Interesting facts about the 776th's stay at Fort Campbell

* Several members of the 776th also served their country in other ways. Among the ranks are a Carter County Sheriff's Department Investigator, an Elizabethton Police Department K-9 handler, an Elizabethton Fire Department firefighter and the Director of Carter County 911 and two firefighters from the Hampton-Valley Forge Volunteer Fire Department.
   * Six members of the 776th attended the Army's elite Air Assault school while stationed at Fort Campbell.
   * Several soldiers from the unit volunteered some of their time while at the base to help in a special summer day-camp for children with mental or physical disabilities.
   * Approximately 20 members of other military units -- including the 771st Maintenance Company, 777th Maintenance Company and 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment -- served alongside the 776th as attached personnel while they were stationed at Fort Campbell.
   * A softball team made up of company members and named "Jesse's Outlaws" won the post trophy for softball in September by beating out a team comprised of members of the 5th Special Forces by a score of 15-8.
   * Seven soldiers with the company were recognized for their outstanding duty while at Fort Campbell and were presented with Army Achievement Medals by the commander of the 3397th Garrison Support Unit, Col. Malcolm Atkins, which the 776th served under during their time at the base.
   * Members of the company worked around the clock in 12 and 14 hour shifts when they first arrived at the base to help mobilizing units prepare for deployment.