Topic: 2nd Brigade Combat Team
Bastogne, Belgium – Seventy-five years ago in Bastogne, Belgium, German soldiers captured American Pfc. Marold Peterson of the 422nd Infantry Regiment, 106th Infantry Division.
Peterson escaped from the work camp where we was held prisoner, only to be captured again and killed by Hitler Youth.
Sgt. Travis Paice, the great-grandson of Peterson, said it is surreal to be in Bastogne where Peterson lived his last moments.
“Maybe he was standing right where I stood,” Paice, a Soldier with the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, said.
Fort Campbell, KY – Members of the media and the public are invited to attend the 34th Anniversary Gander Memorial remembrance ceremony, Thursday, December 12th, 2019 at Fort Campbell. This will be the first ceremony held at the recently relocated memorial.
The memorial consists of two monuments and 256 Canadian sugar maple trees. It was built to honor the memory of the 248 Soldiers and eight crew members who lost their lives when Arrow Air Flight 1285 crashed in Gander, Newfoundland, shortly after takeoff on the morning of December 12th, 1985.
Fort Campbell, KY – It is not uncommon for Army brigades to have healthy competition amongst Soldiers when they are required to be in the same room for an extended period of time but during this operation there has been nothing but teamwork and willingness to learn across the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) footprint. Maintenance Soldiers are sharing their wealth of knowledge of technical expertise with one another.
Yavoriv, Ukraine – Soldiers from Delta Company, 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) participated in multinational exercise Rapid Trident 2019 as a training audience at Combat Training Center – Yavoriv, September 16th-28th, 2019.
Rapid Trident is an annual multinational training exercise, planned and facilitated by the Armed Forces of Ukraine, designed to enhance joint, combined interoperability among allied and partner nations. Over 3700 Soldiers from 14 different countries took part in Rapid Trident 2019.
Yavoriv, Ukraine – Task Force Carentan, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and fourteen allied and partnered nations conducted the final planning conference for the upcoming Rapid Trident 2019, July 15-19
Rapid Trident 2019 aims to implement sustainable institutional training capacity for the Armed Force of Ukraine by enhancing military to military relationships and exchanging professional experiences through planning and training.
101st Airborne Division Task Force Carentan bids 95th Air Assault Brigade farewell at Training Closing Ceremony
Yavoriv, Ukraine – On July 23th, 2019, Task Force Carentan, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) bid the 95th Air Assault Brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine farewell during a rotational training closing ceremony.
The ceremony marked the conclusion of the 95th AASLT BDE’s six-week training rotation at the Combat Training Center – Yavoriv.
2nd Brigade Combat Team leaders with the 101st Airborne Division conduct Multinational Air Assault Planning Exercise
Yavoriv, Ukraine – Leaders of Task Force Carentan, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) conducted a joint scenario demonstration of air assault operations with international counterparts here, June 20th.
Task Force Carentan leaders deployed to Yavoriv, Ukraine discussed air assault pickup-zone operations with Soldiers from the 95th Air Assault Brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The 95th AASLT BDE is in their third week of training at the Yavoriv Combat Training Center.
Yavoriv, Ukraine – Soldiers of Task Force Carentan, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) participated in the opening ceremony for the 95th Air Assault Brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine at the Yavoriv Combat Training Center here, June 3rd, 2019.
The 95th AASLT BDE began a 45 day training rotation at the YCTC that will culminate in a brigade level field training exercise. Soldiers of Task Force Carentan work alongside the Ukrainian CTC Cadre as mentors to enhance systems and NATO interoperability within the CTC.
Yavoriv, Ukraine – Soldiers of Task Force Carentan, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) observed Memorial Day at the Joint Multinational Training Group – Ukraine here, May 27th, 2019.
Task Force Carentan Soldiers deployed to Yavoriv, Ukraine took time to honor the memory of their predecessors who died in service to the United States.
Soldiers began the day with a physical training event in remembrance of Lt. Michael Murphy, a United States Navy SEAL killed in action on June 28th, 2005 in Kunar province, Afghanistan.
Fort Campbell, KY – On April 4th, 2019, Fort Campbell’s newest Air Assault School graduates from The Sabalauski Air Assault School at Fort Campbell, KY congratulates Pvt. Tony Cateriano from 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment and Pvt. Christan Morales from 1-502nd Infantry Regiment “First Strike”, 2nd Brigade Combat Team for becoming the Honor Graduate and Ruck March Champion for class 17-19.
Pvt. Cateriano, 21, from Santa Barbara, CA, was the Distinguished Honor Graduate for his class. “There wasn’t anything that was too hard to deal with because we had the best instructors,” said Cateriano. “I knew what was going to happen and when it was going to happen. Team 3 was the best team!”
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