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227th Composite Supply Company enhances readiness through realist training at Fort Campbell

 

101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Soldiers assigned to 227th Composite Supply Company, 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), have been conducting water purification and maintenance training at Lake Kyle, Fort Campbell, Kentucky, in an effort to improve mission readiness, a priority for the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault).

More than 25 Soldiers conducted operations utilizing their Tactical Water Purification System and Lightweight Water Purification System. Water Platoon is the only water purification platoon on Fort Campbell and supplies potable drinking water for all brigades within the Division when a crisis happens.

Spc. Demazio Santana (left), Spc. Keith Brown (middle) and Spc. Joshua McReynolds (right), all assigned to 227th Composite Supply Company, 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, perform preventative maintenance checks and services on their generators for the Lightweight Water Purification System during water purification and maintenance training at Lake Kyle, Fort Campbell, Ky., in an effort to improve mission readiness, a priority for the 101st Airborne Division. (Sgt. Aimee Nordin, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

Spc. Demazio Santana (left), Spc. Keith Brown (middle) and Spc. Joshua McReynolds (right), all assigned to 227th Composite Supply Company, 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, perform preventative maintenance checks and services on their generators for the Lightweight Water Purification System during water purification and maintenance training at Lake Kyle, Fort Campbell, Ky., in an effort to improve mission readiness, a priority for the 101st Airborne Division. (Sgt. Aimee Nordin, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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101st Airborne Division Sustainment leaders, FedEx partner to enhance logistics readiness

 

Written by Sgt. Neysa Canfield
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

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Fort Campbell, KY – Logistics officers and senior noncommissioned officers from the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., attended the FedEx Hub Express Experience, July 17th-19th, 2017 in Memphis, Tennessee.

The purpose of the trip, according to Capt. Alex J. Tompkins, was for logistics leaders to learn how a global logistics company operates and take the best practices back to their respective units.

Officers and noncommissioned officers from the Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., pose for a group picture, July 19th, 2017, during their leader professional trip to Memphis, Tennessee for the FedEx HUB Express Experience. (Capt. Alex J. Tompkins)

Officers and noncommissioned officers from the Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., pose for a group picture, July 19th, 2017, during their leader professional trip to Memphis, Tennessee for the FedEx HUB Express Experience. (Capt. Alex J. Tompkins)

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Fort Campbell Lifeliner Soldiers, Nashville riggers unite for Airdrop Training

 

Written by Sgt. Neysa Canfield
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

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Fort Campbell, KY – Parachutes filled the sky above Suckchon Drop Zone, here, as Soldiers and equipment slowly drifted to the ground.

Soldiers from 74th Transportation Company, 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., and parachute riggers from 861st Quartermaster Company, a reserve unit from Nashville, Tennessee, teamed up December 7th to conduct aerial delivery and recovery training.

Parachute bundles drift in the sky before landing on Suckchon Drop Zone, Dec. 7, 2016, during airdrop training on Fort Campbell, KY Soldiers from 74th Transportation Company, 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., and 861st Quartermaster Company, a reserve unit from Nashville, TN, unit to conduct aerial delivery and recovery training. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield/101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

Parachute bundles drift in the sky before landing on Suckchon Drop Zone, Dec. 7, 2016, during airdrop training on Fort Campbell, KY Soldiers from 74th Transportation Company, 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., and 861st Quartermaster Company, a reserve unit from Nashville, TN, unit to conduct aerial delivery and recovery training. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield/101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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Lifeliners take top awards in Fort Campbell MWR Commander’s Cup Tournament

 

Written by Staff Sgt. Kimberly Lessmeister
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public

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Fort Campbell, KY – Out of nearly 50 teams, it came down to teams from 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion and 716th Military Police Battalion for the final game of the Commander’s Cup Tournament held by Fort Campbell’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation program.

The tournament began in January and ended mid-November with a tie-breaker flag football game between the two teams from 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade “Lifeliners,” 101st Abn. Div.

Soldiers from 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., receive the Battalion Commander’s Cup, Nov. 17, 2016, during a ceremony at Cole Park Commons Conference Center on Fort Campbell, Ky. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield/101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

Soldiers from 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., receive the Battalion Commander’s Cup, Nov. 17, 2016, during a ceremony at Cole Park Commons Conference Center on Fort Campbell, Ky. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield/101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade takes part in U.S. Army’s Associated Units pilot program

 

Written by Sgt. Neysa Canfield
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

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Fort Campbell, KY – In March, the U.S. Army launched its Associated Units Program, an Army Total Force initiative, with the intent of leveraging the capabilities and capacities of the Active component, Army Reserve and the Army National Guard as one Army, according to Gen. Mark A. Milley, the Army chief of staff.

The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, is one of the units selected by the Army to participate in the pilot program by partnering with two National Guard units.

Soldiers from 2123rd Transportation Company from the Kentucky National Guard conduct a road march, Sept. 18, 2016, with senior leaders from 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div. during the company’s inactive duty training on Fort Knox, KY. (129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion)

Soldiers from 2123rd Transportation Company from the Kentucky National Guard conduct a road march, Sept. 18, 2016, with senior leaders from 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div. during the company’s inactive duty training on Fort Knox, KY. (129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion)

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Fort Campbell Wedge and Sustainer Soldiers bid farewell to Commanders

 

Written by Sgt. Neysa Canfield
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

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Fort Campbell, KY – Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade “Lifeliners,” 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), bid farewell to not one but two Lifeliners at Sabo Gym on Fort Campbell, KY, May 26th, 2016.

Wedge Soldiers from 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion “Drive the Wedge,” 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade formed up by companies at Sabo Gym to begin the first of two change of commands for the Lifeliner brigade.

The 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st ,101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), conducted a Change of Command ceremony where Lt. Col. Alex Gallegos relinquished command of the battalion to Lt. Col. Wally Vives-Ocasio at Sabo Gym, Fort Campbell, Ky., May 26, 2016. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs)

The 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st ,101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), conducted a Change of Command ceremony where Lt. Col. Alex Gallegos relinquished command of the battalion to Lt. Col. Wally Vives-Ocasio at Sabo Gym, Fort Campbell, Ky., May 26, 2016. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs)

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Fort Campbell 101st Sustainment Brigade Soldiers learn efficiency, management skills from FEDEX

 

Written by Sgt. Neysa Canfield
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

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Memphis, TN – Officers and noncommissioned officers of the 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), partook in the FedEx Express Experience in Memphis, Tennessee, February 17th-18th.

“We wanted the Soldiers to experience and witness the best practices in the industry that deal with supply chain management in order to better our own practices,” said Capt. Carlos M. Sanford, the battalion operations officer for 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Sustainment Bde., 101st.

101st Sustainment Brigade Soldiers take part in the FedEx Express Experience in Memphis, Tennessee.

101st Sustainment Brigade Soldiers take part in the FedEx Express Experience in Memphis, Tennessee.

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Fort Campbell 541st Transportation Company soldiers conduct Convoy Operations training

 

Written by Sgt. Leejay Lockhart
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

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Fort Campbell, KY – Soldiers from the 541st Transportation Company, 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, conducted convoy operations training May 12th at Fort Campbell, Kentucky.

It was the second day of training during a five-day field training exercise. The transportation company established their unit area deep in Fort Campbell’s back-forty training reservation.

Sgt. David Esquivel, a motor transport operator with the 541st Transportation Company, 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, gives Soldiers a convoy brief May 12th, 2015, at Fort Campbell, KY. As an assistant convoy commander, he ensured the safety and accountability of his Soldiers during a five-day field training exercise. (Sgt. Leejay Lockhart, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs)

Sgt. David Esquivel, a motor transport operator with the 541st Transportation Company, 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, gives Soldiers a convoy brief May 12th, 2015, at Fort Campbell, KY. As an assistant convoy commander, he ensured the safety and accountability of his Soldiers during a five-day field training exercise. (Sgt. Leejay Lockhart, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs)

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Fort Campbell’s 101st Sustainment Brigade “Lifeliners” return home from Liberia deployment

 

Written by Sgt. Leejay Lockhart
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Hundreds of Fort Campbell Soldiers returned to the installation on March 22nd and 23rd, 2015, from a deployment to Liberia. While in Africa, these Soldiers supported Operation United Assistance and provided humanitarian aid to help combat the Ebola outbreak there.

On March 22nd, nearly 200 Soldiers from the 101st Sustainment Brigade “Lifeliners,” 101st Airborne Division – including military police from the 194th Military Police Company, and logisticians from the 101st Special Troops Battalion and 129th Combat Sustainment Battalion – returned.

Soldiers from the 101st Sustainment Brigade, and the 86th Combat Support Hospital returned to Fort Campbell from a deployment to Liberia in support of Operation United Assistance March 23, 2015, at Fort Campbell, Ky. During their deployment they provided humanitarian assistance to the people of Liberia affected by the Ebola outbreak. (Sgt. Leejay Lockhart, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

Soldiers from the 101st Sustainment Brigade, and the 86th Combat Support Hospital returned to Fort Campbell from a deployment to Liberia in support of Operation United Assistance March 23, 2015, at Fort Campbell, Ky. During their deployment they provided humanitarian assistance to the people of Liberia affected by the Ebola outbreak. (Sgt. Leejay Lockhart, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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