Topic: 2nd Brigade Combat Team
Fort Campbell, KY – The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell today, Monday, July 27th, 2020, began 100% COVID-19 testing for more than 4,000 Soldiers preparing for a training deployment.
The division’s 2nd Brigade Combat Team, “Strike,” will deploy as part of a regular scheduled rotation to the Army’s Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk, Louisiana. The deployment begins in early August and ends in early September.
Any Soldiers who test positive will be immediately isolated and remain at Fort Campbell until cleared by medical professionals.
101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs Staff
Fort Campbell, KY – The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell will deploy a brigade combat team of Soldiers to Fort Polk, Louisiana, in August, following 100% COVID testing at Fort Campbell.
The division’s 2nd Brigade Combat Team, “Strike,” will deploy. The deployment is a training exercise that tests the brigade’s ability to fight as a team, and is part of a regular scheduled rotation to the Army’s Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk.
The deployment begins in early August and ends in early September.
Washington, D.C. – Signature modernization programs remain on track to deliver capabilities to Soldiers, despite facing delays due to the coronavirus, Army leaders said Thursday.
Some of the more than 30 programs have already postponed tests, including Soldier-input events, as a result of safety concerns and supply chain challenges.
The service, though, plans to make up for lost time to stay on schedule, said Gen. John M. Murray, commander of Army Futures Command.
Fort Campbell, KY – Soldiers and retirees are giving back to their community by volunteering at the Fort Campbell Child Nutrition Program food distribution sites, helping to package and hand out meals while following COVID-19 Coronavirus safety protocols.
To support Army Families during the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic, the Fort Campbell Child Nutrition Program is offering free grab-and-go breakfast and lunch meals for children up to the age of 18.
Soldiers with the Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers program and even retirees have joined the volunteer force to help keep distribution sites running.
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.
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