Written by Staff Sgt. Terrance D. Rhodes
Fort 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.”
Clarksville, 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, 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, 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.
Clarksville, 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.
Montgomery 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.
Written by Staff Sgt. Sierra Fown
Fort 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.
American Heart Association says the result of eating too much Salt can be measured in Blood Pressure
Dallas, 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.
Clarksville, 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.
101st Airborne Division Strike Soldiers sharpen skills at Advanced Rifle Marksmanship progression training
Written by Staff Sgt. Terrance D. Rhodes
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.
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