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Ben Scadden, a 2017 Iowa Falls-Alden High School graduate, recently completed Air Assault School training with the United States Army. Scadden is stationed in Fort Campbell, Ky, and is an Infantryman with the 11B (Bravo) Unit.

Ben Scadden expected some puzzled looks when he announced his decision to enlist in the U.S. Army. But the self-described “jokester” and 2017 Iowa Falls-Alden High School graduate decided he wanted to change his career path by joining the military.

That decision – made in 2019 – put Scadden on a path that led him to Fort Campbell, Ky., where he’s an infantryman in the 2nd Brigade Combat Team in the 101st Airborne Division.

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Iowa Falls native Ben Scadden (left) is pictured with one of his army friends at One Station Unit Training (OSUT) Graduation.

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