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Tennessee National Guard aviation unit deploys

 

Tennessee National GuardNashville, TN – Members of a Tennessee National Guard aviation unit have deployed following a farewell ceremony at Nashville’s Berry Field Air National Guard Base, on June 12th, 2021.

Soldiers from Detachment 6, A Company, 2nd Battalion, 641st Aviation Regiment, are flying to Fort Bliss, Texas, to conduct additional pre-deployment training before leaving for the Horn of Africa on a 9-month mobilization.

A C-12 Huron aircraft prepares to depart Nashville’s Berry Field Air Force Base on June 12 following the departure ceremony for Detachment 6, A Company, 2nd Battalion, 641st Aviation Regiment. The 2/641st, which is comprised of C-12 pilots, is heading to Fort Bliss, Texas, to complete pre-deployment training before a 9-month tour in Africa. (Sgt. 1st Class Timothy Cordeiro)

A C-12 Huron aircraft prepares to depart Nashville’s Berry Field Air Force Base on June 12 following the departure ceremony for Detachment 6, A Company, 2nd Battalion, 641st Aviation Regiment. The 2/641st, which is comprised of C-12 pilots, is heading to Fort Bliss, Texas, to complete pre-deployment training before a 9-month tour in Africa. (Sgt. 1st Class Timothy Cordeiro)

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Tennessee National Guard participate in joint Water Rescue Exercise

 

Tennessee National GuardSmyrna, TN – Members from the Tennessee National Guard, Tennessee Emergency Management Agency, Nashville Fire Department, Rutherford County’s StormPoint Emergency Response team, and others participated in a joint water rescue exercise near Smyrna’s Volunteer Training Site, April 9th, 2021.

Tennessee’s Helicopter Aquatic Rescue Team, a joint rescue crew with a Tennessee National Guard UH-60L Blackhawk helicopter and aircrew with rescue personnel from the Nashville Fire Department, practiced rescuing drowning victims in Stewarts Creek.

An aircrew member looks over as Nashville Fire Department’s Helicopter-borne Aquatic Rescue Team performs a water rescue mission during a joint exercise near Smyrna’s National Guard Volunteer Training Site, April 9th. (Deputy Communications Director Justin Lane, Office of the Governor)

An aircrew member looks over as Nashville Fire Department’s Helicopter-borne Aquatic Rescue Team performs a water rescue mission during a joint exercise near Smyrna’s National Guard Volunteer Training Site, April 9th. (Deputy Communications Director Justin Lane, Office of the Governor)

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101st Airborne Division announces Combat Aviation Brigade deployment to Europe

 

101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs Staff

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) has announced the upcoming deployment of their Combat Aviation Brigade to Europe.

The 101st Combat Aviation Brigade will replace the 3rd Infantry Division Combat Aviation Brigade and will participate in Atlantic Resolve in support of the United States’ commitment to NATO allies and partners.

“Wings of Destiny is a unit of highly skilled combat aviators and expert support personnel,” said Col. Matthew Weinshel, commander of the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade. “They are ready to defeat any adversary.”

The 101st Combat Aviation Brigade will replace the 3rd Infantry Division Combat Aviation Brigade and will participate in Atlantic Resolve in support of the United States’ commitment to NATO allies and partners. The 101st CAB will deploy and will operate UH-60 and HH-60 Black Hawks, CH-47 Chinooks, AH-64 Apaches, as well as support vehicles and additional equipment. (Capt. Adam OReilly, 101st Airborne Division)

The 101st Combat Aviation Brigade will replace the 3rd Infantry Division Combat Aviation Brigade and will participate in Atlantic Resolve in support of the United States’ commitment to NATO allies and partners. The 101st CAB will deploy and will operate UH-60 and HH-60 Black Hawks, CH-47 Chinooks, AH-64 Apaches, as well as support vehicles and additional equipment. (Capt. Adam OReilly, 101st Airborne Division)

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Tennessee National Guard Activated in Wake of Tornadoes

 

Tennessee National GuardNashville, TN – More than 160 Tennessee National Guardsmen are aiding communities that were most impacted after multiple tornadoes ravaged central Tennessee overnight March 2nd, 2020.

“The Tennessee National Guard has over 12,000 Soldiers and Airmen and we are prepared to activate every single one of them if our help is needed,” said Maj. Gen. Jeff Holmes, Tennessee Adjutant General. “The Tennessee National Guard is always ready and willing to help our fellow Tennesseans in any way that we can.”

Communities were Devastated by Historic Tornado Outbreak the night of March 2nd, 2020.

Communities were Devastated by Historic Tornado Outbreak the night of March 2nd, 2020.

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This Week at APSU: Halloween Concert to spook Austin Peay State University Campus on Tuesday

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Department of Music will host its 35th annual Percussion Ensemble Halloween Concert at 6:00pm and 8:00pm Tuesday, October 29th, 2019 at the Mabry Concert Hall.

The Austin Peay annual Percussion Ensemble Halloween Concert is at 6:00pm and 8:00pm Tuesday, October 29th. (APSU)

The Austin Peay annual Percussion Ensemble Halloween Concert is at 6:00pm and 8:00pm Tuesday, October 29th. (APSU)

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Black Hawk helicopters to land at Austin Peay State University on October 30th and November 1st

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, 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.

Four UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters will land at Austin Peay State University as part of a joint training exercise with the Tennessee National Guard and APSU Governors Guard ROTC. (APSU)

Four UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters will land at Austin Peay State University as part of a joint training exercise with the Tennessee National Guard and APSU Governors Guard ROTC. (APSU)

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Tennessee Soldier Trevor Joseph Killed in Aviation Accident, Memorialized

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and Tennessee Department of Veterans Services Commissioner Courtney Rogers recognize the service and sacrifice of U.S. Army Major Trevor Joseph of Collierville, TN. Joseph was killed when his UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed while attempting to recover a soldier on the Fort Polk training ranges on September 26th.

U.S. Army Major Trevor Joseph

U.S. Army Major Trevor Joseph

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Two Black Hawk Helicopters to land on Austin Peay State University campus Friday, September 21st

 

Austin Peay State University

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On Friday morning, September 21st, 2018 two UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters will land on the Austin Peay State University campus for a special, joint training exercise between the University’s Governors Guard ROTC program and the Tennessee National Guard.

Last April, three Black Hawk helicopters landed on the Austin Peay State University campus.

Last April, three Black Hawk helicopters landed on the Austin Peay State University campus.

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Secretary of the Army Mark Esper visits Fort Campbell

 

Written by Pfc. Beverly Mejia
40th Public Affairs Detachment

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – The Secretary of the Army Mark T. Esper shared his recently published Army Vision with Soldiers, leaders, Families and civilians of the 101st Airborne Division and Fort Campbell, Tuesday during a visit to the post.

“The Army Vision speaks about where we want to be in the year 2028 and within that it outlines manning, training, equipping and leading,” Esper said.

As secretary of the Army, Esper has constitutional responsibility of all aspects in relation to the U.S. Army, to include organization, recruiting, equipping, training and supervision of more than 1.4 million active duty, Reserve and National Guard Soldiers, as well as Army civilians and their Families.

Secretary of the Army Dr. Mark T. Esper observes Soldiers as they maneuver through the air assault obstacle course at The Sabalauski Air Assault School July 10th, 2018 on Fort Campbell, Ky. The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) is the Army’s only air assault division. Air assault gives the division unique capabilities of quick and precise infiltration and exfiltration methods. (Sgt. Patrick Kirby, 40th Public Affairs Detachment)

Secretary of the Army Dr. Mark T. Esper observes Soldiers as they maneuver through the air assault obstacle course at The Sabalauski Air Assault School July 10th, 2018 on Fort Campbell, Ky. The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) is the Army’s only air assault division. Air assault gives the division unique capabilities of quick and precise infiltration and exfiltration methods. (Sgt. Patrick Kirby, 40th Public Affairs Detachment)

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101st Airborne Division celebrates its 2018 Day of the Eagles

 

Written by Sgt. Sharifa Newton
40th Public Affairs Detachment

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – For over 75 years the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) has celebrated a “Legacy of Heroism,” to honor valiant Soldiers from the past and present.

The 101st Airborne Division hosted the 2018 Day of the Eagles, May 24th, here and presented this division with another opportunity to remember those who have passed and strengthen the bonds of those still here.

Day of the Eagles was open to the veterans, family members and surrounding community members. The celebration included: a division run, Best Air Assault Soldier competition, museum open house, lunch with Soldiers, Sabalauski Air Assault School tour with rappel demonstrations, unit open houses with static displays, Honor Eagle ceremony, and a memorial ceremony.

Brig. Gen. Kenneth T. Royar and Command Sgt. Maj. James L. Manning lead soldiers from 101st Airborne Division in a 4 mile division run for Week of the Eagles, May. 24 on Fort Campbell, Ky. Week of the Eagles was a tradition started in 1973 as an effort to reinvigorate the sense of community and is still carried on today to also honor those who served. (Sgt. Sharifa Newton, 40th Public Affairs Detachment)

Brig. Gen. Kenneth T. Royar and Command Sgt. Maj. James L. Manning lead soldiers from 101st Airborne Division in a 4 mile division run for Week of the Eagles, May. 24 on Fort Campbell, Ky. Week of the Eagles was a tradition started in 1973 as an effort to reinvigorate the sense of community and is still carried on today to also honor those who served. (Sgt. Sharifa Newton, 40th Public Affairs Detachment)

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