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Fort Campbell Riding Stables is offering a Unique Date Night Ride

 

Fort Campbell's Morale, Welfare and Recreation - MWRFort Campbell, KY – Want to take your special someone out on a date but you’re looking for something different? Join Fort Campbell Riding Stables for a “Date Night Ride”.

You and your sweetie will enjoy a romantic ride on horseback then get whisked away on a cozy hayride to the Sportsman’s Lodge for dinner and drinks; order any entrée on the menu! (Alcoholic beverages are not included. If you are age 21 or older, you are welcome to purchase adult beverages.)

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Fort Campbell Riding Stables to offer Adult Horse Camp in September

 

Fort Campbell's Morale, Welfare and Recreation - MWRFort Campbell, KY – The kids are back in school and now it’s time for parents to have fun! The Fort Campbell Riding Stables is holding an Adult Horse Camp on September 8th, 9th, 11th and 12th from 8:30am to 11:30am.

This is a great way to meet other adults who want to learn how to ride or a time for mommy and daddy to get away and spend some time together. You will learn the basics of equine care, tacking, grooming, feeding, and of course riding.

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Fort Campbell Outdoor Recreation Adventure Programs is offering a Rough and Tough Hiking Tour

 

Fort Campbell's Morale, Welfare and Recreation - MWRFort Campbell, KY – Do you love to be outside? If the answer is yes, then you should join Outdoor Recreation Adventure Programs for the Rough and Tough Hiking Tour.

The Rough and Tough Hiking Tour is a series of hikes designed to get adventurous souls out into some of the most wild and beautiful country in the area.

Outdoor Recreation staff will be leading these long strenuous hikes over rough terrain into remote areas where you will see old-growth trees, waterfalls, caves, cliffs, vistas, and wilderness. «Read the rest of this article»

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Fort Campbell Abandoned Vehicle and MWR Equipment Open Bid Auction this Saturday, August 16th

 

Fort Campbell's Morale, Welfare and Recreation - MWRFort Campbell, KY – Air Assault Auto will hold an Abandoned Vehicle & MWR Equipment Open Bid Auction on August 16th at the lot located on the corner of 5300 Airborne Street and Tennessee Avenue. Registration begins at 8:00am and the auction starts at 9:00am.

Everyone must have cash or a credit card and be at least 18 years of age to receive a paddle for bidding and to place a bid. No one under the age of 12 will be allowed to attend. Please do not bring babies, toddlers, strollers, carriers, and pets. There will be no exceptions to these policies.

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Fort Campbell Estep Wellness Center’s August Class Schedule

 

Fort Campbell's Morale, Welfare and Recreation - MWRFort Campbell, KY – Estep Wellness Center has released the August class schedule. A new month brings exciting changes and includes the following.

Tight N’ Tone will be offered on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10:15am. T-N-T is a 45 minute class designed to blast away fat and chisel muscle.

You’ll hit every major muscle group while simultaneously burning mega calories. T-N-T includes high intensity interval training, weight training, intense cardiovascular training and core work. «Read the rest of this article»

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Joe Pitts reminds you that Time is Running Out for Public Comments to spare Fort Campbell

 

Tennessee Representative Joe Pitts

Fort Campbell Troop Cuts Under Review

Tennessee State Representative - District 67Clarksville, TN – 16 days remain in the public comment period by the United States Army Environmental Command, which is looking at the reduction of active duty troop strength of our armed forces. The US Army Environmental Command is currently taking public comments about this plan through August 25th, 2014.

“The time is now,” said Tennessee Representative Joe Pitts (D-Clarksville). “Unrest in the world anywhere means the national defense of the United States must be at full strength in terms of numbers and resources. We need everyone, veterans and the civilian community alike, to send letters, emails and make telephone calls in support of our U.S. Army generally and Fort Campbell specifically.”

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

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101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) welcomes new Deputy Commanding General for Support at Fort Campbell August 8th

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell officially welcomed the new deputy commanding general for support at an Honor Eagle ceremony held August 8th, 2014 in front of the division headquarters building.

Colonel Frank W. Tate and his wife, Beverly, were received by Maj. Gen. Gary J. Volesky, the commanding general of the 101st, who was happy to have them join the Screaming Eagle team, he said during the ceremony.

Colonel Frank W. Tate, the new deputy commanding general for support for the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell, addresses the audience during a ceremony officially welcoming him to the 101st. Tate and his wife, Beverly, felt they were welcomed with open arms by the Screaming Eagle team and Fort Campbell community, he said. (U.S. Army Photo by Sam Shore)

Colonel Frank W. Tate, the new deputy commanding general for support for the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell, addresses the audience during a ceremony officially welcoming him to the 101st. Tate and his wife, Beverly, felt they were welcomed with open arms by the Screaming Eagle team and Fort Campbell community, he said. (U.S. Army Photo by Sam Shore)

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NCIC Background Check required for Fort Campbell Access starting August 15th

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Visitors to Fort Campbell will no longer be allowed to enter the installation based on the scanning of their driver’s license at the Access Control Points.

Effective August 15th, 2014, anyone wanting to access Fort Campbell unaccompanied by a Federal Government ID card-holder must successfully pass a National Crime Information Center, or NCIC, background check.

The NCIC is operated by the FBI and contains information from federal, state, local and foreign criminal justice agencies. A check of records through the NCIC is the Army’s minimum baseline background check for entrance onto installations for non-government ID card holders, including visitors.

Spc. Bryan Clark, an infantryman from 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), checks identifications Dec. 12, at gate 4 on Fort Campbell. The gate guards help maintain security at the perimeter of the installation by diligently checking vehicles coming on post. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Leejay Lockhart, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs) «Read the rest of this article»

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101st Airborne Division “Screaming Eagles” to celebrate it’s 72nd Birthday

 

Listen to Clarksville’s 1400AM WJZM’s “Rendezvous Radio” for a discussion of the 101st’s History

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – In celebration of its 72nd birthday, the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) will host a division run scheduled for 6:30am, August 8th, 2014, as well as other events the following week.

The 101st was activated August 16th, 1942, at which time it did not have a history yet, but it had a “rendezvous with destiny.” Those enduring words were spoken then by the 101st’s first commander, Maj. Gen. William C. Lee.

The 101st Airborne Division will kick off their Birthday Celebration with a Division Run Friday, August 8th.

The 101st Airborne Division will kick off their Birthday Celebration with a Division Run Friday, August 8th.

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5th Special Forces “Legion” 2nd Battalion changes command at Fort Campbell

 

Written by Sgt. Justin Moeller
5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) Public Affairs Office

5th Special Forces GroupFort Campbell, KY  – Soldiers, families and friends with the 2nd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), also known as “Legion,” welcomed their new commander July 24th, 2014.

During a ceremony held here at Gabriel Field, Lt. Col. John R. Dyke III relinquished command of the 2nd Bn., 5th SFG (A), to Lt. Col. Solomon Woods, a native of Chicago.

Prior to the relinquishment of command, Dyke had the honor of attaching a Valorous Unit Award to the 2nd Bn. colors.

Lt. Col. John R. Dyke III, the outgoing commander of 2nd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne),shakes the hand of Lt. Col. Solomon Wood, the incoming commander of 2nd Bn., 5th SFG (A), July 31, 2014, during the 2nd Bn. Change of Command ceremony. (Sgt. Justin A. Moeller/U.S. Army)

Lt. Col. John R. Dyke III, the outgoing commander of 2nd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne),shakes the hand of Lt. Col. Solomon Wood, the incoming commander of 2nd Bn., 5th SFG (A), July 31, 2014, during the 2nd Bn. Change of Command ceremony. (Sgt. Justin A. Moeller/U.S. Army)

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