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101st Special Troops Battalion Conducts Convoy Escort Live Fire Training

 

101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Soldiers of the 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., executed a day and night convoy escort team live fire exercise October 26th, here.

First Lt. Walter Dezir, the executive officer for Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 101st STB, was the officer in charge for the CET LFX operation.

According to Dezir, the training falls directly into the brigade commander’s guidance to ensure units maintain a state of readiness at all times.

Soldiers from 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., returning from executing a convoy escort team live fire exercise on Fort Campbell, Kentucky, Oct. 26, 2017. The training focused on the use of light to heavy machine guns while maintaining the integrity of a convoy, and communication with in the unit. (Pfc. Alexes Anderson/101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade)

Soldiers from 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., returning from executing a convoy escort team live fire exercise on Fort Campbell, Kentucky, Oct. 26, 2017. The training focused on the use of light to heavy machine guns while maintaining the integrity of a convoy, and communication with in the unit. (Pfc. Alexes Anderson/101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade)

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101st Airborne Division releases name of Soldier Killed during Training Exercise at Fort Polk

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – A 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Soldier died May 10th, 2016 from injuries sustained during a live-fire training exercise at the Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk, LA.

Pfc. Victor J. Stanfill, an infantryman with Company A, 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, “Rakkasans,” 19, was pronounced dead at approximately 11:08am at Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital on Fort Polk.

A native of Fulton, MD, Stanfill enlisted into the U.S. Army September 22nd, 2015, completing one-station unit training at Fort Benning, GA, as an infantryman. After graduating from training, he was assigned as an infantryman in Co. A, 2nd Bn., 506th Inf. Regt., in January 2016.

Fort Campbell Soldier passed away from injuries sustained during training exercise at Fort Polk, May 10th.

Fort Campbell Soldier passed away from injuries sustained during training exercise at Fort Polk, May 10th.

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101st Airborne Division Soldier dies from injuries sustained during training exercise at Fort Polk

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – A 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Soldier died May 10th from injuries sustained during a live-fire training exercise at the Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk, LA.

Soldiers and Department of Emergency Services personnel responded immediately to the incident, where the Soldier was transported to Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital on Fort Polk where he was later pronounced deceased.

The incident is currently under investigation and the name of the Soldier is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

Fort Campbell Soldier passes away from injuries sustained during training exercise at Fort Polk.

Fort Campbell Soldier passes away from injuries sustained during training exercise at Fort Polk.

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Fort Campbell’s 101st Sustainment Brigade conquers Live Fire Exercise

 

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 – “Contact, Contact!! Enemy to your twelve, enemy to your twelve!”” is heard by the Soldiers of the 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), as the smell of ammunition engulfs the air surrounding Sustain Base on Fort Campbell, KY.

The 101st Special Troops Battalion conducted a Perimeter Defense Live-Fire (PDLFX), from March 29th-31st, to refocus the battalion’s ability to execute their field craft and deploy rapidly and expeditiously.

A Soldier from the 101st Financial Management Support Unit, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), calmly watches his sector during the battalions defense live fire exercise on Fort Campbell, Ky., March 31, 2016. (U.S. Army Sgt. Neysa Canfield, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

A Soldier from the 101st Financial Management Support Unit, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), calmly watches his sector during the battalions defense live fire exercise on Fort Campbell, Ky., March 31, 2016. (U.S. Army Sgt. Neysa Canfield, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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