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101st Special Troops Battalion Conducts Convoy Escort Live Fire Training

 

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101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Soldiers of the 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., executed a day and night convoy escort team live fire exercise October 26th, here.

First Lt. Walter Dezir, the executive officer for Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 101st STB, was the officer in charge for the CET LFX operation.

According to Dezir, the training falls directly into the brigade commander’s guidance to ensure units maintain a state of readiness at all times.

Soldiers from 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., returning from executing a convoy escort team live fire exercise on Fort Campbell, Kentucky, Oct. 26, 2017. The training focused on the use of light to heavy machine guns while maintaining the integrity of a convoy, and communication with in the unit. (Pfc. Alexes Anderson/101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade)

Soldiers from 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., returning from executing a convoy escort team live fire exercise on Fort Campbell, Kentucky, Oct. 26, 2017. The training focused on the use of light to heavy machine guns while maintaining the integrity of a convoy, and communication with in the unit. (Pfc. Alexes Anderson/101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade)

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Fort Campbell Lifeliner gets back on Ten Miler Team after 13 years

 

Written by Sgt. Neysa Canfield
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Fort Campbell, KY – Brand new to the U.S. Army, 19-year-old Josh Joseph, then Pfc. Joseph, went on his first temporary duty trip as a member of the Fort Rucker, Alabama, Ten Miler team to represent his installation at the Army Ten Miler race in Washington, D.C.

Thirteen years later, now Capt. Joseph, the commander for Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., has found himself back on the Ten Miler team, but this time to represent Fort Campbell, Kentucky.

Capt. Josh Joseph (front right), commander for Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., and another member of the Fort Campbell, Kentucky Ten Miler Team, lead a group of runners, Aug. 3, 2017, during practice trail run on Fort Campbell, Kentucky. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs)

Capt. Josh Joseph (front right), commander for Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., and another member of the Fort Campbell, Kentucky Ten Miler Team, lead a group of runners, Aug. 3, 2017, during practice trail run on Fort Campbell, Kentucky. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs)

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Clarksville Montgomery County School System recognizes Two ‘Lifeliner’ Battalions for Volunteer Efforts

 

Written by Sgt. Neysa Canfield
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Fort Campbell, KY – Every year the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System recognizes a military unit that has gone above and beyond while supporting its partnered school by presenting them with the Boots on the Ground award.

This year, CMCCS gave the award to two units from 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault).

The 101st Special Troops Battalion and D Battery, 2nd Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment received the award during the CMCSS’s annual Partners in Education breakfast, September 1st, at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center in Clarksville, Tennessee.

Left to right: Command Sgt. Maj. Frank Graham Jr., senior enlisted adviser for 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div. (Air Assault), Kim McMillan, mayor for the city of Clarksville, Tn., Lt. Col. Wally Vives-Ocasio, commander of the 101st STB, and 2nd Lt. Virgil A. Binion, executive officer for Charlie Detachment, 101st Financial Management Support Unit, 101st Abn. Div. Sust. Bde., take a photo together Sept. 1, 2016 after 101st STB received the Boots on ground award at the Partners in Education Breakfast at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center in Clarksville, TN. (Lt. Col. Wally Vives-Ocasio)

Left to right: Command Sgt. Maj. Frank Graham Jr., senior enlisted adviser for 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div. (Air Assault), Kim McMillan, mayor for the city of Clarksville, Tn., Lt. Col. Wally Vives-Ocasio, commander of the 101st STB, and 2nd Lt. Virgil A. Binion, executive officer for Charlie Detachment, 101st Financial Management Support Unit, 101st Abn. Div. Sust. Bde., take a photo together Sept. 1, 2016 after 101st STB received the Boots on ground award at the Partners in Education Breakfast at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center in Clarksville, TN. (Lt. Col. Wally Vives-Ocasio)

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Deputy Commanding General for Army Materiel Command Lt. Gen. Larry Wyche visits Fort Campbell

 

Written by Sgt. Neysa Canfield
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Fort Campbell, KY – The deputy commanding general for United States Army Materiel Command, Lt. Gen. Larry D. Wyche, visited units here, August 9th.

“I want to know what is going well and what we need to do in those areas that are facing challenges,” said Wyche.

Wyche’s first stop was with the leaders of Fort Campbell’s Mission and Installation Contracting Command.

Angela Jacobs, deputy director for Fort Campbell’s MICC, shared the organization’s services and accomplishments. Two individuals from MICC received coins from Wyche for their outstanding work and performance.

Lt. Gen. Larry D. Wyche, deputy commanding general for the United States Army Material Command, presents Spc. Iverem Wilson, a nodal network systems operator – maintainer with 58th Signal Company, 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div. (Air Assault), with a coin at Wilson Theater on Fort Campbell, Ky., Aug. 9, 2016, for her outstanding performance as Distinguished Honor Graduate from the Basic Leaders Course. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield, 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

Lt. Gen. Larry D. Wyche, deputy commanding general for the United States Army Material Command, presents Spc. Iverem Wilson, a nodal network systems operator – maintainer with 58th Signal Company, 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div. (Air Assault), with a coin at Wilson Theater on Fort Campbell, Ky., Aug. 9, 2016, for her outstanding performance as Distinguished Honor Graduate from the Basic Leaders Course. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield, 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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Fort Campbell Wedge and Sustainer Soldiers bid farewell to Commanders

 

Written by Sgt. Neysa Canfield
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

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Fort Campbell, KY – Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade “Lifeliners,” 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), bid farewell to not one but two Lifeliners at Sabo Gym on Fort Campbell, KY, May 26th, 2016.

Wedge Soldiers from 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion “Drive the Wedge,” 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade formed up by companies at Sabo Gym to begin the first of two change of commands for the Lifeliner brigade.

The 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st ,101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), conducted a Change of Command ceremony where Lt. Col. Alex Gallegos relinquished command of the battalion to Lt. Col. Wally Vives-Ocasio at Sabo Gym, Fort Campbell, Ky., May 26, 2016. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs)

The 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st ,101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), conducted a Change of Command ceremony where Lt. Col. Alex Gallegos relinquished command of the battalion to Lt. Col. Wally Vives-Ocasio at Sabo Gym, Fort Campbell, Ky., May 26, 2016. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs)

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