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Dixieland Band visits Task Force Currahee

 

Written by By U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Todd Christopherson
Task Force Currahee Public Affairs

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionThe CurraheesPaktika Province, Afghanistan – Reminiscent of the New Orleans jazz festival, a band’s performance offered diners at Currahee Café on Forward Operating Base Sharana, Afghanistan, an escape from the norm March 12th.

The Dixieland Band of the 101st Airborne Division is bringing the sound of “Americana Soul” to the Soldiers of 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Task Force Currahee, during their visit to Paktika Province March 9th to 25th.

U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Marvin L. Hill, keeps the beat as the 101st Airborne Division Dixieland Band greets him with his favorite song, “Rocky Top Tennessee,” at Forward Operating Base Sharana March 10th. Hill stopped at the dining facility for a meal and to listen to the band while visiting Soldiers at Task Force Currahee, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. (Photo by U.S. Army Spc. Kimberly Menzies, Task Force Currahee Public Affairs)

U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Marvin L. Hill, keeps the beat as the 101st Airborne Division Dixieland Band greets him with his favorite song, “Rocky Top Tennessee,” at Forward Operating Base Sharana March 10th. Hill stopped at the dining facility for a meal and to listen to the band while visiting Soldiers at Task Force Currahee, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. (Photo by U.S. Army Spc. Kimberly Menzies, Task Force Currahee Public Affairs)

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