101st Airborne Division

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The 101st Airborne Division commander and staff return to Fort Campbell Friday from a nine-month deployment in Iraq and Kuwait.

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The 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade/2nd Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment in Fort Campbell, Kentucky, will host a Welcome Home Ceremony Saturday, November 5, at 10 a.m. for approximately 250 Soldiers returning from 9-month deployments to Iraq in support of Operation Inherent Resolve and Afghanistan in support of Operation Freedom's Sentinel.

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Update 4:06 pm: Two of the five injured soldiers are being treated at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville. The other three were treated at the base hospital and later released. 

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U.S. Army Major General Gary Volesky says recent terrorist attacks in the US and Europe are some indication that the so-called Islamic State is losing in Iraq.

Members of the Fort Campbell 101st Airborne Division deployed to Iraq in March as part of the 18-nation Combined Joint Forces to train Iraqi Security Forces.

101st CAB, Wings of Destiny, via Facebook

Two Fort Campbell soldiers, Chief Warrant Officer 2 David Woodward and Captain Lindsay Gordon, were presented with the Distinguished Flying Cross in a ceremony Wednesday.

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Update: the 101st has released the name of the solider killed during a live-fire training exercise Tuesday. 

Major General Gary Volesky, via Twitter

Major General Gary Volesky provided an update live from Baghdad Thursday on Fort Campbell’s 101st Airborne Division’s deployment in Iraq.

Eagle 6, via Facebook

Fort Campbell's 101st Airborne Division replaces the 82nd Airborne Division in Iraq today. According to the Eagle 6 Facebook page (the official page of Major General Gary J. Volesky), they took charge of the Combined Joint Forces Land Component Command of Operation Inherent Resolve. 

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Fort Campbell’s 101st Airborne Division is replacing the 82nd Airborne Division in Iraq. 

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Gunfire from training exercises could be heard outside as Defense Secretary Ash Carter spoke to a room of 200 troops from Fort Campbell heading to Iraq in the coming weeks. He noted that for some in the 101st Airborne Division, this will be a return trip with a new enemy.

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