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101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade sweeps 101st Noncommissioned Officer/Soldier of the Year competition

 

Written by Sgt. Sharifa Newton
40th Public Affairs Detachment

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Fort Campbell, KY – Private First Class Caden Emmons, 541st Transportation Company, 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, and Sgt. Stephen Calderone, 58th Signal Company, 101st Special Troops Battalion, both with the 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, were recently named Soldier and noncommissioned officer of the year.

To attain the title of Soldier and NCO of the year designated individuals competed head-to-head in several events.

Sgt. Stephen Calderone, a native of Cleveland, Ohio, a Satellite Communications System Operator-Maintainer (25S) from 58 Signal Company, 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Airborne Division, shoots pop-up targets during the qualification portion of the 101st’s NCO, Soldier of the Year at Range 9 on Fort Campbell, Ky., April 24. (Sgt. Sharifa Newton, 40th Public Affairs Detachment)

Sgt. Stephen Calderone, a native of Cleveland, Ohio, a Satellite Communications System Operator-Maintainer (25S) from 58 Signal Company, 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Airborne Division, shoots pop-up targets during the qualification portion of the 101st’s NCO, Soldier of the Year at Range 9 on Fort Campbell, Ky., April 24. (Sgt. Sharifa Newton, 40th Public Affairs Detachment)

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Fort Campbell Lifeliner sets example, leads from front

 

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

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Fort Campbell, KY – Twenty years ago, enlisting in the Army was the last thing on the mind of a scrawny freshman from Fowlerville, Michigan, much less earning the title of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Noncommissioned Officer of the Year.

As a freshman, Sgt. Michael Smith, now a senior transmission systems operator/maintainer with 58th Signal Company, 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Abn. Div. Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., began to participate in sports like wrestling and track and field as a pole vaulter.

Sgt. Michael Smith, left, a senior transmission systems operator/maintainer assigned to 58th Signal Company, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade was named Noncommissioned Officer of the Year for the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). (Staff Sgt. Todd L. Pouliot/40th Public Affairs Detachment)

Sgt. Michael Smith, left, a senior transmission systems operator/maintainer assigned to 58th Signal Company, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade was named Noncommissioned Officer of the Year for the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). (Staff Sgt. Todd L. Pouliot/40th Public Affairs Detachment)

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Fort Campbell Signal Soldiers refine Air Assault Skills

 

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

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Fort Campbell, KY – The signal Soldiers validated the company’s ability to properly rig and transport equipment via sling load, said Sgt. Timothy Cruz, noncommissioned officer in charge of the operation.

Sixty percent of the Soldiers who participated in the training had only practiced sling load operations while attending The Sabalauski Air Assault School, said Cruz.

The company teamed up with an aircrew from the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., that provided a CH-47 Chinook helicopter for the training.

Pvt. Ryan Byrd, a Soldier with 58th Signal Company, 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., hooks a piece of equipment to a CH-47 Chinook helicopter during the company’s sling load operation Feb. 10, 2017, on Fort Campbell, Kentucky. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield/101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

Pvt. Ryan Byrd, a Soldier with 58th Signal Company, 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., hooks a piece of equipment to a CH-47 Chinook helicopter during the company’s sling load operation Feb. 10, 2017, on Fort Campbell, Kentucky. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield/101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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Fort Campbell Soldier Diandre Mosley uses art to express himself

 

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

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Fort Campbell, KY – Self-expression is used to express one’s own feelings, thoughts or ideas. Whether it is through music, writing, art or dance it can be fascinating to experience.

Pfc. Diandre L. Mosley, a unit supply specialist with 58th Signal Company, 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), knows exactly that feeling as he expresses himself through his artwork.

Pfc. Diandre L. Mosley, a unit supply specialist with 58th Signal Company, 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), stands in front of his artwork that is displayed at the Downtown Artists Co-op, Clarksville, TN. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield)

Pfc. Diandre L. Mosley, a unit supply specialist with 58th Signal Company, 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), stands in front of his artwork that is displayed at the Downtown Artists Co-op, Clarksville, TN. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield)

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Fort Campbell Soldiers go head-to-head for title of Best Spartan

 

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

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Fort Campbell, KY – Soldiers from 58th Signal Company (Spartans), 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), competed for the title of Best Spartan during a grueling five-day competition.

The teams consisted of two Spartan Soldiers. A total of ten teams were tested on basic Soldier skills, physical fitness, and military bearing.

Sergeant Stewart J. Thomas, a multichannel transmission systems operator with 58th Signal Company, 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, pins down his opponent May 19 during a combatives tournament which was part the Best Spartan competition. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield, 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

Sergeant Stewart J. Thomas, a multichannel transmission systems operator with 58th Signal Company, 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, pins down his opponent May 19 during a combatives tournament which was part the Best Spartan competition. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield, 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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Fort Campbell’s Lifeliner NCOs inducted into NCO Corps

 

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

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Fort Campbell, KY – “As you walk through those arches know that this is your starting point as an NCO,” said Command Sgt. Maj. Michael J. Perry, senior enlisted advisor for the 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault).

Soldiers from 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Abn. Div. Sust. Bde. hosted the brigade Noncommissioned Officer Induction Ceremony at Wilson Theater on Fort Campbell, KY, May 18th.

Command Sgt. Maj. Frank M. Graham Jr., command sergeant major for 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), swears in the newly inducted noncommissioned officers to the NCO corps during the NCO Induction Ceremony at Wilson Theater on Fort Campbell, Ky., May 18, 2016. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs)

Command Sgt. Maj. Frank M. Graham Jr., command sergeant major for 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), swears in the newly inducted noncommissioned officers to the NCO corps during the NCO Induction Ceremony at Wilson Theater on Fort Campbell, Ky., May 18, 2016. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs)

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Fort Campbell’s 101st Sustainment Brigade conquers Live Fire Exercise

 

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

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Fort Campbell, KY – “Contact, Contact!! Enemy to your twelve, enemy to your twelve!”” is heard by the Soldiers of the 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), as the smell of ammunition engulfs the air surrounding Sustain Base on Fort Campbell, KY.

The 101st Special Troops Battalion conducted a Perimeter Defense Live-Fire (PDLFX), from March 29th-31st, to refocus the battalion’s ability to execute their field craft and deploy rapidly and expeditiously.

A Soldier from the 101st Financial Management Support Unit, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), calmly watches his sector during the battalions defense live fire exercise on Fort Campbell, Ky., March 31, 2016. (U.S. Army Sgt. Neysa Canfield, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

A Soldier from the 101st Financial Management Support Unit, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), calmly watches his sector during the battalions defense live fire exercise on Fort Campbell, Ky., March 31, 2016. (U.S. Army Sgt. Neysa Canfield, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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Fort Campbell 101st Special Troops Battalion Signal Soldiers sharpen combat skills at FTX

 

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

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Soldiers with 58th Signal Company, 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), set out to sharpen their tactical and technical skills during a week-long field training exercise on Fort Campbell, Kentucky, March 14th-18th.

“The intent of this training exercise was to have the Soldiers establish a signal site, place their defense for the site and to set up their signal assemblages for their individual teams,” said 1st Sgt. Mark Gomez Sr., first sergeant for 58th Sig. Company.

In the past, “Spartan” Company has focused mainly on their technical skills. This time around the Spartans were able to train and grasp a well-rounded understanding of why “Soldiering” skills are extremely important.

Spc. Jaclyn Fagan, a connects the Join Network Nod to the generator in order to give it power and be able to provide her command team with reliable voice and video communication during a field training exercise on Fort Campbell, Ky., March 17, 2016. (U.S. Army Sgt. Neysa Canfield, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

Spc. Jaclyn Fagan, a connects the Join Network Nod to the generator in order to give it power and be able to provide her command team with reliable voice and video communication during a field training exercise on Fort Campbell, Ky., March 17, 2016. (U.S. Army Sgt. Neysa Canfield, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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101st Sustainment Brigade’s Spartan Company tests Air Assault skills

 

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

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Fort Campbell, KY – Soldiers from 58th Signal Company, 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), put their Air Assault skills to the test during an air assault movement operation in the training area of Fort Campbell, Kentucky, March 14th.

The air assault operation commenced “Spartan” companies field training exercise were they will put both their tactical and technical skills to the test in preparation for the battalion’s upcoming perimeter defensive live fire exercise (PDLFX).

A UH-60 with Soldiers from 58th Signal Company, 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) takes off from training area 12 to transport the Soldiers so they can commence their week long training exercise on Fort Campbell, Ky., March 14, 2016. (U.S. Army Sgt. Neysa Canfield, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

A UH-60 with Soldiers from 58th Signal Company, 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) takes off from training area 12 to transport the Soldiers so they can commence their week long training exercise on Fort Campbell, Ky., March 14, 2016. (U.S. Army Sgt. Neysa Canfield, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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Fort Campbell Lifeliner signal Soldiers hone technical, tactical skills

 

Written by Sgt. 1st Class Mary Rose Mittlesteadt
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

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Fort Campbell, KY – Soldiers with the 58th Signal Company, 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, trained on both their tactical and technical skills during a two-week field training exercise in the training area of Fort Campbell, Kentucky, this month.

The 58th Sig. Company teamed up with Company B, 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team and the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) to provide realistic training using decisive action scenario-based events, while establishing lines of communication for each of those scenarios.

Soldiers with the 58th Signal Company, 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, practice loading casualties into a helicopter for a medical evacuation scenario during a field training exercise in the training area of Fort Campbell, Ky., Aug. 13, 2015.  (Sgt. 1st Class Mary Rose Mittlesteadt, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

Soldiers with the 58th Signal Company, 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, practice loading casualties into a helicopter for a medical evacuation scenario during a field training exercise in the training area of Fort Campbell, Ky., Aug. 13, 2015. (Sgt. 1st Class Mary Rose Mittlesteadt, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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