Fort Campbell, KY – More than 60 Soldiers, assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 129th Division Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, are scheduled to return December 26th, 2019 at 2:30pm after a nine-month deployment to Kuwait.
The welcome home ceremony will be held at Fort Campbell at Hangar 3.
While deployed in support of Operation Spartan Shield and Operation Inherent Resolve, “Lifeliners” Soldiers provided uninterrupted transportation of supplies and equipment throughout Kuwait in support of U.S. forces.
While overseas the 129th DSSB “Task Force Hammer” completed a dynamic and challenging deployment over the past nine months from April – December 2019.
Taskforce Hammer touched nearly every piece of tactical sustainment materiel within the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. Whether that was supporting the drawdown in Afghanistan, the re-alignment of forces and equipment in Syria, the redeployment of an Armored Brigade Combat Team, or enabling our allies in Iraq.
The 129th DSSB played a critical role in support of transportation, maintenance, supply and services supporting 1st Theater Sustainment Command and U.S. Army Central priorities.
Taskforce Hammer executed more than 2,100 transportation movements, totaling more than 665,000 miles driven; executed 14 port debarkation missions; transported hundreds of containers to supply points throughout Kuwait; and the drawdown in Afghanistan.
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