Written by Sgt. Sinthia Rosario
Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan – Soldiers in Afghanistan require a few things in order to remain mission ready; food, rest, and most of all bullets. For Task Force Lifeliner getting bullets to the troops is a top priority.
Regional commands North, East and Capital all depend on it, which is half the Afghanistan Theater from one ammunition supply point (ASP) operated by one hardworking team.
Written by Sgt. David Hodge
Fort Campbell, KY – Leaders of Fort Campbell and the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) gathered to recognize two Soldiers as winners of the 2013 Non-Commissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year competition, Monday, June 3rd, at McAuliffe Hall.
Sgt. Jose L. Orozco and Spc. Jonathan D. Gragert appeared calm and collected as they stood at attention; representing both the 101st Airborne Division, and “the future of the U.S. Army,” according to Command Sgt. Major Mark F. Herndon, rear detachment command sergeant major.
Dallas, TX – Having a pet might lower your risk of heart disease, according to a new American Heart Association scientific statement.
The statement is published online in the association’s journal Circulation.
Clarksville, TN – Faculty and staff members atrecently announced a number of publications, conferences and credentials as part of their professional and scholarly activities.
Dr. Larry Hoehn, professor emeritus in mathematics, learned recently that two manuscripts he co-authored were accepted for publication. “A 5-Circle Incidence Theorem” was accepted for the Mathematics Magazine published by the Mathematical Association of America. “Zwei Kreistheoreme für affin–metrische Ebenen” was accepted for publication in German in the Mitteilungen der Mathematischen Gesellschaft publication. «Read the rest of this article»
Knoxville, TN – The University of Tennessee plans to honor legendary men’s basketball player Dale Ellis by retiring his No. 14 jersey during a home game next season, the Tennessee athletics department announced Thursday.
Ellis – a two-time first-team All-American – will become the fourth player to be permanently honored in the Thompson-Boling Arena rafters. He joins Bernard King (No. 53), Ernie Grunfeld (No. 22) and Allan Houston (No. 20).
Part of Wider Effort to Protect Taxpayers, Prevent Refund Fraud
Washington, D.C. – Continuing a year-long enforcement push against refund fraud and identity theft, the Internal Revenue Service today announced the results of a massive national sweep in recent weeks targeting identity theft suspects in 32 states and Puerto Rico, which involved 215 cities and surrounding areas.
The coast-to-coast effort against 389 identity theft suspects led to 734 enforcement actions in January, including indictments, informations, complaints and arrests. The effort comes on top of a growing identity theft effort that led to 2,400 other enforcement actions against identity thieves during fiscal year 2012.
“Always…Patsy Cline” at the Roxy Regional Theatre staring Jacque Clydesdale, February 8th – March 2nd
Clarksville, TN – The sultry sounds of one of the most acclaimed vocalists of the 20th century will fill the, February 8th through March 2nd, in the perennial favorite and beloved musical “Always…Patsy Cline”.
Taking the stage in tribute to the country music legend who died tragically in a plane crash at the height of her career is Jacque Clydesdale. Although currently based out of New York, Jacque has strong ties to Music City, originally being from Brentwood, Tennessee, and having performed as a soloist with the LA Pops Orchestra in a tribute honoring Diane Warren, singing Shania Twain’s famous “From This Moment” duet with Grammy Award Winner Bryan White.
Written by Karen Jenvey
Moffett Field, CA – Scientists found treasure when they studied a meteorite that was recovered April 22nd, 2012 at Sutter’s Mill, the gold discovery site that led to the 1849 California Gold Rush. Detection of the falling meteorites by Doppler weather radar allowed for rapid recovery so that scientists could study for the first time a primitive meteorite with little exposure to the elements, providing the most pristine look yet at the surface of primitive asteroids.
An international team of 70 researchers reported in an issue of “Science” that this meteorite was classified as a Carbonaceous-Mighei or CM-type carbonaceous chondrite and that they were able to identify for the first time the source region of these meteorites.
Clarksville, TN – While attending and Offense-Defense Football Camp this Summer, Scott Mayes, age 12, of Clarksville, Tennessee, was named an Offense-Defense All-American and invited to participate in the 7th-annual Offense-Defense Bowl Week festivities taking place at Reliant Stadium in Houston, TX.
Space Exploration Technologies Dragon spacecraft splashes in the Pacific and brings with it NASA Cargo from International Space Station
Written by Josh Byerly
Houston, TX – A Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) Dragon spacecraft splashed down in the Pacific Ocean at 2:22pm CDT Sunday a few hundred miles west of Baja California, Mexico. The splashdown successfully ended the first contracted cargo delivery flight contracted by NASA to resupply the International Space Station.
“With a big splash in the Pacific Ocean, we are reminded American ingenuity is alive and well and keeping our great nation at the cutting edge of innovation and technology development,” said NASA Administrator Charles Bolden.
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