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APSU ROTC Ranger Challenge team heading to prestigious West Point competition

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Ranger Challenge team will be one of 16 ROTC teams to compete next month at West Point’s Sandhurst 2019, the world’s premier academy-level military skills competition.

The Austin Peay State University Ranger Challenge Team. (APSU)

The Austin Peay State University Ranger Challenge Team. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University looks back at how Sidney Brown’s life intersects with history this February

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On a mild November evening, Sidney Brown, 87, stood along the sidelines at Austin Peay State University’s Fortera Stadium. He wore a blue blazer, which sagged from all the medals pinned above the left pocket, and a ball cap for the 555th Parachute Infantry, the U.S. Army’s famed all-black airborne unit.

Austin Peay State University alumnus and Command Sgt. Maj. Retired Sidney Brown is honored with an endowed military and ROTC scholarship on Wednesday, August 31st, 2016. (Beth Lowary, APSU)

Austin Peay State University alumnus and Command Sgt. Maj. Retired Sidney Brown is honored with an endowed military and ROTC scholarship on Wednesday, August 31st, 2016. (Beth Lowary, APSU)

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Austin Peay State University ROTC cadets finish second at Bold Warrior Challenge

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville,TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) Governor’s Guard ROTC cadets continue to show why they’re among the best in the nation.

Their latest achievement – finishing runner-up in the 7th Brigade ROTC Bold Warrior Challenge November 2nd-4th, 2018 at Fort Knox, Kentucky – strengthens the battalion’s claim to an eighth General Douglas MacArthur Award, which goes to the eight top-performing ROTC units in U.S. Army Cadet Command.

Standing from the left are Paul Kearney, Braydon Donnell, Alden Marvin, Thomas Rose, Steven Price, coach Keith Colman, Jasmine Barrios, Kylie Head, Brendan Hagens; kneeling from the left are Daniel Cole, Wesley Gray and Thomas Porter.

Standing from the left are Paul Kearney, Braydon Donnell, Alden Marvin, Thomas Rose, Steven Price, coach Keith Colman, Jasmine Barrios, Kylie Head, Brendan Hagens; kneeling from the left are Daniel Cole, Wesley Gray and Thomas Porter.

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APSU Football hosts Murray State, holds Military Appreciation Day

 

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APSU FootballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s final home football contest against Murray State in the Heritage Bank Battle of the Border will also serve as Military Appreciation Day and Senior Day. Kickoff is scheduled for 4:00pm, Saturday, at Fortera Stadium.

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Retired Lt. Gen. Ron Bailey recognized at 2018 Austin Peay State University Military Alumni Homecoming Dinner

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Military Alumni Chapter and the APSU National Alumni Association hosted the Military Alumni Chapter Homecoming Dinner on Friday, October 26th, 2018. A reception was held at 5:30pm prior to the dinner.

All funds raised through ticket sales were designated to benefit the CW3 (R) Scott Schroeder Scholarship Endowment and the Mrs. Joyce Luster Scholarship Endowment for deserving APSU students.

Mike O'Malley, chair of the Austin Peay State University Board of Trustees, and APSU President Alisa White present retired Lt. Gen. Ron Bailey with his award.

Mike O’Malley, chair of the Austin Peay State University Board of Trustees, and APSU President Alisa White present retired Lt. Gen. Ron Bailey with his award.

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Austin Peay State University to hold Military Appreciation Football Game November 17th

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – November isn’t a typical month at Austin Peay State University (APSU). As the state’s leader in higher education for military-affiliated students, the institution traditionally recognizes the entire month, with its connection to Veterans Day, as an extended salute to all veterans and active-duty military personnel.

In previous years, the Austin Peay State University football team has worn special uniforms to honor the military.

In previous years, the Austin Peay State University football team has worn special uniforms to honor the military.

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New Austin Peay State University vice president to speak at APSU’s Military and Veteran Graduate Recognition Ceremony August 8th

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Retired Lt. Gen Ronald Bailey, Austin Peay State University vice president for external affairs, will be the guest speaker at APSU’s Summer 2018 Military and Veteran Graduate Recognition Ceremony this August.

The ceremony, set for 5:00pm on August 8th, 2018 in the APSU Morgan University Center, honors the University’s graduating students who are either veterans, active-duty military personnel, reservists or members of the National Guard.

Austin Peay State University vice president for external affairs retired Lt. Gen Ronald Bailey.

Austin Peay State University vice president for external affairs retired Lt. Gen Ronald Bailey.

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Austin Peay State University names retired General Ronald Bailey as vice president for APSU External Affairs

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Retired Lt. Gen. Ronald Bailey, former deputy commandant for Plans, Polices and Operations for the U.S. Marine Corps, was recently named vice president for external affairs at Austin Peay State University. Bailey, a 1977 APSU graduate, will oversee the University’s offices of advancement, communication and strategic initiatives.

Retired Lt. Gen. Ronald Bailey, vice president for external affairs at Austin Peay State University.

Retired Lt. Gen. Ronald Bailey, vice president for external affairs at Austin Peay State University.

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APSU Spring Commencement keynote speaker will be Valerie Hunter-Kelly

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Valerie Hunter-Kelly, co-owner of Keller Williams Realty-Clarksville and a nationally recognized real estate professional, will deliver the keynote address at Austin Peay State University’s Spring Commencement on May 4th, 2018 in the APSU Dunn Center.

Hunter-Kelly has more than 25 years of experience in the real estate industry, and she is the listing specialist for The Air Assault Team at Keller Williams.

Valerie Hunter-Kelly to give keynote address at the APSU Spring Commencement on Friday, May 4th, 2018.

Valerie Hunter-Kelly to give keynote address at the APSU Spring Commencement on Friday, May 4th, 2018.

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APSU ROTC landing Black Hawks on campus for training

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Seeing UH60 Black Hawk helicopters circling above is not unusual in Clarksville Tennessee. However, seeing them land at Austin Peay State University’s campus in Downtown Clarksville is.

As part of a coordinated effort between Austin Peay’s Governors Guard ROTC program and the Tennessee National Guard, the APSU ROTC department has arranged to have Black Hawk helicopters land on campus three times over the next several weeks.

UH60 Black Hawk helicopters will be landing at APSU for ROTC training. (Sgt. 1st Class Ty McNeeley, U.S. ARCENT PAO)

UH60 Black Hawk helicopters will be landing at APSU for ROTC training. (Sgt. 1st Class Ty McNeeley, U.S. ARCENT PAO)

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