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Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion Soldier prepares to make his transition

 

Written by Leejay Lockhart
Fort Campbell Public Affairs Office

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Specialist Avery Harbin, a Soldier assigned to the Warrior Transition Battalion, confidently shook hands and spoke with many of the 73 civilian job recruiters at the Soldier for Life-Transition Assistance Program and Army Community Service’s Employment Readiness Program International and National job fair Wednesday at Cole Park Commons.

Harbin also prepared for the job fair featuring 73 local and regional employers on March 23rd, 2017.

He will leave the Army at the end August, but he has already started preparing for his transition. Harbin said he feels confident he will be able to find employment allowing him to eventually reach his long-term goals of going to college for graphic design and business management as well as becoming an entrepreneur.

Specialist Avery Harbin, a Soldier assigned to the Warrior Transition Battalion, participates in a mock interview with local business and political leaders March 16, 2017, at Fort Campbell. On Harbin’s panel was Jim Durrett, Montgomery County, mayor, Mariah Carey, human resources director with Lowes and Connie Freeman, executive assistant to the chief executive officer at 1st Advantage Bank. (Leejay Lockhart, Fort Campbell Public Affairs Office)

Specialist Avery Harbin, a Soldier assigned to the Warrior Transition Battalion, participates in a mock interview with local business and political leaders March 16, 2017, at Fort Campbell. On Harbin’s panel was Jim Durrett, Montgomery County, mayor, Mariah Carey, human resources director with Lowes and Connie Freeman, executive assistant to the chief executive officer at 1st Advantage Bank. (Leejay Lockhart, Fort Campbell Public Affairs Office)

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Fort Campbell receives donation of over 37,000 packages of cookies from Girl Scouts

 

Girl Scouts of Middle TennesseeNashville, TN – Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee (GSMIDTN) donated 37,444 boxes of Girl Scout Cookies to Fort Campbell soldiers through its Gift of Caring program on March 17th. This donation amount was a 20.37% increase from last year’s gift.

Through Gift of Caring, Girl Scouts are able to show their appreciation for men and women in uniform or support those in need by giving them Girl Scout Cookies.

Girl Scouts with Fort Campbell soldiers on March 17th.

Girl Scouts with Fort Campbell soldiers on March 17th.

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Fort Campbell to conduct Gate 4 Memorialization Ceremony

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – On June 28th, Fort Campbell will hold a memorialization ceremony in honor of Clarissa Ann Jackson “T.C.” Freeman. Gate 4 will be renamed and dedicated to her during the ceremony that will begin at 10:00am.

Freeman passed away May 19th after a long battle with pulmonary fibrosis. She was 83. Known to most as T.C., she was a staunch lifelong advocate for the Army, specifically Fort Campbell Soldiers and their Families. Considered by those who knew her as a force to be reckoned with, T.C. was a powerful force for change at both state and national levels and a tireless advocate for the Army.

Entrance sign near the incoming lane outside of Gate 4 at Fort Campbell, KY. Fort Campbell is home to the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) "Screaming Eagles". (Sam Shore)

Entrance sign near the incoming lane outside of Gate 4 at Fort Campbell, KY. Fort Campbell is home to the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) “Screaming Eagles”. (Sam Shore)

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CPD and MCSO join Pisgah Elementary School for National Bike to School Day

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Wednesday, May 4th, 2016, Pisgah Elementary School, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, and the Clarksville Police Department’s Traffic Unit joined children and families for their bike rides to school on National Bike to School Day.

National Bike to School Day was created to provide an opportunity for schools across the nation to join together to celebrate the energy of National Bike Month.

Pisgah Elementary School children ride their bikes to school on National Bike to School Day

Pisgah Elementary School children ride their bikes to school on National Bike to School Day

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Fort Campbell Soldiers and Families attend Earth Day 2016

 

Campbell CrossingFort Campbell, KY – Campbell Crossing’s 2016 Earth Day event was a huge success over the weekend. Fort Campbell Soldiers and family members came out for an afternoon full of exciting games and activities including fun crafts, face painting, educational booths, food from Whitt’s BBQ and more.

Although the event was planned to be outdoors, the rain did not keep residents away. The event held at the Family Resource Center, kicked off with the National Anthem, the Fort Campbell Troop 101 Boy Scouts presenting the Colors, and the Department of Environment-Forestry presenting the Tree City Award to Garrison Commander Col. James R. Salome.

The Department of Environment-Forestry presented the Tree City Award to Garrison Commander Col. James R. Salome.

The Department of Environment-Forestry presented the Tree City Award to Garrison Commander Col. James R. Salome.

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Girl Scouts Donate Over 30,000 Packages of Cookies to Fort Campbell

 

Girl Scouts of Middle TennesseeNashville, TN – Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee (GSMIDTN) donated approximately 31,108 boxes of Girl Scout Cookies to Fort Campbell soldiers through its Gift of Caring program on April 1st. This donation amount was a 28.52% increase from last year’s gift.

Through Gift of Caring, Girl Scouts are able to show their appreciation for men and women in uniform or support those in need by giving them Girl Scout Cookies.

Girl Scouts give Packages of Cookies to Fort Campbell soldiers.

Girl Scouts give Packages of Cookies to Fort Campbell soldiers.

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Fort Campbell Soldiers complete Expert Infantryman Badge qualifications

 

Written by Sgt. Samantha Stoffregen
1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

BastogneFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – On February 2nd, more than 900 Soldiers from 1st Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Brigade Combat Team and units across Fort Campbell stepped onto Johnson Field at 4:00am to take a physical fitness test, after spending weeks training and preparing for this day, to begin day one of their expert infantryman badge qualifications.

That day more than half of the Soldiers failed to meet the EIB standards to pass the physical fitness test or the day and night land navigation portion. In the following four days, Soldiers were tested on basic infantryman tasks ranging from the proper way to throw a grenade to putting together an M4 rifle.

Pfc. Nicholas Vaughan, Company A, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) performs a functions check on an M4 after performing remedial action during the red lane portion of the expert infantryman badge qualifications Tuesday, Feb. 3. Vaughan received a go at this station, performing the proper measures in 17 seconds. Soldiers are permitted 30 seconds. (Sgt. Samantha Parks, 1st Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs)

Pfc. Nicholas Vaughan, Company A, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) performs a functions check on an M4 after performing remedial action during the red lane portion of the expert infantryman badge qualifications Tuesday, Feb. 3. Vaughan received a go at this station, performing the proper measures in 17 seconds. Soldiers are permitted 30 seconds. (Sgt. Samantha Parks, 1st Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs)

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Campbell Crossing Receives 2015 National Night Out Award

 

Campbell CrossingNashville, TN – Campbell Crossing, Lend lease’s privatized military family housing community located on Fort Campbell, is proud to announce that it has been named a 2015 National Night Out (NNO) Award winner in the Neighborhoods/ Communities category. They are one in four military housing communities selected within this category.

More than 2,000 Fort Campbell Soldiers and family members came out to take a stand against crime at NNO 2015.

More than 2,000 Fort Campbell Soldiers and family members came out to take a stand against crime at NNO 2015.

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Fort Campbell’s Campbell Crossing invites Soldiers and their families to attend the Heroes Salute Concert

 

Campbell CrossingFort Campbell, KY – Campbell Crossing, on behalf of the Lend Lease (US) Community, would like to invite Fort Campbell Soldiers and their families to attend the Nashville Connection- Heroes Salute Concert being held at The Nashville Palace on October 17th.

The Heroes Salute Concert is the finale to a five day, star studded event combining love of music and support for the military, with all proceeds benefiting military organizations.

Mike Goodwin, Project Director for Campbell Crossing, presents a check to Nashville Connection- Heroes Salute on behalf of the Lend Lease (US) Community Fund.

Mike Goodwin, Project Director for Campbell Crossing, presents a check to Nashville Connection- Heroes Salute on behalf of the Lend Lease (US) Community Fund.

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Fort Campbell Soldiers and Family Members attend National Night Out 2015

 

Campbell CrossingNashville, TN – Recently, Campbell Crossing hosted their 2015 National Night Out event. The event was a success with more than 2,000 Fort Campbell Soldiers and family members that came out to participate in this nationwide celebration.

National Night Out is geared toward heightening crime prevention awareness and strengthening the neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships while sending a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are fighting back.

Fort Campbell Soldiers and family members came out to take a stand against crime at National Night Out 2015.

Fort Campbell Soldiers and family members came out to take a stand against crime at National Night Out 2015.

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