Clarksville, TN Online: News, Opinion, Arts & Entertainment.


Topic: Veterans

Visit Clarksville announces Welcome Home Parade road closures

 

Visit Clarksville

Visit Clarksville's Welcome Home Veterans CelebrationClarksville, TN – Visit Clarksville announces that on Saturday, September 15th, 2018, Historic Downtown Clarksville will welcome hundreds of veterans for Clarksville’s our Welcome Home Veterans Celebration Parade.

Starting at 10:00am from First Baptist Church, veterans from near and far will be honored with marching bands, JROTC units, active duty soldiers, floats and more.

Welcome Home Veterans Celebration Parade

Welcome Home Veterans Celebration Parade

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | No Comments
 

Clarksville’s 4th Annual Welcome Home Veterans Celebration set for September 12th-16th

 

Visit Clarksville

Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – Clarksville Tennessee is a community that appreciates veterans. The city borders the Fort Campbell Army Post, so appreciating military service is simply the way of life for both residents and businesses.

Beyond the ingrained respect that happens daily, this community publicly shows its support annually–in a big way–with a five-day Welcome Home Veterans Celebration.

New in this years elcome Home Veterans Celebrationis Lee Greenwood, Remembering our Fallen, Hero Breakfast, & Valor Run.

New in this years elcome Home Veterans Celebrationis Lee Greenwood, Remembering our Fallen, Hero Breakfast, & Valor Run.

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Events | No Comments
 


Austin Peay State University Veterans Upward Bound to host Open Houses

 

Austin Peay State University

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s Veterans Upward Bound is throwing several free pizza parties this month in an effort to show as many military veterans as possible the program’s benefits. 

The first open house is 11:00am-2:00pm August 2nd, 2018 at Room 203 of the McReynolds Building.

Austin Peay State University’s Veterans Upward Bound to hold open houses in August for military veterans.

Austin Peay State University’s Veterans Upward Bound to hold open houses in August for military veterans.

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Education | No Comments
 

Legal Aid Society is Working to Support Homeless Veterans

 

Written by DarKenya Waller
Executive Director, Legal Aid Society

Legal Aid SocietyNashville, TN – Veterans make up just 7 percent of the U.S. population. So it’s safe to say that for large swaths of our country, the realities of military service are somewhat removed from our daily lives and sphere of understanding.

Though the sacrifices made by veterans are brought to our attention on Memorial Day and Veterans Day, the emotional or physical wounds that some vets carry are a constant, daily struggle.

DarKenya Waller, Executive Director, Legal Aid Society.

DarKenya Waller, Executive Director, Legal Aid Society.

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | No Comments
 

Marsha Blackburn: This Week From Washington – July 8th, 2018

 

Congressman Marsha Blackburn

7th District of Tennessee

U.S. CongressWashington, D.C. – This week, Americans from all walks of life gathered across the nation to celebrate our country and its Independence. Just 242 years ago, patriots throughout America’s thirteen original colonies convened at the Second Continental Congress and declared our country’s independence from Great Britain.

This unprecedented acknowledgment of our God-given rights through the Declaration of Independence laid the foundation for the great nation we inhabit today; one that guarantees one’s right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

Independence Day «Read the rest of this article»

Sections: Politics | No Comments
 

Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery at Parkers Crossroads Opens in July

 

Tennessee Department of Veterans Services

Tennessee Department of Veterans ServicesNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Veterans Services Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Under Secretary for Memorial Affairs Randy Reeves announced the Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery at Parkers Crossroads will begin accepting online-pre registrations for burial beginning immediately. The cemetery will opened Friday, July 6th, 2018.

The 132-acre cemetery is located at 693 Wildersville Road and will serve more than 45,000 veterans and their families within 17 counties in West Tennessee.

Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery at Parkers Crossroads Graphic

Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery at Parkers Crossroads Graphic

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | No Comments
 


Montgomery County Animal Care and Control Partners with Pets for Patriots Companion Pet Adoption Program

 

Montgomery County Animal Care and Control

Montgomery County Animal Care and ControlMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Animal Care and Control has partnered with Pets for Patriots Companion Pet Adoption Program for Military Veterans, a nonprofit that saves lives of person and pet through companion pet adoption for United States military veterans.

Working with Pets for Patriots, Montgomery County Animal Care and Control gives local veterans, active duty military members and their families the gift of unconditional love while providing the most overlooked dogs and cats a second chance at life.

Montgomery County Animal Care and Control Partners with nationwide charity to give shelter dogs and cats a second chance at life with veterans and military personnel.

Montgomery County Animal Care and Control Partners with nationwide charity to give shelter dogs and cats a second chance at life with veterans and military personnel.

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | No Comments
 

City of Clarksville wins 2018 City Livability Award

 

City of Clarksville

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville has earned recognition in the 2018 City Livability Awards Program during the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ 86th Annual Meeting in Boston,MA.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan and the City received an award Saturday for its Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion Education and Employment Initiative, which assists soldiers separating from service early because of illness or injury with education and training to help them find jobs as they transition into civilian life.

Susan Moulton, left, with Waste Management Inc., presented a City Livability Award to Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan and Chief of Staff Heather Fleming during the U.S.Conference of Mayors annual conference Saturday.

Susan Moulton, left, with Waste Management Inc., presented a City Livability Award to Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan and Chief of Staff Heather Fleming during the U.S.Conference of Mayors annual conference Saturday.

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | No Comments
 

Clarksville-Montgomery County holds 2018 Memorial Day Ceremony

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County annual Memorial Day Ceremony

Memorial DayClarksville, TN – Clarksville-Montgomery County hosted its annual Memorial Day Ceremony at William O. Beach Civic Hall, Monday, with Guest Speaker Major (Ret,) Bill Summers, U.S. Air Force.

Hundreds of people filled the room to honor America’s fallen soldiers, both known and unknown, as local leaders took turns at the podium sharing their thoughts on the meaning of the heroic sacrifice so many have made for this country, and the impact that sacrifice has had on us all.

Clarksville-Montgomery County hosted its annual Memorial Day Ceremony at the William O. Beach Civic Center.

Clarksville-Montgomery County hosted its annual Memorial Day Ceremony at the William O. Beach Civic Center.

«Read the rest of this article»

 

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan’s 2018 Memorial Day Message

 

City of Clarksville Honors, Remembers Those Who Passed

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – On Memorial Day, we commemorate each and every man and woman who died while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. For me, Memorial Day is a day of honoring and remembering.

More than a million U.S. heroes had their lives cut short while fighting in wars since the American Revolution. Regardless of the place or the war fought, the purity of their sacrifice is without question. Young men and women lost their lives in order to make the freedom of others possible.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | No Comments
 



  • Visit Us On FacebookVisit Us On TwitterVisit Us On GooglePlusVisit Us On PinterestVisit Us On YoutubeCheck Our FeedVisit Us On Instagram
  • Personal Controls

    Archives