101st Airborne Division

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  More soldiers from the 101st division will be making their return to Fort Campbell this Sunday. The soldiers are from 2nd Brigade Combat Team "STRIKE" and will be welcomed home with a ceremony of family and friends. The soldiers are returning from a nine-month deployment to Iraq and other areas in Southwest Asia, where the unit performed duties as the task force supporting the Combined Joint Forces Land Component Command. Their primary mission was to advise and assist, train, and equip the Iraqi security forces to fight the Islamic state.

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More 101st soldiers in the 2nd Brigade Combat Team are set to return to Fort Campbell on Thursday. 

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Soldiers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team in the 101st Airborne Division are returning home from a nine-month deployment to Iraq and Southwest Asia this week. 

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Fort Campbell is holding a memorial service for 248 soldiers who were killed 31 years ago in a plane crash.

A statement from the Army post on the Kentucky-Tennessee line says the service will be held Monday at the Gander Memorial Site.

The plane crashed Dec. 12, 1985, at Gander International Airport in Newfoundland, Canada. The soldiers were assigned to 3rd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division. They were headed back to the post from a six-month peacekeeping mission in the Sinai Peninsula.

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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.

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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. 

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