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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital names NCO, Soldier of the Year

 

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Public Affairs

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)Fort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) recognized its top Non-Commissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year during an award ceremony at the hospital, Thursday, October 8th, 2020.

Sgt. Logan Harris, assigned to the Adjutant’s Office, and Spc. Mark Braddock, assigned to the Emergency Center, were named NCO and Soldier of the Year, respectively. NCO of the Year is awarded to a Soldier in paygrade E-5 and above and Soldier of the Year is awarded to a Soldier in paygrade E-4 and below.

Sgt. Logan Harris and Spc. Mark Braddock were named Blanchfield Army Community Hospital NCO and Soldier of the Year during an award ceremony Oct. 8. Four NCOs and four junior enlisted Soldiers participated in the week-long competition. Harris and Braddock will go on to represent BACH in the Regional Health Command-Atlantic Best Warrior Competition after the new year. (BACH)

Sgt. Logan Harris and Spc. Mark Braddock were named Blanchfield Army Community Hospital NCO and Soldier of the Year during an award ceremony Oct. 8. Four NCOs and four junior enlisted Soldiers participated in the week-long competition. Harris and Braddock will go on to represent BACH in the Regional Health Command-Atlantic Best Warrior Competition after the new year. (BACH)

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital names NCO and Soldier of the Year

 

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)Fort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) recognized its top Non-Commissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year during an award ceremony at the hospital, Thursday, January 17th.

Sgt. Mondeka Douei, and Pfc. Austin Clayton, both assigned to the Department of Behavioral Health, were named NCO and Soldier of the Year, respectively. NCO of the Year is awarded to a Soldier in paygrade E-5 and above and Soldier of the Year is awarded to a Soldier in paygrade E-4 and below.

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital named Sgt. Mondeka Douei and Pfc. Austin Clayton NCO and Soldier of the Year after a week-long competition, Jan. 10-17 on Fort Campbell. Hospital Commander Col. Patrick T. Birchfield and Command Sgt. Maj. Daniel Santiago presented the Soldiers with the Army Commendation Medal and other mementos for their achievement. Douei and Clayton will go on to represent BACH in the Regional Health Command-Atlantic Best Warrior Competition later this year. (U.S. Army photo by Maria Yager)

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital named Sgt. Mondeka Douei and Pfc. Austin Clayton NCO and Soldier of the Year after a week-long competition, Jan. 10-17 on Fort Campbell. Hospital Commander Col. Patrick T. Birchfield and Command Sgt. Maj. Daniel Santiago presented the Soldiers with the Army Commendation Medal and other mementos for their achievement. Douei and Clayton will go on to represent BACH in the Regional Health Command-Atlantic Best Warrior Competition later this year. (U.S. Army photo by Maria Yager)

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital names Non-Commissioned Officer, Soldier of the Year

 

Written by Maria Yager
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Public Affairs

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)Fort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) recognized its top Non-Commissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year during an award ceremony at the hospital, Thursday, January 17th, 2019.

Staff Sgt. Robert Baker, assigned to the Department of Nursing as the Mother Baby Unit NCO in charge, and Spc. Robbie Brockman, also assigned to the Department of Nursing, Mother Baby Unit, were named NCO and Soldier of the Year, respectively. NCO of the Year is awarded to a Soldier in paygrade E-5 and above and Soldier of the Year is awarded to a Soldier in paygrade E-4 and below.

Spc. Robbie Brockman, a practical nursing specialist assigned to the hospital's Mother Baby Unit, and Staff Sgt. Robert Baker, a combat medic specialist serving as the non-commissioned officer in charge of BACH's Mother Baby Unit, were named Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Soldier and NCO of the Year at an award ceremony Jan. 17. (U.S. Army photo by Maria Yager)

Spc. Robbie Brockman, a practical nursing specialist assigned to the hospital’s Mother Baby Unit, and Staff Sgt. Robert Baker, a combat medic specialist serving as the non-commissioned officer in charge of BACH’s Mother Baby Unit, were named Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Soldier and NCO of the Year at an award ceremony Jan. 17. (U.S. Army photo by Maria Yager)

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101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade sweeps 101st Noncommissioned Officer/Soldier of the Year competition

 

Written by Sgt. Sharifa Newton
40th Public Affairs Detachment

101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – Private First Class Caden Emmons, 541st Transportation Company, 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, and Sgt. Stephen Calderone, 58th Signal Company, 101st Special Troops Battalion, both with the 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, were recently named Soldier and noncommissioned officer of the year.

To attain the title of Soldier and NCO of the year designated individuals competed head-to-head in several events.

Sgt. Stephen Calderone, a native of Cleveland, Ohio, a Satellite Communications System Operator-Maintainer (25S) from 58 Signal Company, 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Airborne Division, shoots pop-up targets during the qualification portion of the 101st’s NCO, Soldier of the Year at Range 9 on Fort Campbell, Ky., April 24. (Sgt. Sharifa Newton, 40th Public Affairs Detachment)

Sgt. Stephen Calderone, a native of Cleveland, Ohio, a Satellite Communications System Operator-Maintainer (25S) from 58 Signal Company, 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Airborne Division, shoots pop-up targets during the qualification portion of the 101st’s NCO, Soldier of the Year at Range 9 on Fort Campbell, Ky., April 24. (Sgt. Sharifa Newton, 40th Public Affairs Detachment)

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital names NCO and Soldier of the Year

 

Written by Maria Christina Yager
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital recognized its top NCO and Soldier of the Year during an award ceremony Friday, January 19th.

Sgt. Olivia Barker, assigned to LaPointe Army Medical Home and Spc. Ryan Washington, assigned to the hospital’s optometry department, were named NCO and Soldier of the Year, respectively, after competing in nine events with fellow candidates from the hospital and outlying medical homes.

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Commander, Col. Anthony L. McQueen, presents Sgt. Olivia Barker the Army Commendation Medal during an award ceremony Jan. 19, for her selection as the hospital’s NCO of the Year. Barker and fellow candidates competed in nine events including marksmanship, a physical fitness test, written exam with essay, selection board appearance, land navigation and battle drills. (U.S. Army, Maria Yager)

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Commander, Col. Anthony L. McQueen, presents Sgt. Olivia Barker the Army Commendation Medal during an award ceremony Jan. 19, for her selection as the hospital’s NCO of the Year. Barker and fellow candidates competed in nine events including marksmanship, a physical fitness test, written exam with essay, selection board appearance, land navigation and battle drills. (U.S. Army, Maria Yager)

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101st Airborne Division’s only combatives champ hails from 2nd Brigade Combat Team “Strike”

 

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 – In the past few months, the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division has had a series of wins, including the division’s Soldier of the Year, the adjutant general’s Soldier and Noncommissioned Officer of the Year, and their successful victory over Geronimo at Fort Polk, Louisiana, during their most recent Joint Readiness Training Center rotation. Now they can add another win to their streak.

Spc. Christian L. Nielsen, 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd BCT “Strike,” 101st, took home 1st place during the All-Armed Forces Combatives Competition in his respective weight class at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, December 12th.

Spc. Christian L. Nielsen, 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, punches an opponent during the 2015 All-Armed Forces Combatives Competition at Fort Bragg, NC, Dec. 12, 2015. Nielsen took home 1st place for the second year in a row. (Courtesy Photo)

Spc. Christian L. Nielsen, 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, punches an opponent during the 2015 All-Armed Forces Combatives Competition at Fort Bragg, NC, Dec. 12, 2015. Nielsen took home 1st place for the second year in a row. (Courtesy Photo)

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Deployed Fort Campbell Rakkasan troops compete for Soldier/NCO of the Year in eastern Afghanistan

 

Written by Capt. Charles Emmons
3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

RakkasanFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Jalalabad, Afghanistan – Junior Soldiers and noncommissioned officers from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, competed at Operational Base Fenty, September 5th, 2015, for the title of Train, Advise, Assist, Command-East’s Soldier and NCO of the Year.

A total of six Soldiers, who previously qualified through a quarterly competition, participated in several activities. After the completion of the events, Sgt. Alexandro Garcia and Spc. Steven Byone were declared the winners.

Sgt. Alexandro Garcia, 3rd BCT, 101st Airborne Division, fires his M4 rifle during a stress shoot as part of the Train, Advise, Assist, Command-East Soldier and Noncommissioned Officer of the Year competition in eastern Afghanistan, Aug. 5, 2015. (Capt. Charles Emmons, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs)

Sgt. Alexandro Garcia, 3rd BCT, 101st Airborne Division, fires his M4 rifle during a stress shoot as part of the Train, Advise, Assist, Command-East Soldier and Noncommissioned Officer of the Year competition in eastern Afghanistan, Aug. 5, 2015. (Capt. Charles Emmons, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs)

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101st Airborne Division holds NCO, Soldier of the Year competition at Fort Campbell

 

Written by Staff Sgt. Terrance D. Rhodes
Headquarters, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault)

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – The 101st Airborne Division held its annual Soldier and noncommissioned officer of the year competition April 20th-23rd to identify the division’s best Soldier and NCO for 2015.

All competitors scaled the ladder of excellence, but only two would Rendezvous with Destiny.

Spc. Carissa Payeur, a health care specialist, with Company C, 526th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, and Sgt. David Payton, an infantryman, with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, earned the chance to move ahead to compete at the XVIII Airborne Corps Soldier and noncommissioned officer of the year competition scheduled for June 9th-11th at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Sgt. Nathan Joachim, Company D, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), fires his M4 rifle while in the kneeling unsupported firing position on a range here during the division’s 2015 Soldier and noncommissioned officer of the year April 23, 2015. Joachim, is a native of Katy, Texas. (Staff Sgt. Terrance D. Rhodes, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs)

Sgt. Nathan Joachim, Company D, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), fires his M4 rifle while in the kneeling unsupported firing position on a range here during the division’s 2015 Soldier and noncommissioned officer of the year April 23, 2015. Joachim, is a native of Katy, Texas. (Staff Sgt. Terrance D. Rhodes, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs)

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Fort Campbell, 101st Airborne Division Names Non-Commissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year

 

Written by Sgt. David Hodge
101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Leaders of Fort Campbell and the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) gathered to recognize two Soldiers as winners of the 2013 Non-Commissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year competition, Monday, June 3rd, at McAuliffe Hall.

Sgt. Jose L. Orozco and Spc. Jonathan D. Gragert appeared calm and collected as they stood at attention; representing both the 101st Airborne Division, and “the future of the U.S. Army,” according to Command Sgt. Major Mark F. Herndon, rear detachment command sergeant major.

Sgt. Jose L. Orozco (left), and Spc. Jonathan D. Gragert were named Non-Commissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year during a ceremony, June 3, at Fort Campbell, KY, and their pictures hang in the atrium of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) headquarters building. (Sgt. David Hodge, 101st Airborne Division)

Sgt. Jose L. Orozco (left), and Spc. Jonathan D. Gragert were named Non-Commissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year during a ceremony, June 3, at Fort Campbell, KY, and their pictures hang in the atrium of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) headquarters building. (Sgt. David Hodge, 101st Airborne Division)

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160th Special Operation Aviation Regiment Night Stalkers based at Fort Campbell compete for title of top NCO, Soldier

 

Written by Staff Sgt. Rick Branch
160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) Public Affairs

160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment - Soar - Night StalkersFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – Two Night Stalkers earned the titles of NCO and Soldier of the Year in a four-day competition that tested the determination and perseverance of Soldiers from the 160th Special Operation Aviation Regiment (Airborne), April 15th-18th.

Staff Sgt. Andrew G. McCallister and Spc. Andrew Fowler were announced during an awards presentation April 18th.  Eleven Night Stalkers participated, five Soldiers and six NCOs for the chance to be declared top Soldier, NCO of the Regiment.

Soldiers of the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) conduct weapons-qualification while wearing their gas masks during the Noncommissioned Officer, and Soldier of the Year Competition, April 15-18 at Fort Campbell, Ky. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Ricardo Branch, 160th SOAR (A) Public Affairs)

Soldiers of the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) conduct weapons-qualification while wearing their gas masks during the Noncommissioned Officer, and Soldier of the Year Competition, April 15-18 at Fort Campbell, Ky. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Ricardo Branch, 160th SOAR (A) Public Affairs)

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