• The 70th Anniversary celebration of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) will be Aug 10-17, 2012 at Fort Campbell, Ky.

    2012 Week of the Eagles: 101st Airborne Division 70th Anniversary

    The 70th Anniversary celebration of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) will be Aug 10-17, 2012 at Fort Campbell, Ky.

  • On August 16th, 1942, the 101st Airborne Division came into being. The unit, also known as the Screaming Eagles, have made a name for themselves, earning many accolades. Seventy years later, the division celebrates its history with a week-long tribute to Soldiers past and present. Sgt. 1st Class Stephanie Widemond walks us through a short history of the Screaming Eagles.

    Celebrating History: 101st Airborne 70th Anniversary

    On August 16th, 1942, the 101st Airborne Division came into being. The unit, also known as the Screaming Eagles, have made a name for themselves, earning many accolades. Seventy years later, the division celebrates its history with a week-long tribute to Soldiers past and present. Sgt. 1st Class Stephanie Widemond walks us through a short history of the Screaming Eagles.

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On August 16th, 1942, the 101st Airborne Division came into being. The unit, also known as the "Screaming Eagles," have made a name for themselves, earning many accolades. Seventy years later, the division celebrates its history with a week-long tribute to Soldiers past and present. Sgt. 1st Class Stephanie Widemond walks us through a short history of the Screaming Eagles.

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