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Fort Campbell soldiers return after helping with virus response in New Jersey

The soldiers will undergo a precautionary quarantine under medical supervision.

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. — Eighteen soldiers assigned to the U.S. Army’s 101st Airborne Division have returned to Fort Campbell after spending more than a month in New Jersey helping with COVID-19 response operations. 

Fort Campbell officials said Friday that the soldiers deployed April 14 to help provide logistical support for the response to the new coronavirus outbreak throughout the Northeast region of the U.S. Soldiers helped receive, process and move supplies, equipment and personnel in critical areas affected by the virus outbreak. 

The soldiers will undergo a precautionary quarantine under medical supervision.

The Fort Campbell Army post is located along the Kentucky-Tennessee border.

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