101st Airborne http://wkms.org en Fort Campbell Units Return To Afghanistan http://wkms.org/post/fort-campbell-units-return-afghanistan <p></p><p>Two combat brigades based at Fort Campbell are returning to the war in Afghanistan. The Pentagon announced yesterday 4,800 soldiers with the 101<sup>st</sup> Airborne Division will rotate back into the conflict.</p><p>They are scheduled to deploy over this winter. The 2<sup>nd</sup> Brigade Combat Team is sending 3,000 soldiers, a majority of that brigade. Thu, 26 Sep 2013 12:03:26 +0000 John Walker 35206 at http://wkms.org Fort Campbell Units Return To Afghanistan Fort Campbell Officials Reaffirm Commitment to Hold Sexual Assault Perpetrators Accountable http://wkms.org/post/fort-campbell-officials-reaffirm-commitment-hold-sexual-assault-perpetrators-accountable <p>Fort Campbell officials asserted their commitment today to hold soldiers who commit sexual assault and harassment accountable for their actions. This comes in the wake of widespread media attention on several sexual misconduct claims filed by military personnel. Thu, 06 Jun 2013 21:25:35 +0000 Casey Northcutt 31911 at http://wkms.org Fort Campbell Officials Reaffirm Commitment to Hold Sexual Assault Perpetrators Accountable Fort Campbell Unit Completes Afghan Deployment http://wkms.org/post/fort-campbell-unit-completes-afghan-deployment <p></p><p>The last return flight for soldiers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division arrived at Fort Campbell this weekend. The brigade’s return marked the end of a 9-month deployment to Afghanistan. Mon, 11 Feb 2013 13:52:47 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 27894 at http://wkms.org Fort Campbell Unit Completes Afghan Deployment McConville Quiet on Effects of Cuts on 101st http://wkms.org/post/mcconville-quiet-effects-cuts-101st <p></p><p>If the Army’s 101st Airborne Division Commander knows what impact the upcoming “fiscal cliff” will have on the unit, he’s not saying. Major General James McConville leads the 24,000 soldiers in the 101st based at Fort Campbell. Thu, 29 Nov 2012 23:06:33 +0000 Shelly Baskin 25103 at http://wkms.org McConville Quiet on Effects of Cuts on 101st Half-Staff Flags Honor Fallen Soldier http://wkms.org/post/half-staff-flags-honor-fallen-soldier <p>Governor Steve Beshear has ordered all Kentucky state buildings to fly flags at half staff tomorrow in honor of a fallen Fort Campbell soldier. Twenty-year-old Shane Wilson of Kuna, Idaho, died Oct. 18 in Afghanistan. He was a private first class in the 101<sup>st</sup> Airborne Division.</p><div><div data-tooltip="Show trimmed content" id=":2w8" role="button" tabindex="0"><img src="https://mail.google.com/mail/u/1/images/cleardot.gif"></div></div><p></p> Mon, 29 Oct 2012 21:21:10 +0000 Whitney Jones 23854 at http://wkms.org Half-Staff Flags Honor Fallen Soldier 2,800 Troops To Deploy from Fort Campbell This Winter http://wkms.org/post/2800-troops-deploy-fort-campbell-winter <p>2,800 1<sup>st</sup> Brigade Combat Team soldiers from Fort Campbell’s 101<sup>st</sup> Airborne Division will deploy to Afghanistan this winter.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 24 Aug 2012 20:57:08 +0000 Chad Lampe 21261 at http://wkms.org 2,800 Troops To Deploy from Fort Campbell This Winter the morning cram [the next big thing edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-next-big-thing-edition <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px; "><strong style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; ">From NPR:</strong>&nbsp;Curiosity is (somewhat) safe on mars and NPR explores the high pressure environment of <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/08/10/158515499/so-you-landed-on-mars-now-what">mission control</a> as the rover touched down.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 10 Aug 2012 14:37:18 +0000 Drew Adams 20549 at http://wkms.org the morning cram [the next big thing edition] Army Opens Jobs in Combat Battalions to Women http://wkms.org/post/army-opens-jobs-combat-battalions-women <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px; background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0.917969); ">Fort Campbell&#39;s 4th Brigade Combat Team will be among the first nine brigades in the US Army selected to test new jobs for women in combat units this week.&nbsp; The move is part of a policy change and pilot program announced earlier this year to more accurately reflect how women have been serving alongside infantry units on the ground in Iraq and Afghanistan.&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 15 May 2012 14:12:36 +0000 Associated Press 17976 at http://wkms.org Army Opens Jobs in Combat Battalions to Women Hamburger Hill Veterans Returning to Fort Campbell http://wkms.org/post/hamburger-hill-veterans-returning-fort-campbell <p>Dozens of Vietnam era military veterans are at Fort Campbell today to commemorate the 43rd anniversary of the Battle of Hamburger Hill. The battle took place in May 1969, involving the 3rd Brigade of the 101st Airborne Division. After one of the bloodiest confrontations of the Vietnam War, U.S. and South Vietnamese forces captured the mountain that the Americans referred to as &quot;Hamburger Hill.&quot;&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 09 May 2012 14:27:08 +0000 associated press 17906 at http://wkms.org Hamburger Hill Veterans Returning to Fort Campbell Clarksville Police Charge Teens in Killing of Soldier http://wkms.org/post/clarksville-police-charge-teens-killing-soldier <p>Clarksville Police have charged two teenagers in the shooting death of a Fort Campbell soldier.&nbsp;Police found 22-year-old Specialist Taylor Hotzoglou inside his car with multiple gunshot wounds early Sunday morning. Yesterday, police announced the arrests of 18-year-old Giovanni Johnson and a 17-year-old youth. Johnson is held without bond at the Montgomery County Jail. The juvenile suspect is in the Columbia Juvenile Detention Center. The victim&rsquo;s family says he had just returned from a deployment&nbsp;to Afghanistan. Fri, 04 May 2012 14:33:06 +0000 Associated Press 17858 at http://wkms.org Clarksville Police Charge Teens in Killing of Soldier