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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 Taskmasters maintain traditions in Afghanistan

 

Written by  Sgt. 1st Class John D. Brown

1st Brigade Combat TeamFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionForward Operating Base Fenty,  Afghanistan – To be called a noncommissioned officer, or NCO, in the U.S. Army means that you have met the requirements set forth by the Army to be promoted to the rank of sergeant and the senior enlisted Soldiers and officers above you have the confidence in your ability to allow you to lead your fellow Soldiers. But that is just the beginning.

On February 6th, at Jalalabad Airfield, Afghanistan, Task Force Taskmaster, 426th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, hosted an NCO induction ceremony to welcome 53 newly promoted Soldiers into the corps of NCOs that make up the backbone of the Army.

The official party for the Task Force Taskmaster NCO Induction Ceremony, 426th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, renders a salute to the colors during the playing of the National Anthem at Jalalabad Airfield, Afghanistan, Feb. 6, 2013. (Sgt. 1st Class John D. Brown/U.S. Army)

The official party for the Task Force Taskmaster NCO Induction Ceremony, 426th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, renders a salute to the colors during the playing of the National Anthem at Jalalabad Airfield, Afghanistan, Feb. 6, 2013. (Sgt. 1st Class John D. Brown/U.S. Army)

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Female Afghan police make their mark

 

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

Forward Operating Base Fenty, Afghanistan – Members of the Bastogne Female Engagement Team, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, sat down with female members of the Afghan Uniformed Police (AUP) and Afghan Border Police (ABP) to develop a greater understanding of the roles women play within the AUP and ABP in Nangarhar Province January 19th at the ABP Zone 1 compound in Jalalabad, Afghanistan.

1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division Female Engagement Team members Spc. Samantha Banda, from La Feria, Texas, Spc. Bianca Roig from Eagle Pass, Texas, and Sgt. Stacey Coffield from Orange County, Calif. discuss a variety of issues with female members of the Afghan Uniformed Police and Afghan Border Patrol at the ABP compound in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, Jan. 18th, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class John D. Brown, TF 1-101 Public Affairs)

1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division Female Engagement Team members Spc. Samantha Banda, from La Feria, Texas, Spc. Bianca Roig from Eagle Pass, Texas, and Sgt. Stacey Coffield from Orange County, Calif. discuss a variety of issues with female members of the Afghan Uniformed Police and Afghan Border Patrol at the ABP compound in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, Jan. 18th, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class John D. Brown, TF 1-101 Public Affairs)

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