A History of Fort Campbell (eBook)

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The mission at FortCampbell has changed over the past seventy-five years, and the city has grownand adapted to meet new challenges. It was conceived before Pearl Harbor as theTennessee-Kentucky Armor Camp andhas progressed in recent years to meet changing national security needs and the transformation of the U.S. Army. The fort ishome to the army’s most elite air assault and airborne units. It is also thelargest employer in Tennessee and Kentucky and puts $2.6 billion into the localeconomy each year. Author and post historian John O’Brien details the historicride that took Fort Campbell from a “Giant Bachelor City” to a “World-ClassArmy Home.”

The mission at FortCampbell has changed over the past seventy-five years, and the city has grownand adapted to meet new challenges. It was conceived before Pearl Harbor as theTennessee-Kentucky Armor Camp andhas progressed in recent years to meet changing national security needs and the transformation of the U.S. Army. The fort ishome to the army’s most elite air assault and airborne units. It is also thelargest employer in Tennessee and Kentucky and puts $2.6 billion into the localeconomy each year. Author and post historian John O’Brien details the historicride that took Fort Campbell from a “Giant Bachelor City” to a “World-ClassArmy Home.”


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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: The History Press
  • ISBN-10: 1625847599
  • ISBN-13: 9781625847591

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