Battalion to donate canned food for needy families

On Friday morning, each soldier from the 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division will donate two food items to the Backdoor Boutique.

(Source: Kyle Grainger, WVLT)

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) -- Soldiers from Fort Campbell will be donating food items to the installation's YMCA for distribution to other military families.

On Friday morning, each soldier from the 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division will donate two food items to the Backdoor Boutique, which is a free store for military families on the post on the Tennessee-Kentucky state line. It offers household and personal items, such as baby clothes and appliances.

The unit is donating canned goods to help other soldiers in need and their families during the holiday season. Following the donation, the battalion will participate in a physical fitness event at the Division Parade Field.


Join the Conversation!

To comment, the following rules must be followed:

  • No Obscenity, Profanity, Vulgarity, Racism or Violent Descriptions
  • No Negative Community Comparisons
  • No Fighting, Name-calling, or Personal Attacks
  • Multiple Accounts are Not Allowed
  • Stay on Story Topic

Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.

Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Links require admin approval before posting.
Questions may be sent to webmaster@wvlt-tv.com. Please provide detailed information.

powered by Disqus

WVLT VOLUNTEER TV

6450 Papermill Drive Knoxville, TN 37919 Phone - (865) 450-8888; Fax - (865) 450-8869
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2014 WVLT-TV Inc. - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 183475241 - local8now.com/a?a=183475241