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Fort Campbell Independence Day Carnival and Fireworks to take place Friday, July 4th, 2014

Fort Campbell MWR Independence Day Carnival and FireworksFort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell invites the community to take part in this year’s USAA and Fort Campbell MWR (Morale, Welfare and Recreation) Independence Day Carnival and Fireworks display on Friday, July 4th, 2014 from 1:00pm until midnight.

Fireworks start at 9:00pm (weather Permitting). This event is free and open to the public.

This year’s theme is Soldier for Life. The Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. John F. Campbell recently stated in a Facebook town hall, “The Soldier for Life program connects Soldiers, Veterans and Families with resources and opportunities both during and post military service.

The program strives to change the mindset of Soldiers and Veterans to instill, ‘Once a Soldier, always a Soldier, a Soldier for Life.’” Festivities will feature entertainment from the 101st Airborne Division Band as well as rides, games and concessions available for purchase.

An adult must accompany all children who are under 18 years of age. Drivers must present a valid driver’s license and have proof of insurance and vehicle registration available to show on request. Anyone over the age of 16 must present a valid photo ID upon entering the installation.

The midway, located adjacent to the Division Parade Field, will include 20 major adult rides; 12 children’s rides; 8 food concessions; and 25 skill games. Adult rides will cost four tickets and children’s rides will cost three tickets.

On July 4th, you can purchase a $25.00 wristband for 1:00pm to Midnight. There will be discount sheets of 25 tickets for $20.00

If a wristband or discount sheet of tickets is not desired, individual tickets can be purchased for $1.00 per ticket.  Skill games will cost no more than $4.00 per attempt.

The Fort Campbell Independence Day Carnival and Fireworks will take place at the Fort Campbell Division Parade Field located at 47th Street and Desert Storm Avenue.

For information on pricing please visit the Fort Campbell MWR page at http://www.fortcampbellmwr.com


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