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Sesame Street USO Experience for Military Families coming to Fort Campbell April 11th and 12th, 2014

 

USOFort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell MWR is excited to announce that we will host The Sesame Street/USO Experience for Military Families – a free traveling show exclusively for the military and their Families – on April 11th and 12th.

These free shows will be held at Wilson Theater at 6:00pm on April 11th and at 1:00pm and again at 3:30pm on April 12th.

Doors will open 30 minutes prior to each show.

Sesame Street USO Experience for Military Families

Sesame Street USO Experience for Military Families

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USO and Tennessee Titans to host fundraiser for Military and Families

 

USONashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans are partnering with the USO to host a fund-raising event at LP Field on Friday, November 15th. The event is open to the public and is an opportunity for area residents to learn more about the services offered by the USO at Nashville International Airport and at Fort Campbell, KY. “Troops & Titans” is specifically a fund-raiser to support these services.

There will be special appearances by Tennessee Titans players and cheerleaders. A short program will also include Keni Thomas, a musician and decorated combat veteran of the elite 75th Ranger Regiment special operations unit.

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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

101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne Division

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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Fort Campbell’s 101st Airborne Division Band “Ambush” rocks Independence Day Celebration at Forward Operating Base Sharana

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionPaktika Province, Afghanistan– The Forward Operating Base Sharana Freedom Fest went off with a bang July 7th, with the 101st Airborne Division Rock Band “Ambush” returning for a repeat performance.

Fireworks were not allowed but the United Service Organization, Morale Welfare and Recreation as well as FLUOR contracted cooks put together an event that would put the lack of a light show in the back of everyone’s mind.

At 8:00am, the FOB Sharana town square was a silent parking lot.

U.S. Army Spc. Stephen Thacker, drummer for the 101st Airborne Division band “Ambush” drums out a groovy beat to a Radio Head song, at Forward Operating Base Sharana, Afghanistan, July 7th, 2013. Soldiers and civilians assigned to the post celebrated Independence Day with carnival games, a barbecue and music. (U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Justin Brooks, 2nd Battalion, 15th Field Artillery Regiment)

U.S. Army Spc. Stephen Thacker, drummer for the 101st Airborne Division band “Ambush” drums out a groovy beat to a Radio Head song, at Forward Operating Base Sharana, Afghanistan, July 7th, 2013. Soldiers and civilians assigned to the post celebrated Independence Day with carnival games, a barbecue and music. (U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Justin Brooks, 2nd Battalion, 15th Field Artillery Regiment)

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Fort Campbell Brutal Fitness 5K Challenge July 13th

 

Fort Campbell's Morale, Welfare and Recreation - MWRFort Campbell, KY – Join the Fort Campbell community for our July Eagle Challenge Fitness Tour event. On July 13th, Fort Campbell, along with the 1st Brigade Combat Team “Bastogne”, will host the “Brutal Fitness 5K Challenge”.

This 5K road race will be filled with nine brutal physical challenges that will test your strength, stamina, and endurance.  Race officials have included three levels of difficulty for the physical events and even a special 1K “Little Brute” Family and kids course. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University and USO to host “Dine on our Dime” Sunday during Governors Baseball game

 

Austin Peay State University Governors SportsClarksville, TN - Austin Peay State University joins forces with Fort Campbell’s United Services Organization (USO) to host “Dine On Our Dime,” at 1:00pm, Sunday, when Govs baseball hosts Morehead State at Raymond C. Hand Park.

"Dine on our Dime" this Sunday at APSU baseball game

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Volksmarch Wellness Walk at the Sportsman’s Lodge September 29th

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – As the seasons start to change, there is nothing more special than having a Family hike in the lush Tennessee and Kentucky woods. On Saturday, September 29th, bring your Family to Sportsman’s Lodge, just outside Gate 10, to experience the free Volksmarch Wellness Walk.

In Germany, a volksmarch, meaning “people’s march” in German, is a non-competitive fitness walk. At events, participants will walk along a trail and stop at different locations to receive incentive awards. «Read the rest of this article»

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Sesame Street/USO Experience for Military Families USO tour visited Fort Campbell Kentucky

 

USOFort Campbell, KY – On April 14th and 15th, the Sesame Street and USO Experience for Military Families USO tour put on three free performances for Fort Campbell families active duty, Retirees, National Guard, reserves and Department of Defense Civilians. Over 1,800 people came out to watch the shows.

The 30 minute performance was a special event for the military community since it is specifically designed to educate children about coping with military deployments and homecomings.

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Sesame Street/USO Experience for Military Families comes to Fort Campbell

 

USOFort Campbell, KY – Everyone’s favorite residents from the street where the clouds are swept away and the air is sweet will be making their way to Wilson Theater on Saturday, April 14th and Sunday, April 15th.

The Sesame Street and USO Experience for Military Families is a free, traveling USO tour based on Sesame Workshop’s award winning Talk, Listen, Connect initiative. The 30 minute performance is a special event for the military community since it is specifically designed to educate children about coping with military deployments and homecomings.

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Jack Daniel’s, Craig Morgan to Support Troops at LP Field Veteran’s Day Celebration

 

Tennessee TitansLynchburg, TN – Country music star and 10-year Army veteran Craig Morgan and the Jack Daniel Distillery are asking Tennessee Titans’ fans to take a few extra minutes at Sunday’s game to honor our troops.

Before the game, Jack Daniel’s will collect written messages of support to include in USO care packages as part of its Toast to the Troops program. Morgan will sing the national anthem at the game, which will include a special Veteran’s Day tribute to our military.

Country music star Craig Morgan will sing the national anthem at Sunday's game, which will include a special Veteran’s Day tribute to our military.

Country music star Craig Morgan will sing the national anthem at Sunday's game, which will include a special Veteran’s Day tribute to our military.

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