 1st Brigade Combat Team Quick Reaction Force ready to give Force Protection on a moments notice

 

Written by U.S. Army 1st Lt. Lisa Maginot
1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division Public Affairs

BastogneFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Forward Operating Base Fenty, Afghanistan – Company B, 426th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Quick Reaction Force (QRF) train for any potential emergency situation in which their team could be called to assist, protect and defend Coalition Forces on and around Jalalabad Airfield.

U.S. Army Spc. Peter Brousseau, a member of the Forward Operating Base Fenty Quick Reaction Force and the 426th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, attaches an anchor weight in order to prevent a water supply tank from rolling over. (U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Lisa Maginot, 426th BSB Unit Public Affairs Representative)

U.S. Army Spc. Peter Brousseau, a member of the Forward Operating Base Fenty Quick Reaction Force and the 426th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, attaches an anchor weight in order to prevent a water supply tank from rolling over. (U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Lisa Maginot, 426th BSB Unit Public Affairs Representative)

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Fort Campbell’s 1st Brigade Combat Team Taskmasters train on powerful weapon systems

 

Written by U.S. Army Sgt. Jon Heinrich
1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division PAO

BastogneFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Jalalabad Airfield, Afghanistan – U.S. Army Soldiers from 426th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division recently conducted crew-served weapons training March 20th, outside Forward Operating Base Mehtar Lam, Afghanistan.

The Soldiers fired their M249 Squad Automatic Weapons, MK-48 machine guns, M2 .50 caliber machine guns and MK-19 automatic grenade launchers. They even trained on vehicle recovery while at the range.

U.S. Army Spc. Sean Michaels, a motor transport operator with Company A, 426th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, and native to Horseheads, N.Y., fires the MK-48 machine gun March 20 at a range outside Forward Operating Base Mehtar Lam, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich, CT 1-101 Public Affairs)

U.S. Army Spc. Sean Michaels, a motor transport operator with Company A, 426th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, and native to Horseheads, N.Y., fires the MK-48 machine gun March 20 at a range outside Forward Operating Base Mehtar Lam, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich, CT 1-101 Public Affairs)

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Fort Campbell’s 1st Brigade Combat Team helps Afghan soldiers succeed with training

 

Written by U.S. Army Sgt. Jon Heinrich
1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division PAO

BastogneFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Jalalabad Airfield, Afghanistan – Heavy clouds and a chance of rain, conditions any Soldier would say are good for training.

These are the conditions Afghan National Army soldiers from 4th Combat Support Kandak, 2nd Brigade, 201st Corps, experienced as they conducted their latest training with U.S. Army Soldiers from Security Forces Advisory and Assistance Team Phalanx, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, March 12th, at Combat Outpost Fortress, Kunar Province, Afghanistan.

U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Chad Clark, the noncommissioned officer in charge of Security Forces Advisory and Assistance Team Phalanx, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, teach Afghan National Army soldiers from 4th Combat Support Kandak, 2nd Brigade, 201st Corp, on weapons handling, March 12, 2013, at Combat Outpost Fortress, Kunar Province, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich, Task Force 1-101 Public Affairs.)

U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Chad Clark, the noncommissioned officer in charge of Security Forces Advisory and Assistance Team Phalanx, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, teach Afghan National Army soldiers from 4th Combat Support Kandak, 2nd Brigade, 201st Corp, on weapons handling, March 12, 2013, at Combat Outpost Fortress, Kunar Province, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich, Task Force 1-101 Public Affairs.)

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