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Fort Campbell’s 506th Infantry Regiment to host 70th Birthday of the Currahees

4th Brigade Combat Team

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionThe CurraheesFort Campbell, KY – Plan to come out and celebrate the 70th Birthday of the Currahees as Soldiers, Family members and Veterans take part in a day of fun-filled events and ceremonies honoring the 506th Infantry Regiment, July 20th at Fort Campbell, KY.

The day starts off with a cake cutting, brigade run and the Currahee Challenge, which begins at 6:30am with a 5.06 mile run. The day continues with a special ceremony inducting 15 individuals as Distinguished and Honorary Members of the Regiment.

The ceremony will include a Honorary Citizen of the City of Eindhoven, Netherlands, award presentation in honor of Major Dick Winters to the 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team and the 101st Airborne Division.

Throughout the rest of the day, Currahee Soldiers will be competing in the Currahee Challenge, a series of squad-centric physical fitness events showcasing the fighting fitness of the men and women of the 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team.

The brigade will also have on static display an array of current equipment utilized by the Soldiers and a series of child friendly events. The day will conclude with a Brigade Change of Responsibility ceremony from Command Sergeant Maj. William R. Hambrick Jr., to Command Sergeant Maj. Michael A. Grinston at the Currahee Memorial.

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