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Fort Campbell 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment soldiers return from Afghanistan

 

Written by Sgt. Leejay Lockhart
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

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Fort Campbell, KY – Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, supported by the 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, returned to Fort Campbell, Kentucky, and uncased their battalion colors October 30th signifying the end of a successful mission.

In addition to the air defenders from the battalion’s headquarters and Battery A, approximately 20 members of the 72nd Veterinary Detachment, 86th Combat Support Hospital, returned home as well.

Lt. Col. Timothy Shaffer (left), the battalion commander and native of Pontiac, Ill., and Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Brown (right), the battalion’s senior enlisted adviser and native of Fort Riley, Kan., uncase the battalion colors after returning from a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan Oct. 30 at Fort Campbell, Ky. The battalion supported Operation Enduring Freedom by providing counter-rocket, artillery and mortar attacks capabilities to coalition forces. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Leejay Lockhart)

Lt. Col. Timothy Shaffer (left), the battalion commander and native of Pontiac, Ill., and Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Brown (right), the battalion’s senior enlisted adviser and native of Fort Riley, Kan., uncase the battalion colors after returning from a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan Oct. 30 at Fort Campbell, Ky. The battalion supported Operation Enduring Freedom by providing counter-rocket, artillery and mortar attacks capabilities to coalition forces. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Leejay Lockhart)

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584th Support Maintenance Company conducts sling load training at Fort Campbell

 

Written by Sgt. Leejay Lockhart
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

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Fort Campbell, KY – Soldiers from the 584th Support Maintenance Company, 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, conducted Air Assault operations training September 3rd, at Fort Campbell, KY.

The unit worked with aviators from Company B, 6th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., during the training.

Soldiers from the 584th Support Maintenance Company, 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, prepare to sling load a water buffalo to a CH-47 Chinook helicopter Sept. 3 at Fort Campbell, Ky. (Sgt. Leejay Lockhart, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

Soldiers from the 584th Support Maintenance Company, 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, prepare to sling load a water buffalo to a CH-47 Chinook helicopter Sept. 3 at Fort Campbell, Ky. (Sgt. Leejay Lockhart, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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Northeast Eagles Baseball pull out a 5-4 Nine-Inning victory over Sycamore War Eagles

 

Northeast High School EaglesClarksville, TN – Senior Night for the Northeast Eagles baseball team ended in dramatic fashion. In the bottom of the ninth inning, Eric Webster scored the game-winning run off a ground ball hit by Landon Dennis for the Eagles. The Eagles defeated the Sycamore War Eagles 5-4.

Northeast’s Benji Burchwell (3-1) got the win. He pitched three innings. Matthew Heggie struck out five in six innings of work on the mound.

Northeast Baseball rallies for 5-4 win over Sycamore. (Michael Rios Clarksville Sports Network)

Northeast Baseball rallies for 5-4 win over Sycamore. (Michael Rios Clarksville Sports Network)

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Fort Campbell’s 2nd Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment cases it’s colors

 

Written by Sgt. Leejay Lockhart
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

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Fort Campbell, KY – Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), cased their battalion colors in a ceremony January 10th, 2014, at Fort Campbell, KY The color casing ceremony symbolizes a unit is ready for movement and it serves as a prelude to deployment.

The unit held the ceremony in the Lozada Physical Fitness Center on Fort Campbell. During the ceremony 2-44th ADA’s command team of Lt. Col. Timothy Shaffer and Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Brown furled the battalion colors, then sheathed them in a case.

Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Brown, the senior enlisted adviser of the 2nd Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment (left), and Lt. Col. Timothy Shaffer, commander of the 2-44th ADA, case the battalion’s colors Jan. 10 at Fort Campbell, KY. The act symbolizes the unit is ready for deployment and, when 2-44th ADA deploys later this year, it will be the battalion’s sixth deployment since 2003. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Leejay Lockhart, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Brown, the senior enlisted adviser of the 2nd Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment (left), and Lt. Col. Timothy Shaffer, commander of the 2-44th ADA, case the battalion’s colors Jan. 10 at Fort Campbell, KY. The act symbolizes the unit is ready for deployment and, when 2-44th ADA deploys later this year, it will be the battalion’s sixth deployment since 2003. (Sgt. Leejay Lockhart, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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