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  1. Army chief of staff visiting Fort CampbellRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Gen. Raymond Odierno arrives at the post on the Kentucky-Tennessee line Friday for a brief stop.

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  2. Soldiers, vets meeting at post for 'Hamburger Hill' reunionRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    A 101st Airborne Division unit and veterans will gather at Fort Campbell this week to commemorate the 46th anniversary of the Battle of Hamburger Hill during the Vietnam War. The battle in 1969 involved the 3rd Brigade and was one of the bloodiest of the war.

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  3. 159th Combat Aviation Brigade being inactivated ThursdayRead the original story

    Tuesday May 5 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    A Fort Campbell brigade formed from several units that date back to the Vietnam era is being inactivated during a ceremony this week. The post along the Kentucky-Tennessee line says about 1,500 soldiers, families and veterans of the 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, are expected for the ceremony Thursday morning.

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  4. Fort Campbell soldiers returning from Afghanistan this weekRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Dozens of Fort Campbell soldiers are returning to the post along the Kentucky-Tennessee border this week from deployment to Afghanistan. The military says about 160 soldiers from 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division are expected to arrive Friday morning.

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  5. Funeral is Monday for Fort Campbell soldierRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Kentucky's governor has asked state offices to honor a slain Fort Campbell soldier by lowering flags on the day of his funeral service. Gov. Steve Beshear directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Monday in honor of 22-year-old Spc.

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  6. New battalion added at Fort CampbellRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    The Leaf-Chronicle reports the 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment "Blue Spaders" unfurled its colors last week during a short ceremony at the sprawling Army post on the Kentucky-Tennessee state line. The unit adds about 500 soldiers at the post, which lost 2,400 soldiers last year when the 159th Combat Aviation Brigade was deactivated.

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  7. Gov. Beshear Orders Flags To Half-staff On April 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    According to the Department of Defense, Spc. John M. Dawson, 22, of Whitinsville, Massachusetts, died April 8 in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when he was attacked by small arms fire while he was on an escort mission.

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  8. Fort Campbell soldiers returning from West AfricaRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Nearly 200 soldiers are returning to Fort Campbell this week from West Africa, where they have been helping in the effort to fight Ebola. The post said those returning include the 101st Airborne Division's deputy commanding general for support, Brig.

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  9. 101st Airborne soldier killed in AfghanistanRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    The 101st Airborne Division said Thursday that 22-year-old Spc. John M. Dawson of Whitinsville, Massachusetts, died Wednesday in Jalalabad of wounds suffered when he was attacked by small arms fire while he was on an escort mission.

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  10. VA clinic in Hopkinsville has the nation's highest percentage of monthlong waits for careRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    At the Veterans Affairs clinic in Hopkinsville, nearly one in five patient visits from last September through February involved a delay of at least a month. According to government data reviewed by The Associated Press, nearly 5,380 medical appointments were completed at the Hopkinsville VA clinic during that time.

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  11. President Obama visiting LouisvilleRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    The event at Indatus on Thursday is Obama's first presidential event in Kentucky since he visited troops at Fort Campbell in 2011. The president has been flown into Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport in Hebron, Kentucky, to attend events across the Ohio River in southern Ohio.

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  12. Obama to visit Louisville on ThursdayRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    No other details were available about the trip, which would be Obama's first visit to Kentukcy since 2011 when he went to Fort Campbell near the Tennessee border to greet soldiers returning from Afghanistan. While Obama has not been in Kentucky for a few years, he has loomed large over the state's politics.

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  13. Soldiers returning to Fort Campbell from West AfricaRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    The soldiers have been in West Africa providing humanitarian assistance in the fight against Ebola and have completed a 21-day period of controlled monitoring at Fort Bliss and Fort Hood, Texas.

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  14. 101st leader, dozens of soldiers returning to Fort CampbellRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Maj. Gen. Gary J. Volesky, commander of the 101st Airborne Division, is returning to Fort Campbell from West Africa along with dozens of soldiers who were deployed to aid in the fight against Ebola.

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  15. Funeral home offers flag retirement with veteran cremationRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    The Leaf-Chronicle reports Sykes Funeral Home in Clarksville is the first in Middle Tennessee to offer the Veterans Funeral Care Flag Retirement Program. Owner Stewart Sykes says the decision to offer the service was easy to make.

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  16. Troops returning to Fort Campbell from Senegal deploymentRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    The post on the Kentucky-Tennessee state line says about 50 soldiers from the 101st Sustainment Brigade are scheduled to arrive at Fort Campbell. They were initially scheduled to return Wednesday but that has been delayed.

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  17. Fort Campbell soldiers returning from Ebola-fighting missionRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    About 50 soldiers from Fort Campbell will soon be the first to return from deployment to West Africa, where they were sent to help fight Ebola.

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  18. Tenn. governor to attend Fort Campbell 'listening session'Read the original story

    Jan 20, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and state lawmakers and are planning to attend a "listening session" at Fort Campbell as the Army considers how many soldiers to keep stationed at the sprawling post on the Kentucky-Tennessee state line. The Fort Campbell meeting is being held on Tuesday evening at the Family Resource Center, which holds 700 people.

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  19. Importance of Fort Campbell meeting stressedRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Community leaders near Fort Campbell are stressing the importance of a listening session with Army officials that will help decide how many soldiers remain stationed at the sprawling Army post on the Kentucky-Tennessee state line. Tennessee Sen. Mark Green, who is a veteran, told The Leaf-Chronicle that the Army will be counting heads and the amount of community support will be factor in the decision made.

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  20. Importance Of Upcoming Fort Campbell Meeting StressedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Community leaders near Fort Campbell are stressing the importance of a listening session with Army officials that will help decide how many soldiers remain stationed at the sprawling Army post on the Kentucky-Tennessee state line. Tennessee Sen. Mark Green, who is a veteran, told The Leaf-Chronicle that the Army will be counting heads and the amount of community support will be factor in the decision made.

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