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101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Command Sgt. Maj. Alonzo J. Smith Relinquishes Responsibility at Ceremony held at Fort Campbell

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Command Sgt. Maj. Alonzo J. Smith, the senior enlisted advisor for the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), said goodbye to the division and Fort Campbell today during his relinquishment of responsibility ceremony in front of the division headquarters, but not without passion, emotion, and many thanks for lessons learned and passed.

Smith, who took responsibility of the 101st in June 2012, will transition to Fort Hood, Texas, where he’ll become the senior enlisted advisor of III Corps, a unit responsible for more than 100,000 Soldiers.

Maj. Gen. Gary J. Volesky, the commanding general of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell, felt the day was bittersweet.

Command Sgt. Maj. Alonzo J. Smith (background, left), the senior enlisted advisor for the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), smiles as he listens to the remarks from Maj. Gen. Gary J. Volesky, the commanding general of the 101st and Fort Campbell, during Smith's relinquishment of responsibility ceremony today. (Jerry Woller)

Command Sgt. Maj. Alonzo J. Smith (background, left), the senior enlisted advisor for the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), smiles as he listens to the remarks from Maj. Gen. Gary J. Volesky, the commanding general of the 101st and Fort Campbell, during Smith’s relinquishment of responsibility ceremony today. (Jerry Woller)

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Convention & Visitors Bureau offering group tours packages mixing local attractions, big-name concerts

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Convention and Visitors BureauClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) is engaging in an exciting new Group Tour program that enhances local tourism, while at the same time providing amazing entertainment options for local residents right here at home.

A series of group tours lasting for 4 days each are planned for Memorial Day, the 4th of July, and Labor Day; and are billed as “Heroes, Hometowns and Legends.” With the final tour this year being a 3 day event planned for the Christmas season billed as “God, Country, Christmas.”

Lee Greenwood performing at APSU's George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall as part of the Clarksville-Montgomery County Convention & Visitors Bureau's Group Tours

Lee Greenwood performing at APSU’s George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall as part of the Clarksville-Montgomery County Convention & Visitors Bureau’s Group Tours

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This History of Fort Campbell’s Week of the Eagles

 

2014 Fort Campbell Week of the EaglesFort Campbell, KY – Major General J.H. Cushman hosted Fort Campbell’s first “Week of the Eagles” May 21st-25th, 1973; one year after the 101st was officially welcomed back from Vietnam.

The week was touted as a celebration of the Division’s combat readiness and was held in the same time period as Armed Forces and Memorial Days. The week also featured both a Kentucky Day of the Eagles and a Tennessee Day of the Eagles. Kentucky Governor Wendell Ford and Tennessee Governor Winfield Dunn both visited Fort Campbell to mark the occasions.

Fort Campbell kicks off the Week of the Eagles with a Division Run.

Fort Campbell kicks off the Week of the Eagles with a Division Run.

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Special Concert with Big & Rich opened the 2014 Week of the Eagles at Fort Campbell on Friday

 

2014 Fort Campbell Week of the EaglesFort Campbell, KY – The 2014 Week of the Eagles Celebration kicked off on Friday with a Division Run and the Week of the Eagles Concert headlined by Big and Rich with Special Guest Cowboy Troy, Joe Diffie, and Mallory Hope. Sporting events and athletic competitions continue throughout the week, and the 2014 Week of the Eagles closes out on Thursday with the 101st Airborne Division Review.

As things kicked off Clarksville Online spoke with Melissa Schaffner, the Marketing Manager for the Fort Campbell Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR). “We’ve got a great lineup for this evening! We started out with Cover Down, the 101st Airborne Division Rock Band; following them will be Mallory Hope an up-and-coming artists out of Nashville; then we will have Joe Diffie, a big country music star during the 90s, who is making a repeat visit to Fort Campbell; and our headliner tonight will be Big and Rich with special guest Cowboy Troy, personal favorite of mine! I love Big and Rich so I’m really excited about this show.”

Big Kenny and John Rich performing on Stage at the 2014 Week of the Eagles Concert on Friday

Big Kenny and John Rich performing on Stage at the 2014 Week of the Eagles Concert on Friday

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APSU Governors Tennis beats Southern Indiana Screaming Eagles 7-2

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUEvansville, IN – Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team concluded a weekend sweep, downing Southern Indiana, 7-2, in late Saturday action.

The Govs move to 5-1 on the season while handing Southern Indiana, ranked 22nd in Division II, its first loss of the spring 2014 campaign.

Austin Peay Men's Tennis. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Tennis. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs Tennis to much for Southern Indiana Screaming Eagles

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUEvansville, IN – Austin Peay State University women’s tennis team made it two in a row after upending Southern Indiana, 9-0, Friday, in non-conference action.

No Lady Gov was pushed to three sets and two didn’t drop a game during the course of play against the Screaming Eagles.

Austin Peay Women's Tennis. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Women’s Tennis. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Governors Tennis beats Western Kentucky Hilltoppers 6-1

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUClarksville, TN – Even without senior No. 1 Jasmin Ademovic, Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team handled Western Kentucky with ease Friday in a convincing 6-1 victory.

Austin Peay Men's Tennis. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Tennis. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Tennis to host Western Kentucky, travel to Southern Indiana

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors Sports - APSUClarksville, TN – After bouncing back from its season’s first loss with a win last Saturday, Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team looks to embark on another winning streak when the Govs host Western Kentucky (4:30pm, Friday) and travel to Southern Indiana (6:00pm, Saturday) for a pair of matches.

Austin Peay Men's Tennis. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports)

Austin Peay Men’s Tennis. (Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports)

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Fort Campbell Welcomes Home the 101st Airborne Division’s Command Group

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – On Friday, Fort Campbell welcomed home the last of the 101st Headquarters and Headquarters Brigade consisting of 24 members of the command group of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) including Commanding General, Maj. Gen. James C. McConville.

They were completing a 9 month long mission in RC-East in support of Operation Enduring Freedom where they were training the Afghan National Army to take over ensuring the security of their own country.

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Fort Campbell’s 1st Brigade Combat Team welcomes Sapper Eagles back into its ranks

 

Written by Sgt. Jon Heinrich
1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne Division1st Brigade Combat TeamFort Campbell, KY – The soldiers of the 326th Engineer Battalion held a patch changing ceremony October 18th at the battalion’s headquarters here.

The ceremony marked the battalion’s return to the 101st Airborne Division from the 36th Engineer brigade out of Fort Hood, Texas, and joining the division’s 1st Brigade Combat Team.

The 326th Engineer Battalion conducts a patch changing ceremony to mark the unit’s return to the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division Oct. 18 at the battalion headquarters here. (Sgt. 1st Class John Brown)

The 326th Engineer Battalion conducts a patch changing ceremony to mark the unit’s return to the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division Oct. 18 at the battalion headquarters here. (Sgt. 1st Class John Brown)

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