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Fort Campbell receives visit from U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee Staff Office

 

Written by Sgt. Steven Lopez
40th Public Affairs Detachment

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – A huge part of the military is community relations, in a showing of how well the military can coexist with the local community, Fort Campbell opened its doors to the staff office of Mr. Cochran to see a glimpse of what it’s like to be a Soldier of the 101st Airborne Division.

The day started with the staff members meeting with Brig. Gen. K. Todd Royar, acting commander of the 101st and Fort Campbell at McAuliffe Hall Division’s Headquarters. It was here they took a small tour of McAuliffe Hall which included the Medal of Honor Rotunda, where all Medal of Honor recipients’ names are displayed, and watched a short video which highlighted the Divisions 75 year legacy.

The staff office of United States Attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee Donald Q. Cochran visited Fort Campbell on June 6. The base opened its doors to the staff office of Mr. Cochran to see a glimpse of what it’s like to be a Soldier of the 101st Airborne Division. (Sgt. Steven Lopez, 40th Public Affairs Detachment)

The staff office of United States Attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee Donald Q. Cochran visited Fort Campbell on June 6. The base opened its doors to the staff office of Mr. Cochran to see a glimpse of what it’s like to be a Soldier of the 101st Airborne Division. (Sgt. Steven Lopez, 40th Public Affairs Detachment)

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101st Airborne Division’s First Female “Top Gun”

 

101st Airborne Division (Air Assault)

2nd Brigade Combat Team - StrikeFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Bliss, TX – U.S. Army Pfc. Pricilla Jalim with Company B, 526th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, was given the official title of Distinguished Gunner July 14th, 2017.

Pfc. Jalim’s hard work and expert technical skills, during the Army’s annual Network Integration Evaluation training, earned her the respective title of “Top Gun.”

U.S. Army Pfc. Pricilla Jalim with Company B, 526th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, was given the official title of Distinguished Gunner July 14, 2017. (Pfc. Isiah Scott; Combat Camera)

U.S. Army Pfc. Pricilla Jalim with Company B, 526th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, was given the official title of Distinguished Gunner July 14, 2017. (Pfc. Isiah Scott; Combat Camera)

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101st Airborne Division Bulldog Soldiers conduct day, night training at Fort Campbell

 

Written by Sgt. Jon Heinrich
1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

BastogneFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – As the sun rises on a brisk, Spring morning, the sound of helicopters can be heard landing, and in the light of dawn, dozens of Soldiers can be seen air assaulting out of them.

For the Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), the days training has begun.

Soldiers with 1st Platoon, Company B, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) conducted both blank and live-fire training throughout the day and the night, from April 21st – April 27th, with each platoon being provided engineers, mortars and air assets for their training. (Photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich)

Soldiers with 1st Platoon, Company B, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) conducted both blank and live-fire training throughout the day and the night, from April 21st – April 27th, with each platoon being provided engineers, mortars and air assets for their training. (Photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich)

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Fort Campbell Soldiers begin Warrior Stakes Competitions despite cold weather

 

Written by Sgt. Jon Heinrich
1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

BastogneFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – Through below freezing temperatures and an even colder wind chill, the soldiers of 511 Sapper Engineer Company, 326th Engineer Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, began their competition in the early morning hours with push-ups.

For them, the Warrior Stakes competition would be challenging in the cold weather, which started the day off doing a PT Test.

Soldiers with 511 Sapper Engineer Company, 326 Engineer Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, disassemble and reassemble a M249, M240 and M4 as part of their Warrior Stakes task January 23rd, 2014. (Photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich)

Soldiers with 511 Sapper Engineer Company, 326 Engineer Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, disassemble and reassemble a M249, M240 and M4 as part of their Warrior Stakes task January 23rd, 2014. (Photo by Sgt. Jon Heinrich)

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Fort Campbell’s 1st Brigade Combat Team Platoons train to Air Assault

 

Written by Sgt. Richard Daniels Jr.
1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

BastogneFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – The whirling blades picked up speed creating nearly deafening sound and incredible swirling winds as the soldiers charged in and secure a ride their next objective.

Attending the corresponding school is definitely a bonus, but with or without it, soldiers continue to train to do air assaults in preparation for future deployments at Johnson Field, here, February 22nd.

Soldiers of the 3rd Platoon, Company A, 1st Squadron, 32nd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, pull security after unloading a helicopter, here, at Johnson Field, Feb. 22nd. This is their first air assault as a platoon since they returned from Afghanistan in 2011. (Photo by Sgt. Richard Daniels Jr.)

Soldiers of the 3rd Platoon, Company A, 1st Squadron, 32nd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, pull security after unloading a helicopter, here, at Johnson Field, Feb. 22nd. This is their first air assault as a platoon since they returned from Afghanistan in 2011. (Photo by Sgt. Richard Daniels Jr.)

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Fort Campbell Soldiers shoot to relax

 

Written by Sgt. Richard Daniels Jr.
1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

BastogneFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – With the objective before them and the enemy coming from all directions, they rush to the nearest firing position – killing three hostiles along the way and losing a teammate to an airstrike.

Video games such as this have become the modern day battlefield for many soldiers seeking solace from life in the military here in the Fort Campbell community.

Video games offer a chance for soldiers to retreat from everyday life and provide a chance for them to relax while engaging with artificial intelligence or with other players. (Photo by Sgt. Richard Daniels Jr.)

Video games offer a chance for soldiers to retreat from everyday life and provide a chance for them to relax while engaging with artificial intelligence or with other players. (Photo by Sgt. Richard Daniels Jr.)

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