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Fort Campbell Soldiers and Families attend Earth Day 2016

 

Campbell CrossingFort Campbell, KY – Campbell Crossing’s 2016 Earth Day event was a huge success over the weekend. Fort Campbell Soldiers and family members came out for an afternoon full of exciting games and activities including fun crafts, face painting, educational booths, food from Whitt’s BBQ and more.

Although the event was planned to be outdoors, the rain did not keep residents away. The event held at the Family Resource Center, kicked off with the National Anthem, the Fort Campbell Troop 101 Boy Scouts presenting the Colors, and the Department of Environment-Forestry presenting the Tree City Award to Garrison Commander Col. James R. Salome.

The Department of Environment-Forestry presented the Tree City Award to Garrison Commander Col. James R. Salome.

The Department of Environment-Forestry presented the Tree City Award to Garrison Commander Col. James R. Salome.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation partners with USO of Fort Campbell to host Veterans Fair

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation and the USO of Fort Campbell have joined forces to offer a free fair for veterans and their families on Saturday, March 5th from 11:00am to 2:00pm at the Kleeman Community Center.

The Veterans Fair is a great opportunity for veterans to connect with local agencies and organizations and to preview recreation programs available in our community. Enjoy family activities, demonstrations, music, crafts and fun. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville to Celebrate 200 Veterans from 28 States during “Welcome Home Vietnam – American Veterans Parade”

 

“Welcome Home Vietnam – American Veterans Parade”

Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – Forty years after the fall of Saigon, Vietnam Veterans will at long last be publicly recognized for their service to our country.

Visit Clarksville is proud to partner with the Tennessee State Council of Vietnam Veterans of America, the USO and US Tours to present Welcome Home Vietnam – An American Veterans Parade.

Veterans Parade set for Tuesday, September 15th.

Veterans Parade set for Tuesday, September 15th.

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Fort Campbell Soldiers and Family Members attend National Night Out 2015

 

Campbell CrossingNashville, TN – Recently, Campbell Crossing hosted their 2015 National Night Out event. The event was a success with more than 2,000 Fort Campbell Soldiers and family members that came out to participate in this nationwide celebration.

National Night Out is geared toward heightening crime prevention awareness and strengthening the neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships while sending a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are fighting back.

Fort Campbell Soldiers and family members came out to take a stand against crime at National Night Out 2015.

Fort Campbell Soldiers and family members came out to take a stand against crime at National Night Out 2015.

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USO arrives in Liberia to provide stress free environment for U.S. Soldiers working to contain Ebola Virus

 

Written by Spc. Rashene Mincy
55th Signal Company

United States Africa CommandMonrovia, Liberia –  Soldiers assigned to 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) take in the amenities of the USO at Barclay Training Center, Monrovia, Liberia, December 28th, 2014.

The newly constructed USO with amenities such as Armed Forces Network, video game consoles and snacks gives Soldiers, deployed in support of Operation United Assistance, a stress-free environment to hang out during downtime.

Pfc. Michael Matale and Spc. Britton McGlamy, both assigned to 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), plays a video game at the grand opening of the USO at Barclay Training Center, Monrovia, Liberia, Dec. 28, 2014.  (Spc. Rashene Mincy, 55th Signal Company)

Pfc. Michael Matale and Spc. Britton McGlamy, both assigned to 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), plays a video game at the grand opening of the USO at Barclay Training Center, Monrovia, Liberia, Dec. 28, 2014. (Spc. Rashene Mincy, 55th Signal Company)

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Over 2,500 Fort Campbell Soldiers and family members attend Campbell Crossing’s Summer Carnival

 

Campbell CrossingFort Campbell, KY – Campbell Crossing’s 2014 Summer Carnival event was a huge success. With more than 2,500 Fort Campbell Soldiers and family members in attendance, residents enjoyed carnival games, fortunetellers, face painters, a stilt walker, and caricature artists.

More than 2,500 Soldiers and their families came out to enjoy the first day of summer at the 2014 Summer Carnival!

More than 2,500 Soldiers and their families came out to enjoy the first day of summer at the 2014 Summer Carnival!

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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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