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Fort Campbell community bids farewell to Warrior Transition Battalion Commander

 

Written by David E. Gillespie
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – The Warrior Transition Battalion served as a fitting backdrop from an adjacent parade field Thursday morning as Lt. Col. Bryan J. Walrath ceremoniously relinquished his position after serving as the unit’s commander for the last two years.

Under Walrath’s leadership, the battalion garnered many notable accolades, including earning an Army Superior Unit Award, as well as an Army Safety streamer two years running.

During a relinquishment of command ceremony Thursday, Lt. Col. Bryan J. Walrath accepts the Warrior Transition Battalion colors from Command Sgt. Maj. Staci Rea. The battalion's executive officer, Maj. Jamey Turner will serve as interim commander. (U.S. Army photo by David E. Gillespie)

During a relinquishment of command ceremony Thursday, Lt. Col. Bryan J. Walrath accepts the Warrior Transition Battalion colors from Command Sgt. Maj. Staci Rea. The battalion’s executive officer, Maj. Jamey Turner will serve as interim commander. (U.S. Army photo by David E. Gillespie)

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Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital welcomes new top NCO

 

Written by David E. Gillespie
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) served as a fitting backdrop as Command Sgt. Maj. Thomas D. Sutphin assumed responsibility as the top noncommissioned officer in a ceremony on the parade field Thursday morning.

A familiar face to many in the Fort Campbell community, Sutphin previously served as first sergeant at the post’s Dental Activity nearly a decade ago.

Assuming responsibility in a ceremony Thursday, Blanchfield's top NCO, Command Sgt. Maj. Thomas Sutphin, right, will serve as senior advisor to hospital commander Col. George N. Appenzeller, as well as directors and department chiefs. (U.S. Army photo by David E. Gillespie/RELEASED)

Assuming responsibility in a ceremony Thursday, Blanchfield’s top NCO, Command Sgt. Maj. Thomas Sutphin, right, will serve as senior advisor to hospital commander Col. George N. Appenzeller, as well as directors and department chiefs. (U.S. Army photo by David E. Gillespie/RELEASED)

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101st Sustainment Brigade holds Change of Command at Fort Campbell

 

Written by Sgt. Sinthia Rosario
101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs

101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – Col. Charles R. Hamilton relinquished command of the 101st Sustainment Brigade “Lifeliners,” 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), to Col. Kimberly J. Daub during a change of command ceremony, June 10th, 2014.

The passing of the Lifeliner colors was facilitated by the 101st Airborne Division (AASLT) commander, Maj. Gen. James C. McConville, on the historic 101st Airborne Division (AASLT) parade field.

Maj. Gen. James C. McConville (right), commanding general of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), passes the unit colors to Col. Kimberly J. Daub (left), incoming commander of the 101st Sustainment Brigade "Lifeliners," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) during a change of command ceremony June 10, 2014, at Fort Campbell, Ky. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Mary Rose Mittlesteadt, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

Maj. Gen. James C. McConville (right), commanding general of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), passes the unit colors to Col. Kimberly J. Daub (left), incoming commander of the 101st Sustainment Brigade “Lifeliners,” 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) during a change of command ceremony June 10, 2014, at Fort Campbell, Ky. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Mary Rose Mittlesteadt, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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A legacy of courage, strength honored at Fort Campbell during the 101st Airborne Division Review

 

Written by Sgt. William Battle
372nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – The sun may have been bright this morning, but it could not shine brighter than the pride of the 101st Airborne Division as 12,800 Soldiers stood together on the Division Parade Field to close out this year’s Week of the Eagles celebration.

The theme of the 2014 observance was “Remembering the 101st in Vietnam: Building on the legacy of courage and strength,” and gathered at the parade field were representatives of the division’s history looking upon the Soldiers that are the division’s present and future – building on that legacy created by the Veterans in attendance.

12,800 soldiers of the 101st Airborne Division stand on the Division Parade Field (Jerry Woller/ Fort Campbell Multimedia Visual Information Service Center)

12,800 soldiers of the 101st Airborne Division stand on the Division Parade Field (Jerry Woller/ Fort Campbell Multimedia Visual Information Service Center)

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