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Gander Memorial ceremony planned at Fort Campbell

 

101st Airborne Divison at Fort CampbellThe 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), will host a ceremony at 8:30 a.m. Dec. 12 at the Gander Memorial on post to honor the fallen 248 Soldiers of Arrow Airlines flight 1285.

The Strike Brigade Soldiers tragically perished 24-years ago when their plane crashed just after takeoff at 6:45 a.m. following a six-month peacekeeping mission in the Sinai. Every year since the incident, the 2nd BCT has honored these Soldiers and mourned their passing.

Those interested in attending the ceremony or seeking further information, please contact Maj. Larry Porter, 2nd BCT Public Affairs Officer, at phone number (404) 368-8045 or at (270) 798-9590.


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