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101st Airborne Division Soldiers exceed expectations during Base Defense Exercise

 

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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.

Soldiers from the 584th Support Maintenance Company, 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, prepare to sling load a water buffalo to a CH-47 Chinook helicopter Sept. 3 at Fort Campbell, Ky. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Leejay Lockhart, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

Soldiers from the 584th Support Maintenance Company, 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, prepare to sling load a water buffalo to a CH-47 Chinook helicopter Sept. 3 at Fort Campbell, Ky. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Leejay Lockhart, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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Field Training Exercise prepares 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion at Fort Campbell for next Rendezvous with Destiny

 

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Fort Campbell, KY – The Soldiers of 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., executed a battalion field training exercise, October 17th-26th, 2017, here.

Capt. Jared Peacock, operations officer in charge during the FTX, said the purpose of the exercise was to increase Soldier and equipment readiness, and validate the battalion’s mission essential task list.

(L to R) Spc. Anthony Addcock and Staff Sgt. Jerry Barnhart from 594th Transportation Company, 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., conduct a sling load operation during 129th CSSB’s field training exercise on Fort Campbell, Kentucky, Oct. 25, 2017. (Pfc. Alexes Anderson/101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade)

(L to R) Spc. Anthony Addcock and Staff Sgt. Jerry Barnhart from 594th Transportation Company, 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., conduct a sling load operation during 129th CSSB’s field training exercise on Fort Campbell, Kentucky, Oct. 25, 2017. (Pfc. Alexes Anderson/101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade)

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Integrated Tennessee National Guardsman fulfills air assault goal at Fort Campbell

 

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

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Fort Campbell, KY – Earning and wearing the coveted air assault badge was a goal Staff Sgt. Cole Champion, a motor transport operator assigned to the 1176th Transportation Company of the Tennessee National Guard, has been striving toward for almost 11 years.

However, being in the National Guard made achieving that goal a little more challenging.

It wasn’t until Champion’s unit selected him to integrate with 541st Transportation Company, 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., as part of the Associated Unit Pilot Program that his goal became a reality.

Staff Sgt. Cole Champion, a motor transport operator assigned to the 1176th Transportation Company of the Tennessee National Guard, attached to 541st Transportation Company, 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., poses for a photo, Sept. 11, 2017, after graduating from the Sabalauski Air Assault School on Fort Campbell, Kentucky. (Courtesy photo)

Staff Sgt. Cole Champion, a motor transport operator assigned to the 1176th Transportation Company of the Tennessee National Guard, attached to 541st Transportation Company, 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., poses for a photo, Sept. 11, 2017, after graduating from the Sabalauski Air Assault School on Fort Campbell, Kentucky. (Courtesy photo)

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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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Brigadier General Steve Townsend Returns

 
Brigadier General Steven Townsend

Brigadier General Steven Townsend

Fort Campbell, KY – On Monday evening, Deputy Commander Brigadier General Stephen Townsend returned to Campbell Army Airfield along with soldiers from the 101st Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion and 541st Transportation Company.

In all there were 98 soldiers on the arriving flight.

The arrival of Brigadier General Stephen Townsend sets the stage for the return of Major General John F. Campbell and Command Sergeant Major Scott C. Schroeder on Friday, May 20th at 8:00am in the morning.

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