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Welcome Home Veterans Celebration

 

Visit Clarksville's Welcome Home Veterans CelebrationClarksville, TN – The annual Welcome Home Veterans Celebration brought a busy schedule of events over a five day period, all designed to honor and celebrate our Veterans.

Activities began on Wednesday with the arrival of the American Veterans Traveling Tribute Wall, the Korean War Memorial and the 9/11 Never Forget Mobile Exhibit at Beachaven Winery. A procession actually began at Appleton Harley Davidson and traveled through town, delivering the impressive displays to their temporary location.

Welcome Home Veterans Parade

Welcome Home Veterans Parade

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Vietnam Veterans homecoming to be held at Fort Campbell Hanger

 

Visit Clarksville's Welcome Home Veterans CelebrationClarksville, TN – You can be a part of the homecoming our Vietnam Veterans never received on Thursday, September 19th, 2019.

Beginning at 2:00pm in Hangar 3 on Fort Campbell Army Post, the doors will swing open and our Vietnam Veterans will march in to the sounds of the Army band and cheers they have deserved for more than 40 years.

Welcome Home Parade in Downtown Clarksville.

Welcome Home Parade in Downtown Clarksville.

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101st Airborne Division Strike Fear Soldiers return home

 

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

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

Fort Campbell, KY – Signs, balloons, Families and friends filled Hanger 3, here, to welcome approximately 250 Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, home November 5th.

The air defense artillery Soldier returned from a nine-month deployment in support of Operation Inherent Resolve in Iraq and Operation Freedom’s Sentinel in Afghanistan.

Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., wait to be released to their families, Nov. 5, 2016, at Hanger 3 on Fort Campbell, Ky. during their homecoming ceremony after spending nine months overseas. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield/101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., wait to be released to their families, Nov. 5, 2016, at Hanger 3 on Fort Campbell, Ky. during their homecoming ceremony after spending nine months overseas. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield/101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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Fort Campbell welcomes home Rakkasan Soldiers returning from Afghanistan

 

3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division Public Affairs

RakkasanFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – On Monday, June 8th, 2015, more than 100 Soldiers from Company A, 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team “Rakkasans,” 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), were welcomed home at Hangar 3.

Soldiers from Company A, 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team “Rakkasans,” 101st Airborne Division, march into Hangar 3 on Fort Campbell, Kentucky June 8, 2015 during their welcome home ceremony. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Eric Provost, 3rd BCT Public Affairs)

Soldiers from Company A, 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team “Rakkasans,” 101st Airborne Division, march into Hangar 3 on Fort Campbell, Kentucky June 8, 2015 during their welcome home ceremony. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Eric Provost, 3rd BCT Public Affairs)

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Fort Campbell’s 101st Combat Aviation Brigade “Wings of Destiny” Unit completes Afghanistan Mission

 

Wings of DestinyFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – For the approximately 103 Soldiers from the 2nd Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), this latest “Rendezvous with Destiny” ends with a reunion with their families.

The Soldiers received a hero’s welcome during a Welcome Home Ceremony at Hangar 3 at Fort Campbell after successfully completing six months of a nine-month tour in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

Approximately 100 Soldiers from the 2nd Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), returned from deployment to Afghanistan during a ceremony, Feb. 15, at Fort Campbell, Ky. (Sgt. David Hodge/U.S. Army)

Approximately 100 Soldiers from the 2nd Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), returned from deployment to Afghanistan during a ceremony, Feb. 15, at Fort Campbell, Ky. (Sgt. David Hodge/U.S. Army)

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Dog Handlers wrap up Deployment, return to Fort Campbell

 

Written by Spc. Shawn Denham
PAO, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Divison (Air Assault)

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division2nd Brigade Combat Team - Strike

Fort Campbell, KY – More than a year in Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom 2010-2011, Soldiers of 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division finally returned home.

Dog Handlers and Tactical Explosive Detection Dogs (TEDDs) with Strike Brigade returned home to Fort Campbell, August 24th and September 15th as part of the brigade’s final redeployment.

“I’m extremely proud of each of them,” said Maj. Christine Lancia, the Provost Marshall during 2nd BCT’s recent deployment, and native of Akron, Ohio. “The TEDDs team performed superbly. We asked a lot from them and they performed their mission day in and day out successfully.”

Dog Handlers with 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), rest their Tactical Explosive Detection Dogs after landing at Fort Campbell Army Airfield, Fort Campbell, KY, August 24th. This is the first of two flights returning Combined Task force Strike dog handling Soldiers from Afghanistan to Fort Campbell. (U.S. Army Photo By Spc. Shawn Denham, PAO, 2nd BCT, 101st Abn. Div.)

Dog Handlers with 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), rest their Tactical Explosive Detection Dogs after landing at Fort Campbell Army Airfield, Fort Campbell, KY, August 24th. This is the first of two flights returning Combined Task force Strike dog handling Soldiers from Afghanistan to Fort Campbell. (U.S. Army Photo By Spc. Shawn Denham, PAO, 2nd BCT, 101st Abn. Div.)

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4th Brigade Combat Team Continues to Return

 

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Saturday 216 more soldiers from the 4th Brigade Combat Team arrived home to Fort Campbell after several flight delays.  Family members were equally excited to see the plane as it approached Campbell Army Airfield and decended on the runway.

With lots of cheers, tears, waving signs and banners, the year long deployment to Afghanistan as come to an end for these soldiers.

As solders deplaned, the were greeted at the foot of the stairs by Col. Jenkins and Col. Hickman along with the Honor Guard.

CPT Tad Reed with wife Misty, Mother Kay Marable, Brother Brad, Willie and his wife Stephanie, Father odd Reed and Step-mother Debbie Reed.

CPT Tad Reed with wife Misty, Mother Kay Marable, Brother Brad, Willie and his wife Stephanie, Father Todd Reed and Step-mother Debbie Reed.

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4th Brigade Combat Team Soldiers Return

 

The CurraheesFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – On Saturday, July 9th, 81 members of the 4th Brigade Combat Team returned to Campbell Army Airfield.

Family and friends gathered to welcome home their soldiers. As the announcement was made that the plane was on 15 minutes away, many made their way out to the tarmac to watch the plane as it arrived.

Sargent Major Noel Foster along with his wife Lanette along with Jessica Roche, her two sons Miguel & Giovanni Roche and Brandy Jones and her two daughters Shelny & Brooklyn

Sergeant Major Noel Foster along with his wife Lanette and family members Jessica Roche, her two sons Miguel & Giovanni Roche and Brandy Jones and her two daughters Shelny & Brooklyn

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Brigadier General Steve Townsend Returns

 
Brigadier General Steven Townsend

Brigadier General Steven Townsend

Fort Campbell, KY – On Monday evening, Deputy Commander Brigadier General Stephen Townsend returned to Campbell Army Airfield along with soldiers from the 101st Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion and 541st Transportation Company.

In all there were 98 soldiers on the arriving flight.

The arrival of Brigadier General Stephen Townsend sets the stage for the return of Major General John F. Campbell and Command Sergeant Major Scott C. Schroeder on Friday, May 20th at 8:00am in the morning.

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Early Morning Flight Brings 328 more 1st Brigade Combat Team Soldiers Home

 

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – It’s was an early morning arrival this morning at 328 soldiers with the 1st Brigade Combat Team arrived Wednesday morning at Campbell Army Airfield. Friends and family didn’t mind the cool morning temperatures or that the flight was a few minutes late arriving.

Maybe the pilot was trying to give a little more time for SGT Charles Sweeney to prepare for his big moment.

SGT Charles Sweeney, Fiancee Sarah Spencer, Parents Ray & Betty Sweeney and friend Lindsey

SGT Charles Sweeney, Fiancée Sarah Spencer, Parents Ray & Betty Sweeney and friend Lindsey

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