Washington, D.C. – NASA states that understanding the effects of gravity on plant life is essential in preparing for human exploration beyond low-Earth orbit.
The ability to produce high-energy, low-mass food sources during spaceflight will enable the maintenance of crew health during long-duration missions while having a reduced impact on resources necessary for long-distance travel.
129th Division Sustainment Support Battalion un-case colors after their return to Fort Campbell from deployment
Fort Campbell, KY – Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 129th Division Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, uncased their battalion’s colors during a ceremony January 30th, 2020 following a nine-month deployment to Kuwait.
“The un-casing ceremony isn’t about me or the team that came back,” said Lt. Col. Eric Anderson, 129th Division Sustainment Support Battalion commander, as he spoke to family and friends in the audience.
Fort Campbell, KY – More than 60 Soldiers, assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 129th Division Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, are scheduled to return December 26th, 2019 at 2:30pm after a nine-month deployment to Kuwait.
The welcome home ceremony will be held at Fort Campbell at Hangar 3.
Clarksville, TN – On the night of the invasion, Christina Taylor drove a light-medium tactical vehicle from Kuwait to Camp Speicher. The drive was 30 to 34 hours, so she caught catnaps whenever possible.
The convoy stopped to check directions, and Taylor’s noncommissioned officer in charge told her to rest. He’d wake her when the convoy was ready to move.
Fort Campbell, KY – On Wednesday, July 7th, 2019, More than 140 Soldiers, assigned to 594th Transportation Company, 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), are scheduled to return to Fort Campbell after a nine-month deployment to Kuwait.
While deployed in support of Operation Spartan Shield and Operation Inherent Resolve, “Lifeliner” Soldiers provided uninterrupted transportation of supplies and equipment throughout Kuwait in support of U.S. forces.
Army vet Albert Wiley trades Special Forces to study special education at Austin Peay State University
Austin Peay State University (APSU)
Clarksville, TN – If you ask Austin Peay State University (APSU) student Albert Wiley to list all the places he’s visited, you should probably take a seat because it’ll take a few minutes.
“I went to Panama, Ecuador, Belize, Honduras, Korea, Holland, Afghanistan, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Japan, England, Canada…let’s just say numerous countries,” he said.
Written by Maria Yager
Fort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion staff welcomed back Army families, showing their continued support, during a Gold Star Family breakfast and memorial garden rededication at the battalion September 13th, 2018.
The annual breakfast is put together by the WTB’s military and civilian staff to honor the memory and support the families of the 37 WTB Soldiers who fought their final battle at the battalion.
Written by Mary Therese Griffin
Arlington, VA – For U.S. Army Spc. Mitchell Bombeck, joining the military was a no brainer. It’s a family tradition.
The self-proclaimed farm boy from Minnesota became an all-wheel diesel mechanic in the Forward Support Company, 682nd Engineer Battalion in the Minnesota National Guard.
At six feet and two inches tall, weighing 230 pounds, it would seem tough to break such a solid man, but it happened.
U.S. Army Aviation & Missile Command brings together Army aviators to build readiness across enterprise
Written by Kari Hawkins
Huntsville, AL – Speaking to more than 200 aviation leaders and Soldiers at the Aviation and Missile Command’s 101 for Aviation on December 13th, 2017 AMCOM commander Maj. Gen. Doug Gabram said the annual meeting is a one-of-a-kind event that other Army branches are trying to emulate.
“We are one team, one fight,” Gabram told the aviators, who travelled from units around the world to attend the two-day AMCOM 101 for Aviation at Redstone Arsenal. “No other branch has this kind of event. It’s something that benefits the aviation branch and the Army.”
AMCOM 101 for Aviation brings together aviators from across the Army aviation enterprise to learn about the sustainment capabilities of AMCOM, and to discuss aviation challenges and solutions.
Written by Sgt. Sarah Kirby
Nashville, TN – More than 120 Soldiers assigned to the Tennessee Army National Guard’s 230th Signal Company returned home to Smyrna, Tennessee, October 14th, 2017 after a year-long deployment overseas.
“I’m so excited to be home,” said Army Sgt. James Collier, a signal support systems specialist with the 230th Signal Company. “My daughters have grown up so much since I’ve been gone and I can’t wait to get back into a new routine with them and my wife.”
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