Topic: Fort Knox KY
Fort Knox, KY – The U.S. Army Cadet Command has announced that Austin Peay State University’s Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) department has won one of eight MacArthur Awards for the school year 2013-2014.
The awards, presented by the U.S. Army Cadet Command and the Gen. Douglas MacArthur Foundation, recognize the ideals of “duty, honor and country,” as advocated by MacArthur.
Written by Staff Sgt. Joel Salgado
Fort Campbell, KY – Soldiers from Company D, 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, conducted a culminating section- and platoon-level mounted gunnery April 27th through Friday at Fort Knox, Kentucky.
The heavy weapons Soldiers of Dragon Company are tasked with providing heavy fire support for the individual rifle companies of the battalion.
Clarksville, TN – Andrew Shriver, a cadet with the Austin Peay State University ROTC program, was recently selected from among hundreds of candidates within the 7th Brigade to attend the U.S. Army National Combine.
The combine is held every year in San Antonio, Texas, and hosts the top 500 junior football players from high schools throughout the nation. These students are tested in various events, such as the 40-yard dash, the short shuttle and the vertical jump, and then they are placed on teams to play football.
Written by Sgt. Leejay Lockhart
Fort Campbell, KY – Like most weekdays, loud voices and shouting rang through the early morning air at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. However, this morning was different.
It wasn’t just the incredibly thick gray fog clinging to the dewy grass that made it different. Nor was it the unusually large numbers of Soldiers conducting conditioning foot marches on A Shau Valley Road that made it unusual.
Community invited to support wounded, injured and ill Soldiers Bike ride from Fort Knox to Fort Campbell
Fort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell residents and members of the surrounding communities are invited to show their support September 19th 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 WTB Soldiers, cadre and staff and their support team. They will meet a group of Fort Knox Soldiers and their support staff at Fort Knox September 18th and ride the first 97 miles to Bowling Green, KY. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, 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.
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»
BACH invites the Community to support wounded, injured and ill Soldiers Bike Ride from Fort Knox to Fort Campbell
Fort 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»
Fort 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.
The 111th meeting
Clarksville, 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”
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