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227th Composite Supply Company enhances readiness through realist training at Fort Campbell

 

101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Soldiers assigned to 227th Composite Supply Company, 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), have been conducting water purification and maintenance training at Lake Kyle, Fort Campbell, Kentucky, in an effort to improve mission readiness, a priority for the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault).

More than 25 Soldiers conducted operations utilizing their Tactical Water Purification System and Lightweight Water Purification System. Water Platoon is the only water purification platoon on Fort Campbell and supplies potable drinking water for all brigades within the Division when a crisis happens.

Spc. Demazio Santana (left), Spc. Keith Brown (middle) and Spc. Joshua McReynolds (right), all assigned to 227th Composite Supply Company, 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, perform preventative maintenance checks and services on their generators for the Lightweight Water Purification System during water purification and maintenance training at Lake Kyle, Fort Campbell, Ky., in an effort to improve mission readiness, a priority for the 101st Airborne Division. (Sgt. Aimee Nordin, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

Spc. Demazio Santana (left), Spc. Keith Brown (middle) and Spc. Joshua McReynolds (right), all assigned to 227th Composite Supply Company, 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, perform preventative maintenance checks and services on their generators for the Lightweight Water Purification System during water purification and maintenance training at Lake Kyle, Fort Campbell, Ky., in an effort to improve mission readiness, a priority for the 101st Airborne Division. (Sgt. Aimee Nordin, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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Fort Campbell’s 101st Sustainment Brigade lead logistics in Liberia

 

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

Buchanan, Liberia – As service members of the Joint Forces Command – United Assistance complete their missions, the logistical mission to redeploy the equipment used to battle the virus is picking up speed.

The 101st Sustainment Brigade (Lifeliners), Task Force Lifeliner, JFC-UA, from Fort Campbell, Kentucky, is the lead logistics element for Operation United Assistance in West Africa.

Task Force Lifeliner brings numerous capabilities for assisting the government of Liberia and the U.S. Agency for International Development-led efforts to contain the Ebola virus outbreak in western Africa.

Pvt. 1st Class Joshua Bone with the 227th Quartermaster Company, 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, Task Force Lifeliners, Joint Task Force - United Assistance, offloads a tactical water purification system (TWPS) at a waterfront in Buchanan, Liberia, on Jan. 8, 2015. The TWPS is a logistical capability that is used to provide clean water for forces supporting Operation United Assistance.  (Sgt. 1st Class Mary Rose Mittlesteadt, 101st Sustainment Brigade)

Pvt. 1st Class Joshua Bone with the 227th Quartermaster Company, 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, Task Force Lifeliners, Joint Task Force – United Assistance, offloads a tactical water purification system (TWPS) at a waterfront in Buchanan, Liberia, on Jan. 8, 2015. The TWPS is a logistical capability that is used to provide clean water for forces supporting Operation United Assistance. (Sgt. 1st Class Mary Rose Mittlesteadt, 101st Sustainment Brigade)

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20th Quartermaster named Army’s best water treatment unit

 

Written by Spc. Michael Vanpool
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

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Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek, VA – Five soldiers of the 20th Quartermaster Company were awarded first place in the Sgt. Maj. John C. Marigliano Award of Excellence at the Reverse Osmosis Water Purification Unit competition at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek – Fort Story (East), VA, August 25th.

The competition included a 100 question test exam which tested the soldiers on their knowledge and ability to scour the manuals. The team also operated and maintained several ROWPU systems within just a span of hours.

Five soldiers of the 20th Quartermaster Company were awarded first place in the Sgt. Maj. John C. Marigliano Award of Excellence at the Reverse Osmosis Water Purification Unit competition at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek – Ft. Story (East), Virginia, August 25th. (Courtesy Photo)

Five soldiers of the 20th Quartermaster Company were awarded first place in the Sgt. Maj. John C. Marigliano Award of Excellence at the Reverse Osmosis Water Purification Unit competition at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek – Ft. Story (East), Virginia, August 25th. (Courtesy Photo)

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