Written by Sgt. William White
101st Airborne Division (Air Assault)
Fort Campbell, KY – The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) has opened a new chapter in its rendezvous with destiny. Maj. Gen. Gary J. Volesky, the 45th commanding general of the 101st, placed the division in the hands of Maj. Gen. Andrew P. Poppas, the incoming division commander, during a change of command ceremony January 19th, 2017.
During the ceremony, Lt. Gen. Stephen J. Townsend, XVIII Airborne Corps commander, praised Volesky’s leadership during his command.
“Our Army couldn’t have chosen a better leader to command this division two and a half years ago than Gary Volesky,” Townsend said. “During his watch, elements of the 101st have deployed to Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Turkey, Liberia and a whole list of other nations around the world in support of both combat and shaping operations for our nation.”
Maj. Gen. Andrew P. Poppas, the incoming division commander for the 101st Airborne Division, speaks to Fort Campbell community members, Families and 101st Airborne Division Soldiers during a change of command ceremony held at the division parade field, Fort Campbell, Kentucky, Jan. 19, 2017. Poppas assumes a command position in the 101st for the second time, as he previously commanded the 1st Brigade Combat Team. (Sgt. William White)
Clarksville, TN – Make your reservations now for the upcoming production of “Sorry! Wrong Chimney” at the Cumberland Arts Centre scheduled for December 9th, 10th, 16th and 17th. The annual Christmas productions usually sell out early and this show will be no exception.
Starring a cast of local favorites and some new faces, this yuletide farce is sure to be a crowd pleaser. Cumberland Arts Center veterans, Nicole June, Alex Maynard, Glen Pafford, Bailey Thompson and Colleen Hyder join newcomers, Amy Snider and Brett LaGore, in this comedy written by Jack Sharkey and Leo W. Sears and directed by Art Conn.
Cumberland Arts Centre Dinner Theatre to hold “Sorry! Wrong Chimney” December 9th, 10th, 16th and 17th.
Nashville, TN – What’s the first thing that pops into your head when you think of Thanksgiving dinner? Most people would say turkey, but running a close second is probably dressing or stuffing, specifically cornbread dressing if you have Southern roots.
A tried and true recipe that dates back generations is traditional cornbread dressing, seasoned with onion, celery and sage. To spice up the holiday table this year, add a few non-traditional ingredients to the dressing that will likely be the start of a new Thanksgiving dinner tradition.
Food safety steps hosts can incorporate into their favorite recipes this Thanksgiving, reducing the risk of food poisoning from Salmonella and other pathogens provided by USDA
Washington, D.C. – Celebrity chefs and cooking magazines are advocating the newest trends in cooking a turkey once again. Whether you use a tried-and-true recipe or a creative new method, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) wants to help you cook it safely.
Once you choose a recipe, pair these steps with your cooking instructions to prepare a turkey that is both delicious and safe for your family.
Clarksville, TN – For the past eleven years, I’ve been brining the turkey for Thanksgiving. It makes a delicious, tender, juicy bird. And its really not difficult to do! Here are instructions and some brine recipes for you to use this year.
To brine a turkey you will need a large pot that will hold the whole bird in the brine and a space in the frig large enough to store it for a day.