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Fort Campbell soldiers are holding a ceremony on Tuesday to commemorate their deployment in Europe. This is thedeployed by the 101st Airborne Division in Europe for the first time in about 80 years.
The 101st Airborne Division, the 101st Airborne Division and the Headquarters Battalion will put their respective colors in the case at the ceremony. The colored casing is aArmy traditionand represents a move to a new location.
The Army said the division would welcome the new Deputy Commander's Assistant, Colonel Scott Wilkinson, and host a ceremony to commemorate the retirement of the division's commander, Colonel Stephen Schroeder.
The 101st Airborne Division receives a deployment order
The 101st Airborne Division in uniform working on a helicopter on July 23, 2020.(Nicolas Economou / NurPhoto / Getty Images)
Soldiers of the 101st Airborne Division began arriving in Europe in late June.
Two soldiers were killed in a helicopter crash at Fort Campbell
A vast Fort Campbell garrisonKentucky-Straddling the Tennessee line.