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Hopkinsville Community College to host Women’s History Month talk on March 5th

 

Hopkinsville Community CollegeHopkinsville, KY – Hopkinsville Community College (HCC) will begin a month-long Women’s History celebration by hosting speaker Sergeant First Class (Retired) Tangi C. Smith at noon on Thursday, March 5th, 2020 in the Emerging Technologies Building, Anderson Seminar Room.

As the founder and executive director of Woman Elevated, LLC, a veteran outreach nonprofit organization, Smith will discuss entrepreneurism and the establishment of her organization.

Tangi C. Smith

Tangi C. Smith

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101st Airborne Division Captains John Bergman, Michael Rose win Best Ranger together for second time; Rose for third time

 

Written by Bryan Gatchell
Fort Benning Public Affairs Office

Fort Benning GeorgiaFort Benning, GA – A team from the 101st Airborne Division from Fort Campbell, Kentucky, earned the title of “Best Rangers” during an awards ceremony at the Maneuver Center of Excellence headquarters April 15th, 2019 at Fort Benning.

Capts. John Bergman and Michael Rose of Team 19, representing the 101st Airborne Division finished in first place over the 54 teams who began the 2019 Best Ranger Competition April 12th through 14th at Fort Benning, Georgia.

Rose is the first ranger to win three times, and Rose and Bergman are the first team members to win together twice.

101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, earned the title of “Best Rangers” during an awards ceremony at the Maneuver Center of Excellence headquarters April 15 at Fort Benning. Rose is the first ranger to win three times, and Rose and Bergman are the first team members to win together twice. (U.S. Army photo by Markeith Horace, Fort Benning Public Affairs)

101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, earned the title of “Best Rangers” during an awards ceremony at the Maneuver Center of Excellence headquarters April 15 at Fort Benning. Rose is the first ranger to win three times, and Rose and Bergman are the first team members to win together twice. (U.S. Army photo by Markeith Horace, Fort Benning Public Affairs)

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Army Warrior Care and Transition announces Three Fort Campbell Soldiers selected for Team Army in 2019 Department of Defense Warrior Games

 

Written by Christopher Fields
Army Warrior Care and Transition

U.S. Army Warrior Care and TransitionArlington, VA – The Deputy Chief of Staff for Warrior Care and Transition is proud to announce the 40 wounded, ill and injured Soldiers and veterans who will represent Team Army at the 2019 Department of Defense Warrior Games in Tampa, Florida June 21st – 30th hosted by the U.S. Special Operations Command.

Approximately 300 warrior athletes with upper-body, lower-body, and spinal cord injuries; traumatic brain injuries; visual impairment; serious illnesses; and post-traumatic stress will engage in friendly competition and experience the healing power of sports.

The Deputy Chief of Staff for Warrior Care and Transition is proud to announce the 40 wounded, ill and injured Soldiers and veterans who will represent Team Army at the 2019 Department of Defense Warrior Games in Tampa, Florida June 21st–30th hosted by the U.S. Special Operations Command. (U.S. Army Warrior Care and Transition)

The Deputy Chief of Staff for Warrior Care and Transition is proud to announce the 40 wounded, ill and injured Soldiers and veterans who will represent Team Army at the 2019 Department of Defense Warrior Games in Tampa, Florida June 21st–30th hosted by the U.S. Special Operations Command. (U.S. Army Warrior Care and Transition)

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Fort Campbell’s Campbell Crossing receives 2016 National Night Out award

 

Campbell CrossingFort Campbell, KY – Campbell Crossing, Lendlease’s privatized housing community located on Fort Campbell, is proud to announce that it has been named a 2016 National Night Out (NNO) award winner in the Military category.

Received in partnership with Fort Campbell, Campbell Crossing is one of three Lendlease military housing communities to have received this award.

More than 2,500 Fort Campbell Soldiers and family members came out to take a stand against crime at National Night Out 2016.

More than 2,500 Fort Campbell Soldiers and family members came out to take a stand against crime at National Night Out 2016.

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Campbell Crossing Receives 2015 National Night Out Award

 

Campbell CrossingNashville, TN – Campbell Crossing, Lend lease’s privatized military family housing community located on Fort Campbell, is proud to announce that it has been named a 2015 National Night Out (NNO) Award winner in the Neighborhoods/ Communities category. They are one in four military housing communities selected within this category.

More than 2,000 Fort Campbell Soldiers and family members came out to take a stand against crime at NNO 2015.

More than 2,000 Fort Campbell Soldiers and family members came out to take a stand against crime at NNO 2015.

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Fort Campbell’s 52nd Ordnance Group to test skills against top Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal teams

 

Written by Patrick Buffett
U.S. Army Garrison Fort Lee

U.S. Army - Fort LeeFort Lee, VA – Six Explosive Ordnance Disposal teams from across the Army will rally at Fort A.P. Hill September 14th-18th for an Ordnance School-sponsored EOD Team of the Year competition.

The championship event will test their technical and tactical knowledge and abilities to perform important war-fighting munitions handling and disposal functions under challenging conditions, noted Capt. Robert Hruska, one of the organizers and the TRADOC Capabilities Manager-EOD Concepts and Doctrine division chief.

During the 2014 Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team of the Year competition at Fort A.P. Hill, Soldiers from the 732nd EOD Company, 52nd Ord. Group, Fort Campbell, Ky., secure an inert bomb to ensure it will not move during diffusing procedures. It was one of 14 tasks teams were asked to perform during the competition. (Courtesy Photo)

During the 2014 Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team of the Year competition at Fort A.P. Hill, Soldiers from the 732nd EOD Company, 52nd Ord. Group, Fort Campbell, Ky., secure an inert bomb to ensure it will not move during diffusing procedures. It was one of 14 tasks teams were asked to perform during the competition. (Courtesy Photo)

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101st Airborne Division’s 2nd Brigade Combat Team “Strike” holds Change of Command Ceremony at Fort Campbell

 

Written by Staff Sgt. Sierra Fown
2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

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

Fort Campbell, KY – The 101st Airborne Division held a change of command ceremony here Friday for the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, during which outgoing commander, Col. Peter N. Benchoff, relinquished command to the incoming commander, Col. Brett G. Sylvia.

Strike’s change of command ceremony was the culminating event in a series of change of command ceremonies within the brigade. Several of the brigade’s battalions, including 1st Squadron of the 75th Cavalry Regiment, 526th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Battalion of the 320th Field Artillery Regiment and 1st Battalion of the 502nd Infantry Regiment all held ceremonies to mark the passing of command.

Maj. Gen. Gary J. Volesky, commanding general of the 101st Airborne Division passes the Strike colors to Col. Brett G. Sylvia during 2nd Brigade Combat Team’s change of command ceremony here, June 26, 2015. The passing of the guidon signifies Sylvia’s official assumption of command. (Staff Sgt. Terrance D. Rhodes, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs)

Maj. Gen. Gary J. Volesky, commanding general of the 101st Airborne Division passes the Strike colors to Col. Brett G. Sylvia during 2nd Brigade Combat Team’s change of command ceremony here, June 26, 2015. The passing of the guidon signifies Sylvia’s official assumption of command. (Staff Sgt. Terrance D. Rhodes, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs)

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101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) welcomes new Deputy Commanding General for Support at Fort Campbell August 8th

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell officially welcomed the new deputy commanding general for support at an Honor Eagle ceremony held August 8th, 2014 in front of the division headquarters building.

Colonel Frank W. Tate and his wife, Beverly, were received by Maj. Gen. Gary J. Volesky, the commanding general of the 101st, who was happy to have them join the Screaming Eagle team, he said during the ceremony.

Colonel Frank W. Tate, the new deputy commanding general for support for the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell, addresses the audience during a ceremony officially welcoming him to the 101st. Tate and his wife, Beverly, felt they were welcomed with open arms by the Screaming Eagle team and Fort Campbell community, he said. (U.S. Army Photo by Sam Shore)

Colonel Frank W. Tate, the new deputy commanding general for support for the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell, addresses the audience during a ceremony officially welcoming him to the 101st. Tate and his wife, Beverly, felt they were welcomed with open arms by the Screaming Eagle team and Fort Campbell community, he said. (U.S. Army Photo by Sam Shore)

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Fort Campbell’s 4th Brigade Combat Team “Currahees” is the first Air Assault Unit to accept Women into select Direct Combat Positions

 

Written by Sgt. Kimberly Menzies
4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionThe Currahees

Fort Campbell, KY – Thirty-five female soldiers join the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, as part of the Department of Defense initiative, Women in the Service Review, May 14th, 2012, at Fort Campbell, KY.

The “Currahee” brigade is the only brigade combat team in the 101st Abn. Div. and the only air assault unit to be included in this initiative.

Staff Sgt. Nikishe A. Simon, the human resource non-commissioned officer-in-charge assigned to 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, and native of Brooklyn, NY, assists a soldier as part of her duties in her new assignment within a maneuver battalion at Fort Campbell, Ky. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Thomas Christiansen, 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team)

Staff Sgt. Nikishe A. Simon, the human resource non-commissioned officer-in-charge assigned to 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, and native of Brooklyn, NY, assists a soldier as part of her duties in her new assignment within a maneuver battalion at Fort Campbell, Ky. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Thomas Christiansen, 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team)

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Task Force Bronco assumes battle space from Task Force Bastogne

 

Written by U.S. Staff Sgt. Amber Robinson
Task Force Bronco Public Affairs

BastogneFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionNangarhar Province, Afghanistan – U.S. Soldiers, Afghan National Security Force soldiers and local Afghan dignitaries gathered to witness the transfer of authority ceremony, in which Task Force Bastogne, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, relinquished their battle space to Task Force Bronco, 3rd BCT, 25th Infantry Division, at Forward Operating Base Fenty, Afghanistan, May 3rd.

Task Force Bastogne, out of Fort Campbell, KY, controlled the Nangarhar, Kunar, Laghman and Nuristan Provinces of Regional Command-East for the last year. Task Force Bronco, out of Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, will assume responsibility of the area for the next year, minus Laghman Province.

U.S. Army Col. Richard C. Kim, commander of Task Force Bronco, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, from Honolulu, and U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Andrew J. Spano, command sergeant major of TF Bronco, 3rd BCT, 25th Inf. Div., from Northboro, MA, unfurl their unit colors during the transfer of authority ceremony at Forward Operating Base Fenty, Afghanistan, May 3rd. (Photo by U.S. Army Spc. Hillary Rustine, Task Force Bronco Public Affairs)

U.S. Army Col. Richard C. Kim, commander of Task Force Bronco, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, from Honolulu, and U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Andrew J. Spano, command sergeant major of TF Bronco, 3rd BCT, 25th Inf. Div., from Northboro, MA, unfurl their unit colors during the transfer of authority ceremony at Forward Operating Base Fenty, Afghanistan, May 3rd. (Photo by U.S. Army Spc. Hillary Rustine, Task Force Bronco Public Affairs)

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