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Fort Campbell Soldier, Volunteer Firefighter receives commendation for saving a child

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Congratulations to Woodlawn Volunteer Firefighter and Staff Sergeant James Munns for receiving a letter of commendation from the City of San Antonio Fire Department for his heroic efforts on August 11th while he was in Texas for military schooling.

According to the letter from San Antonio Fire Chief Charles Hood, “Munns took quick, skilled actions in treating a toddler for symptoms of potential heat exhaustion from being left alone in a hot car for an extended amount of time.”

Woodlawn Volunteer Firefighter and Fort Campbell 3rd Brigade Combat Team soldier Staff Sergeant James Munns.

Woodlawn Volunteer Firefighter and Fort Campbell 3rd Brigade Combat Team soldier Staff Sergeant James Munns.

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101st Airborne Division releases name of Fort Campbell Shooter

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) has released the name of the soldier who was apprehended yesterday by military police after responding to a report of shots fired near Campbell Army Airfield.

The soldier has been identified as 23-year old Spc. Bryan Castillo, a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter repairer, who arrived at Fort Campbell in September, 2013.

Castillo allegedly entered Hangar 8 on the airfield at approximately 11:30am yesterday and fired two shots. Installation law enforcement was notified and immediately responded. He fled the hangar in his privately owned vehicle and law enforcement pursued.

Fort Campbell shooter identified, charges decision pending. (Sam Shore)

Fort Campbell shooter identified, charges decision pending. (Sam Shore)

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Fort Campbell releases update on Active Shooter incident

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – A 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) soldier was apprehended this afternoon by military police after they responded to a report of shots fired near Campbell Army Airfield.

The soldier allegedly entered Hangar 8 on the airfield at approximately 11:30am and fired two shots. Installation law enforcement was notified and immediately responded. The soldier fled the hangar in his privately owned vehicle and law enforcement pursued.

During the pursuit, the soldier hit another vehicle but was able to continue his flight to his on-post residence. He attempted to leave his vehicle on foot, but was subdued by law enforcement and taken into custody.

Fort Campbell reports a soldier fired shots in Hanger 8 near Campbell Army Airfield. The soldier fled in his vehicle, was pursued by law enforcement and taken into custody. (Sam Shore)

Fort Campbell reports a soldier fired shots in Hanger 8 near Campbell Army Airfield. The soldier fled in his vehicle, was pursued by law enforcement and taken into custody. (Sam Shore)

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Update on Active Shooter Incident on Fort Campbell

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – On Tuesday afternoon, August 25th, 2016 a 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) soldier was apprehended by military police after they responded to a report of an active shooter near Campbell Army Airfield.

There have been no reports of any injuries and at this time and the installation is currently secure, the gates are open and there are no threats to the post or local communities.

More details will be released as they become available.

Fort Campbell reports there was an Active Shooter Incident today on Base. Post is Secure and there is no danger to the post community. All gates are open. (Sam Shore)

Fort Campbell reports there was an Active Shooter Incident today on Base. Post is Secure and there is no danger to the post community. All gates are open. (Sam Shore)

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Active Shooter Incident on Fort Campbell

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Earlier today, Tuesday, August 25th, 2016 there was a report from Fort Campbell Army Base that there was an active shooter situation on base.

Austin Peay Police was notified at approximately 12:33pm to secure the APSU Center at Fort Campbell. At approximately 12:36pm, Austin Peay Police was notified that the situation had ended with the apprehension of a person and the APSU Center at Fort Campbell could re-open.

Fort Campbell reports there was an Active Shooter Incident today on Base. Post is Secure and there is no danger to the post community. All gates are open. (Sam Shore)

Fort Campbell reports there was an Active Shooter Incident today on Base. Post is Secure and there is no danger to the post community. All gates are open. (Sam Shore)

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101st Airborne Division soldiers conduct Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear defense exercise

 

Written by Sgt. Quentin Johnson
211th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment

U.S. Department of the ArmyMuscatatuck Urban Training Center, IN – In keeping with the spirit of Soldier readiness, members of Echo Forward Support Company, 326th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky, conducted Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear defense training at Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, August 14th, 2016.

Training introduced Soldiers to the M50 – Joint Service General Purpose Mask and basic CBRN decontamination procedures, said Staff Sgt. Chad Field, a platoon sergeant with the FSC and native of Missoula, Montana. The M50 replaced the U.S. M40 Field Protective Mask.

(left) Spc. Gary Allen, a wheeled vehicle mechanic, Yuba City, California native, and (right) Pfc. Joseph Kirkman, a Construction Equipment Repairer, and Greensboro, North Carolina native, both with Echo Forward Support Company, 326th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky, simulate decontaminating fellow FSC Soldier, Pfc. Ashton Barrell, (Carter) a motor transport operator and Evansville, Indiana native, during a Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense training exercise at Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, Indiana, Aug. 14, 2016. (Sgt. Quentin Johnson, 211th MPAD)

(left) Spc. Gary Allen, a wheeled vehicle mechanic, Yuba City, California native, and (right) Pfc. Joseph Kirkman, a Construction Equipment Repairer, and Greensboro, North Carolina native, both with Echo Forward Support Company, 326th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky, simulate decontaminating fellow FSC Soldier, Pfc. Ashton Barrell, (Carter) a motor transport operator and Evansville, Indiana native, during a Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense training exercise at Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, Indiana, Aug. 14, 2016. (Sgt. Quentin Johnson, 211th MPAD)

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City of Clarksville names Richard Stevens Communications Director

 

Former media executive joins team at City Hall

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Richard V. Stevens, an award-winning media professional and community leader, has been named communications director for the City of Clarksville, Mayor Kim McMillan announced Thursday.

“Richard brings a wealth of communications experience and deep knowledge of our community, and I’m sure he will be a strong contributor to our work at City Hall,” McMillan said.

Richard Stevens

Richard Stevens

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Fort Campbell ACS and U.S. Chamber to hold Hiring Our Heroes Job Fair August 18th

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – On Thursday, August 18th, 2016 Fort Campbell Army Community Service and U.S. Chamber of Commerce will host Hiring Heroes – Fort Campbell, a jobs and opportunity fair for spouses of all active duty military, guard, reserve, Veterans, Retirees and Gold Star spouses.

The job fair will be held at Cole Park Commons from 10:00am until 1:00pm.

Hiring Heroes - Fort Campbell job fair to be held August 18th, 2016.

Hiring Heroes – Fort Campbell job fair to be held August 18th, 2016.

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Employer Seminar on Advantages of Hiring Veterans to be held in Clarksville, August 17th

 

WorkForce Essentials, IncClarksville, TN – There will be an Employer Seminar (Veterans Hiring Advantage) on August 17th, 2016 at the Wilma Rudolph Events Center in Clarksville from 9:00am – 2:00pm.

The purpose of this seminar is to empower employers and human resource professionals about the rewards of employing veterans in their workplace.

Employer Advantage Seminar to be held in Clarksville at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center August 17th.

Employer Advantage Seminar to be held in Clarksville at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center August 17th.

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Clarksville’s James Moore and Sean Hogan take Viking Cruise in Norway and Scotland

 

TravelClarksville, TN – Supervisory Librarian, Robert F. Sink Memorial Library at Fort Campbell, James Moore and Special Collections Librarian, Felix G. Woodward Library, Austin Peay State University, Sean Hogan, are world travelers.

Each year they cruise to a different location and this June their travels took them on a Viking ocean cruise to both Norway and Scotland. Following are James’ enticing description of their tour and Sean’s exquisite photographs:

Parliament in Oslo, Norway. (Sean Hogan)

Parliament in Oslo, Norway. (Sean Hogan)

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