Topic: Fort Campbell
Fort Campbell, KY – Due to the expected severe weather today, Fort Campbell Schools will close early.
Fort Campbell High School will close at 1:20pm and elementary and middle schools will close at 2:20pm.
This is basically the Tuesday schedule for schools.
Remember, safety first! (RNJ)
Fort Campbell, KY – Command Sgt. Maj. Thomas D. Sutphin, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s top noncommissioned officer, is slated to change responsibility with Command Sgt. Maj. Christopher M. Earle at 2:00pm March 31st, 2017.
Sutphin took charge of the U.S. Army Medical Department Activity at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, April 9th, 2015. Just shy of two years, he is leaving Fort Campbell to take the helm as the Inspector General Sergeant Major for U.S. Army Africa – Southern European Task Force, Vicenza, Italy.
Written by Leejay Lockhart
Fort 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.
Nashville, 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.
Fort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell’s Soldier for Life-Transition Assistance Program and Army Community Service’s Employment Readiness Program will host its spring job fairs March 22nd-23rd at Cole Park Commons from 9:00am until 3:00pm.
The job fairs will feature 73 employers each day, representing a wide range of industries that are recruiting for international, national and regional job opportunities.
International and national employers will be featured on March 22nd, and local employers on March 23rd.
Fort Campbell, KY – Do you have a teenager who is learning to drive or who has just gotten their permit or license? Did you know that SKIESUnlimited offers Drivers Education Classes for teens age 15 to 17?
Classes are available both on post and off post with schedules for Saturdays as well as weekdays.
The cost is $330.00 per student and includes the student workbook, 30 hours of classroom education and 6 hours of behind the wheel training. Deployment discounts can be used for this class.
Bring your own lunch and snacks (microwave is available). All participants must be registered with Child and Youth Services (CYS) prior to enrolling in class.
Written by Leejay Lockhart
Fort Campbell, KY – The congressional delegation that toured Fort Campbell on March 7th, 2017, held a brief press conference before returning to Washington D.C.
The delegation included House Representatives William “Mac” Thornberry, chairman of the House Armed Services Committee; Diane Black, chairman of the House Budget Committee; Marsha Blackburn of the Tennessee 7th district which includes part of Fort Campbell, and chairman of the subcommittee on communications and technology.
Major Gen. Andrew P. Poppas, Commanding General of the 101st Airborne Division and Fort Campbell, escorted the delegation as they met with Soldiers, toured facilities and saw firsthand how budget cuts in previous years had affected readiness across the installation.
Fort Campbell, KY – The Fort Campbell Emergency Operations Center (EOC) will test the Integrated Public Alert & Warning System (IPAWS) – Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) tomorrow, Friday, March 10th, 2017 depending on weather.
The test will take place at 1:00pm only if we have clear weather conditions and will impact U.S. Army Fort Campbell and areas of Montgomery County, Christian County, Stewart County, and Trigg County.
The test message will say “This is a test from the Ft Campbell Emergency Operations Center. This is only a test.”
Clarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University student newspaper, The All State, earned 10 awards from the Southeast Journalism Conference, including first place and second place for Best Press Photography, during the annual conference in Oxford, Mississippi on Friday, February 17th, 2017.
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, TNECD Announce LG Electronics to Locate New U.S. Manufacturing Operations in Montgomery County
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, the Department of Economic and Community Development and LG Electronics Inc. officials today announced the company will build a new home appliance manufacturing facility in Clarksville.
The global manufacturer, with headquarters in South Korea, is a leader in appliances, electronics and mobile devices. LG will invest $250 million in the facility, creating at least 600 new jobs in Montgomery County.
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