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Nashville Television show to film episode on Fort Campbell

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – The popular TV series “Nashville” is filming an episode on Fort Campbell March 24th, 25th and 26th and needs Soldiers and Family members to serve as “background artists,” also known as extras! This opportunity is open to military ID card holders only.

A casting call will be held at the Fort Campbell main Exchange on Thursday, March 20th from 5:00pm-7:00pm. This call will identify specific individuals for specific scenes. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Titans play Jacksonville Jaguars at LP Field Sunday

 

Tennessee Titans (4-4) vs. Jacksonville Jaguars (0-8)

Sunday, November 10th, 2013 | Noon CST
LP Field | Nashville, TN | TV: CBS

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – This week the Tennessee Titans (4-4) play their first of two consecutive home games against an AFC South rival, welcoming the Jacksonville Jaguars (0-8) to LP Field (capacity 69,143). Kickoff in the is scheduled for noon CST on Sunday, November 10th.

The Jaguars are the Titans’ longest-standing division rival. In 37 all-time meetings, including playoffs,
the Titans hold a 21-16 advantage.

Tennessee Titans tight end Delanie Walker (82) . (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans tight end Delanie Walker (82) . (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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UFC Fighters visit Fort Campbell’s Warrior Resiliency and Recovery Center

 

UFC - Ultimate Fighting ChampionshipFort Campbell, KY -  Fort Campbell’s Warrior Resiliency and Recovery Center and National Intrepid Center of Excellence satellite, Intrepid Spirit, director Dr. Bret Logan welcomed four guest Ultimate Fighting Championship fighters November 4th to his traumatic brain injury treatment center.

The UFC guest fighters are visiting Fort Campbell before the “Fight for the Troops” event Wednesday night.

Former UFC fighter Chuck Liddell drives a Humvee simulator as Capt. Brady Hassell assists during a simulated convey Nov. 4. 2013 at the Warrior Resiliency and Recovery Center on Fort Campbell, Ky. where Hassell currently receives treatment for a traumatic brain injury. Liddell, along with fellow UFC guest fighters Forrest Griffin, Fredson Paixao and Jim Miller, received a hands-on tour of portions of TBI therapy sessions that Soldiers receive at the center. In 2014, the WRRC will become a National Intrepid Center of Excellence satellite site, known as the Intrepid Spirit. (U.S. Army Photo by Laura Boyd)

Former UFC fighter Chuck Liddell drives a Humvee simulator as Capt. Brady Hassell assists during a simulated convey Nov. 4. 2013 at the Warrior Resiliency and Recovery Center on Fort Campbell, Ky. where Hassell currently receives treatment for a traumatic brain injury. Liddell, along with fellow UFC guest fighters Forrest Griffin, Fredson Paixao and Jim Miller, received a hands-on tour of portions of TBI therapy sessions that Soldiers receive at the center. In 2014, the WRRC will become a National Intrepid Center of Excellence satellite site, known as the Intrepid Spirit. (U.S. Army Photo by Laura Boyd)

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BACH observes Veterans Day

 

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – In honor of the national observance of Veterans Day, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) personnel will observe the federal holiday Monday, November 11th, therefore all clinics and pharmacies will be closed.

The Emergency Center will remain open to provide acute and emergency medical care. «Read the rest of this article»

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Fort Campbell 101st Sustainment Brigade soldiers become noncommissioned officers

 

Written by Sgt. Sinthia Rosario
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

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Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan – Fifty-two newly promoted noncommissioned officers (NCO) crossed into the corps with a symbolic induction ceremony, which represented their right of entry into, what is known as, the time honored Corps of the noncommissioned officer.

The heritage and history of the corps is rich with symbolism and traces its roots as far back as the 17th century. The NCO Induction Ceremony gave the NCOs a better understanding of the significance of becoming a sergeant and what it takes to be a good leader.

Newly promoted noncommissioned officers (NCO) pose for a group photo after completing their NCO Induction Ceremony, Oct. 30, 2013, at Bagram Air Field, Parwan province, Afghanistan. During this ceremony, the newly promoted conducted the rite of passage into the U.S. Army NCO Corps. (Sgt. Sinthia Rosario, Task Force Lifeliner Public Affairs)

Newly promoted noncommissioned officers (NCO) pose for a group photo after completing their NCO Induction Ceremony, Oct. 30, 2013, at Bagram Air Field, Parwan province, Afghanistan. During this ceremony, the newly promoted conducted the rite of passage into the U.S. Army NCO Corps. (Sgt. Sinthia Rosario, Task Force Lifeliner Public Affairs)

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Fort Campbell Annual Army Family Action Plan (AFAP) Conference

 

Fort Campbell's Morale, Welfare and Recreation - MWRFort Campbell, KY – All of the services, programs, and the excellent quality of life available on Fort Campbell would not be what they are without the hard work and dedication of the Army Family Action Plan (AFAP) delegates.

If you are looking for a great way to get involved with your Army community and work toward positive change, become a delegate at the next AFAP Conference on October 28th, 29th and 30th, from 9:00am until 4:00pm, at the Family Resource Center (FRC), located at 1501 William C. Lee Road. «Read the rest of this article»

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Gary Mathews Automotive Group celebrating Clarksville and Fort Campbell

 

Gary Mathews Motors or ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Gary Mathews Automotive Group is celebrating Clarksville and Fort Campbell with Customer Appreciation Sales for the entire month of October for All Gary Mathews dealerships in Middlle Tennessee.

Gary Mathews has been an ardent supporter of the troops from Ft. Campbell, hosting benefit golf tournaments, and offering special pricing and financing to all active U.S. Military Personnel.  Mathews has launched an advertising campaign from now til the end of December 2013, that will not only introduce people to the ‘Highly Qualified’ Mathews Auto Team at Gary Mathews Motors and to the New Marina, but also to the River District and the greater Clarksville area.

Gary Mathews, James Corlew, and Don Jenkins were inducted into the Red Coat Society Saturday Night at halftime of the Austin Peay Governors vs. Youngstown State basketball game.

Local businessman Gary Mathews being inducted into the APSU Red Coat Society for his contributions to the University and it’s athletics programs.

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Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) prepares to provide Flu Vaccine, mid-October

 

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s (BACH) preventive medicine team expects Fort Campbell to receive this year’s influenza vaccine in mid-to-late October. Once the vaccine arrives, preventive medicine staff members will offer the vaccine in multiple venues.

“The majority of this year’s shipment of influenza vaccine is expected to arrive in mid-to-late October. After the vaccine arrives, we expect to make it available to patients. Every year the shipment arrival times vary, but we still anticipate being able to offer the vaccine before flu season picks up this year,” said BACH Chief of Preventive Medicine Capt. Samuel Peik. «Read the rest of this article»

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Fort Campbell’s 101st Sustainment Brigade Soldiers get Caricatures drawn by Artists

 

Written by Sgt. Sinthia Rosario
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

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Bagram, Afghanistan – Beats of excitement and laughter rippled its way into the heart of the Task Force Lifeliner soldiers as they sit with cartoonists who draw the soldiers caricature.

The soldiers expressed their sincere appreciation for these talented artists especially after they looked at the comical reflections of themselves created by these professional cartoonists.

U.S. Army Pvt. Alice M. Harris, a human resource specialist with the Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), looks a her caricature drawn by MAD Magazine cartoonist Tom Richmond at Kandahar Airfield, in Parwan Province, Afghanistan, Sept. 6, 2013. Eight nationally recognized members of the National Cartoonists Society were part of a USO tour in Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Sinthia Rosario/Released)

U.S. Army Pvt. Alice M. Harris, a human resource specialist with the Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), looks a her caricature drawn by MAD Magazine cartoonist Tom Richmond at Kandahar Airfield, in Parwan Province, Afghanistan, Sept. 6, 2013. Eight nationally recognized members of the National Cartoonists Society were part of a USO tour in Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Sinthia Rosario/Released)

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Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts named to Tennessee Advisory Committee of U.S. Global Leadership Coalition

 

Tennessee State Representative - District 67Clarksville, TN – Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts (D-Clarksville) has been appointed to the Tennessee Advisory Committee of the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition.

“It is an honor to be asked to serve as a member of the Tennessee Advisory Committee of the US Global Leadership Coalition,” said Rep. Pitts. “I plan to use my experience to serve my constituents and my beloved state of Tennessee along with other stellar members of the Committee including Senator Bill Frist and former Governor Phil Bredesen.”

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

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