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U.S. Army Special Operations Command to conduct training near Fort Campbell starting June 13th

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Elements of U.S. Army Special Operations Command will conduct training June 13th-16th, 2021 in the vicinity of Fort Campbell and the surrounding communities.

The Soldiers will use training ammunition and other training devices to make the exercise as real as possible. There will be periods of increased air traffic to include low-flying helicopters, tilt-rotor aircraft, and airplanes during hours of darkness.

The community can expect to experience an increase in air traffic and noise associated with a large-scale airborne operation.

Fort Campbell is home to the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) "Screaming Eagles". (Sam Shore)

Fort Campbell is home to the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) “Screaming Eagles”. (Sam Shore)

This element of U.S. Army Special Operations Command is a lethal, agile, and versatile special operations force that conducts forcible entry operations and special operations raids across the entire spectrum of combat.

Tough realistic military exercises conducted regularly to provide the unit a unique edge for real-world missions.

This is routine training conducted periodically to maintain a high level of readiness for the military personnel involved. Every measure to reduce the amount of noise associated with the training will be taken. We appreciate the support of the residents and community in the surrounding areas during this training.

Because of the inherent risks to personal safety, there is no media opportunity or public viewing of this training.

For more information about the training, exercise contact the Public Affairs Office for U.S. Army Special Operations Command at 910.432.6005.


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