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The Screaming Eagles soldiers of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), kick off the Week of the Eagles 2012 with a four-mile division run through Fort Campbell, Ky., Aug. 10. The seven-day event host competitions and activities to promote physical fitness, soldiering skills and esprit de corps throughout the division's brigades. Photo by Sgt. Charlene Moler

101st Airborne Division to host events celebrating 75th anniversary

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — The 101st Airborne Division is celebrating its 75th anniversary with events at Fort Campbell this week.
The celebration on Wednesday starts with a 4-mile run led by 101st Commanding General, Maj. Gen. Andrew Poppas.
The events are open to soldiers and their families, retirees, veterans and members of the nearby community.
There will be an induction ceremony for Sheryl Ellis, general manager of The Kentucky New Era newspaper. She will be inducted into the Champions of Fort Campbell program by Maj. Gen. Poppas. The program honors the efforts of citizens in the local communities who have enhanced the quality of life for soldiers and their families.

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