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Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance offers Tips, Information as School Begins

 

Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI)

Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance - TDCINashville, TN – With a new school year getting underway this week for residents of the Volunteer State, the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) is reminding consumers that education doesn’t stop in the classroom.

TDCI’s divisions are offering consumers tips and reminders to help ensure your back-to-school season is safe and scam-free.

Go ‘Back to School’ with Education and Information from Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance.

Go ‘Back to School’ with Education and Information from Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance.

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101st Airborne Division’s 3rd Brigade Combat Team to Host Innovation Panel with Industry Professionals

 

3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division

RakkasanFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – Leaders from 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) will host an innovation panel from 10:00am to 12:00pm, August 10th, 2018 at Cole Park Commons, Fort Campbell, KY.

The panel members include retired Col. Rob Salome, Director, Strategy and Leadership Development for Solutions21, retired Col. Pete Newell, Managing Partner, BMNT, Lt. Col. Eddie Brown, Program Manager, Defense Innovation Unit (Experimental), Capt. Jay Long, 3rd Ranger Bn. Innovation Cell, 1st Lt. Lauren McCune, Deputy Program Manager, BMNT, and Mr. Tim Greeff, Founder and CEO, National Security Technology Accelerator.

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Tennessee Titans last game against Green Bay Packers

 

Tennessee Titans

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota made NFL history by becoming the first player to record four-plus touchdowns in six of his first 22 games as he led Tennessee to a 47-25 win over the Green Bay Packers at Nissan Stadium.

In route to tying their highest scoring output in Nissan Stadium history, the Titans engineered a six-touchdown, 446-yard performance on offense, while the defense recorded five sacks and limited the Packers to 69 yards on the ground. Mariota went 19-of-26 for 295 yards with four touchdowns, no interceptions and a 149.8 passer rating.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) runs for a short gain during the second half against the Green Bay Packers at Nissan Stadium. The Titans won 47-25. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) runs for a short gain during the second half against the Green Bay Packers at Nissan Stadium. The Titans won 47-25. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, 101st Airborne Division Soldiers moving forward to Army Best Medic Competition

 

Written by Maria Yager
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Public Affairs

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – A team from Blanchfield Army Community Hospital and two Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) prevailed following three days of grueling competition to earn the title of the 2018 Regional Health Command-Atlantic – 101st Airborne Division Best Medic Competition August 2nd, 2018.

Sgt. 1st Class Justin Cauthen, BACH Gold Army Medical Home non-commissioned officer in charge, and Maj. J. Tyler Garrett, BACH Clinical Services Division chief, were named 2018 RHC-A Best Medics and will represent RHC-A in the Army-wide Command Sgt. Maj. Jack L. Clark, Jr. Army Best Medic Competition at Fort Sam Houston, Texas and Camp Bullis, Texas later this year.

Regional Health Command-Atlantic Commander, Brig. Gen. Telita Crosland and Command Sgt. Maj. Diamond Hough, senior enlisted advisor, congratulate Capt. Brent Turpin, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, and Sgt Daryus Jenkins, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, as winners of the 2018 101st Airborne Division Best Medic Competition at Fort Campbell, KY. The two will represent the division during an Army-wide competition later this year. (U.S. Army photo by David Gillespie)

Regional Health Command-Atlantic Commander, Brig. Gen. Telita Crosland and Command Sgt. Maj. Diamond Hough, senior enlisted advisor, congratulate Capt. Brent Turpin, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, and Sgt Daryus Jenkins, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, as winners of the 2018 101st Airborne Division Best Medic Competition at Fort Campbell, KY. The two will represent the division during an Army-wide competition later this year. (U.S. Army photo by David Gillespie)

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Austin Peay State University senior Allie Huneycutt wins Two Golds, Bronze at Tae Kwon Do World Championships

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University senior Allie Honeycutt won two golds and a bronze last month at the Tae Kwon-Do International World Championships in Birmingham, England.

Austin Peay State University senior Allie Honeycutt stands in the gold medal spot at center with teammates Jenna Davis, left, and Alexis Medlin, second from right. A competitor from Great Britain, C. Quinn, also won bronze.

Austin Peay State University senior Allie Honeycutt stands in the gold medal spot at center with teammates Jenna Davis, left, and Alexis Medlin, second from right. A competitor from Great Britain, C. Quinn, also won bronze.

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City of Clarksville, United Way unveil “Real Change, Not Spare Change” program to reduce panhandling

 

City of Clarksville

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville and the United Way of the Greater Clarksville Area have introduced a program designed to reduce panhandling by encouraging citizens to give to agencies that attack the real problems of need and homelessness.

The “Real Change, Not Spare Change” program urges citizens to refrain from making direct donations to panhandlers. Instead, the campaign encourages residents to contribute to agencies that provide food for people in need and to agencies whose mission is to provide services to homeless individuals and families.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County School System reports Social Media post about Gun being Investigated

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS)

Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS)Montgomery County, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) has been made aware early today of a social media post involving a gun.

The post was made in a “chat room” with students from Clarksville High School and a student from outside Montgomery County.

Local law enforcement is investigating a post made in social media chat room with Clarksville High School students about a gun.

Local law enforcement is investigating a post made in social media chat room with Clarksville High School students about a gun.

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101st Resolute Support Sustainment Brigade “Lifeliners” Train to Sustain Life

 

Written by 1st Lt. Verniccia Ford
101st Airborne Division (AA) Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs

101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne Division

Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan – The 101st Resolute Support Sustainment Brigade medical team consists of three personnel, one family practice medical doctor, and two combat medic specialists that work the unit’s aid station 7 days a week.

The brigade consists of over 500 service members, leaving this three-man team to render medical support to all deployed brigade personnel. With limited amounts of medical experts in the brigade, the medical team’s goal is to thoroughly train as many Lifeliner soldiers as possible to be combat lifesavers.

SPC Nicholas Leverette (left), and PFC Lani Suther (right), administer a nasal pharyngeal tube to a casualty dummy in order to practice performing combat lifesaver techniques, on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, July 26. (1st Lt. Verniccia Ford, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

SPC Nicholas Leverette (left), and PFC Lani Suther (right), administer a nasal pharyngeal tube to a casualty dummy in order to practice performing combat lifesaver techniques, on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, July 26. (1st Lt. Verniccia Ford, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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APSU Football coach Todd Pinkston Gains New Experience Working with the Baltimore Ravens

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU FootballClarksville, TN – When the Austin Peay State University (APSU) football team reported for the first day of practice on Friday, an important part of the team was still making his way back to Clarksville.

Wide receivers coach Todd Pinkston had been roaming the Baltimore Ravens’ sideline the previous night during the annual NFL Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio.

Austin Peay State University Football wide receivers coach Todd Pinkston. (APUS Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University Football wide receivers coach Todd Pinkston. (APUS Sports Information)

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NASA’s Space Launch System rocket’s Core Stage has been assembled

 

NASA Headquarters

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationWashington, D.C. – The first major piece of core stage hardware for NASA’s Space Launch System rocket has been assembled and is ready to be joined with other hardware for Exploration Mission-1, the first integrated flight of SLS and the Orion spacecraft. SLS will enable a new era of exploration beyond low-Earth orbit, launching crew and cargo on deep space exploration missions to the Moon, Mars and beyond.

The backbone of the world’s most powerful rocket, the 212-foot-tall core stage, will contain the SLS rocket’s four RS-25 rocket engines, propellant tanks, flight computers and much more. Though the smallest part of the core stage, the forward skirt will serve two critical roles. It will connect the upper part of the rocket to the core stage and house many of the flight computers, or avionics.

The first major piece of core stage hardware for NASA's Space Launch System rocket has been assembled and is ready to be joined with other hardware for Exploration Mission-1. The forward skirt will connect the upper part of the rocket to the core stage and house many of the flight computers, or avionics. (NASA/Eric Bordelon)

The first major piece of core stage hardware for NASA’s Space Launch System rocket has been assembled and is ready to be joined with other hardware for Exploration Mission-1. The forward skirt will connect the upper part of the rocket to the core stage and house many of the flight computers, or avionics. (NASA/Eric Bordelon)

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