Clarksville, TN Online: News, Opinion, Arts & Entertainment.


Joint Task Force-101 Transfer of Authority Ceremony

 

Written by Sgt. David House
Combined Joint Task Force 101

Transfer of Authority from CJTF-101 to CJTF-1 – 101st Airborne Division Colors Cased

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionBagram Airfield, Afghanistan – On May 19th, 2011 the Transfer of Authority Ceremony from combined Joint Task Force-101 to Combined Joint Task Force-1 took place at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.

General David H. Petraeus, Commander, U.S. Forces Afghanistan, was on hand for the ceremony and spoke with (outgoing) Major General John F. Campbell, Commander, Regional Command – East, as well as (incoming) Major General Daniel B. Allyn, Commander, Regional Command – East.

(left to right) General David H. Petraeus, Commander, U.S. Forces-Afghanistan, (outgoing) Maj. Gen. John F. Campbell, Commander, Regional Command – East, Lt. Gen. David M. Rodriguez, Commander, International Security Assistance Force joint Command and Deputy Commander, U.S. Forces-Afghanistan, and (incoming) Maj. Gen. Daniel B. Allyn, Commander, Regional Command – East, line up before marching to the Combined Joint Task Force-101 to Combined Joint Task Force-1 Transfer of Authority ceremony.

(left to right) General David H. Petraeus, Commander, U.S. Forces-Afghanistan, (outgoing) Maj. Gen. John F. Campbell, Commander, Regional Command – East, Lt. Gen. David M. Rodriguez, Commander, International Security Assistance Force joint Command and Deputy Commander, U.S. Forces-Afghanistan, and (incoming) Maj. Gen. Daniel B. Allyn, Commander, Regional Command – East, line up before marching to the Combined Joint Task Force-101 to Combined Joint Task Force-1 Transfer of Authority ceremony.

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | 0 comments


WJZM broadcasting Welcome Home Ceremony Friday Morning

 

WJZM, 1400AM Radio StationClarksville, TN – Clarksville’s only news talk sports radio station will broadcast live from Fort Campbell, KY during the welcome home ceremony for commanding Major General John F. Campbell. Listen for interviews with family members and soldiers as well as local dignitaries.

Talk show host Hank Bonecutter brings 35 years of broadcast experience to the event, giving listeners a unique opportunity to follow the experience as only radio can produce. Listeners can follow the ceremony at 1400am WJZM or listen online at www.wjzm.com/listenlive.php.

Sections: News | 0 comments


Govs visit UT Martin, close regular-season slate

 

APSU Men’s Baseball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsMartin, TN – Austin Peay’s baseball team, the 2011 Ohio Valley Conference regular-season champions, close out the regular-season portion of its schedule with a three-game league series at UT Martin, Friday and Saturday, at Skyhawk Field. The three-game set begins with a 1:00pm, Friday doubleheader followed by a 1:00pm, Sunday contest.

APSU Men's Baseball. (APSU Sports Information)

APSU Men's Baseball. (APSU Sports Information)

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Sports | 0 comments




Preparedness 101: Zombie Apocalypse

 

The following was originally posted on CDC Public Health Matters Blog May 16th, 2011 by Ali S. Khan.

Image of zombie

There are all kinds of emergencies out there that we can prepare for. Take a zombie apocalypse for example. That’s right, I said z-o-m-b-i-e a-p-o-c-a-l-y-p-s-e. You may laugh now, but when it happens you’ll be happy you read this, and hey, maybe you’ll even learn a thing or two about how to prepare for a real emergency. «Read the rest of this article»


Small Arms fire kills 101st Airborne Division Soldier; Additional Information

 

Michael KirtonFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – A 101st Airborne Division Soldier died May 18th after being struck by insurgent small arms fire and mortar rounds in Kandahar province, Afghanistan.

Corporal Brandon Michael Kirton, 25, of Centennial, CO, was an Infantryman assigned to Charlie Company, 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). He joined the Army in January 2008 and arrived at Fort Campbell in July 2008. «Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | 0 comments


Join LBL May 28th and 29th for the Annual Pickin’ Party Old-Time Music Festival at The Homeplace

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Musicians and music lovers from all over the mid-South are tuning up for the annual Pickin’ Party Old-Time Music Festival, scheduled for Memorial Day weekend at Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area. Old-time country, bluegrass, and gospel music will once again echo throughout The Homeplace, a living history farm located in the Tennessee portion of LBL. 

“The Pickin’ Party has made a name for itself throughout the region as an event that promotes and keeps Kentucky and Tennessee music traditions alive,” said Homeplace Special Events Coordinator, Cindy Earls. “It’s exciting to see the level of talent displayed during this weekend, especially the young musicians who are so dedicated in preserving the traditions of their ancestors. It’s a wonderful way to experience and learn about the region’s musical heritage.”  «Read the rest of this article»


Small Arms fire kills 101st Airborne Division Soldier

 

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

United States Department of DefenseWashington, D.C. – Spc. Brandon M. Kirton, 25, of Centennial, CO, died May 18th, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with small arms fire and mortar rounds.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, KY.

Sections: News | 0 comments




Schoolhouse instructors train lifeliners on vehicle recovery

 

Written by Spc. Michael Vanpool
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionBagram Airfield, Afghanistan – A deployment calls for a different skill set than the garrison Army life as many soldiers expand their knowledge with on the job training.

Those soldiers have formal classroom training and the same program as the schoolhouse. The only difference, instead of traveling to the school, the classroom came to them.

Instructors from the US Army Ordnance Center and School recently deployed to Afghanistan to train Soldiers outside the schoolhouse, including a Vehicle Recovery Course for soldiers of the 101st Sustainment Brigade.

Spc. Larry Smith, a mechanic with the 131st Transportation Company, a Pennsylvania National Guard unit attached to the 101st Sustainment Brigade, and Sgt. 1st Class Alvin Beehler, the chief instructor for the vehicle recovery course from the 59th Ordnance Brigade, US Army Ordnance Center and School, flip a mine resistant ambush-protected vehicle with an M984 HEMTT wrecker. (Photo by Spc. Michael Vanpool)

Spc. Larry Smith, a mechanic with the 131st Transportation Company, a Pennsylvania National Guard unit attached to the 101st Sustainment Brigade, and Sgt. 1st Class Alvin Beehler, the chief instructor for the vehicle recovery course from the 59th Ordnance Brigade, US Army Ordnance Center and School, flip a mine resistant ambush-protected vehicle with an M984 HEMTT wrecker. (Photo by Spc. Michael Vanpool)

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | 0 comments


APSU certified as StormReady by National Weather Service

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – In the last several weeks, Montgomery County has been under many flood, severe thunderstorm and tornado warnings – and Austin Peay State University’s emergency team has reacted quickly to alert the campus community.

For instance, whenever tornado warnings are received, APSU sends text and email messages to students, faculty and staff, and the outdoor public address system brings weather warnings to attention.

Because of APSU’s efforts to keep the campus informed of weather situations, the National Weather Service has certified APSU as a StormReady community. «Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | 0 comments


Friends of Dunbar Cave Park Donate New Interpretive Signs

 

Clarksville, TN – The Friends of Dunbar Cave recently donated several new interpretative signs at the park.  The park’s Interpretative Specialist, Amy Wallace said, “We wanted to have something at the cave to interpret what people were seeing when we could not be there to explain it to them.  The idea had come and gone throughout the years, but didn’t get done until the Friends group offered to fund interpretive displays.”

Amy Wallace came up with the topics to be covered and how the information was to be shown.  “I wanted to cover only what could be seen while standing at the cave entrance, so the topics chosen were prehistory (how the cave entrance was used in the distant past), resort era (what were the structures used for?), current times (how that part of the cave is used now) and the lake (what might you see around the lake?)”.

Members of FODC - Michael Fulbright, Meredith Gildrie, Debbie Hamilton, Ken Kearns, Richard Gildrie, Steve Hamilton, Allison Bennett, Jack Bastin, Kim Chandler, Blayne Clements, Suva Bastin, Sally Schiller, and Joe Schiller

Members of FODC - Michael Fulbright, Meredith Gildrie, Debbie Hamilton, Ken Kearns, Richard Gildrie, Steve Hamilton, Allison Bennett, Jack Bastin, Kim Chandler, Blayne Clements, Suva Bastin, Sally Schiller, and Joe Schiller

«Read the rest of this article»





  • Visit Us On FacebookVisit Us On TwitterVisit Us On GooglePlusVisit Us On PinterestVisit Us On YoutubeCheck Our FeedVisit Us On Instagram
  • Personal Controls

    Archives