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101st Airborne Division Soldiers to deploy for short-notice exercise

 

101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) will deploy approximately 160 Soldiers to Fort Knox, Kentucky, in support of an Emergency Deployment Readiness Exercise (EDRE) to be held there.

The Soldiers, from the division’s 2nd Brigade Combat Team, are projected to deploy Tuesday, April 20th, 2021.

“We have a crucial responsibility to be ready when the nation calls on us,” said Lt. Col. Kari McEwen, division public affairs officer. “This exercise is an opportunity for us to train the same procedures we use to conduct short-notice deployments anywhere in the world.”

Fort Campbell is home to the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) "Screaming Eagles". (Sam Shore)

Fort Campbell is home to the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) “Screaming Eagles”. (Sam Shore)

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Austin Peay State University ROTC Ranger Challenge team finishes Sandhurst competition 29th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) ROTC Ranger Challenge team finished 29th of 44 teams competing at Sandhurst, the world’s premier international academy military skills competition.

The Austin Peay State University ROTC Ranger Challenge team during the 2021 competition. (APSU)

The Austin Peay State University ROTC Ranger Challenge team during the 2021 competition. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University ROTC Ranger Challenge team continues Sandhurst competition

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – After one day of competition at Sandhurst, the world’s premier international academy military skills competition, Austin Peay’s ROTC Ranger Challenge team is in 28th place of 44 teams competing.

Austin Peay State University’s ROTC Ranger Challenge team competes during Day 1 of the Sandhurst competition. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University’s ROTC Ranger Challenge team competes during Day 1 of the Sandhurst competition. (APSU)

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APSU’s ROTC Ranger Challenge team to make second trip to Sandhurst Competition

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – In the early days of March 2020, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) ROTC Ranger Challenge team was deep in preparation to compete at Sandhurst, the world’s premier international academy military skills competition.

The Austin Peay State University Ranger Challenge team trains for Sandhurst.  (APSU)

The Austin Peay State University Ranger Challenge team trains for Sandhurst. (APSU)

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18 Austin Peay State University ROTC Students ‘Virtually’ Commissioned as Army officers

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – For the first time ever, Austin Peay State University (APSU) held a virtual commissioning ceremony for its graduating class of ROTC students. 

The students received their commissions at their homes on Wednesday, May 13th, 2020 while their ROTC officers – to keep with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines – conducted the commissioning ceremony in a small, socially distanced group in the front lobby of the Memorial Health Building on campus.

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Five APSU ROTC cadets earn spots on Sandhurst-bound Ranger Challenge team

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Five Austin Peay State University (APSU) ROTC cadets recently proved themselves worthy for the Sandhurst military skills competition at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York.

Austin Peay State University ROTC cadet Jasmine Barrios has earned a spot on the APSU Ranger Challenge team. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University ROTC cadet Jasmine Barrios has earned a spot on the APSU Ranger Challenge team. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University ROTC cadets to compete at Xavier in run-up to Sandhurst

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Last October, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) ROTC Ranger Challenge team dominated at the Bold Warrior Challenge at Fort Knox, Kentucky. 

Austin Peay State University ROTC cadet Jasmine Barrios, right, is competing at Xavier this weekend. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University ROTC cadet Jasmine Barrios, right, is competing at Xavier this weekend. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University ROTC named one of the top programs in the nation

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – It’s official – Austin Peay State University (APSU) is home to one of the best Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) programs in the nation.

On December 16th, 2019, the U.S. Army Cadet Command announced the eight winners of the 2019-2020 MacArthur Awards, with APSU’s Governor’s Guard winning the award for the 7th Brigade.

Austin Peay State University ROTC cadets conducting training with Black Hawk helicopters. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University ROTC cadets conducting training with Black Hawk helicopters. (APSU)

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APSU’s Ranger Challenge team ‘knows what to expect’ at Sandhurst after winning Bold Warrior

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Ranger Challenge team entered the 7th Brigade ROTC Bold Warrior Challenge awards ceremony confident their performance had propelled them to the top or runner-up spot of the competition.

Austin Peay State University (APSU) Ranger Challenge team

Austin Peay State University (APSU) Ranger Challenge team

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Austin Peay State University Ranger Challenge team wins Bold Warrior, qualifies for prestigious West Point competition

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Ranger Challenge team will be one of 16 ROTC teams to compete next April at West Point’s Sandhurst 2020 competition, the world’s premier academy-level military skills competition.

Austin Peay State University (APSU) Ranger Challenge team

Austin Peay State University (APSU) Ranger Challenge team

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