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Army confirms the names of three 101st Soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Cpl. Baldridge, right, Sgt. Bays, middle, and Sgt. Houck’s, left, of infantryman in Company D, 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, KY deaths in Afghanistan were announced on June 10, 2017.

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky., June 12, 2017 – The Department of Defense announced the death of three 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Soldiers who died Saturday, June 10, 2017, from wounds sustained in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, while supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. The three Soldiers have been identified as Cpl. Dillon C. ...

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SART screens film to showcase sexual assault in military

Ashley Thompson | Features Writer In the last two years, sexual assault in the military has increased; however, the Department of Defense reports only 25 percent of the estimated 20,300 service members sexually assaulted reported the incident to the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response office of the Department of Defense ...

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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel visits Fort Campbell

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has been asked the question over and over again, “What does the military have to do with Ebola?” His response? “That’s a legitimate question.” Hagel spoke to members of the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell on Monday, Nov. 17. The soldiers in attendance had ...

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