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Fort Campbell to hold Independence Week Carnival, Concert and Fireworks to be held July 2nd-6th

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – On June 2nd through June 6th, an Independence Week Carnival will be hosted by the 101st Airborne Division and Fort Campbell Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation at the Fort Campbell Division Parade Field located at 47th Street and Desert Storm Avenue. The celebration includes an Independence Day ceremony, July 4th. The event is free to enter and open to the public.

Thursday, July 4th the carnival is open from 1:00pm to midnight. The 101st Airborne Division Band will open the evening of music at 5:00pm at the parade field followed by a welcome ceremony at 6:00pm Clayton Quisenberry hits the stage at 6:30pm.

Fort Campbell Independence Week Carnival, Concert and Fireworks set for July 2nd-6th.

Fort Campbell Independence Week Carnival, Concert and Fireworks set for July 2nd-6th.

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital adds noninvasive screening method for Colon Cancer

 

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)Fort Campbell, KY – While colonoscopy, a procedure performed in the hospital under sedation, is the most accurate screening method for colon cancer, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) recently added a new, noninvasive screening method for colon cancer that beneficiaries can do at home.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States and medical officials said early detection greatly increases survivability.

Mail-in colon cancer screening may end colonoscopy for most. (CDC)

Mail-in colon cancer screening may end colonoscopy for most. (CDC)

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101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell Celebrate U.S. Army’s 244th Birthday

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY –  The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, U.S. Army Garrison Fort Campbell, soldiers, leaders, tenant units and distinguished civilian guests gathered for a ceremony to celebrate the U.S. Army’s 244th birthday, June 13th, 2019 on Fort Campbell.

The theme for the Army’s birthday this year was “America’s Army: Honoring the Call to Service from D-Day to Today.” The theme was very fitting for the “Screaming Eagle” division, as 85 Soldiers just returned from 10 days in Carentan, Normandy, France.

Col. Clair Gill (center), 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Deputy Commander, Support, is joined by Fort Campbell's oldest Soldier, Lt. Col. John McDonough (right), assigned to Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, and youngest Soldier, Pvt. Justin Davila (left), of 2nd Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment for a cake cutting ceremony marking the 244th Army Birthday. (Pfc. John Simpson, 101st Airborne Division)

Col. Clair Gill (center), 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Deputy Commander, Support, is joined by Fort Campbell’s oldest Soldier, Lt. Col. John McDonough (right), assigned to Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, and youngest Soldier, Pvt. Justin Davila (left), of 2nd Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment for a cake cutting ceremony marking the 244th Army Birthday. (Pfc. John Simpson, 101st Airborne Division)

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Tennessee-Kentucky Future Stars football games return to Clarksville

 

Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – Tennessee-Kentucky Future Stars football games will bring visitors from across the states of Tennessee and Kentucky to Clarksville Visit Clarksville officials expect the event to bring about 1,370 guests to the city this week.

Tennessee-Kentucky Future Stars football games expected to bring 1,370 people for $650K economic impact to Clarksville.

Tennessee-Kentucky Future Stars football games expected to bring 1,370 people for $650K economic impact to Clarksville.

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Austin Peay State University Governor’s School students surprised by helicopter landing

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Governor’s School for Computational Physics at Austin Peay State University (APSU) surprised the 36 high school students attending with a rare treat this week – a surprise landing of one of the school’s helicopters.

On June 5th, 2019, just before 4:00pm former Special Operations pilot Charlie Weigandt eased one of Austin Peay’s Guimbal Cabri G2 helicopters onto the Dunn Center lawn.

The Governor's School for Computational Physics students stand near one of Austin Peay State University's helicopters. (APSU)

The Governor’s School for Computational Physics students stand near one of Austin Peay State University’s helicopters. (APSU)

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Montgomery County Animal Care and Control, Fort Campbell sign Intergovernmental Support Agreement

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Today, June 6th, 2019, the United States Army and Montgomery County Government signed an Intergovernmental Support Agreement (IGSA) at the 101st Airborne Division Headquarters rotunda, Fort Campbell, KY at 10:30am.

Under the IGSA, Montgomery County Animal Care and Control (MCACC) will take over operation of Fort Campbell’s Stray Animal Program.

(L) Fort Campbell Garrison Commander Colonel Joseph Kuchan and (R) Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrent sign the Intergovernmental Support Agreement between Montgomery County Animal Care & Control and Fort Campbell.

(L) Fort Campbell Garrison Commander Colonel Joseph Kuchan and (R) Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrent sign the Intergovernmental Support Agreement between Montgomery County Animal Care & Control and Fort Campbell.

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Fort Campbell to sign agreement for Animal Control Services with Clarksville-Montgomery County

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – The United States and Clarksville, Montgomery County, Tennessee will sign an Intergovernmental Support Agreement (IGSA) on Thursday, May 5th, 2019 at 10:30am at the 101st Airborne Division Headquarters rotunda, 2700 Indiana Avenue, Fort Campbell, KY.

Under the IGSA, Montgomery County will take over operation of Fort Campbell’s Stray Animal Program. Implementing this IGSA will result in a cost reduction of approximately $300K per year.

Fort Campbell will dispatch Montgomery County Animal Care and Control Officers to humanely impound all domestic and feral animals observed as stray animals.

Montgomery County Animal Care and Control to take over Animal Control Services on Fort Campbell Kentucky.

Montgomery County Animal Care and Control to take over Animal Control Services on Fort Campbell Kentucky.

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City of Clarksville, Montgomery County took on Fort Campbell in Annual Tobacco Stick Softball Game

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts recently joined forces with Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett in an effort to put together a softball team made up of city and county employees who could compete with the always hard-to-beat Fort Campbell team.

The occasion was the 10th Annual Tobacco Stick Softball Game, a friendly afternoon of softball at Heritage Park that promotes more camaraderie than competition among our local government employees, and the Soldiers that serve our nation.

The best of Clarksville-Montgomery County and Fort Campbell came out to compete in the 10th Annual Tobacco Stick Softball Game.

The best of Clarksville-Montgomery County and Fort Campbell came out to compete in the 10th Annual Tobacco Stick Softball Game.

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Senator Marsha Blackburn, Armed Services Committee, Complete FY 2020 NDAA Markup

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and the Senate Armed Services Committee have completed the markup of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020. Senator Blackburn advocated for several projects that are critical to groups in Tennessee.

“Tennessee is proud to be home to multiple military bases,” Senator Blackburn said. “The sacrifice our members of the military make in service to our country can never be repaid. It is essential that we provide our men and women in uniform with the support they need to protect the United States and to provide for their families. This bill seeks to meet that goal.”

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital outpatient schedule for holiday weekend, Baby Expo Friday

 

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)Fort Campbell, KY – In observance of Memorial Day, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) follow a holiday schedule Monday, May 27th. All outpatient medical homes, specialty clinics and pharmacies will be closed; however, the hospital remains open 24/7 for emergency services, inpatient care and labor and delivery services.

BACH Soldier and Family Centered Medical Homes will operate on Day of No Scheduled Activity Friday, May 24th with the Soldiers’ primary care being offered at LaPointe Soldier Centered Medical Home and Family primary care services offered at Air Assault Family Medical Home within the hospital.

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