RELEASE NUMBER: 110426-01A
DATE POSTED: APRIL 26, 2011
Updated: May 16, 2011
Fort Campbell 160th facilities sustain tornado damage
FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (USASOC News Service, April 27, 2011) – Tornados overnight caused significant damage to facilities and some aircraft belonging to the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) facilities at Fort Campbell, Ky. There were no injuries to personnel.
Damage assessments are underway; the full extent of the damages are not yet known. The Regimental Command Team's top priorities remain the safety of unit personnel during the clean-up process and sustainment of support to deployed units.
“The resiliency and dedication of our Night Stalker personnel and the support of our Fort Campbell military community will ensure we are able to safely restore our facilities to normal working order,” said Col. Vincent Reap, Deputy Commander, 160th SOAR.