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Vice Chief of the Army General John F. Campbell nominated as new ISAF commander

 

Written by Libby Howe
United States Army

U.S. ArmyWashington, D.C. – Vice Chief of Staff of the Army General John F. Campbell received a presidential nomination to serve as commander of NATO’s International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces Afghanistan.

“I am truly honored and humbled by the president’s nomination for me to serve as the next International Security Assistance Force commander,” Campbell said.

“If confirmed, I look forward to serving alongside our Afghan and coalition partners as we continue operations in Afghanistan. Until such time, I remain committed to my current responsibilities as the vice chief of staff of the Army,” he said.

Vice Chief of Staff of the Army General John F. Campbell received a presidential nomination to serve as NATO's International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces Afghanistan Commander. (U.S. Army)

Vice Chief of Staff of the Army General John F. Campbell received a presidential nomination to serve as NATO’s International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces Afghanistan Commander. (U.S. Army)

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Fort Campbell celebrates the birth of our nation with a bang!

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell's Morale, Welfare and Recreation - MWRFort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell and the surrounding communities came together to celebrate the 4th of July, Independence Day with a bang at Fort Campbell’s USAA and MWR’s (Morale, Welfare and Recreation) Independence Day Carnival and Fireworks display.

“This is what we’re here for! We’re here to celebrate the birth of our nation, our soldiers and their families, and our civilians workers. They give so much to us and this is our way of giving back to them especially today on our nation’s birthday,” said Rayna Holly from the Fort Campbell Public Affiars Office.

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Fort Campbell Independence Day Carnival and Fireworks to take place Friday, July 4th, 2014

 

Fort Campbell MWR Independence Day Carnival and FireworksFort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell invites the community to take part in this year’s USAA and Fort Campbell MWR (Morale, Welfare and Recreation) Independence Day Carnival and Fireworks display on Friday, July 4th, 2014 from 1:00pm until midnight.

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2014 USAA and MWR Independence Week Carnival at Fort Campbell, July 1st through July 5th

 

Fort Campbell's Morale, Welfare and Recreation - MWRUSAAFort Campbell, KY – Join us for the USAA and Fort Campbell MWR Independence Week Carnival.  This year’s theme for Independence Week activities is Soldier for Life.

Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. John F. Campbell recently stated in a Facebook town hall, “The Soldier for Life program connects Soldiers, Veterans and Families with resources and opportunities both during and post military service.  The program strives to change the mindset of Soldiers and Veterans to instill, ‘Once a Soldier, always a Soldier, a Soldier for Life.’”

2014 USAA and MWR Independence Week Carnival and Fireworks

2014 USAA and MWR Independence Week Carnival and Fireworks

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Fort Campbell Welcomes Home the 101st Airborne Division’s Command Group

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – On Friday, Fort Campbell welcomed home the last of the 101st Headquarters and Headquarters Brigade consisting of 24 members of the command group of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) including Commanding General, Maj. Gen. James C. McConville.

They were completing a 9 month long mission in RC-East in support of Operation Enduring Freedom where they were training the Afghan National Army to take over ensuring the security of their own country.

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Fort Campbell hosts visit by U.S. Army Vice Chief of Staff and former Commander of the 101st Airborne Division, General John F. Campbell,

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – U.S. Army Vice Chief of Staff and former Commander, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), General John F. Campbell, who is the second highest-ranking officer within the Department of the Army visited Fort Campbell yesterday, August 1st 2013, to discuss the Army’s Ready and Resilient Campaign and meet with Soldiers, Families and members of the civilian workforce.

Accompanying General Campbell on his visit was Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management Command and Commanding General, Installation Management Command, Lieutenant General Mike Frettier who commands U.S. Army garrisons world-wide.

General John F. Campbell frowns as he talks about how the lack of a defense budget impacts Army planning during a press conference at Fort Campbell on Thursday August 2nd 2013

General John F. Campbell frowns as he talks about how the lack of a defense budget impacts Army planning during a press conference at Fort Campbell on Thursday August 2nd 2013

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Fort Campbell Opens New Commissary in Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

 

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell has officially opened their new state-of-the-art, DeCA commissary facility during a ribbon-cutting ceremony on June 13th, 2012. The groundbreaking ceremony was standing room only with a line of eager soldiers and their families stretched out almost around the block, all waiting for the chance to get a look inside the new facility.

The Ribbon Cutting officially opens the new DeCA commissary facility on Fort Campbell

The Ribbon Cutting officially opens the new DeCA commissary facility on Fort Campbell. Cutting ribbon are Store Director Tony Matthias, Director of Store Operations Keith Hagenbuch, DeCA Director and CEO Joseph Jeu, Soldier of the Year Spc. Samuel Torset, NCO of the Year Sgt. Andrew Lee, and Garrison Commander Col. Perry Clark.

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Secretary of the Army visits Fort Campbell

 

Written by Sgt. Scott Davis
Headquarters, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Secretary of the Army John McHugh visited Fort Campbell, August 11th-12th, toured parts of the installation and received insight from soldiers on their concerns about the Army.

McHugh started his visit to Fort Campbell by getting a detailed brief on the new UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter by Capt. Oliver Moore, Company A commander, 5th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault).

“We talked about the advantages of the UH-60M versus the UH-60L models,” Moore said. “We talked about how those differences transfer over to the battlefield and what we can do now for the ground soldiers who are fighting the battle.”

Secretary of the Army John McHugh gets a brief on the new UH-60L Black Hawk helicopter from Lt. Col. Christopher Waters, 5th Battalion commander, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), at Fort Campbell, August 11th. (Photo by Sgt. Scott Davis)

Secretary of the Army John McHugh gets a brief on the new UH-60L Black Hawk helicopter from Lt. Col. Christopher Waters, 5th Battalion commander, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), at Fort Campbell, August 11th. (Photo by Sgt. Scott Davis)

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101st Airborne Division Welcomed New Commander in Change of Command Ceremony on Friday

 

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) has a new commanding general. Maj. Gen. John F. Campbell relinquished command to Maj. Gen. James C. McConville during a ceremony on Friday.

McConville comes to the 101st Airborne Division  from a tour in the Pentagon, where he served as the chief legislative liaison in the office of the Secretary of the Army in Washington, D.C. He has served multiple tours at Fort Campbell. His combat experience  includes tours in both Iraq and Afghanistan. McConville’s former command assignments include the 7th Infantry Division at Fort Ord, California; an Air Cav Squadron at Fort Campbell, Kentucky; and the 1st Calvary Division at Fort Hood in Texas. He served as the Deputy Commanding general for the 101st during the division’s Afghanistan deployment in 2008-2009.

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The Secretary of the Army, John McHugh Welcomes Home 4th BCT Soldiers

 
Secretary of the Army, John McHugh

John McHugh

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – It was a joyful day at Campbell Army Airfield as 538 soldiers with the 4th Brigade Combat Team arrived home after a year long deployment to Afghanistan. As they stepped off the plane, they were greeted by The Secretary of the Army, John McHugh along with Major General John F. Campbell and others.

Friends and family members packed hanger 3 for the arrival of their soldier.  As the 15 minute notice was given many made their way out to watch the plane arrive.

SGT Rachael Ward along with Joshua Jackson and her family, Gerri, Lucia, Brice, Scott, Tasha, Karie, Christian and Miley

SGT Rachael Ward along with Joshua Jackson and her family, Gerri, Lucia, Brice, Scott, Tasha, Karie, Christian and Miley

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