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Fort Campbell Soldier Brittney Silvers Dies in Off-Duty Shooting Incident

 

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Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – At approximately 10:00pm, October 14th, 2018, a Fort Campbell Soldier died as the result of an off-duty shooting incident on post.

Spc. Brittney Niecol Silvers, of Jacksonville, Florida, was an automated logistical specialist in the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault).

She joined the Army in 2011 and completed training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina and Fort Lee, Virginia. She served for several years at Fort Hood, Texas before arriving to Fort Campbell  back in 2016.

Sgt. Brittney Niecol Silvers (Photo taken as a Spc.)

Sgt. Brittney Niecol Silvers (Photo taken as a Spc.)

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Fort Campbell reports Soldier shot on base, Sunday

 

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Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Shortly before 10:00pm on Sunday, October 14th, 2018 all gates on Fort Campbell were closed for approximately 55 minutes while military police investigated a shooting in on-post housing. The shooting resulted in the death of a Soldier and the spouse being taken into custody. The names of those involved are being withheld pending next-of-kin notification.

“Our hearts and prayers are with the Families involved. Any loss of a Soldier has a profound impact on the entire Army Family,” said Brig. Gen. K. Todd Royar, acting senior commander, 101st Airborne Division and Fort Campbell.

Fort Campbell Gates were closed Sunday while Military Police investigated an on post shooting. (Sam Shore)

Fort Campbell Gates were closed Sunday while Military Police investigated an on post shooting. (Sam Shore)

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Miss Davidson County Savana Hodge Crowned Miss Tennessee USA 2019

 

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Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – Savana Hodge, Miss Davidson County, was crowned Miss Tennessee USA Saturday at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tennessee. Bailey Guy, Miss Greater Nashville, was crowned Miss Tennessee Teen USA.

The new title-holders and the runners-up received numerous prizes and scholarships, including custom-designed jewelry from Clarksville Jeweler Elliott Herzlich.

Newly crowned Miss Tennessee USA Savana Hodge and Miss Tennessee Teen USA Bailey Guy embrace after receiving their titles.

Newly crowned Miss Tennessee USA Savana Hodge and Miss Tennessee Teen USA Bailey Guy embrace after receiving their titles.

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Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce Announces Phil Harpel Hired as New Military and Government Relations Position

 

Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce

Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the addition of Phil Harpel to the Military and Government Relations position.

A lifelong resident of Clarksville-Montgomery County, Harpel has served in several roles supporting the members of our armed forces.

(L-R) Chamber Board Chairman, Jay Albertia; Military and Government Relations, Phil Harpel; Chamber Executive Director, Melinda Shepard.

(L-R) Chamber Board Chairman, Jay Albertia; Military and Government Relations, Phil Harpel; Chamber Executive Director, Melinda Shepard.

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Austin Peay State University Industry Summit inspires local leaders to envision the future

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Frank Tate, executive director of the Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development Board, knows how to brag. If you’re going to make a bold statement, you’d better be able to back it up. On Wednesday morning, during the Alignment of Community and Education Industry Summit, hosted by Austin Peay State University’s College of STEM, he told a packed audience of local business, civic and educational leaders that Clarksville-Montgomery County is the best place in all of Tennessee to live, work, play and thrive. In his words, it’s “ideal.”

Austin Peay State University President Alisa White and Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan talk before the summit.

Austin Peay State University President Alisa White and Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan talk before the summit.

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BACH observes Columbus Day, Fort Campbell DONSA, October 8th

 

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – In honor of the national observance of Columbus Day, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) personnel will observe the federal holiday Monday, October 8th, 2018.

Therefore, all primary and specialty care services and pharmacies will be closed. The Emergency Center, inpatient services as well as supportive supplementary services will remain open to provide inpatient, acute and emergency medical care.

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Clarksville Police announce possible interruption in Traffic Flow during Wounded Warrior Bike Ride

 

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Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department says there may be some interruption in traffic flow during the Wounded Warrior Bike Ride on September 28th, 2018. The Wounded Warriors will be escorted by law enforcement during the ride.

The bike ride will leave from Gate 1 at Fort Campbell around 6:30am to Jack Miller Boulevard, to Outlaw Field, onto Tiny Town Road heading to Trenton Road, and following Trenton Road into Kentucky.

Wounded Warrior Bike Ride route

Wounded Warrior Bike Ride route

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Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion Soldiers set to knock out 200 miles in road to recovery

 

Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion Soldiers will complete a 200-mile bike ride on and around Fort Campbell September 27th and 28th, 2018.

“This will be the fifth iteration of our endurance ride,” said Lt. Col. Shawn Butler, WTB commander. “This year the ride will take place on post and in the communities surrounding Fort Campbell and we’ve extended the ride by 33 miles this year.”

Participants reach the final 20-mile stretch during last year's Bluegrass Rendezvous Bike Ride. This week Soldiers from Fort Campbell's Warrior Transition Battalion will complete a 200-mile bike ride on and around Fort Campbell Thursday, September 27th and Friday, September 28th. The event is focused on both the physical and mental healing of wounded, ill and injured Soldiers at the WTB. (U.S. Army photo by Maria Yager)

Participants reach the final 20-mile stretch during last year’s Bluegrass Rendezvous Bike Ride. This week Soldiers from Fort Campbell’s Warrior Transition Battalion will complete a 200-mile bike ride on and around Fort Campbell Thursday, September 27th and Friday, September 28th. The event is focused on both the physical and mental healing of wounded, ill and injured Soldiers at the WTB. (U.S. Army photo by Maria Yager)

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Retired Brigadier General Scott Brower named Austin Peay State University inaugural military adviser in residence

 

Austin Peay State University

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On September 1st, 2018 retired Brigadier General Scott E. Brower, former deputy commanding general of the 101st Airborne Division, joined Austin Peay State University’s (APSU) senior leadership team as the institution’s first military adviser in residence.

In this new role, Brower will advise the APSU leadership team on how the University can better serve its military students and help the University optimize the process of recruiting, enrolling and graduating military-connected students.

Austin Peay State University names retired Brigadier General Scott E. Brower as APSU's first military adviser in residence.

Austin Peay State University names retired Brigadier General Scott E. Brower as APSU’s first military adviser in residence.

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Clarksville’s 4th Annual Welcome Home Veterans Celebration set for September 12th-16th

 

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Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – Clarksville Tennessee is a community that appreciates veterans. The city borders the Fort Campbell Army Post, so appreciating military service is simply the way of life for both residents and businesses.

Beyond the ingrained respect that happens daily, this community publicly shows its support annually–in a big way–with a five-day Welcome Home Veterans Celebration.

New in this years elcome Home Veterans Celebrationis Lee Greenwood, Remembering our Fallen, Hero Breakfast, & Valor Run.

New in this years elcome Home Veterans Celebrationis Lee Greenwood, Remembering our Fallen, Hero Breakfast, & Valor Run.

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