Topic: Fort Campbell
Fort Campbell, KY – Approximately 170 Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and 101st Airborne Division Artillery, were welcomed home during a ceremony as they returned from a nine-month deployment to Iraq.
Family, friends and fellow Soldiers gathered to welcome home the unit which performed duties as the Combined Joint Forces Land Component Command (CJFLCC) in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, the land component command advising and assisting Iraqi Security Forces in defeating DA’ESH.
Clarksville, TN – On Veterans Day, Friday, November 11th, 2016, members of Quilting in Clarksville presented 15 Quilts of Valor to veterans at Clarksville’s Tennessee State Veteran’s Home. The presentation began at 10:00am.
The Veterans home was filled with people there to watch the presentation of the quilts. Some of the people in attendance included: Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts; Members of the Sergeant Audie Murphy Association; Quilting in Clarksville Members: Dawn Wilcox, Jerry Church, Gloria Underwood, Lannette Miller , Roberta Samuels, Kathy Huff, Michelle Roberts; and members of the 101st Airborne Division.
Clarksville, TN – I’m honored to serve as Mayor of the City of Clarksville, the home of Fort Campbell and a large number of military veterans.
On Veterans Day, we honor all who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces and their family members. We take time to remember their dedicated service and the sacrifices they have made.
Fort Campbell Directorate of Emergency Services
Fort Campbell, KY – The Fort Campbell Directorate of Emergency Services reports that Fort Campbell’s Gate 3, Gate 6, Angels Gate, and Mabry Gate will be closed for the Veterans Day Holiday/DONSA weekend beginning on Friday, November 11th, 2016 and going through Monday, November 14th, 2016.
All other gates (Gates 1, 4, 7 and 10) will continue their normal hours of operation during the weekend.
Fort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell Army Continuing Education Services (ACES) is hosting an education fair November 16th from 9:00am until 2:00pm at the SSG Glenn H. English, Jr. Army Education Center.
Twenty three colleges and universities will be represented, along with a number of education-related programs and organizations including, Veterans Affairs (VA), Sink Library, AMEDD, Military One Source, Women Veterans of America Chapter 20 and others.
This event is open to the public and provides an opportunity for military personnel, family members, civilians, retirees and others to speak face-to-face with representatives from public and private colleges and universities from across the nation regarding degree programs, enrollment policies and financial pathways.
Written by Sgt. Neysa Canfield
Fort Campbell, KY – Last spring Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel A. Dailey announced the “Not in My Squad” initiative which emphasizes responsibility of junior leaders when it comes to Soldier care.
Soldiers of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade “Lifeliners,” 101st Abn. Div., held “Not in My Squad” Week from October 31st to November 2nd, here.
According to Dailey, “Not in My Squad” is designed to empower leaders by building trust, cohesion, and taking ownership of achievements and failures within their group of Soldiers.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville-Montgomery County gathered together in front of the Montgomery County Historic Courthouse this past Saturday, November 5th to honor our veterans, as well as those who are still serving their country.
The day started off at 9:00am with a Veterans Day Ceremony. Veterans Service Organization director Frank Mir gave the opening remarks followed by the 101st Airborne Division Honor Guard Posting the Colors.
BACH nurse shares career path, urges others to join team
Fort Campbell, KY – A civilian licensed practical nurse at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) loves her job and urges other nurses to consider a career at BACH, as nearly two dozen nurse positions open soon.
A military family member for years, Candace Martin had been around military treatment facilities most of her life. Her father had served in the Army for 20 years, so she was familiar with military treatment facilities as a patient, having received care since childhood.
Austin Peay State University to hold Military Appreciation Day during APSU Football game Saturday, November 5th
Clarksville, TN – This Saturday, November 5th, 2016, the Austin Peay State University athletics department will honor local veterans and military-affiliated individuals with a special Military Appreciation Day during APSU’s 4:00pm football game at Fortera Stadium.
All veterans, active-duty personnel and their families will receive free admission to the game with a current military I.D., and several military vehicles will be on display in tailgate alley and inside the stadium.
Montgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government is pleased to announce that country singer Billy Ray Cyrus will be riding in the Veterans Day Parade on Saturday, November 5th, as a guest of Appleton’s Harley Davidson.
Cyrus, along with a special guest of his, will be riding with a group of motorcyclists in the parade to support Operation Home Front.
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