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Commander delivers special meals to Forward Operating Bases, boosts morale

 

Written by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Matt Graham, Task Force Currahee Public Affairs and U.S. Army Sgt. Charles Crail, Task Force Blackhawk Public Affairs

The CurraheesFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionPaktika Province, Afghanistan – Soldiers from Company B, “Baker Company”, 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Red Currahee, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division recently received a pleasant surprise. They were treated to an impromptu lunch, July 18th, at Combat Outpost Sar Howza, Paktika Province, Afghanistan.

The special lunch consisted of grilled steak, mashed potatoes, fresh salad and fruits. The meal finished with cookies, cakes, pies and ice cream,– considered a treat at the remote outpost.

Soldiers from Company B, 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division deployed to Combat Outpost Sar Howza, Paktika Province, Afghanistan, are served lunch by U.S. Army Lt. Col. David Preston, 801st Brigade Support Battalion commander, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Task Force Currahee, from Belchertown, MA, July 18th as a morale boost eight days after the loss of one of their own, Spc. Rafael Nieves. (Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Charles Crail, Task Force Blackhawk Public Affairs)

Soldiers from Company B, 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division deployed to Combat Outpost Sar Howza, Paktika Province, Afghanistan, are served lunch by U.S. Army Lt. Col. David Preston, 801st Brigade Support Battalion commander, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Task Force Currahee, from Belchertown, MA, July 18th as a morale boost eight days after the loss of one of their own, Spc. Rafael Nieves. (Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Charles Crail, Task Force Blackhawk Public Affairs)

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Currahee tests ANA’s medical mettle

 

Written by By U.S. Army Sgt. Luther L. Boothe Jr.
Task Force Currahee Public Affairs

The CurraheesFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionPaktika Province, Afghanistan — The Soldiers dressed the casualty’s wounds, strapped him to the litter and started moving toward the evacuation site. They ran, climbed and crawled while carrying the casualty to the medical evacuation helicopter. What had seemed an overwhelming task, now became the accomplishment of this group of soldiers and served as a motivator for those who would follow them.

Afghan National Army medics prepare to load a simulated casualty on a helicopter during a combat medical competition held by U.S. Army Task Force Currahee Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division April 5th at Forward Operating Base Thunder in Paktiya Province, Afghanistan. (Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Luther L. Boothe Jr., Task Force Currahee Public Affairs)

Afghan National Army medics prepare to load a simulated casualty on a helicopter during a combat medical competition held by U.S. Army Task Force Currahee Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division April 5th at Forward Operating Base Thunder in Paktiya Province, Afghanistan. (Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. Luther L. Boothe Jr., Task Force Currahee Public Affairs)

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FOB YahYa Khel Soldiers receive surprise steak, ice cream lunch

 

Written by By U.S. Army Spc. Christina Sinders
Task Force Currahee Public Affairs

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionCurraheePaktika Province, Afghanistan – Soldiers deployed to Forward Operating Base YahYa Khel here received a surprise steak and ice cream lunch October 20th delivered by U.S. Army Lt. Col. David Preston, commander of the 801st Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division.

Preston, along with U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer Amanda Milstead and U.S. Army Pvt. Chyanne Easter, two members of the food service team from the 801st BSB, hand delivered cases of food, drinks and a chest of ice cream bars to the Soldiers of Company A, 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team as part of an ongoing mission to boost morale called the Steak and Ice Cream Express.

As part of the Steak and Ice Cream Express mission to boost morale for Soldiers at remote bases, U.S. Army Lt. Col. David Preston, commander of the 801st Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, grills steaks Oct. 20th. (Photo by U.S. Army Spc. Christina Sinders, Task Force Currahee Public Affairs)

As part of the Steak and Ice Cream Express mission to boost morale for Soldiers at remote bases, U.S. Army Lt. Col. David Preston, commander of the 801st Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, grills steaks Oct. 20th. (Photo by U.S. Army Spc. Christina Sinders, Task Force Currahee Public Affairs)

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