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Fort Campbell Federal Credit Union Hosts Welcome Home Concert at Fort Campbell

 

Welcome Home ConcertFort Campbell, KY – Early Saturday afternoon several country music stars made their way to the division parade field to honor the soldiers of the 101st Airborne Division.

Prior to the show, Charles English with the band Rocket City said there is alot of great talent here today and they are motivated by the soldiers.

Darryl Worley, Randy Owen, Teddy Gentry, Mark Willis and Buddy Jewell  along with some new comers all ready to perform for the the soldiers and their families during this holiday weekend.

SPC Donald Daniels, Kimberly Daniels, Melinda Morgan, SPC Joseph Morgan and their son Curtis Joe Morgan

SPC Donald Daniels, Kimberly Daniels, Melinda Morgan, SPC Joseph Morgan and their son Curtis Joe Morgan

SSG Avatt kicked of the event singing the National Anthem followed by the announcement of the many sponsors to of the event which include the Fort Campbell Federal Credit Union, Budweiser, USAA,  Nissan dealerships, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Daymar and several other sponsors made this free event possible.

The crowd started arriving early to get along the front row for the show. The heat didn’t keep SPC Donald Daniels who recently returned from Afghanistan in May along with his wife Kimberly and friends SPC Joseph Morgan and his wife Melinda and their son away.

Buddy Jewell was the first performer to take the stage in the first of three concerts to Welcome Home soldiers around 5:00pm. Later Teddy Gentry, one of the co-founders of Alabama took the stage with Rocket City and other performers from Best New Nashville.  These performers included Jimmy Stewart, Amber Shelene, Garrett Steele, 3 Lanes Crossing.

Randy Owen, lead singer with Alabama took the stage and gave a big Thank You to US Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn for all she does. During the show one of Fort Campbell’s very own soldiers Marcus Mullins took the stage playing guitar with the band and also performed the Orange Blossem Special along with his sister Megan who plays the fiddle for the band.

Marcus Mullins and his sister Megan Mullins perform The Orange Blossom Special

Marcus Mullins and his sister Megan Mullins perform The Orange Blossom Special

 

Darryl Worley closed out the show performing many of his hit songs including Have You Forgotten. Several soldier took the stage during this song and once Darryl finnished singing, he walked down the line and shook hands with each one of them.

Before Darryl left the stage, Major General John F. Campbell and Command Sergeant Major Scott C. Schroeder took the stage to present him a couple gifts. One was a Brass Eagle, a knife and a 101st Airborne Division ball cap.

Major General  John F. Campbell and Command Sergeant Major present gifts to Darryl Worley

Major General John F. Campbell and Command Sergeant Major present gifts to Darryl Worley

The second Welcome Home Concert along with the 4th of July festivities take place tonight as the USAA Freedom Fest Concert take place at the  Division Parade Field starting at 7:00pm. Activities will include the  101st Airborne (Air Assault) Parachute Demonstration Team, Color Guard / National Anthem, Salute to the Union / 50 Gun Salute and a concert featuring Laura Bell Bundy and Jacob Lyda followed by Fireworks.

The last of three concerts will be held on July 10th when the Air Force Reserve presents tour for the troops with Blake Shelton starting at 8:00pm at the Division Parade Field. The concert is open to military ID Card holders and their families and guest.

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    Roland Woodworth

    My name is Roland Woodworth, a professional REALTOR® with the experience & knowledge to assist you with all your real estate needs. My main area of focus is Clarksville TN , Oak Grove KY and the surrounding areas. I have over 12 years experience in the Real Estate industry and I’m a full time Realtor licensed in both Tennessee and Kentucky. I’m also a NAR Certified Short Sale & Foreclosure Resource.

    I moved to Clarksville while stationed in the US Army at Ft Campbell, KY in 1992. I have been in sales in the area since 1996. I received my Real Estate license in 1999.   I have been involved in many community organizations including the Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce where I was a Chamber Ambassador for 5 years. I was the Fair Chairman for the 2002 North Tennessee State Fair in Clarksville, TN, and also president of Fair Inc which is the governing board consisting of members of the Clarksville Jaycees, City of Clarksville and Montgomery County. I’m  also a member of the Clarksville Jaycees Volunteer Col. Corp. a past member of the Clarksville Jaycees and the Downtown Kiwanis Club. I participated in the 2005 and 2009 Clarksville Extreme Makeover Home Edition builds here in Clarksville – Montgomery County.

     

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