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101st Sustainment Brigade holds Change of Command at Fort Campbell

 

Written by Sgt. Sinthia Rosario
101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs

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Fort Campbell, KY – Col. Charles R. Hamilton relinquished command of the 101st Sustainment Brigade “Lifeliners,” 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), to Col. Kimberly J. Daub during a change of command ceremony, June 10th, 2014.

The passing of the Lifeliner colors was facilitated by the 101st Airborne Division (AASLT) commander, Maj. Gen. James C. McConville, on the historic 101st Airborne Division (AASLT) parade field.

Maj. Gen. James C. McConville (right), commanding general of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), passes the unit colors to Col. Kimberly J. Daub (left), incoming commander of the 101st Sustainment Brigade "Lifeliners," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) during a change of command ceremony June 10, 2014, at Fort Campbell, Ky. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Mary Rose Mittlesteadt, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

Maj. Gen. James C. McConville (right), commanding general of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), passes the unit colors to Col. Kimberly J. Daub (left), incoming commander of the 101st Sustainment Brigade “Lifeliners,” 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) during a change of command ceremony June 10, 2014, at Fort Campbell, Ky. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Mary Rose Mittlesteadt, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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Fort Campbell’s 101st Sustainment Brigade holds Brick Laying Memorial Ceremony

 

Written by Sgt. Sinthia Rosario
101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs

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Fort Campbell, KY – The 101st Sustainment Brigade “Lifeliners,” 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), hosted a Memorial Brick Laying Ceremony, June 9th, 2014, to honor and pay tribute to their fallen comrades.

Gold Star Family members along with Lifeliner Soldiers took a moment in time to reflect, honor and cherish the memory of these heroes. The ceremony commenced after nine bricks, representing each Soldier and engraved with their names, were laid at the base of the Lifeliner Memorial Monument.

Soldiers with the 101st Sustainment Brigade "Lifeliners," 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), fire a gun salute during a Memorial Brick Laying Ceremony, June 9, 2014, at Fort Campbell, KY. The ceremony gave Soldiers of the brigade the opportunity to honor and pay tribute to their fallen comrades. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Sinthia Rosario, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

Soldiers with the 101st Sustainment Brigade “Lifeliners,” 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), fire a gun salute during a Memorial Brick Laying Ceremony, June 9, 2014, at Fort Campbell, KY. The ceremony gave Soldiers of the brigade the opportunity to honor and pay tribute to their fallen comrades. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Sinthia Rosario, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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101st Sustainment Brigade ‘Drive the Wedge’ battalion receives new commander at Fort Campbell

 

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

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Fort Campbell, KY – The 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), held its battalion change of command ceremony May 13th, 2014, on the Fort Campbell, KY, Division Parade Field. During the ceremony, Lt. Col. Thomas M. Gaston Jr. relinquished command of the 129th CSSB to Lt. Col. Able E. Young.

The “Drive the Wedge” battalion is one of the two organic battalions of the U.S. Army’s premier sustainment brigade and is a highly modular unit that has provided troops logistic, sustainment and retrograde support on the battlefields of both Iraq and Afghanistan. «Read the rest of this article»

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Fort Campbell 101st Sustainment Brigade Lifeliner volunteers recognized for their service

 

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

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Fort Campbell, KY – The 101st Sustainment Brigade “Lifeliners,” 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) hosted a ceremony to recognize volunteers for their hard work and dedication in support of the brigade May 8th, at Fort Campbell.

The awards covered the period of May 1st, 2013, to May 1st, 2014, and honored the volunteers’ contributions, which brought families together, improved morale, created a positive atmosphere for the Lifeliners and enhanced the Fort Campbell community.

Regina Hamilton and Sandra Smith, both military spouses and volunteers for the 101st Sustainment Brigade (Lifeliners), 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), cut a cake during a volunteer appreciation ceremony hosted by the Lifeliners brigade, May 8, 2014, at Fort Campbell, KY. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Sinthia Rosario, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

Regina Hamilton and Sandra Smith, both military spouses and volunteers for the 101st Sustainment Brigade (Lifeliners), 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), cut a cake during a volunteer appreciation ceremony hosted by the Lifeliners brigade, May 8, 2014, at Fort Campbell, KY. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Sinthia Rosario, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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Fort Campbell’s Lifeliners complete their Rendezvous with Destiny

 

101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Soldiers of the 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), returned to Fort Campbell, Ky., Feb. 15, after successfully completing a nine-month deployment in Afghanistan. More than 280 members of the brigade headquarters and the 101st Special Troops Battalion have returned from deployment during the past month.

Before returning to Fort Campbell, the 101st Sustainment Brigade conducted a transfer of authority ceremony to the 10th Sustainment Brigade out of Fort Drum, N.Y.

Col. Charles R. Hamilton, the commander of the 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), led Soldiers from the brigade home after a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom Feb. 15, at Fort Campbell. It was the third deployment for the brigade headquarters in five years. (Sgt. Leejay Lockhart, U.S. Army)

Col. Charles R. Hamilton, the commander of the 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), led Soldiers from the brigade home after a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom Feb. 15, at Fort Campbell. It was the third deployment for the brigade headquarters in five years. (Sgt. Leejay Lockhart, U.S. Army)

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101st Airborne Division Service members celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., his dream, his legacy

 

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

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Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan – Service members celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and how his dream of equality for all still lives on today. This observance was hosted by the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), January 20th, 2014, at Bagram Air Field, Parwan province, Afghanistan.

King was a man who was best known for his role as a strong leader in the American Civil Rights Movement against racial discrimination.

Col. Charles R. Hamilton, a native of Houston, and commander of the 101st Sustainment Brigade (Lifeliners), 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), speaks during the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. observance day, hosted by the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Jan. 20, 2014, at Bagram Air Field, Parwan province, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Sinthia Rosario, Task Force Lifeliner Public Affairs)

Col. Charles R. Hamilton, a native of Houston, and commander of the 101st Sustainment Brigade (Lifeliners), 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), speaks during the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. observance day, hosted by the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Jan. 20, 2014, at Bagram Air Field, Parwan province, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Sinthia Rosario, Task Force Lifeliner Public Affairs)

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Fort Campbell Lifeliners keep Afghanistan mail surge in focus

 

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

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Bagram, Afghanistan – With the continued draw down of forces and equipment along with the holiday season at the door, postal personnel take the necessary steps to prepare for current and upcoming challenges during this critical time in Afghanistan.

Postal workers in Afghanistan gathered, October 19th-21st, 2013, at Bagram Air Field, to address postal operations, trends, initiatives and lessons learned throughout the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility during the 1st Sustainment Command’s (Theater) 310th Human Resources Sustainment Center’s 2013 Theater Postal Conference hosted by 101st Special Troops Battalion, Task Force Lifeliner.

Task Force Lifeliner commander Col. Charles R. Hamilton, a native of Chantilly, Va., speaks to postal service members and civilians during the 2013 Theater Postal Conference hosted by Task Force Lifeliner, Oct. 19, 2013, at Bagram Air Field, Parwan province, Afghanistan. This conference gives the postal workers the opportunity to address postal operations, finances, planning or issues that can affect daily operations. (Sgt. Sinthia Rosario, Task Force Lifeliner Public Affairs)

Task Force Lifeliner commander Col. Charles R. Hamilton, a native of Chantilly, Va., speaks to postal service members and civilians during the 2013 Theater Postal Conference hosted by Task Force Lifeliner, Oct. 19, 2013, at Bagram Air Field, Parwan province, Afghanistan. This conference gives the postal workers the opportunity to address postal operations, finances, planning or issues that can affect daily operations. (Sgt. Sinthia Rosario, Task Force Lifeliner Public Affairs)

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Fort Campbell’s Lifeliners Celebrate Patriotic Reenlistments

 

101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionBagram Air Field, Afghanistan – The Fourth of July marks a special day full of traditional fireworks, barbecues and family gatherings; it is the day that is celebrated from sea-to-sea to remember the anniversary of America’s independence.

For one group of soldiers currently serving in Afghanistan, this year’s celebration of independence will be in the way of renewing their enlistment with the U.S. Army. The commander of Task Force Lifeliner, Col. Charles R. Hamilton, raised his hand as the reenlistment officer and recited the oath of enlistment as the group of soldiers standing before him repeated the oath back to him.

Commander of Task Force Lifeliner, Col. Charles R. Hamilton, raises his right hand as the reenlistment officer and recites the oath of enlistment while the Task Force Lifeliner Soldiers stand before him with their right hand up and repeat the oath to him, July 4, 2013 at Bagram Airfield in Parwan province, Afghanistan. This is the first reenlistment TF Lifeliner has conducted since arriving down range. (Sgt. Sinthia Rosario/U.S. Army)

Commander of Task Force Lifeliner, Col. Charles R. Hamilton, raises his right hand as the reenlistment officer and recites the oath of enlistment while the Task Force Lifeliner Soldiers stand before him with their right hand up and repeat the oath to him, July 4, 2013 at Bagram Airfield in Parwan province, Afghanistan. This is the first reenlistment TF Lifeliner has conducted since arriving down range. (Sgt. Sinthia Rosario/U.S. Army)

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63rd Ordnance Company helps Fort Campbell Lifeliners support the Warfighters

 

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

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Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan – Soldiers in Afghanistan require a few things in order to remain mission ready; food, rest, and most of all bullets. For Task Force Lifeliner getting bullets to the troops is a top priority.

Regional commands North, East and Capital all depend on it, which is half the Afghanistan Theater from one ammunition supply point (ASP) operated by one hardworking team.

Warrant Officer Alexander A. Arabian a native of Warwick, R.I., and ammunition technician with the 63rd Ordnance Company, briefs Col. Charles R. Hamilton a native of Houston, Texas and commander of Task Force Lifeliner key factors of the operations at the 63rd Ordnance Co. Ammunition Supply Point in support of multiple Afghanistan Regional Commands. (Photo by Sgt. Sinthia Rosario)

Warrant Officer Alexander A. Arabian a native of Warwick, R.I., and ammunition technician with the 63rd Ordnance Company, briefs Col. Charles R. Hamilton a native of Houston, Texas and commander of Task Force Lifeliner key factors of the operations at the 63rd Ordnance Co. Ammunition Supply Point in support of multiple Afghanistan Regional Commands. The ASP has over 180 customers throughout the Regional Command East, North and Capital. (Photo by Sgt. Sinthia Rosario)

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Task Force Durable transfers authority to Fort Campbell’s Task Force Lifeliners in Afghanistan

 

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

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Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan – A ceremony was held to denote the transfer of authority of sustainment operations and retrograde support at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, June 8th.

Task Force Durable, headquartered by 1st Sustainment Brigade from Fort Riley, KS, cased its colors as Task Force Lifeliners, headquarter by the 101st Sustainment Brigade from Fort Campbell, KY, unfurled its colors during the ceremony. The task force provides sustainment to Soldiers and retrograde support throughout the Regional Commands: East, North and Capital.

U.S. Army Col. Charles R. Hamilton, commander of the 101st Sustainment Brigade and Task Force Lifeliner and Command Sgt. Maj. Eugene J. Thomas Jr., unfurled the unit's colors during the transfer of authority ceremony June 8, 2013, at Bagram Airfield in Parwan province, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Sinthia Rosario/Released)

U.S. Army Col. Charles R. Hamilton, commander of the 101st Sustainment Brigade and Task Force Lifeliner and Command Sgt. Maj. Eugene J. Thomas Jr., unfurled the unit’s colors during the transfer of authority ceremony June 8, 2013, at Bagram Airfield in Parwan province, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Sinthia Rosario/Released)

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