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Clarksville, TN – It is a solemn occasion when a nation gathers together to honor its soldiers, those who lived to come home, but even more importantly those who did not. No remains were returned during the previous year, that leaves 30 remaining missing POW/MIA’s from the State of Tennessee. Each one was honored in a ceremony held in front of the William O. Beach Civic Center at Veterans Plaza in Clarksville Tennessee on Sunday evening.
The Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 396 holds this Memorial Day Vigil each year to remember the men and women who were left behind in Vietnam when American forces left that country in 1975.
Governor Proclaims May 24th, 2013 as the First Gold Star Family Day in Tennessee
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and First Lady Crissy Haslam joined Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder and Major General Terry “Max” Haston of the Tennessee Military Department to pay tribute to three Tennesseans killed in action, including a soldier previously missing in action for 62 years.
Sergeant Jacob M. Schwallie of Clarksville, was fatally injured by a roadside bomb on May 7th, 2012 in the Ghazi Province, Afghanistan. Schwallie graduated from Rossview High School in 2007 and enlisted in the United States Army in 2008.
APSU Sports: Austin Peay Women’s Soccer
Clarksville, TN –women’s soccer team has put together a deep class for its 2013 National Signing Day, adding eight in-state players for the fall season.
“The most important goal for this class was to bring in people that can not only come in and make an impact right away, but that can help us in the future,” said head coach Kelley Guth. “We felt that this class will give us some players that will help us not only now but down the road.
APSU Sports: Austin Peay Football
Clarksville, TN – Despite the program being without a head coach,signed 12 players, Wednesday, to National Letters of Intent on the first day of signing for 2013.
“I believe this is one of the finest recruiting classes we had since I have been here,” APSU interim coach Granville Eastman said. “We addressed needs and added some real quality depth to this program.”
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health is continuing to provide information and assistance to patients affected by contaminated methylprednisolone acetate, including new outreach efforts to some who may develop localized infections. «Read the rest of this article»
Tennessee Department of Health provides support in U.S. Food and Drug Administration Alert regarding New England Compounding Center Products
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health is supporting the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in an effort to alert patients who may have been treated in Tennessee with potentially unsafe products from New England Compounding Center.
The FDA announced Monday, October 15th, its concerns about additional NECC products, including injectable ophthalmic drugs used in some eye surgeries and cardioplegic solution used in some heart surgeries after May 21st, 2012. «Read the rest of this article»
Tennessee Department of Health issues update on Outbreak of Infections, Meningitis, Associated with recalled Methylprednisolone Acetate, October 9th 2012
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Health Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH, has provided an update on the investigation of infections associated with recalled methylprednisolone acetate. His statements from today’s media briefing are included below.
As of 1:00pm on October 9th, 2012, TDH has now confirmed 39 cases of illnesses linked to this outbreak. Of those cases, six have resulted in death of the patients.
Tennessee Department of Health issues update on Outbreak of Infections Associated with Epidural Steroid Injections, October 8th 2012
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Health Commissioner John Dreyzehner, MD, MPH, has provided an update on the investigation of infections associated with epidural steroid injections. His statements from today’s media briefing are included below.
Dreyzehner has activated the State Health Operations Center in response to the multi-state outbreak of infections first identified September 18th, 2012. TDH will staff the SHOC daily, and an on-call physician will answer calls after hours.
Tennessee Department of Health Provides Update on Outbreak of Infections Associated with Epidural Steroid Injections
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Health today provided updated information regarding an ongoing investigation of an outbreak associated with epidural steroid injections.
A total of 18 patients with meningitis, epidural abscess, or posterior circulation stroke associated with either cervical or lumbar epidural steroid injections at clinics in Nashville, TN and Crossville, TN have been confirmed. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Last weekend,’s IB5 Brass Quintet traveled east to Oak Ridge, Tennessee, where the group placed third at the Calvin Smith Festival and Brass Quintet Competition.
The festival was held in memory of Calvin Smith, a former horn professor at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, who passed away last year. «Read the rest of this article»
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