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Fort Campbell Strike Fear battalion conducts FTX

 

Written by 1st Lt. Cristian Cristurean
2-44 ADA, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division

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

Fort Campbell, KY – The 2nd Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 108th ADA Brigade, attached to 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., conducted a battalion field training exercise from May 11th-19th.

The FTX ensured Soldiers of Battery B, 2nd Bn., 44th ADA Regt. certified on Table X, Indirect Fire Protection Capability, to ensure emplacement of the land-based phalanx weapon system occurred in the allotted time while also establishing sensor and warning protection for future IFPC missions.

Medics with HHB, 2nd Bn., 44th ADA Regt. conduct training to guarantee all medics are efficient in performing casualty care May 15, 2017, at Range 44A on Fort Campbell, KY. (U.S. Army photo by 1LT Christian R. Cristurean)

Medics with HHB, 2nd Bn., 44th ADA Regt. conduct training to guarantee all medics are efficient in performing casualty care May 15, 2017, at Range 44A on Fort Campbell, KY. (U.S. Army photo by 1LT Christian R. Cristurean)

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101st Airborne Air Defense Artillery Soldiers bolster Avenger proficiency with Field Training

 

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

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

Fort Campbell, KY – Soldiers from Battery C, 2nd Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., conducted a field training exercise, April 24th-27th here.

During the FTX, Soldiers conducted crew drills with the Avenger Air Defense System, which encompassed march order and emplacement of the system, missile upload and download of the systems missile launch pods, covert to man-portable air defense, and aircraft tracking.

Staff Sgt. Josh Robinson, an air and missile defense crewmember assigned to Battery C, 2nd Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., reports the status of his crew, April 25, 2017, during a missile upload and download crew drill on Fort Campbell, Kentucky. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield/101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

Staff Sgt. Josh Robinson, an air and missile defense crewmember assigned to Battery C, 2nd Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., reports the status of his crew, April 25, 2017, during a missile upload and download crew drill on Fort Campbell, Kentucky. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield/101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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