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.”
Clarksville, TN – Operation Stand Down Tennessee, located at 400 Madison Street next to Habitat for Humanity ReStore, is a military to civilian transition support program for veterans and their families.
By calling 931.896.2184 or walking in, veterans and their families can receive employment services, health service and benefits navigation, counseling services, legal consultations coordination, and housing assistance.
Served areas include Cheatham County, Davidson County, Dickson County, Montgomery County, Robertson County, Rutherford County, Sumner County, Trousdale County, Williamson County and Wilson County.
Clarksville, TN – There will be an Employer Seminar (Veterans Hiring Advantage) on August 17th, 2016 at the Wilma Rudolph Events Center in Clarksville from 9:00am – 2:00pm.
The purpose of this seminar is to empower employers and human resource professionals about the rewards of employing veterans in their workplace.
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s Warrior Transition Battalion invites community to free Disc Golf Warrior Challenge
Fort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s Warrior Transition Battalion invites the community to participate in a Battalion-wide disc golf event July 15th from 8:30am to 4:00pm at the War Memorial Park in Oak Grove, Kentucky.
The WTB Adaptive Reconditioning Program recently added disc golf as part of its weekly activity schedule for Soldiers. The program includes various physical challenges and adaptive sports that wounded, ill and injured Soldiers participate in to support their physical and emotional well being.
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