Topic: 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade
Fort Campbell, KY – On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020 the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell deployed about 10 Soldiers to aid in the ongoing COVID-19 Coronavirus relief effort in the northeast.
The Soldiers, logistics experts assigned to the 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, deployed from Fort Campbell to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey. They follow several other groups of Fort Campbell Soldiers who have deployed in support of the COVID-19 Coronavirus response. Most recently, about 70 Soldiers from the 501st Area Support Medical Company deployed April 18th to Boston.
101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs Staff
Fort Campbell, KY – The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) deployed Soldiers from Fort Campbell to New Jersey on Wednesday, April 14th, 2020 to aid in the ongoing COVID-19 Coronavirus relief effort.
About 10 Soldiers with the 101st Airborne Division’s sustainment brigade, deployed. The Soldiers are part of the brigade’s forward assessment sustainment team and will assist with coordinating and supporting Army logistical efforts in the region.
The Soldiers are prepared to conduct operations in additional locations if necessary.
Fort Campbell, KY – Middle school students arrived to class, January 28th, 2020 on a standard Tuesday morning, unaware of the special day they had ahead of them.
They entered through the main entrance noticing military vehicles to their left, wondering the purpose of the unusual scenery outside of their standard brick layered middle school in Cadiz, KY.
Fort Campbell, KY – Soldiers can receive orders for any operation at any time. Soldiers assigned to the 541st Transportation Company, 101st Division Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, were recently instructed to pack their gear and report to their company area for further instructions.
Not knowing exactly what was happening, they followed orders and obliged. Their gear was packed into shipping containers and loaded onto vehicles, then prepared for movement to an undisclosed location.
129th Division Sustainment Support Battalion un-case colors after their return to Fort Campbell from deployment
Fort Campbell, KY – Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 129th Division Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, uncased their battalion’s colors during a ceremony January 30th, 2020 following a nine-month deployment to Kuwait.
“The un-casing ceremony isn’t about me or the team that came back,” said Lt. Col. Eric Anderson, 129th Division Sustainment Support Battalion commander, as he spoke to family and friends in the audience.
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.
101st Airborne Division Screaming Eagles put skills to test for Expert Field Medical Badge at Fort Campbell
Fort Campbell, KY – More than 100 Screaming Eagles began preparation November 18th to test their skills in the medical field and earn an Expert Field Medical Badge.
“It is by standard one of the hardest badges to earn across the Army,” said Maj. Sarah Burlee, medical operations officer for 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), and officer in charge of EFMB testing. “Not everyone can be an expert.”
Experts are considered to be at the top of their fields. For Soldiers who earn the EFMB this is no different.
“It was built statistically so that your top percentages earn the EFMB,” Burlee said. “It’s not your medium block, not your top-half block, it’s the top block.”
Fort Campbell, KY – On Thursday, August 29th, 2019, Soldiers assigned to 101st Sustainment Brigade “Lifeliners”, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), welcomed a new command sergeant major to Fort Campbell.
Command Sgt. Maj. Anthony McAdoo, a native of Somerset, KY, who has been the senior enlisted advisor to the commander, Col. Stephanie Barton, the unit for two years, passed the brigade colors to Command Sgt. Maj. Kevin Campbell in a ceremony near 101st Sustainment Brigade Headquarters, here.
Fort Campbell, KY – A United States Army Physical Fitness School Mobile Training Team (MTT) traveled to Fort Campbell to train 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) leaders how to properly conduct the upcoming service wide Army Combat Fitness Test (ACFT), April 5th-11th, 2019.
The ACFT is set to soon replace the Army Physical Fitness Test, which has been the Army physical fitness measurement standard since 1980. The new test includes six events: maximum deadlift, standing power throw, hand-release push-ups, sprint-drag-carry, leg tuck and a two-mile Run.
The MTT is visiting Army installations around the world to help Soldiers prepare and train for the new Army fitness standard.
Fort Campbell, KY – With a rush of noise and a flurry of sparks, the new plasma cutter came to life, with Soldiers of the 584th Maintenance Company, 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), watching attentively as civilian engineering instructors demonstrated how to use the machine to cut through sheet metal.
The plasma cutter is one of many pieces of equipment housed within the Metal Working and Machining Shop Set (MWMSS) given to the 584th Maintenance Company, who base their operations out of Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
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