Topic: Training exercise
Clarksville, TN – On Wednesday, October 30th, four UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters will land on the Austin Peay State University (APSU) campus for a special, joint training exercise between the University’s Governors Guard ROTC program and the Tennessee National Guard.
Fort Campbell, KY – At approximately 10:30pm Wednesday, September 7th, 2016 a helicopter made a hard landing during a routine training exercise on Fort Campbell.
All five Soldiers aboard the aircraft suffered injuries and were transported to medical treatment facilities.
The nature of their injuries is not releasable at this time. The incident is under investigation.
No further information will be released at this time.
Written by Sgt. Leejay Lockhart
Fort Campbell, KY – Soldiers from the 716th Military Police Battalion, supported by the 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, participated in a battalion safety training exercise May 1st at Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
The battalion and their Families trained on many topics, including vehicle safety, safe alcohol use and the value of life.
Subject matter experts from the battalion and partners from Fort Campbell and Clarksville led the training.
Fort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell and tenant units will hold a full scale exercise on post, Tuesday, June 25th, which is designed to enhance and strengthen capabilities to respond locally to a full spectrum of crises.
While some elements of the exercise are notional, there will be a visible increase in movement of emergency service vehicles and personnel around post. Leadership wants all installation residents, workers and visitors to be aware of the exercise so there is no alarm due to the increased movement of emergency responders.
Written by Sgt. Kimberly Menzies
Fort Campbell, KY – Soldiers from Company C, 801st Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, conducted a situational mass casualty training exercise, June 20th, at Fort Campbell, KY.
The exercise included setting up tents and arranging their contents as field clinics and a three stage situational exercise.
Fort Campbell Army Medics from 801st Brigade Support Battalion take part in a Mass Casuality Training Exercise
Video by Spc. Bradley Parrish
Fort Campbell, KY – U.S. Army Medics from 801st Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, take part in a mass casualty training exercise on May 20th, 2012.
The exercise gives the soldiers a sense of realism for what can happen down range or possibly occur around post.
SSG Christopher Post, Treatment Platoon Sergeant explains what goes on during the training.
Montgomery County, TN – The Department of Homeland Security, District 7, will conduct a full scale training exercise in Montgomery County on the morning of Thursday, May 10th. The Fort Campbell and Woodlawn areas will be the primary areas of training.
Citizens are to be advised that this is only an exercise, but will appear real to passersby. «Read the rest of this article»
Fort Campbell’s 4th Brigade Combat Team “Whiskey Company” gets visit from Army Chief of Staff General Raymond T. Odierno
Video by Spc. Bradley Parrish
Fort Campbell, KY – Chief of Staff of the Army General Raymond T. Odierno visits Whiskey Company, 2nd Batallion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team Soldiers during a training exercise at the Cassidy Mount range.
For the soldiers of Bravo Company, 3-187 Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Battlehard), training is a never ending proposition. How well they learn these lessons here at home, can become a matter of life or death during their time in the combat zones of Afghanistan and Iraq. The exercise they were presented with this evening comes straight from the Poppy fields of Afghanistan.
We were to meet up with the units participating in the exercise out in the field. When we arrived, the soldiers who had arrived before us had already spread out and conducted their security sweeps. Listening and observation posts were established covering the various approaches to the pickup zone. The units to be transported were in a waiting state known as PZ posture. As you might guess PZ stands for Pickup Zone.
A suspicious package is found outside the headquarters of the 101st Airborne Division… The call goes out… Emergency crews and first responders are mobilized… A second package is found. White powder… 21 soldiers may be injured … or have been contaminated… Facts are slowly coming in… The area is cordoned off… A decontamination station is setup… EOD responds…
If this were a real world situation and the emergency responders at Fort Campbell were not properly trained, confusion would be the order of the day. But due to realistic training exercises like the one held today, they are indeed ready to handle a real world WMD situation anywhere on the military base.
Danny Green served the role of the Site Coordinator. He also serves as the Emergency Manager for Fort Campbell. He explained that this is an ongoing exercise involving the Southeast Homeland Security Region, complete with fake intelligence. “It (the exercise) tests the emergency responders capabilities in a real world situation,” he said «Read the rest of this article»
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