Written by U.S. Army Spc. Luther L. Boothe Jr.
Paktika Province, Afghanistan – Combat medics from Company I, 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division held a basic eagle first responder course with Afghan National Army soldiers at Combat Outpost Munoz September 27th.
“Any time we get new ANA in, we try to do some training with them to assess their knowledge of basic first aid and to help improve their current level of training,” said U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Adam J. Hendrickson, of Co. I, 2-506th, 101st Airborne Div., and native of Winter Park, FL.
Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the firm named below, announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product.
Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Boston, MA – After a few years of strict credit requirements and limited options, students this year have seen financial institutions once again offer private student loans.
And with the financial markets rebounding, more lenders mean better loan terms for students and parents. «Read the rest of this article»
APSU Women’s Volleyball
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team will look to remain in contact with the league’s top teams when it faces Eastern Kentucky in a 5:00pm (CT), Tuesday contest at McBrayer Arena in Richmond, KY.
Austin Peay (14-3, 5-1 OVC) won both matches in its recent two-match OVC homestand, sweeping both Southeast Missouri and Eastern Illinois. Tuesday’s contest will be the Lady Govs sixth true road game this season and they have enjoyed some success in hostile arenas, posting a 3-2 record on the road this season.
Clarksville, TN – Artist Lauren Martin has a strong, visceral reaction every time her fingers touch the cold, damp clay on her potter’s wheel.
“I often feel that as I lose myself to the magic of throwing, my mind and artistic freedom grows and turns in sync with the mesmerizing force that urges the clay into its shape,” she said recently.
This October, a new exhibition at the Austin Peay Downtown Gallery will display several works created through this intuitive connection between flesh and mud. The show, “The Vessel,” will feature pieces by Martin, Ken Shipley, Katt Morgan and Caroline Tuzenue. It opens October 7th with a reception from 5:00pm to 8:00pm and runs through October 30th. «Read the rest of this article»
Written by Tech. Sgt. Drew Nystrom
Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan – Brothers-in-arms is a phrase often used to describe the special relationship between those serving in combat.
For U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Jonathan Cole and U.S. Air Force Senior Airman William Cole, it is a literal description. The brothers serve in different services at the same time in different parts of Afghanistan.
Jonathan Cole is a member of the 101st Airborne Division based out of Fort Campbell, KY, and his younger brother, William Cole, is a weapons load crew member assigned to the 336th Aircraft Maintenance Unit based out of Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, NC.
Fort Campbell, KY – Pumpkins and Autumn outdoor activities will be on hand Saturday, October 9th at the annual Fall Fest at a new location, Cole Park Community Activities Center, from 12 noon until 4:00pm.
Bring the entire Family out to enjoy all the fun. Gear-To-Go will be on site with FREE inflatables to keep the little ones entertained. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.
This weeks highlights include:
Clarksville, TN – On Saturday, October 9th, Austin Peay State University will again honor the work of its talented art graduates with the Second Annual Art Alumni Homecoming Exhibition.
The show, which is part of the University’s Homecoming festivities, will be from 11:00am to 4:00pm, in the Trahern Building’s gallery. Former APSU art students will return to campus that afternoon to present innovative new works for this exhibit. «Read the rest of this article»
1/3 of Americans Highly Unlikely to Qualify for a Mortgage Today
Seattle, WA – Nearly one-third of Americans are unlikely to qualify for a mortgage because their credit scores are too low, making homeownership out of reach for many. This is according to an analysis of more than 25,000 loan quotes and purchase requests on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace during the first half of September.
Borrowers with credit scores under 620 who requested purchase loan quotes for 30-year fixed, conventional loans were unlikely to receive even one loan quote on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace(1), even if they offered a relatively high down payment of 15 to 25 percent. Nearly one-third of Americans, or 29.3 percent, has a credit score this low, according to data provided by www.myFICO.com. «Read the rest of this article»
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