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President Joe Biden Reinstates Deferred Enforced Departure for Liberians

 

Memorandum For The Secretary Of State The Secretary Of Homeland Security

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – Since 1991, the United States has provided safe haven for Liberians who were forced to flee their country as a result of armed conflict and widespread civil strife, in part through the grant of Temporary Protected Status (TPS). 

The armed conflict ended in 2003, and TPS for affected Liberian nationals ended effective October 1st, 2007.  President Bush then deferred the enforced departure of those Liberians originally granted TPS. 

United States President Joe Biden.

United States President Joe Biden.

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Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion helps CSM Jerome Wren Navigate Life’s Unexpected Path

 

Written by Annette P. Gomes
U.S. Army Warrior Care and Transition

U.S. Army Warrior Care and TransitionArlington, VA – As a policy maker and administrator in the Army, Command Sgt. Maj. Jerome Wren never expected to end up in a Warrior Transition Battalion.

“During my 32-year career I have accumulated a few bumps and bruises, but I have always been able to bounce back or as we say in the Army, suck it up and drive on,” Wren said.

Known to push himself to the limit in the past, Wren says it was time to listen to his body.

CSM Jerome Wren takes a spin on his exercise bike during a routine workout. (CSM Jerome Wren)

CSM Jerome Wren takes a spin on his exercise bike during a routine workout. (CSM Jerome Wren)

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Fort Campbell’s 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion keeps forces supplied with water at Joint Readiness Training Center

 

Written by Sgt. 1st Class Mary Rose Mittlesteadt
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

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

Alexandria, LA – Tucked away on the back-side of the Intermediate Staging Base for the Joint Readiness Training Center, based out of Fort Polk, Louisiana, a group of Soldiers known as “water dawgs” are busy operating what could arguably be one of the most important pieces of equipment in the Army’s inventory – the tactical water purification system.

These water dawgs, from the 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), are part of a training rotation at JRTC supporting the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st, and other support assets from the 101st Abn. Div. Sust. Bde. “Lifeliners,” the 101st Airborne Division Artillery, all from Fort Campbell, Kentucky, and aviation Soldiers from the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, New York.

Sgt. Tony Clinton and Spc. Natalie Smith, both water purification specialist from 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade (Lifeliners), 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), hook a hose onto a Load Handling System Compatible Water Tank Rack (Hippo) to fill it with water that was purified through the tactical water purification system (TWPS), on Sept. 3, 2015, at the Joint Readiness Training Center’s Intermediate Staging Base in Alexandria, Louisiana. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Mary Rose Mittlesteadt, 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade (Lifeliners) Public Affairs)

Sgt. Tony Clinton and Spc. Natalie Smith, both water purification specialist from 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade (Lifeliners), 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), hook a hose onto a Load Handling System Compatible Water Tank Rack (Hippo) to fill it with water that was purified through the tactical water purification system (TWPS), on Sept. 3, 2015, at the Joint Readiness Training Center’s Intermediate Staging Base in Alexandria, Louisiana. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Mary Rose Mittlesteadt, 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade (Lifeliners) Public Affairs)

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Fort Campbell Lifeliner signal Soldiers hone technical, tactical skills

 

Written by Sgt. 1st Class Mary Rose Mittlesteadt
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

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

Fort Campbell, KY – Soldiers with the 58th Signal Company, 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, trained on both their tactical and technical skills during a two-week field training exercise in the training area of Fort Campbell, Kentucky, this month.

The 58th Sig. Company teamed up with Company B, 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team and the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) to provide realistic training using decisive action scenario-based events, while establishing lines of communication for each of those scenarios.

Soldiers with the 58th Signal Company, 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, practice loading casualties into a helicopter for a medical evacuation scenario during a field training exercise in the training area of Fort Campbell, Ky., Aug. 13, 2015.  (Sgt. 1st Class Mary Rose Mittlesteadt, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

Soldiers with the 58th Signal Company, 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, practice loading casualties into a helicopter for a medical evacuation scenario during a field training exercise in the training area of Fort Campbell, Ky., Aug. 13, 2015. (Sgt. 1st Class Mary Rose Mittlesteadt, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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101st Airborne Division’s 716th Military Police Battalion welcomes new Commander at Fort Campbell

 

Written by Sgt. 1st Class Mary Rose Mittlesteadt
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

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

Fort Campbell, KY – Soldiers of the 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), participated in a change of command ceremony June 25th, 2015, at the division parade field here.

During the ceremony, Lt. Col. Leevaine Williams Jr., the outgoing battalion commander, relinquished command of the Peacekeepers to Lt. Col. Michael Johnston, the incoming commander.

The leadership of the 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), prepares to ceremoniously pass the unit colors, representing the passing of leadership and responsibility, during a change of command ceremony June 25, 2015, at the division parade field here. Lt. Col. Leevaine Williams Jr., after two years commanding the Peacekeepers, relinquished his command to Lt. Col. Michael Johnston in the traditional ceremony. (Sgt. 1st Class Mary Rose Mittlesteadt, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division Public (Air Assault) Public Affairs)

The leadership of the 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), prepares to ceremoniously pass the unit colors, representing the passing of leadership and responsibility, during a change of command ceremony June 25, 2015, at the division parade field here. Lt. Col. Leevaine Williams Jr., after two years commanding the Peacekeepers, relinquished his command to Lt. Col. Michael Johnston in the traditional ceremony. (Sgt. 1st Class Mary Rose Mittlesteadt, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division Public (Air Assault) Public Affairs)

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