Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce announces upcoming events during the month of July.
A Power Breakfast will be held at Riverview Inn, 50 College Street, on July 19th at 7:30am Major General John F. Campbell will serve as the keynote speaker for this event.
In July, 2009 MG Campbell was assigned as the Commanding General, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky. MG Campbell graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1979, branched Infantry and began his career as a Rifle Platoon Leader, Company Executive Officer and Anti-tank Platoon Leader with the 3rd Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment in Wiesbaden, Germany.
Along with his many tours of duty, MG Campbell also served as an assistant professor of Military Science at the University of California-Davis. He is a highly decorated war veteran, wearing medals that include the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit (2OLC), Bronze Star (1OLC), Defense Meritorious Service Medal (1OLC), the Meritorious Service Medal (6OLC), the Air Medal, the Joint Commendation Medal, the Army Commendation Medal, the Army Achievement Medal, the Humanitarian Service Medal (1OLC), the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, the Iraqi Campaign Service Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Service Medal, and the Global War on Terrorism Medal.
He is authorized to wear the Combat Infantryman Badge, Combat Action Badge, Expert Infantryman’s Badge, the Ranger Tab, the Special Forces Tab, the Master Parachutist Badge, Joint Staff Badge, the Army Staff Badge, and the Pathfinder Badge.