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Fort Campbell

United States Army installation

Fort Campbell is a United States Army fort found between Hopkinsville, Kentucky, and Clarksville, Tennessee.

Fort Campbell
Ten miles northwest of downtown Clarksville, Tennessee and ten miles south of Hopkinsville, Kentucky
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Shoulder sleeve insignia of units stationed at Fort Campbell
TypeArmy post
Site information
Controlled byU.S. Army
Site history
Built1941
In use1941–Present
Garrison information
Garrison101st Airborne Division
160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment
5th Special Forces Group

The fort is named after William Bowen Campbell, the last Governor of Tennessee.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. A History of Fort Campbell, Kentucky, 14 August 2006. Retrieved 18 October 2008.

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