Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s Office of Career Services welcomed Amazon to campus in September 2016. The University was among the first 12 schools from across the country selected to participate in Amazon’s new Warrior Ambassador Program.
Through this program, the company’s Warrior Ambassadors (military veterans that work at Amazon) will visit the veteran centers and career centers at universities located near Amazon fulfillment centers across the nation.
Agencies look for ways to help job candidates and employers
Clarksville, TN – A coalition of local governments and workforce development agencies is seeking military spouses to help with a study of how veterans make a successful transition into civilian employment.
The group needs about 30 spouses of veterans now in the civilian workforce to participate in focus group interviews.
Clarksville, TN – Soldiers may deploy into combat as a unit, but too often, the journey home is lonely and discouraging. Combat veterans – both men and women – may make the physical journey successfully back to the states but finding the way home after war – navigating the pain, the losses and the guilt – can take years. You can help, though.
Join SAFE: Soldiers and Families Embraced, community leaders and your neighbors on Thursday, November 10th, 2016, to share a meal at the organization’s annual fundraising breakfast, “Lighting the Way Home.”
Clarksville, TN – A coalition of local governments and workforce development agencies is looking for military spouses in the community to help with a study of how veterans make a successful transition into civilian employment.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan greeted hundreds of military veterans at Liberty Park on Thursday for a Welcome Home Parade, a picnic lunch and musical entertainment.
“We welcome you to Clarksville, we honor you, and we thank you for your service to America,” McMillan said to a lunchtime audience in the Wilma Rudolph Events Center. “Please know that the City of Clarksville, with its special connection to Fort Campbell, especially loves our veterans.”
Clarksville, TN – Research shows that an alarming number of military and veteran caregivers are suffering debilitating metal, physical, and emotional effects as a result of their caregiving duties.
In an effort to battle the problem in the home of Fort Campbell, the City Council unanimously approved a resolution September 1st expressing support for “Hidden Heroes: The National Coalition for Military Caregivers.”
Fort Campbell, KY – In honor of the contributions and sacrifices made by military Retirees, Veterans, survivors and their Families, the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell will host a Soldiers and Families for Life Appreciation Week September 21st-24th.
The week-long event will be held at various locations on the installation and will include an assortment of activities including a two-day job fair, Retiree appreciation day, benefits fair, golf tournament and street fair.
Fort Campbell, KY – On Thursday, August 18th, 2016 Fort Campbell Army Community Service and U.S. Chamber of Commerce will host Hiring Heroes – Fort Campbell, a jobs and opportunity fair for spouses of all active duty military, guard, reserve, Veterans, Retirees and Gold Star spouses.
The job fair will be held at Cole Park Commons from 10:00am until 1:00pm.
Tennessee Senate 22nd Senatorial District candidate David Cutting spoke at 108th annual Lone Oak Picnic
Cunningham, TN – Tennessee Senate 22nd Senatorial District candidate David L. Cutting spoke Saturday, July 30th, 2016 at the 108th annual Lone Oak Picnic put on by the Central Civitan Club.
“I am big on healthcare, education, helping our veterans and elderly, infrastructure and jobs. It’s very important to get jobs into the area. We are even looking a attracting an amusement park into the area. That would bring in tourists, tourist money, have something for our youth to do and additional place for our youth to work,” stated Cutting.
Cunningham, TN – On Saturday, July 30th, 2016 Lori L. Smith, candidate for the Tennessee Senate 22nd Senatorial District spoke to the audience at the 108th annual Lone Oak Picnic put on by the Central Civitan Club.
“I am running for State Representative with three legislative priorities,” said Smith. “Protecting our active duty military and our veterans, property tax relief has not been fully restored and it should be and addressing PTSD. There are things we can do to vacillate mental health professionals more available for our veterans.”
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