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129th Division Sustainment Support Battalion un-case colors after their return to Fort Campbell from deployment

 

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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.

Lt. Col. Eric Anderson (right), commander of the 129th Division Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade and Command Sgt. Maj. Jesse Oudenhaven (left), 129th Div. Sust. Support Battalion senior enlisted advisor, uncase their battalion colors during a ceremony at Fort Campbell, Jan. 30. (Sgt. Aimee Nordin, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

Lt. Col. Eric Anderson (right), commander of the 129th Division Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade and Command Sgt. Maj. Jesse Oudenhaven (left), 129th Div. Sust. Support Battalion senior enlisted advisor, uncase their battalion colors during a ceremony at Fort Campbell, Jan. 30. (Sgt. Aimee Nordin, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade Soldiers Return to Fort Campbell from Kuwait

 

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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.

Over 60 Soldiers with the 129th Division Sustainment Support Battalion 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade are set to return to Fort Campbell the day after Christmas. (Spc. Alexes Anderson/ 101st SBDE Public Affairs Office)

Over 60 Soldiers with the 129th Division Sustainment Support Battalion 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade are set to return to Fort Campbell the day after Christmas. (Spc. Alexes Anderson/ 101st SBDE Public Affairs Office)

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Lifeliners, Family members celebrate Halloween together at Fort Campbell

 

101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – It was a dark and spooky night when Lifeliners Soldiers and Family members came out of the shadows to gather and celebrate Halloween together at the brigade quad, on Fort Campbell, KY, during the 101st Sustainment Brigade ‘Lifeliners’, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Trunk-or-Treat event.

On October 29th, 2019, the unit celebrated Halloween a bit early, to provide a safe, enjoyable and family-friendly environment for everyone to experience together as a brigade.

Lifeliners Soldiers and Family members walk together to the next spookily decorated vehicle, during the 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Trunk-or-Treat event, here on Fort Campbell, KY, October 29, 2019. Over twenty different vehicles showed up and showed out at the event, displaying their trunks and decorating skills with a multitude of fun and spooky Halloween themes. (Staff Sgt. Caitlyn Byrne, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

Lifeliners Soldiers and Family members walk together to the next spookily decorated vehicle, during the 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Trunk-or-Treat event, here on Fort Campbell, KY, October 29, 2019. Over twenty different vehicles showed up and showed out at the event, displaying their trunks and decorating skills with a multitude of fun and spooky Halloween themes. (Staff Sgt. Caitlyn Byrne, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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101st Sustainment Brigade holds Change of Responsibility Ceremony at Fort Campbell

 

101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – On Thursday, August 29th, 2019,  Soldiers assigned to 101st Sustainment Brigade “Lifeliners”, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), welcomed a new command sergeant major to Fort Campbell.

Command Sgt. Maj. Anthony McAdoo, a native of Somerset, KY, who has been the senior enlisted advisor to the commander, Col. Stephanie Barton, the unit for two years, passed the brigade colors to Command Sgt. Maj. Kevin Campbell in a ceremony near 101st Sustainment Brigade Headquarters, here.

Col. Stephanie Barton (right) passes the brigade colors to the new Command Sgt. Maj. Kevin Campbell during a Change of Responsibility Ceremony Aug. 29, 2019, on Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Soldiers, assigned to 101st Sust. Bde., 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), bid farewell to Command Sgt. Maj. Anthony McAdoo and his family as well. (Sgt. Aimee Nordin, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

Col. Stephanie Barton (right) passes the brigade colors to the new Command Sgt. Maj. Kevin Campbell during a Change of Responsibility Ceremony Aug. 29, 2019, on Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Soldiers, assigned to 101st Sust. Bde., 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), bid farewell to Command Sgt. Maj. Anthony McAdoo and his family as well. (Sgt. Aimee Nordin, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade Soldiers Train to Sustain for Eagle Talon II

 

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Fort Campbell, KY – Beneath the hot August sun, a roar of generators can be heard and a cluster of camo-nets can be seen as you make your way through the high arching grass approaching Range 62, on Fort Campbell, Kentucky, all signs identifying the 101st Sustainment Brigade ‘Lifeliners’, Soldiers are hard at work conducting sustainment operations.

However, this is no ordinary brigade training event; Lifeliners’ Soldiers are out training in-support-of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) exercise, Operation Eagle Talon II, a 10-day field training exercise, from August 5th to the 16th, 2019.

Lt. Col. R. Arron Lummer (center), commander of the 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, conducts a battle update brief with his senior leadership in order to see how battalion sustainment field operations are going, August 6, 2019, on Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Lifeliners’ Soldiers are training in the field, participating in Eagle Talon II, a 10-day division-wide exercise, from August 5th to the 16th, designed to prepare Soldiers and leadership for the larger warfighter exercise, which will validate their warfighting skills as a complete fighting force. (Sgt. Aimee Nordin, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

Lt. Col. R. Arron Lummer (center), commander of the 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, conducts a battle update brief with his senior leadership in order to see how battalion sustainment field operations are going, August 6, 2019, on Fort Campbell, Kentucky. (Sgt. Aimee Nordin, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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101st Airborne Division Lifeliner Soldiers, 824th Rigger Detachment execute aerial deliveries in combat zones to sustain warfighters

 

Written by 1st Lt. Verniccia Ford
101st Airborne Division (AA) Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs

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Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan – In combat, logistic resources are arguably the most important assets needed to sustain Soldiers. “Beans and Bullets” is a common Army phrase utilized for decades that puts a special emphasis behind the importance of logisticians and their capabilities.

Since arriving into theater Soldiers of the 824th Rigger Detachment, North Carolina National Guard, and the 101st Resolute Support Sustainment Brigade have teamed up to tackle the demanding requirements of rigging equipment and air dropping resources to sustain the warfighter.

Chief Warrant Officer Two Freddy Reza, an El Paso Texas native, and senior airdrop technician for the 101st Resolute Support Sustainment Brigade demonstrates several variations on how to rig cases of water and a 110-pound bag of rice to members of the Afghan National Army Logistics cell through aerial delivery training in Kandahar, Afghanistan. (1st Lt. Verniccia Ford, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

Chief Warrant Officer Two Freddy Reza, an El Paso Texas native, and senior airdrop technician for the 101st Resolute Support Sustainment Brigade demonstrates several variations on how to rig cases of water and a 110-pound bag of rice to members of the Afghan National Army Logistics cell through aerial delivery training in Kandahar, Afghanistan. (1st Lt. Verniccia Ford, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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101st Airborne Division Lifeliner medical team administers influenza vaccination to Soldiers, D.A civilians and sister services in Afghanistan

 

Written by 1st Lt. Verniccia Ford
101st Airborne Division (AA) Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs

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Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan – For months on end the 101st Airborne Division Lifeliner medical team has provided exceptional medical support to Soldiers, D.A civilians, and sister service members since arriving to Bagram. As snow covers the mountain peaks and temperatures begin to drop, this five-man team is prepared to combat flu season and maintain readiness.

“Medical preparedness keeps our Soldiers in the fight; it’s the number one priority for the Secretary of the Army and the Chief of Staff,” said Staff Sgt. Tyler Rector, a combat medic assigned to the brigade. “This is the best way to protect our Soldiers from the influenza virus before we enter into the rough winter months.”

Specialist Phillip Pounders, a US Army combat medic assigned to the 101st Resolute Support Sustainment Brigade, inoculates Sgt. Michael Williams, an automated logistics specialist with the influenza vaccine at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Oct. 17. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Alexes Anderson)

Specialist Phillip Pounders, a US Army combat medic assigned to the 101st Resolute Support Sustainment Brigade, inoculates Sgt. Michael Williams, an automated logistics specialist with the influenza vaccine at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Oct. 17. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Alexes Anderson)

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101st Airborne Division Lifeliners Tackle the SHARP Pledge in Bagram, Afghanistan

 

Written by 1st Lt. Verniccia Ford
101st Airborne Division (AA) Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs

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Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan – Even with enduring sustainment operations, 101st Airborne Division Task Force Lifeliner Soldiers demonstrated their commitment to the Army sexual assault and harassment campaign during a three part seminar. Soldiers flooded the Morale Welfare Recreation Theater at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan eager to see what Sgt. 1st Class Crystal King, an automatized logistics specialist, and the 101st Special Troops Battalion Sexual Assault Response Coordinator, had planned for them.

“The Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention program is something that is near and dear to my heart,” said King. “I want our Soldiers to understand and know the importance of the program. I want our formation to be well equipped with the knowledge and tools on how to combat sexual assault and harassment in our formation.”

Soldiers of the 101st Resolute Support Sustainment Brigade gather around Col. Stephanie Barton, the Commander of the 101st Resolute Support Sustainment Brigade, and Command Sgt. Maj. Anthony McAdoo, the senior noncommissioned officer of the brigade, before participating in the 101st Lifeliner SHARP five kilometer run at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Oct. 18, 2018. (1st Lt. Verniccia Ford, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

Soldiers of the 101st Resolute Support Sustainment Brigade gather around Col. Stephanie Barton, the Commander of the 101st Resolute Support Sustainment Brigade, and Command Sgt. Maj. Anthony McAdoo, the senior noncommissioned officer of the brigade, before participating in the 101st Lifeliner SHARP five kilometer run at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Oct. 18, 2018. (1st Lt. Verniccia Ford, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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101st Airborne Division Lifeliner Soldiers Demonstrate Character, Presence and Intellect in New Junior Leadership Course

 

Written by Staff Sgt. Caitlyn Byrne

101st Airborne Division (AA) Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs

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Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan – In the fading light, nine 101st Airborne Division Task Force Lifeliner Soldiers took turns conducting the Soldier’s Manual of Common Tasks challenge in the concrete square of the “Eagle’s Nest,” on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, September 27th, 2018.

There were three stations, one station per task, to include: maintain an M16- series rifle carbine /M4 series rifle carbine, determine the grid coordinates of a point on a military map, and evaluate a casualty (tactical combat casualty care).

Sergeant Crystal Falcon (left), the support operations transportation contracting officer representative for the 101st Resolute Support Sustainment Brigade, speaks to her audience, instructing them on the proper way to determine the grid coordinates of a point on a military map, at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Sept. 27, 2018. (SSG Caitlyn Byrne, 101st Sustainment Brigade PAO)

Sergeant Crystal Falcon (left), the support operations transportation contracting officer representative for the 101st Resolute Support Sustainment Brigade, speaks to her audience, instructing them on the proper way to determine the grid coordinates of a point on a military map, at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Sept. 27, 2018. (SSG Caitlyn Byrne, 101st Sustainment Brigade PAO)

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101st Airborne Division Resolute Support Sustainment Brigade Takes On the New Army Combat Fitness Test

 

Written by 1st Lt. Verniccia Ford
101st Airborne Division (AA) Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs

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Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan – Over 100 “Lifeliner” leaders of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Resolute Support Sustainment Brigade gathered during the early morning hours to take on the new Army Combat Fitness Test (ACFT).

The event began with leaders conducting the ten physical readiness training (PRT) preparation drills to get them warmed up. Upon completion, participants dispersed to five demonstration stations where they got the opportunity to witness and perform the strength deadlift, standing power throw, hand release push up, sprint/drag carry, and leg tuck.

Senior leaders of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Resolute Support Sustainment Brigade participated in the Army Combat Fitness Test, Aug 14, 2018, on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Service members stand in line waiting for their turn to participate in the hand release push up event. (1st Lt. Verniccia Ford, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

Senior leaders of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Resolute Support Sustainment Brigade participated in the Army Combat Fitness Test, Aug 14, 2018, on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Service members stand in line waiting for their turn to participate in the hand release push up event. (1st Lt. Verniccia Ford, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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