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101st Airborne Division and Fort Campbell host Day of the Eagles

 

Written by Staff Sgt. Terrance D. Rhodes
2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell held its Day of the Eagles here July 30th, 2015.

Day of the Eagles is a tradition to honor past and present 101st Airborne Division Soldiers.

The first “Week of the Eagles” celebration was held in 1973, a year after the division was welcomed back from Vietnam. This year’s Day of the Eagles themes are “Once a Screaming Eagle, always a Screaming Eagle,” and “Continued legacy of dominance and dependability in battle.”

Maj. Gen. Gary J. Volesky, the commanding general of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell, and Command Sgt. Maj. Gregory F. Nowak, the division command sergeant major, lead a division run to start of the 101st's Day of the Eagles at Fort Campbell, Ky., July 30, 2015. Day of the Eagles is a tradition to honor past and present 101st Airborne Division Soldiers. (Staff Sgt. Candice Funchess, 101st Airborne Division Public Affairs)

Maj. Gen. Gary J. Volesky, the commanding general of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell, and Command Sgt. Maj. Gregory F. Nowak, the division command sergeant major, lead a division run to start of the 101st’s Day of the Eagles at Fort Campbell, Ky., July 30, 2015. Day of the Eagles is a tradition to honor past and present 101st Airborne Division Soldiers. (Staff Sgt. Candice Funchess, 101st Airborne Division Public Affairs)

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Clarksville Police Special Operation Unit along with ABC Agents seize $35,000 worth of Beer

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Thursday, July 39th, 2015, Alcohol Beverage Control Agents, along with Narcotics Agents of the Clarksville Police Department’s Special Operation Unit, conducted an alcohol search warrant at the Golf Club Food Mart at 2116 Golf Club Lane, seizing the entire beer inventory.

The store has been cited for selling alcohol to persons under 21 on four different occasions, dating back to May of 2014.

Clarksville Police seize $35,000 of Beer from Golf Club Food Mart at 2116 Golf Club Lane.

Clarksville Police seize $35,000 of Beer from Golf Club Food Mart at 2116 Golf Club Lane.

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Clarksville Police reports Home Invasion; Shooting at Prewitt’s Mobile Home Park

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – District #3 patrol officers investigated a report of shots fired at Prewitt’s Mobile Home Park off Whitfield Road at 5:35am today.

A resident of the Park, who had severe facial injuries, said two black males broke down his front door and assaulted him, striking him multiple times in the face with a pipe.

The suspects, who were allegedly also armed with a pistol and machete, allegedly stole a television set and some medication; then searched the victim’s vehicles.

Clarksville Police Officers investigate shots fired at Prewitt’s Mobile Home Park.

Clarksville Police Officers investigate shots fired at Prewitt’s Mobile Home Park.

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Crossland Avenue and Cumberland Drive Intersection Traffic Signal out of service

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – A traffic signal/utility pole was hit today by a tractor trailer at the intersection Crossland Avenue and Cumberland Drive. Until repairs can be completed, traffic on Cumberland Drive will be controlled by temporary stop signs.

Drivers are urged to use extreme caution in this area. Repair to the intersection will not be complete until next week.

Traffic Signal out at Crossland Avenue and Cumberland Drive Intersection for the next few days.

Traffic Signal out at Crossland Avenue and Cumberland Drive Intersection for the next few days.

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Clarksville Police reports Aggravated Assault Suspect still at Large

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police are searching for Kassay Jamall Brown to serve a felony Aggravated (Domestic) Assault warrant.

Patrol officers investigated a domestic violence complaint on Walnut Street on July 26th. Brown had allegedly become angry with his girlfriend because she had ‘liked’ a picture on the social networking site, Instagram.

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Historic Courthouse becomes Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certified

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification ProgramMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Historic Courthouse is the latest government building to become Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certified.

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett and the majority of the employees who work at the courthouse attended the green ribbon cutting.

Historic Courthouse Green Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.

Historic Courthouse Green Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.

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Screaming Eagle Honor Flight aims to honor Veterans

 

Written by Staff Sgt. Sierra Fown
2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – The Screaming Eagle Honor Flight departed Nashville, TN to Washington, D.C., Saturday with 27 World War II, Vietnam and Korean War veterans on board. In addition, each veteran had a volunteer sponsor, two of which were the 101st Airborne Division’s Soldier of the year and noncommissioned officer of the year.

The Screaming Eagle Honor Flight is a Clarksville-based chapter of the Honor Flight Network, a nonprofit organization that provides veterans with free flights to and from D.C. Many of the veterans on board Saturday’s flight had never been to the National Mall to see the memorials that were built in their honor.

U.S. Marine veteran, Jim Devasher, a Bowling Green, Ky., native, points a name out on the Vietnam War Memorial Wall in Washington July 25, 2015. Staff Sgt. David Payton, 18th Airborne Corps and 101st Airborne Division NCO of the year was the guardian for Devasher during the Screaming Eagle Honor Flight. (Staff Sgt. Sierra A. Fown, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs)

U.S. Marine veteran, Jim Devasher, a Bowling Green, Ky., native, points a name out on the Vietnam War Memorial Wall in Washington July 25, 2015. Staff Sgt. David Payton, 18th Airborne Corps and 101st Airborne Division NCO of the year was the guardian for Devasher during the Screaming Eagle Honor Flight. (Staff Sgt. Sierra A. Fown, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs)

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American Heart Association says the result of eating too much Salt can be measured in Blood Pressure

 

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – People who gradually increase the amount of salt in their diet and people who habitually eat a higher salt diet both face an increased risk of developing high blood pressure, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

In a Japanese study of more than 4,000 people who had normal blood pressure, almost 23 percent developed high blood pressure over a three year period. Those who ate the most salt were the most likely to have high blood pressure by the end of the study. Participants who gradually increased their sodium intake also showed gradually higher blood pressure.

Reduction in Salt Consumption Recommended. (Copyright American Heart Association)

Reduction in Salt Consumption Recommended. (Copyright American Heart Association)

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Clarksville Police ask Public for assistance Identifying Shoplifting Suspects

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police investigated a felony shoplifting incident at the Ulta store at 2884 Wilma Rudolph Boulevard on July 21st.

Two black females are suspected of stealing over $1000 in Gucci perfume, irons, and hair styling products. The suspects are on videotape placing merchandise into the bags they were carrying.

If you can identify either of these felony shoplifting suspects, please contact Detective Greg Rosencrants at 931.648.0656, ext. 5382.

If you can identify either of these felony shoplifting suspects, please contact Detective Greg Rosencrants at 931.648.0656, ext. 5382.

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101st Airborne Division Strike Soldiers sharpen skills at Advanced Rifle Marksmanship progression training

 

Written by Staff Sgt. Terrance D. Rhodes
2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

2nd Brigade Combat Team - StrikeFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – Soldiers from Company A, 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), conducted an advanced rifle marksmanship and demolition training exercise here Monday.

The purpose of this training was to reinforce the basic skill sets that come with advance rifle marksmanship and demolition instruction.

Soldiers from 1st Platoon, Company A, 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), rehearse room clearing procedures and tactics, learning how to communicate together at Fort Campbell, KY, July 27, 2015. Room clearing procedures fall under urban operations. (Staff Sgt. Terrance D. Rhodes, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs)

Soldiers from 1st Platoon, Company A, 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), rehearse room clearing procedures and tactics, learning how to communicate together at Fort Campbell, KY, July 27, 2015. Room clearing procedures fall under urban operations. (Staff Sgt. Terrance D. Rhodes, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs)

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