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Poppas takes 101st command, Screaming Eagles bid farewell to Volesky

Story by SGT William White on 01/20/2017 The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) has opened a new chapter in its rendezvous with destiny. Maj. Gen. Gary J. Volesky, the 45th commanding general of the 101st, placed the division in the hands of Maj. Gen. Andrew P. Poppas, the incoming division
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63rd Ordnance Battalion (EOD) Inactivates, Cases Colors

Story by SPC Liane Schmersahl on 01/19/2017 The 63rd Ordnance Battalion (EOD) of the 52nd Ordnance Group (EOD) cased its colors and formally inactivated after 11 years of active service on Fort Drum during a ceremony at Fort Drum's Magrath Sports Complex on January 19. Col. Mark Faria, 52nd EOD's
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101st Soldier, Coalition extract Iraqi teammate from enemy lines

Story by SSG Jason Hull on 01/14/2017 Before he enlisted, Spc. Erik Salmon was a traveler fond of seeing new places and experiencing different cultures. When the 26-year-old intelligence analyst deployed to Iraq in May, 2016, with the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), he found himself
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MICC setting pace in contract closeout priority

Story by Daniel P. Elkins on 01/09/2017 JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas -- (Jan. 21, 2016) The implementation of metrics to measure the rate of closing out contracts coupled with holding contracting leaders in the field more accountable for the performance of that contract management step is allowing
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815th Airlift Squadron provides support for Operation Southern Strike

KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. -- A large mechanical whir fills the back of the C-130J as the back ramp doors begin to slowly open like a pair of iron jaws. Chief Master Sgt. Troy Peltier, a loadmaster with the 815th Airlift Squadron at Keesler, turns to the 25 paratroopers
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Joint team conducts C-IED training in Chad

Story by Oli Talbott, U.S. Army Africa Counter-IED Fusion Cell Two Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technicians from the 723rd Ordnance Company (EOD) in Fort Campbell, Kentucky, conducted a train-the-trainer engagement with Chadian engineers at the DIRGENIE (Combat Engineer) Battalion Headquarters in N'Djamena, Chad, Dec. 5-14, 2016. The U.S. Army Africa-led engagement
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