FORT CAMPBELL NEWS

NY National Guard rotor Soldiers are part of Rhode Island's Leapfest competition

Story by SGT Andrew Valenza on 08/09/2019 SOUTH KINGSTON, RHODE ISLAND Military paratroopers competing in the Rhode Island National Guard's annual "Leapfest" competition got to the 1,500 foot starting altitude of their jump thanks to 10 Soldiers and two CH-47s from the New York Army National Guard. The team from
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Photo Essay: Grasshopper sparrow at Fort McCoy's Badger Drop Zone

Story by Scott Sturkol on 08/09/2019 A grasshopper sparrow is shown atop a plant in a prairie and grassland area at Badger Drop Zone on July 26, 2019, at Fort McCoy, Wis. The drop zone is a natural habitat for many rare butterflies and grassland species of birds such a
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Photo Essay: Summer 2019 Wildflowers at Fort McCoy

Story by Scott Sturkol on 08/09/2019 Flowers at prairie and grassland areas at are shown at Fort McCoy, Wis., in July 2019. Many areas of the installation offer a natural habitat for many rare butterflies and grassland species of birds and wildflowers. Wildlife management and prairie land management at Fort
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Photo Essay: Wild birds at Fort McCoy

Story by Scott Sturkol on 08/09/2019 Wild birds are shown in various areas at Fort McCoy in July 2019. The installation is home to dozens of species of birds. Wildlife management at Fort McCoy is coordinated by the Directorate of Public Works Environmental Division Natural Resources Branch. Located in the
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AFC commander talks modernization at Space, Missile Defense Symposium

Story by Kerensa Crum on 08/09/2019 HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (Aug. 9, 2019) The top general from U.S. Army Futures Command gave a keynote address at the 2019 Space & Missile Defense Symposium at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville Aug. 8. Gen. John M. Murray, AFC commanding general, gave an update
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Families attend annual Cafeteria Conversation

Story by Angie Thorne on 08/09/2019 To lend a hand and take some of the pressure off military Families, the sixth annual Cafeteria Conversation was held at Parkway Elementary School Aug. 1. The event brought together representatives from the Vernon Parish School District, members of the local community and Operatio
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Installation ride share program kicks off on Stewart

Story by Patrick Young on 08/09/2019 The installation's ride-share initiative, Commute with Enterprise, kicked-off Aug. 1. I agreed to join the first group of employees to help pilot the program and share my experience with the larger Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield community. The Fort Stewart program is part of the
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Family helps spur determination

Story by Alexandra Shea on 08/09/2019 Staff Sgt. Dakota Bowen was named TRADOC's Non-commissioned Officer of the Year during a weeklong competition held in Fort Rucker, Alabama. Through hard work and dedication, Bowen was able to take the title but attributes his success to his competitive nature and "my girls."
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Combined Change of Command and Change of Responsibility Ceremony Brings New Leadership to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 335th Signal Command (Theater) (Provisional)

Story by CPT Brandon Fambro on 08/09/2019 CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait - After one year of serving as the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 335th Signal Command (Theater) (Provisional) commander and first sergeant, 1st Lt. Caroline C. Shaw and 1st Sgt. Shsh A. Lang bid farewell during a combined change of command
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Hometown heroes train at McCrady

Story by Alexandra Shea on 08/09/2019 Each summer McCrady Training Center receives hundreds of Reserve Soldiers who conduct annual training and real-world missions to ensure the Reserve fighting force is ready to step into mobilization roles alongside their active-duty counterparts. For one unit, logistical support is a walk in the
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NY National Guard Aviation soldiers test aerial gunnery skills at Fort Drum

Story by Eric Durr on 08/01/2019 FORT DRUM, NY (07/24/2019) Soldiers assigned to Alpha and Bravo companies of the 3rd Battalion 142nd Aviation Regiment tested their abilities to engage targets from a hovering helicopter during annual training at Fort Drum on July 24. Aerial gunnery is an annual training requirement,
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