Written by U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Julianne M. Showalter
Khowst Province, Afghanistan – Members of the Khowst Provincial Reconstruction Team hung more than 60 American flags from tactical vehicles here September 11th in remembrance of 9/11.
The date was declared Patriot day September 4th, 2002, and is now honored every year.
Written by U.S. Air Force Capt. Peter Shinn
Kunar Province, Afghanistan – Soldiers, Airmen, Sailors and civilians of the Kunar Provincial Reconstruction Team and the Iowa National Guard’s 734th Agri-Business Development Team held a solemn ceremony here to commemorate Patriot Day and the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on New York City’s Twin Towers, the Pentagon and those lost in Shanksville, PA. The ceremony started at exactly 8:47am Eastern time, the same time the attacks began in 2001. «Read the rest of this article»
Written by U.S. Army Capt. Michelle Lunato
Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan – More than 2,200 deployed servicemembers and civilians ran 9.11 km here September 11th in remembrance of 9/11.
Before starting the Patriot Day Run, U.S. Coast Guard 1st Lt. Jim Cullen, the Redeployment Assistance and Inspection Detachment team officer in charge, spoke to the large crowd in front of the airfield chapel about his experience on that infamous day.
The Coast Guard Reservist, who is also a New Jersey state policeman, knew the Coast Guard would be responding to the disaster, so even though he had not officially signed into his unit as a brand new second lieutenant, he took action.
Tim Hall, president of Austin Peay State University, will kick off the 2010-11 Library Athenaeum program.
The series will begin at 1:00pm, Wednesday, September 15th in Woodward Library. Hall will present “Fractured Souls: Lawyers’ Roles and Ethics,” discussing the reality that lawyers are sometimes called upon to do things in the representation of clients they would not do in their individual capacities.
In his talk, Hall will investigate the question of whether it is reasonable to think of ethics in terms of the professional role one occupies.
Students are encouraged to attend; the event is free and open to the public. «Read the rest of this article»
September 17th the members of the Vietnam Veterans and Associates will be at Rural King and Save -A- Lot on Fort Campbell Blvd to remind people that it is National POW/MIA Day. We want to remind them that if they had a family member lost and not returned they need to contact the VA for instructions on giving the DNA needed to identify the remains in Hawaii.
Sunday September 26th the Annual Picnic in the Park will be at Destiny Park at Fort Campbell, KY from 2:00pm – until.
For more information call 931 920-5650.
All Vietnam Veterans are invited.
Johnson City, TN – Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team completed its stay at the Buccaneer Classic with a three-set sweep (25-21, 25-19, 25-9) victory against UNC Greensboro, Saturday afternoon, at Brooks Gymnasium.
Austin Peay (9-1) claimed the Buccaneer Classic title with a 3-0 record, losing only one set in its three matches. The Lady Govs also ran their win streak to eight matches as they prepare to open both their home and Ohio Valley Conference schedule, Friday.
Written by U.S. Army Spc. Luther L. Boothe Jr.
Paktika Province, Afghanistan – The 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, uncased its brigade colors and officially assumed control of Paktika province from the 3rd BCT, 101st Airborne Division, during a ceremony held September 9th.
The Currahees expressed gratitude toward their Rakkasan brothers for their efforts in the province and for the help to make the transition a smooth one.
“Your help … was second to none,” said U.S. Army Col. Sean M. Jenkins, the 4th BCT commander, of the 3rd BCT’s efforts while at Paktika. “TF Currahee will build on your successes and the lessons you and our Afghan partners have provided us. Together, we will continue down this road of progress.” «Read the rest of this article»
APSU Women’s Volleyball
Sophomore Nikki Doyle recorded 13 kills to lead Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team to its seventh-straight victory with a three-set sweep (26-24, 25-20, 25-19) victory against UNC Asheville, Saturday, at the Buccaneer Classic hosted by East Tennessee at Brooks Gymnasium.
Austin Peay (8-1) did not have an easy time recording its season’s eighth victory as UNC Asheville (4-5) forced 28 ties and 14 lead changes in the three-set affair. The Lady Govs used late-set scoring runs to seal the victory in each set.
New menu concepts, promotions, and guest services for the 2010 NFL Season in Tennessee
Stamford, CT – Centerplate, the largest hospitality partner to North America’s premier sports stadiums, convention centers and entertainment venues, including the Tennessee Titans, announced a series of new menu concepts, service improvements and special fan promotions for the 2010 National Football League Season at LP Field, along with its nine other NFL partner venues.
Last season, Centerplate hosted more premier NFL events than any other hospitality company, including the NFL Divisional Playoffs, NFL Conference Championships, Pro Bowl 2010 and Super Bowl XLIV. The company opens the new season with exciting menus, new fan promotions, and customer service programs. «Read the rest of this article»
The City of Clarksville together with U.S. Bank will soon be Jammin’ in Strawberry Alley once more. Join us on Friday, September 17th for Jammin’ in the Alley’s third year in downtown Clarksville.
This month’s free concert features the Clarksville native and local favorite, Joel Brown. He is sure to provide the perfect tunes to groove to and have a good time. With musical influences like Jack Johnson, John Mayer, Erick Clapton, and Mason Jennings, Joel is sure to get you up off your feet and moving to the music! «Read the rest of this article»
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