Topic: U.S. Marine Corps
Written by Alan Buis
Pasadena, CA – Studying volcanos can be hazardous work, both for researchers and aircraft. To penetrate such dangerous airspace, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), especially those with electric engines that ingest little contaminated air, are an emerging and effective way to gather crucial data about volcanic ash and gases.
Last month, a team of NASA researchers deployed three repurposed military UAVs with special instruments into and above the noxious sulfur dioxide plume of Costa Rica’s active Turrialba volcano, near San Jose.
Headquarters, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault)
Bagram, Afghanistan – The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), known famously as the “Screaming Eagles,” assumed responsibility of the combined joint task force in eastern Afghanistan March 14th in a ceremony on Bagram Air Field.
Combined Joint Task Force-101, will operate in Regional Command – East, an area roughly the size of Virginia, which includes 14 provinces and 7.5 million Afghans.
The 1st Infantry Division wrapped up its yearlong deployment and will be heading back to Fort Riley, Kansas.
Washington, D.C. – Military members and their spouses may be eligible to receive free tax return preparation assistance.
The IRS and U.S. Armed Forces partner in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, which provides free tax advice, tax preparation, return filing and other tax assistance to military members and their families. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – Theand the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots Foundation will once again join forces for Touchdown for Tots, a national toy drive benefiting the Toys for Tots Foundation, during their annual Toys for Tots Stadium Drive.
The Titans are asking fans to bring a new, unwrapped toy to LP Field on Sunday, December 2nd when the Titans host the Houston Texans with a 12:00 noon kickoff. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Anpublic management professor will discuss her book on the challenges experienced in city management as part of the next Provost Lecture Series.
Dr. Beck Starnes, associate professor of public management, will present at 3:00pm, Thursday, October 4th in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. All sessions of the Provost Lecture Series are free and open to the public. «Read the rest of this article»
Written by Sgt. Kimberly Menzies
Fort Campbell, KY – Those who have been and are part of the U.S. Army will be the first to tell you that the great history of the organization and the units within, is a strong part of the esprit de corps for all soldiers.
Those who serve are proud of the footprint they leave as part of the newer history but there are only a small few who can sit generations from now, open a history book and point themselves out by name.
The 100th meeting with Ed Bearss
The Customs House Museum is our partner for this event and we thank them for their help. This is a special fund raising event for the Clarksville CWRT with the proceeds going to help build the Tennessee monument at the Battle of Richmond, Kentucky.
The Meetings topic is “General George H. Thomas Versus General U.S. Grant – Union Command In The Tennessee Campaign of 1864” «Read the rest of this article»
Tennessee Highway Patrol Major, Three Captains among those Recognized
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security officials formally recognized six recent promotions in a special ceremony Tuesday at the Tennessee Highway Patrol Training Center in Nashville.
Commissioner Bill Gibbons, Deputy Commissioner Larry Godwin, Tennessee Highway Patrol Colonel Tracy Trott, and Assistant Commissioner David Purkey were on-hand to congratulate the recipients. «Read the rest of this article»
Fort Campbell’s 4th Brigade Combat Team “Currahees” is the first Air Assault Unit to accept Women into select Direct Combat Positions
Written by Sgt. Kimberly Menzies
Fort Campbell, KY – Thirty-five female soldiers join the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, as part of the Department of Defense initiative, Women in the Service Review, May 14th, 2012, at Fort Campbell, KY.
The “Currahee” brigade is the only brigade combat team in the 101st Abn. Div. and the only air assault unit to be included in this initiative.
3rd BCT Public Affairs, 101st Airborne Division (AASLT)
Fort Campbell, KY – While facing insurmountable odds with their backs against a wall and their comrades’ lives at stake; brave men and women, without hesitation, place the well-being of others before their own. Today we remember these brave and courageous warriors.
In 1862, President Abraham Lincoln signed a bill creating the Medal of Honor. The distinguished award was designed to recognize those whom displayed valorous actions while serving on the battlefield, “The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, presents this unique award.
Today, March 25th, marks the 149th anniversary of the first presentation of the medal in 1863.
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