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4th BCT artillerymen named 2010 FAR Battery of Year

 

Written by U.S. Army Sgt. Christina Sinders
Task Force Currahee Public Affairs

The CurraheesFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionPaktika Province, Afghanistan – The Soldiers from Battery B, 4th Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division were awarded the 2010 Henry A. Knox Award February 4th.

The annual award is named for the first Chief of Field Artillery, Maj. Gen. Henry A. Knox, and recognizes one outstanding active U.S. Army battery.

“This is the first time in the 101st Airborne Division’s history that a battery has won this award,” said U.S. Army 1st Sgt. Stephen T. Hammonds, first sergeant for the battery and native of Paduca, KY.

U.S. Army Soldiers from Battery B, 4th Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division fire 155mm rounds from an M777A2 howitzer in support of combat operations in Paktika Province Jan. 4th. (Courtesy photo)

U.S. Army Soldiers from Battery B, 4th Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division fire 155mm rounds from an M777A2 howitzer in support of combat operations in Paktika Province Jan. 4th. (Courtesy photo)

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