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Bastogne Engineer Battalion Conducts 101st Airborne Division’s Fourth Emergency Deployment Readiness Exercise

 

101st Airborne Division - Fort Campbell, KYBastogneFort Campbell, KY – Soldiers of Bravo Company, 326th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), recently completed an Emergency Deployment Readiness Exercise, or EDRE, July 22, 2021, at Fort Campbell, KY.

This is the fourth such exercise that the division has completed this year. Previous units to complete EDREs include Cougar Company, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st BCT; and Chaos Troop, 1st Squadron, 75th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd BCT.

Soldiers from Bravo Company, 326th Engineer Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), load equipment on a C5 as part of cold load operations during an Emergency Deployment Readiness Exercise July 22, 2021, at Fort Campbell, KY. Soldiers and Airmen worked together to load the C-5 with wooden boxes used to simulate cargo, a dozer used for route clearance, and a Buffalo Mine-Protected Clearance Vehicle. (Spc. Jacob Wachob, 40th Public Affairs Detachment)

Soldiers from Bravo Company, 326th Engineer Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), load equipment on a C5 as part of cold load operations during an Emergency Deployment Readiness Exercise July 22, 2021, at Fort Campbell, KY. Soldiers and Airmen worked together to load the C-5 with wooden boxes used to simulate cargo, a dozer used for route clearance, and a Buffalo Mine-Protected Clearance Vehicle. (Spc. Jacob Wachob, 40th Public Affairs Detachment)

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Col. Robert Born steps into the kitchen, serves Soldiers’ breakfast at Fort Campbell

 

BastogneFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Before the sun rises on the Bastogne footprint, the Snipes Dining Facility culinary experts of 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), are preparing breakfast for more than 3,000 Soldiers.

May 14th, Col. Robert Born, 1st BCT commander, joined them and personally served every one of his Soldiers.

The morning starts early at 4:45am, when the chefs begin what is called cooks mount.

Colonel Robert Born, commander, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), is ready to take the next omelet order at the grill May 14th during breakfast service in Snipes Dining Facility. Culinary experts in Snipes Dining Facility prepare meals for more than 3,000 Soldiers in the brigade every day to ensure the sustainment and readiness of the force. (Sgt. Lynnwood Thomas, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division)

Colonel Robert Born, commander, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), is ready to take the next omelet order at the grill May 14th during breakfast service in Snipes Dining Facility. Culinary experts in Snipes Dining Facility prepare meals for more than 3,000 Soldiers in the brigade every day to ensure the sustainment and readiness of the force. (Sgt. Lynnwood Thomas, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division)

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Fort Campbell Soldiers Build Continuity Across Air Assault Division during Operation Eagle Wrench

 

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

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.

Members of the 101st Sustainment Brigade command team visit the 584th Support Maintenance Company to get a better understanding of Operation Eagle Wrench. The operation is an effort to improve vehicle and maintenance readiness across the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). (Sgt. Aimee Nordin, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

Members of the 101st Sustainment Brigade command team visit the 584th Support Maintenance Company to get a better understanding of Operation Eagle Wrench. The operation is an effort to improve vehicle and maintenance readiness across the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). (Sgt. Aimee Nordin, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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101st Airborne Division, Iowa Red Bulls Strengthen Relationship

 

RakkasanFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – Iowa National Guard (IANG) Soldiers with the 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team (2nd IBCT), 34th Infantry Division, were assigned to 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (101st ABN) for Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan from 2010-2011.

Now, ten years after that deployment, which was the largest mobilization of the IANG since World War II, the National Guard and active duty units continue to strengthen their working relationship.

Iowa National Guard and 101st Airborne Division engineer Soldiers shield themselves as they conduct a live urban breach during an eXportable Combat Training Capability rotation at Camp Ripley, Minn., on July 15, 2019. (Sgt. Tawny Schmit)

Iowa National Guard and 101st Airborne Division engineer Soldiers shield themselves as they conduct a live urban breach during an eXportable Combat Training Capability rotation at Camp Ripley, Minn., on July 15, 2019. (Sgt. Tawny Schmit)

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital recognizes Fort Campbell physician assistants during Physician Assistants Week

 

Written by Maria Yager
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Public Affairs

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Physician assistants on Fort Campbell gathered at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital October 11th, 2018 to celebrate the 51st anniversary of their profession and the physician assistant’s role in Army Medicine.

The luncheon and networking event was held in conjunction with PA Week.

Physician assistants serve as the primary medical provider to Soldiers in battalion and division level units and are responsible for unit medical readiness and training medics.

Fort Campbell's most senior physician assistant Terry Davis, (center) assigned to Blanchfield, newest physician assistant 1st Lt. Elizabeth McGrattan, assigned to the Tennessee National Guard, and the hospital's newest Interservice Physician Assistant Program Phase II student 1st Lt. Thomas Carroll cut a cake Oct. 11 at a luncheon and networking event at the hospital in honor of PA Week. (U.S. Army photo by Laura Boyd.)

Fort Campbell’s most senior physician assistant Terry Davis, (center) assigned to Blanchfield, newest physician assistant 1st Lt. Elizabeth McGrattan, assigned to the Tennessee National Guard, and the hospital’s newest Interservice Physician Assistant Program Phase II student 1st Lt. Thomas Carroll cut a cake Oct. 11 at a luncheon and networking event at the hospital in honor of PA Week. (U.S. Army photo by Laura Boyd.)

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Fort Campbell celebrates Warrant Officer Corps 100th birthday

 

Written by Pfc. Lynnwood Thomas
40th Public Affairs Detachment

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, 5th Special Forces Group and other Fort Campbell units came together Friday to celebrate 100 years of the Army Warrant Officer Corps at Cole Park Commons.

Chief Warrant Officer 5 Danny Taylor, senior ordnance logistics warrant officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 101st Airborne Division, organized the celebration, and began the event with opening remarks.

“One of the best parts about being a warrant officer is being able to advise, teach, coach and mentor not only enlisted folks, but other warrant officers and [commissioned] officers as well, across your formation,” Taylor said.

Soldiers gather July 9, at the Cole Park Commons Conference Center on Fort Campbell. The soldiers gathered in commemoration of 100 years of warrant officer service in the Army. (Pfc. Lynnwood Thomas)

Soldiers gather July 9, at the Cole Park Commons Conference Center on Fort Campbell. The soldiers gathered in commemoration of 100 years of warrant officer service in the Army. (Pfc. Lynnwood Thomas)

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101st Airborne Division soldiers conduct Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear defense exercise

 

Written by Sgt. Quentin Johnson
211th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment

U.S. Department of the ArmyMuscatatuck Urban Training Center, IN – In keeping with the spirit of Soldier readiness, members of Echo Forward Support Company, 326th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky, conducted Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear defense training at Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, August 14th, 2016.

Training introduced Soldiers to the M50 – Joint Service General Purpose Mask and basic CBRN decontamination procedures, said Staff Sgt. Chad Field, a platoon sergeant with the FSC and native of Missoula, Montana. The M50 replaced the U.S. M40 Field Protective Mask.

(left) Spc. Gary Allen, a wheeled vehicle mechanic, Yuba City, California native, and (right) Pfc. Joseph Kirkman, a Construction Equipment Repairer, and Greensboro, North Carolina native, both with Echo Forward Support Company, 326th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky, simulate decontaminating fellow FSC Soldier, Pfc. Ashton Barrell, (Carter) a motor transport operator and Evansville, Indiana native, during a Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense training exercise at Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, Indiana, Aug. 14, 2016. (Sgt. Quentin Johnson, 211th MPAD)

(left) Spc. Gary Allen, a wheeled vehicle mechanic, Yuba City, California native, and (right) Pfc. Joseph Kirkman, a Construction Equipment Repairer, and Greensboro, North Carolina native, both with Echo Forward Support Company, 326th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky, simulate decontaminating fellow FSC Soldier, Pfc. Ashton Barrell, (Carter) a motor transport operator and Evansville, Indiana native, during a Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense training exercise at Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, Indiana, Aug. 14, 2016. (Sgt. Quentin Johnson, 211th MPAD)

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Fort Campbell’s 1st Brigade Combat Team “Bulldog” tackles Peason Ridge at JRTC

 

Written by Sgt. Samantha Stoffregen
1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

BastogneFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Polk, LA – To kick off training, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team Soldiers convoyed to the Peason Ridge training area for a battalion level live fire April 10th, 2016.

“We did great collective training at the squad, platoon and company level [on Fort Campbell], and we were able to facilitate a battalion field training exercise, but truly a culminating maneuver live fire like this was unique because of the facilities given here at JRTC,” said Lt. Col. Eric Beaty, “Bulldog” commander. “The JRTC live fires are great because of the feedback and realism that you get as you go through the scenario.”

1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Soldiers fire and maneuver to their object during a battalion live fire at the Peason Ridge training area April 10, 2016. (Operations Group Public Affairs)

1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Soldiers fire and maneuver to their object during a battalion live fire at the Peason Ridge training area April 10, 2016. (Operations Group Public Affairs)

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Fort Campbell’s 327th Infantry Regiment “Bulldogs” complete Eagle Flight III

 

Written by Sgt. Samantha Stoffregen
1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

BastogneFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – As Soldiers from across the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) formation continue to prepare for upcoming training events, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment Soldiers took over Range 55 on Fort Campbell, KY, for a week of intensive company-level training from February 16th-19th.

The “Bulldogs” completed Eagle Flight III, which is a culminating exercise executed at the company level.

Soldiers with Company C, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) provide suppressive fire during the live fire exercise Feb. 17, 2016, at Range 55, Fort Campbell, KY. The “Bulldogs” battalion completed Eagle Flight III, which ensured all rifle companies were proficient on their weapons systems and encompassed various assets from outside the battalion. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Samantha Stoffregen, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs)

Soldiers with Company C, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) provide suppressive fire during the live fire exercise Feb. 17, 2016, at Range 55, Fort Campbell, KY. The “Bulldogs” battalion completed Eagle Flight III, which ensured all rifle companies were proficient on their weapons systems and encompassed various assets from outside the battalion. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Samantha Stoffregen, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs)

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Four 101st Airborne Division Solders tackle 2015 Best Sapper Competition

 

Written by Sgt. Samantha Parks
1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

BastogneFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – As the clock rounded over to 4:30am on April 21st, with the sun not even risen and the chilled breath of competitors filling the air, a voice sounded out with “Go!” and Soldiers from across the Army began a nonstandard physical fitness test of pushups, situps, pullups, and a 3-mile run.

The physical fitness test kicked off day one of the three-day 2015 Best Sapper Competition at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.

Second Lt. Ryan Jesse assists his teammate, 1st Lt. Jonathan Pantano, is getting on his feet to complete a five-mile ruck march during day one of the Best Sapper Competition at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., April 21, 2015. Jesse and Pantano, both engineers, represented the 326th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), in this year’s competition. (Sgt. Samantha Parks, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs)

Second Lt. Ryan Jesse assists his teammate, 1st Lt. Jonathan Pantano, is getting on his feet to complete a five-mile ruck march during day one of the Best Sapper Competition at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., April 21, 2015. Jesse and Pantano, both engineers, represented the 326th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), in this year’s competition. (Sgt. Samantha Parks, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs)

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