Written by 1st Lt. Verniccia Ford
Camp Morehead, Afghanistan – While deployed to combat or contingency environments, Army chaplains make it their mission to travel frequently, ensuring even the most remote troops get religious support that they need.
Chaplain (Cpt.) Marcin Bulinski assigned to the 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Resolute Support Sustainment Brigade, supports Soldiers of his unit, along with all other deployed service members, by conducting routine Catholic sermons at numerous locations in the Combined Joint Operations Area in Afghanistan.
101st Airborne Division’s 3rd Brigade Combat Team White Currahee Spouses take on Soldier lifestyle with G.I. Jane Day
Written by Pfc. Beverly Mejia
Fort Campbell, KY – Spouses of 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, gathered bright and early Thursday morning for the battalion’s first G.I. Jane Day, August 2nd, 2018, Fort Campbell, KY.
“I want to bring the spouses together and give them a taste for what their Soldiers do on a daily basis,” said Lt. Col. Christopher Midberry, commander of 2-506th Infantry Regiment.
Montgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Veterans Treatment Court (VTC) Judge Ken Goble Jr. met with participants of the program at the Austin Peay Foy Fitness Center Tuesday June 27th for the Summer 2017 session of “All Rise for Exercise.”
All Rise is a one-hour workout session that promotes a positive activity for many struggling with the effects of PTSD and other substance abuse and mental health issues.
U.S. Army Public Affairs
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Army officials on Saturday announced it will soon field a personal fitness bracelet that will allow Army leaders to track their Soldiers’ fitness in real time.
The technology will enable Army leadership to monitor their Soldiers’ activity level, physical location, and intake of foods, liquids, and other substances. It also allows leaders to provide remote mentoring in real time, according to Dr. Duke McDirkington, the lead scientific advisor from the U.S. Army’s Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, or USARIEM, and the co-chair of the Army’s Physical Training Belt Task Force.
101st Airborne Division’s 320th Field Artillery Regiment has first female in it’s history to lead an artillery platoon in Combat
Written by 1st Lt. Daniel Johnson
Fort Campbell, KY – When U.S. Army 1st Lt. Austen Boroff arrived in Iraq last October as part of Operation Inherent Resolve to take over 1st platoon, Battery C, 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), she was the only female Soldier in the battery. She was also the first female in 1-320th’s history to lead an artillery platoon in a combat environment.
“It was an exciting time to head over,” said Boroff. “I was grateful I was getting the opportunity to join the operation. I had been following the unit and all of their accomplishments all summer.”
Written by Sgt. Neysa Canfield
Fort Campbell, KY – Leaders of 2nd Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment “Strike Fear” hosted 27 senior cadets from Wheaton College, Illinois, February 24th during a visit here.
The experience provided real-world experience for the cadets to understand their roles and responsibilities upon commissioning later this spring.
Lt. Col. James C. Reese, the battalion commander for 2nd Bn. 44th ADA Regt., part of 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., coordinated the event.
Written by Sgt. Neysa Canfield
Fort Campbell, KY – The U.S Army Military District of Washington hosts the second largest ten-mile race every year on October in Washington, D.C. However, before the big event each installation hosts an internal race in order to build a team to represent them in Washington, D.C.
Pfc. Cheko Waters, a shower and laundry specialist with 227th Quartermaster Company, 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div. (Air Assault), has set his eyes on becoming a member of the Fort Campbell Ten-Miler team.
Written by Sgt. William White
Fort Campbell, KY – The Master Fitness Trainer Course is sweeping the Army, bringing sports nutrition and researched-backed exercise science down to the squad level by informing senior squad members.
On January 20th, 2016, MFT instructors from the U.S. Army Physical Fitness School in Fort Jackson, SC, dispatched to Fort Campbell, KY, to bring the science of physical training to officers and noncommissioned officers the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault).
“We say it all the time: PT is not the most important thing we do as a Soldier, but it’s the most important thing we do every day” said Staff Sgt. John Wood, a Master Fitness Trainer instructor with U.S. Army Physical Fitness School.
Written by Staff Sgt. Sierra Fown
Fort Campbell, KY – Over 200 Soldiers, family members, retirees and community members joined the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, and Fort Campbell’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation for a colorful fun run here Saturday.
A color run is a 5k “fun run” in which participants are blasted with brightly-dyed corn starch throughout the course.
Written by Sgt. Matthew Britton
Monrovia, Liberia – The holiday season is among the service members deployed to Liberia in support of the U.S. Agency for International Development-led mission, Operation United Assistance.
Despite being away from their loved ones, together they remain mentally, spiritually and physically tough, and determined to enjoy the season.
Religious services for troops throughout the Joint Forces Command – United Assistance area of operations began December 16th with the start of Hanukkah. Along with traditional religious services, Liberian and the JFC-UA command organized a musical program at the Barclay Training Center here, to take in some Liberian culture with their allied partners.
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