Fort Campbell

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Fort Campbell
Ten miles northwest of downtown Clarksville, Tennessee and ten miles south of Hopkinsville, Kentucky
US 101st Airborne Division patch.svg
US Army Special Forces Insignia incl SP tab.svg
US Army Special Operations Command SSI.svg
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

Fort Campbell is a United States Army post on the border of Tennessee and Kentucky. It is west of Clarksville and northwest of Nashville.

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

References[change | change source]

  1. A History of Fort Campbell, Kentucky Archived 2007-02-05 at the Wayback Machine, 14 August 2006. Retrieved 18 October 2008.

Other websites[change | change source]

Coordinates: 36°39′N 87°28′W / 36.650°N 87.467°W / 36.650; -87.467