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APSU ROTC students named top cadets at summer training program

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Three Austin Peay State University students were recognized as outstanding ROTC cadets during last month’s Leader Development and Assessment Course (LDAC) training at Fort Knox, KY.

Ryan Krause and Sean Frazzini were both named the top cadets in their separate regiments during the five-week summer training course.

APSU ROTC Cadets Ryan Krause, Kristin Coughenour and Sean Frazzini were recognized as outstanding ROTC cadets during last month’s Leader Development and Assessment Course (LDAC) at Fort Knox, KY.

APSU ROTC Cadets Ryan Krause, Kristin Coughenour and Sean Frazzini were recognized as outstanding ROTC cadets during last month’s Leader Development and Assessment Course (LDAC) at Fort Knox, KY.

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APSU ROTC Cadet Andrew Shriver receives leadership award

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUCadet Andrew Shriver, of Austin Peay State Univeristy, is awarded the Reserve Officers Association Award. (Kaite Gray)Clarksville, TN – Thousands of Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) cadets traveled to Fort Knox, KY, earlier this summer for an intense, four-week summer training program.

During the program’s July 6th graduation ceremony, an Austin Peay State University student was singled out for his ability to motivate his fellow soldiers.

Andrew C. Shriver, a Clarksville native with no prior military experience, completed the program’s Leader Development Course and received the Reserve Officers Association Award. «Read the rest of this article»

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BACH invites the Community to support wounded, injured and ill Soldiers Bike Ride from Fort Knox to Fort Campbell

 

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell residents and members of the surrounding communities are invited to show their support September 25th for wounded, injured and ill Soldiers as they participate in the Bluegrass Rendezvous Bike Ride, a therapeutic and challenging ride.

The Fort Campbell group will consist of 12 WTB Soldiers, one who recently returned to duty with his unit, and their support team. They will meet a group of Fort Knox Soldiers and their support staff at Fort Knox September 24th and ride the first 97 miles to Bowling Green, KY. «Read the rest of this article»

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Four Fort Campbell High School Students receive Lend Lease Community Fund BlueStar Scholarships

 

Lend LeaseFort Campbell, KY – Lend Lease (US) Community Fund (LLCF) is proud to announce the first-ever BlueStar Scholarships recipients for the upcoming 2013-2014 school year.

As a non-profit organization that focuses on supporting the Military men and women who live in Lend Lease homes and neighborhoods and the communities where Lend Lease employees work and live, LLCF created the BlueStar Scholarships program to honor and recognize students excelling in academic accomplishments, community service and leadership throughout their years in high school.

Lend Lease (US) Community Fund Awards $60,000 in College Scholarships to Military Children

Lend Lease (US) Community Fund Awards $60,000 in College Scholarships to Military Children

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Clarksville Civil War Roundtable’s next meeting is June 19th, 2013

 

The 111th meeting

Clarksville Civil War RoundtableClarksville, TN – The next meeting of the Clarksville (TN) Civil War Roundtable will be on Wednesday, June 19th, 2013 at the Bone & Joint Center, 980 Professional Park Drive, right across the street from Gateway Hospital.  This is just off Dunlop Lane and Holiday Drive and only a few minutes east of Governor’s Square mall.

The meeting begins at 7:00pm and is always open to the public. Members please bring a friend or two – new recruits are always welcomed.

Topic: “The Tullahoma Campaign And its Effects on the War, June-July 1863”

Union General William S. Rosecrans

Union General William S. Rosecrans

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Military-Veteran Graduate Recognition Ceremony May 8th for APSU spring grads

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Active duty and military veteran students who will graduate from Austin Peay State University this week will receive APSU’s military coin.

The military and veteran graduate recognition and coin presentation ceremony, with the theme “All Hail to Those Who Serve,” is scheduled for 5:00pm, Wednesday, May 8th in the Mabry Concert Hall, located inside the Music/Mass Communication Building. The event is open to the public.

APSU’s Military Coin.

APSU’s Military Coin.

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Lend Lease (US) Community Fund offers new Scholarship Opportunity to Fort Campbell High School Seniors

 

Now Accepting Applications through April 1st, 2013

Lend LeaseFort Campbell, KY – A new scholarship opportunity is being offered by Lend Lease (US) Community Fund (LLCF) to sons and daughters of Service Members who live in a Lend Lease privatized military community, like Campbell Crossing, and attend the installation’s DoDEA high school.

There are currently only three locations where this is possible: Fort Knox and Fort Campbell, Kentucky, and Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. «Read the rest of this article»

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Fort Campbell’s 159th Combat Aviation Brigade conducts Medevac training to help sharpen skills

 

Written by Capt. John Giaquinto
159th Combat Aviation Brigade Public Affairs

159th Combat Aviation BrigadeFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Knox, KY – Whoop… whoop… whoop. To any person off the street the sound of helicopter blades would be heard as just noise, but to injured soldiers on the battlefield, that sound is one that brings hope. Medical evacuation operations are one of many key functions of an aviation unit.

The 7-101st General Support Aviation Battalion, 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division from Fort Campbell, KY, conducted this essential training on January 9th, 2013.

Soldiers from the 7-101st GSAB, 159th CAB, 101st Airborne Division and Airmen from 19th ASOS, Fort Campbell, KY, conduct joint Medevac training at Fort Knox, KY. This training served to sharpen the skills of the service members. (Photo by Capt. John Giaquinto)

Soldiers from the 7-101st GSAB, 159th CAB, 101st Airborne Division and Airmen from 19th ASOS, Fort Campbell, KY, conduct joint Medevac training at Fort Knox, KY. This training served to sharpen the skills of the service members. (Photo by Capt. John Giaquinto)

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101st Combat Aviation Brigade cases colors in preparation for Deployment to Afghanistan

 

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionWings of DestinyFort Campbell, KY – The 101st Combat Aviation Brigade yesterday held a color casing ceremony marking the transition of the unit to a wartime footing as they prepare to deploy to Afghanistan. The Brigade will be deploying to Regional Command East (RC East), and supporting ground units in both RC East and Regional Command North (RC North).

The host for the ceremony was Col. Paul Bontrager, Commander of the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, the Commander of Troops was Lt. Col. Sal Herrera, Deputy Commander of the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade.

The 101st Combat Aviation Brigade Colors are cased for the deployment to Afghanistan

The 101st Combat Aviation Brigade Colors are cased for the deployment to Afghanistan

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Soldiers from Fort Campbell’s 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment conduct live fire training at Fort Knox, KY

 

Video by Spc. Bradley Parrish
4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionThe Currahees

Fort Campbell, KY – Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division conduct platoon live fire training to take over a bunker at Fort Knox, KY.

Lt. Col. Jack L. Rich conducts an after action review with the soldiers.

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