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Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion helps CSM Jerome Wren Navigate Life’s Unexpected Path

 

Written by Annette P. Gomes
U.S. Army Warrior Care and Transition

U.S. Army Warrior Care and TransitionArlington, VA – As a policy maker and administrator in the Army, Command Sgt. Maj. Jerome Wren never expected to end up in a Warrior Transition Battalion.

“During my 32-year career I have accumulated a few bumps and bruises, but I have always been able to bounce back or as we say in the Army, suck it up and drive on,” Wren said.

Known to push himself to the limit in the past, Wren says it was time to listen to his body.

CSM Jerome Wren takes a spin on his exercise bike during a routine workout. (CSM Jerome Wren)

CSM Jerome Wren takes a spin on his exercise bike during a routine workout. (CSM Jerome Wren)

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Clarksville Transit System to provide free rides on New Year’s Eve

 

Ride with CTS on New Year’s Eve

Clarksville Transit System - CTSClarksville, TN – Clarksville Transit System will conduct Operation Safe Ride to help make sure New Year’s Eve revelers enjoy their celebrations and still start the New Year safely.

To fight impaired driving, CTS buses will provide free safe rides home for anyone who may have celebrated too much.

Clarksville Transit System's "Operation Safe Ride" offers free post-party transportation.

Clarksville Transit System’s “Operation Safe Ride” offers free post-party transportation.

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Hopkinsville Community College ranked 17th for two-year colleges on Military Times Best: Colleges 2018

 

Hopkinsville Community CollegeHopkinsville, KY – Military Times has announced its Military Times Best: Colleges 2018 rankings, formerly known as Best for Vets. Hopkinsville Community College (HCC) is ranked 17th in the 2-year college list. HCC has been included in the list for eight consecutive years, since the Military Times’ rankings began.

“We are honored to again be included in the list of colleges that focus on and serve the military and veteran population,” said HCC Fort Campbell Campus Director Allisha Lee.

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Fort Campbell Garrison welcomes Jason Osborne as new Garrison Command Sergeant Major

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell civilian employees, Soldiers, community leaders, Family members and friends filled the seats of Wilson Theater to witness Command Sgt. Maj. Jason W. Osborne’s assumption of responsibility as the garrison senior enlisted adviser during a ceremony December 1st, 2017.

Colonel Joseph P. Kuchan, Fort Campbell garrison commander, led the ceremony by introducing Osborne to those in attendance.

“[Osborne] communicates well. He’s a natural conversationalist. He quickly cuts to the essence of a matter and he underpins it all with standards and responsibility,” Kuchan said. “These qualities will serve him exceptionally well as the garrison command sergeant major. This is the type of leadership and focus that we need right now.”

Garrison Command Sgt. Maj. Jason W. Osborne addresses the audience Dec. 1, during his assumption of responsibility ceremony at Wilson Theater, Fort Campbell, KY.  (Mari-Alice Jasper, Fort Campbell Courier)

Garrison Command Sgt. Maj. Jason W. Osborne addresses the audience Dec. 1, during his assumption of responsibility ceremony at Wilson Theater, Fort Campbell, KY. (Mari-Alice Jasper, Fort Campbell Courier)

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library to hold concerts featuring 101st Airborne Band & Cumberland Winds Brass Quintet December 12th and 13th

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Public LibraryClarksville, TN – The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Band will perform in the atrium of the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library on Tuesday, December 12th from 6:00pm–7:00pm.

The show will feature several different types of musical groupings for an hour-long concert. Musical offerings will be holiday standards played both traditionally and with a jazzy flair and with vocal performances by band members.

101st Airborne Band & Cumberland Winds Brass Quintet to play holiday music at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library on December 12th and 13th.

101st Airborne Band & Cumberland Winds Brass Quintet to play holiday music at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library on December 12th and 13th.

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Clarksville Transit System to provide special Holiday Services

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Transit System is offering several free services to help residents cope with the hustle and bustle of the holiday season.

On Saturday, December 23rd, 2017 CTS will offer free rides to all passengers to help with last-minute holiday shopping trips. So make your list, check it twice and then sit back and let CTS do the driving.

Clarksville City Bus Service offers Free rides to Shopping, Warm Souls

Clarksville City Bus Service offers Free rides to Shopping, Warm Souls

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U.S. Army Recognizes Montgomery County with Partnership Award

 

Award Presented for Connecting Employment Opportunities to Transitioning Soldiers

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Fort Campbell and Montgomery County, Tennessee live side-by-side as neighbors and partners.

On Monday, December 4th, 2017, Montgomery County was of only seven Army communities worldwide to be recognized in Washington, D.C. by the U.S. Army with an Army Community Partnership Award – an award that celebrates partnerships that enhance Army readiness and strengthens community bonds.

(L to R) Ryan McCarthy; Jeff Truitt, Montgomery County Chief of Staff; Col. James Kuchan; Mayor Jim Durrett; Marla Rye; Fred Workman; Jordan Gillis, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations; and Lt. General Gwen Bingham. (U.S. Army photo by Darrell Hudson)

(L to R) Ryan McCarthy; Jeff Truitt, Montgomery County Chief of Staff; Col. James Kuchan; Mayor Jim Durrett; Marla Rye; Fred Workman; Jordan Gillis, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations; and Lt. General Gwen Bingham. (U.S. Army photo by Darrell Hudson)

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum December 2017 Exhibits and Activities

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is located in historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee. Come explore an entire city block featuring large gallery spaces filled with fine art, science and history.

Some of the events in December at the Museum are: The Art of the 2Rivers Society of Painters, Tamara Reynolds: Southern Route, Veiled Abstractions: L.A. Bachman, Toys from the Museum Collection, Doggerels: The Illustrations of Edward Gilman, and Noel Night.

2017 Customs House Museum's Noel Night

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Dayton Gumm named APSU Athlete of the Week

 

APSU Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Freshman guard Dayton Gumm, of the Austin Peay State University men’s basketball team, has been named the Copies in a Flash APSU Athlete of the Week.

The Bowling Green, Kentucky native earned adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Men’s Basketball Freshman of the Week honors after pacing the Govs with a game-high 23 points in his first career start, an 86-61 thrashing of Miami University at the Austin Peay Dunn Center.

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APSU Basketball’s Dayton Gumm and Averyl Ugba earn weekly OVC Awards

 

APSU Sports Information

APSU Men's BasketballBrentwood, TN – A pair of Austin Peay State University men’s basketball players took home adidas® Ohio Valley Conference weekly honors, with senior Averyl Ugba earning Newcomer of the Week and freshman Dayton Gumm taking Freshman of the Week honors.

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