January 27, 2014
Fort Campbell, KY – The never ending cycling of soldiers between the battlefield to the home front and vise versa continued Wednesday evening with the return of the final flight of 105 soldiers from the 4th Brigade Combat Team (Currahees) who returned up early Saturday morning.
This deployment was scheduled to be nine months, a good portion of our brigade about 2000 soldiers returned back at the 6-7 month mark. These soldiers returning today Easy Company of the 2nd/506th Infantry Regiment of the HBO Band of Brothers fame. They were contacting a TA Uplift Mission, or a Train, Assist, and Advise Uplift Mission. Easy company was selected because they finished their mission ahead of schedule out of FOB Salerno in the Khost Province of Afghanistan.” said Major Kamil Sztalkoper, 4th Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs
February 21, 2012
Fort Campbell, KY – On February 20th, 2012, the 101st Airborne Division welcomed home 186 soldiers from the 159th Combat Aviation Brigade. The Brigade returns from a year deployment to Afghanistan. This was the last incoming flight for the 158th CAB.
With this flight, all Brigades of the 101st Airborne Division are safely back home.
October 20, 2011
Fort Campbell, KY – Cool temperatures, Wind and Rain could not keep family and friends away Wednesday afternoon as 190 soldiers with the 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion returned to Campbell Army Airfield after a year long deployment to Afghanistan on October 19th.
May 21, 2011
Fort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell held a Welcome Home Ceremony today for elements of its 101st Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion; the flight included the 101st Airborne Division Flag; Fort Campbell’s Commanding General Maj. Gen. John F. Campbell, Command Sgt. Maj. Scott Schroeder, and 25 soldiers.
Major General Campbell and his headquarters element began their most recent “rendezvous with destiny” in June, 2010 when they assumed responsibility and control of RC-East and CJTF-101. Their mission was to conduct combined action counterinsurgency operations to protect the population, increase the competency, capacity, and credibility of Afghan institutions and defeat insurgent forces in partnership with the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (GIRoA) and in close coordination with joint, interagency and multinational partners.
May 3, 2011
The rainy weather that has been over Montgomery County since the early weekend broke for a bit on Monday morning in time to allow 130 soldiers from the 1st Brigade Combat Team to return home without getting a good soaking. The soldiers are returning from a tough year long deployment to the Kunar Province of Afghanistan. 38 Soldiers from the Brigade died while deployed in the war zone, numerous others received life changing injuries.
Family and friends of the returning soldiers had gathered together to give their loved ones a proper welcome home.
April 25, 2011
Fort Campbell, KY – In a 7:30pm flight, 113 soldiers of the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, returned home to Fort Campbell after being deployed to Afghanistan.
April 25, 2011
Fort Campbell, KY – In a 6:45pm flight, 247 soldiers of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, returned home to Fort Campbell after being deployed to Afghanistan.
March 8, 2011
Fort Campbell, KY – On March 7th, 2011 at 5:30pm, a flight Monday afternoon with 210 soldiers of the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade returning home to Fort Campbell after a year deployed into the war zone of Afghanistan. They were greeted by the new Deputy Commander of the 101st Airborne Division Brig. Gen. Jeffery N. Colt.
February 12, 2011
Fort Campbell, KY – Vice President Joe Biden pays a surprise visit to a Welcome Home Ceremony for the 3rd Brigade Combat Team at Fort Campbell, KY on February 11th, 2011. 150 soldiers returned from a 1 year deployment to the Khowst Province of Afghanistan.
February 7, 2011
Fort Campbell, KY – On February 6th, 2011 at 2:50pm, Fort Campbell KY held a welcome home ceremony for the 101st Airborne Division. Soldiers of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team (Rakkasan) were greeter by cheers from family members and friends. A total of 189 Soldiers returned from duty in Afghanistan on this flight.