101st Airborne Division
Fort Campbell, KY – More than 100 Soldiers assigned to 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) will return to Fort Campbell from their deployment to Cameroon. The welcome home ceremony is slated for the afternoon of March 24th, 2019 at Fort Campbell’s Hangar 3.
These “First Strike” Soldiers made up the majority of Task Force Talon, who deployed to northern Cameroon from October 2018 through March 2019. During their deployment, the task force conducted security and infrastructure missions at Contingency Location Garoua, Cameroon, in order to provide force protection and enhance United States government strategic relationships, access and influence in the area.
The task force also worked with the U.S. State Department, the Cameroonian Armed Forces, non-government organizations and host nation partners to expand positive relationships and enable security in the region.
In addition, they worked closely with U.S. Army Civil Affairs teams to provide outreach to local communities.
Flight times are subject to change.