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Fort Campbell MWR, 2nd Brigade Combat Team “Strike” hold Colorful Fun Run

 

Written by Staff Sgt. Sierra Fown
2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

2nd Brigade Combat Team - StrikeFort Campbell's Morale, Welfare and Recreation - MWRFort Campbell, KY – Over 200 Soldiers, family members, retirees and community members joined the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, and Fort Campbell’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation for a colorful fun run here Saturday.

A color run is a 5k “fun run” in which participants are blasted with brightly-dyed corn starch throughout the course.

Spc. Ali Karim, Pvt. Andrew Neuman and Pvt. Christian Martinez, all Soldiers with 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), cross the finish line at the conclusion of the color run here July 18, 2015. The color run took place as part of the Eagle Challenge Fitness Tour. (Staff Sgt. Sierra Fown 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs)

Spc. Ali Karim, Pvt. Andrew Neuman and Pvt. Christian Martinez, all Soldiers with 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), cross the finish line at the conclusion of the color run here July 18, 2015. The color run took place as part of the Eagle Challenge Fitness Tour. (Staff Sgt. Sierra Fown 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs)

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Tennessee Bureau of Investigation releases results of Week Long Human Trafficking Operation

 

Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationNashville, TN – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation announced results of a week-long operation to better understand and combat human trafficking in Tennessee.

With the partnership of the Brentwood Police Department, the Clarksville Police Department, and End Slavery Tennessee, TBI Agents embarked on an undercover operation to identify potential victims of trafficking, arrest those seeking to purchase illicit sex, and learn more about the specific nuances of this type of crime.

It is Human Trafficking and Tennessee Won't Stand for It

It is Human Trafficking and Tennessee Won’t Stand for It

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Oak Grove’s 8th Annual Spring Into Summer Festival Salutes Fort Campbell

 

Spring Into Summer FestivalOak Grove, KY – The biggest event in Christian County is back this weekend, May 23rd and 24th. The festival opens at noon both days and is located at the War Memorial Walking Trail in Oak Grove.

Activities include; free carnival and pony rides, as well as two new stage shows “Shenanigans Wild West Show” and “Dragon Scales and Faerie Tales.” The festival is free and open to the public.

Easton Corbin headlines this year's Spring Into Summer Festival

Easton Corbin headlines this year’s Spring Into Summer Festival

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101st Airborne Division holds inactivation ceremony for 159th Combat Aviation Brigade at Fort Campbell

 

Headquarters, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault)

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

Fort Campbell, KY – Soldiers, families and friends of the 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), gathered at the division parade field here, May 7th to conduct the final official ceremony in the brigade’s history.

After 18 years of service, the 159th CAB colors were cased at the ceremony by Col. Jimmy Blackmon, the final brigade commander of the 159th CAB “Thunder Brigade,” and retired Col. Bob Freeman, the honorary colonel of the brigade, signifying a conclusion to the legacy of this historic aviation unit.

Soldiers from the 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), pay honors to the nation during the national anthem at the Thunder Brigade's inactivation ceremony at the division parade field on Fort Campbell, Ky., May 7, 2015. The 159th CAB cased its brigade colors for the final time during the ceremony, as well as all of its subordinate battalion colors and company guidons. (Staff Sgt. Joel Salgado, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs)

Soldiers from the 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), pay honors to the nation during the national anthem at the Thunder Brigade’s inactivation ceremony at the division parade field on Fort Campbell, Ky., May 7, 2015. The 159th CAB cased its brigade colors for the final time during the ceremony, as well as all of its subordinate battalion colors and company guidons. (Staff Sgt. Joel Salgado, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs)

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Tennessee Bureau of Investigation arrests Thertrice Thomas from Clarksville for abusing vulnerable adult

 

Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationNashville, TN – Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit arrested a former caregiver from Clarksville who is charged with abusing a vulnerable adult in her care.

After receiving information about a complaint of abuse, TBI Special Agents began investigating Thertrice Thomas on June 3rd, 2014. At that time, the victim resided in a supported living residence and Thomas was a caregiver for the victim.

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Clarksville’s Hope Pregnancy Center to hold 11th annual Father Daughter Purity Ball

 

Hope Pregnancy CenterClarksville, TN – The administrative staff at Hope Pregnancy Center is busy preparing for the eleventh annual Father Daughter Purity Ball, to be held the last two weekends in February.

This popular event is open to fathers, grandfathers, uncles or any adult male role model, and young ladies in grades K through 12, as well as college age. Guests will enjoy dancing, dessert, and a brief encouraging message focused on the event theme, “One in a Million”. «Read the rest of this article»

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“Listening Session” Scheduled January 20th Regarding Troop Reductions at Fort Campbell

 

Tennessee Representative Joe Pitts

Tennessee State Representative - District 67Nashville, TN – A new year is here and looking forward into 2015, we have much to be grateful for this year. I continue to be in awe and inspired by our soldiers and their families who continue to answer the clarion call. Let’s continue to keep them in our prayers every day.

I am writing to remind you of the “listening session” scheduled for Tuesday, January 20th, 2015, 6:00pm at the Family Readiness Center inside Gate One at Fort Campbell. This listening session is our opportunity to demonstrate our tangible support for our soldiers and their families of Fort Campbell.

We are believing for a standing room only crowd that day and your attendance will make all the difference.

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

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“Listening Session” Scheduled Regarding Troop Reductions at Fort Campbell

 

Tennessee Representative Joe Pitts

Tennessee State Representative - District 67Clarksville, TN – A new year is here and looking forward into 2015, we have much to be grateful for this year. I continue to be in awe and inspired by our soldiers and their families who continue to answer the clarion call. Let’s continue to keep them in our prayers every day.

I am writing to remind you of the “listening session” scheduled for Tuesday, January 20th, 2015, 6:00pm at the Family Readiness Center inside Gate One at Fort Campbell, KY.

This listening session is our opportunity to demonstrate our tangible support for our soldiers and their families of Fort Campbell. We are looking for a standing room only crowd that day and your attendance will make all the difference.

Tennessee Representative Joe Pitts

Tennessee Representative Joe Pitts

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Clarksville’s Convenient Car Care Inc. receives inaugural “Samaritan Spirit Award” from Valvoline

 

Valvoline Instant Oil ChangeClarksville, TN – Convenient Car Care Inc., the Clarksville Valvoline franchisee, recently received the inaugural “Samaritan Spirit Award” from Valvoline at their annual workshop held in Marco Island.  The award was inspired by the Clarksville company, after Valvoline realized just how much community involvement was part of the franchisee’s success.

Marshall Wheaton, Franchise Business Consultant with Valvoline, spearheaded the award after recognizing the community work that was being done by Convenient Car Care Inc. in Clarksville.  In presenting the award at the annual corporate workshop, he shared why the Clarksville based corporation was the hands down choice to receive the very first Samaritan Spirit Award.

Doug and Vickie Wall, along with Candace Ursery, receive the inaugural "Samaritan Spirit Award" given by Valvoline, for their unselfish giving to the Clarksville community (photo provided by Valvoline)

Doug and Vickie Wall, along with Candace Ursery, receive the inaugural “Samaritan Spirit Award” given by Valvoline, for their unselfish giving to the Clarksville community (photo provided by Valvoline)

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Hope Pregnancy Center to hold 2nd annual Mother Son Character Ball, November 7th and 8th

 

Hope Pregnancy CenterClarksville, TN – Hope Pregnancy Center is pleased to announce the second annual Mother Son Character Ball, to be held Friday and Saturday, November 7th and 8th. Event is open to mothers, grandmothers, aunts or any adult female role model, and young men in grades K through 12, as well as college age. Come enjoy dancing, dessert, and a brief encouraging message focused on the event theme, “Man of Courage”.

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