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Blanchfield Army Community partners with community alliance to promote seeking help

 

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)Fort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community (BACH) Hospital officials participated in Clarksville’s Suicide Prevention Alliance Summit at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center recently as community leaders aim their focus on suicide prevention, intervention and assistance.

The summit was designed to bring community resources together to discuss ways the community could help assist at-risk individuals including service members, veterans, family members and others in the community in order to prevent suicide.

Col. Patrick T. Birchfield, commander, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, was a keynote speaker at the Clarksville Suicide Prevention Alliance Summit, Oct. 1 in Clarksville, Tennessee. He praised the opportunity to bring together so many skilled resources in one place for the purpose of collaboration for this important subject. (U.S. Army photo by Maria Yager)

Col. Patrick T. Birchfield, commander, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, was a keynote speaker at the Clarksville Suicide Prevention Alliance Summit, Oct. 1 in Clarksville, Tennessee. He praised the opportunity to bring together so many skilled resources in one place for the purpose of collaboration for this important subject. (U.S. Army photo by Maria Yager)

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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee Launches Governor’s Civics Seal and Mini-Grants

 

Tennessee Department of EducationNashville, TN – On Thursday, October 10th, 2019, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced the launch of the Governor’s Civics Seal and mini-grant program to provide support and recognize schools and districts that prioritize teaching our nation’s history and civic values.

“I am proud to launch this initiative to inspire our Tennessee students to be civically engaged,” said Governor Lee.

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

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CPSC reports Ronson Brand Tech Torch Recalled by Zippo Due to Fire Hazard

 

U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionWashington, D.C. – U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reports Zippo recalling Ronson Tech Torch Auto Start due to fire hazard.

The torch is a red utility lighter with a black rubber handle, black trigger and metal nozzle. It is packaged with a Ronson butane fuel can.

Ronson is printed on top of the torch and Tech Torch is printed on the base of the product.

Zippo recalls Ronson Tech Torch Auto Start due to Fire Hazard.

Zippo recalls Ronson Tech Torch Auto Start due to Fire Hazard.

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Representative Mark Green on New Location for VA Clinic in Dover Tennessee

 

U.S. house of RepresentativesWashington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mark Green issued the following statement today:

“After speaking with TVHS Health System Director Jennifer Vedral-Baron, we are pleased that an alternate—and better—location has been found for the VA clinic in Dover, and that we can anticipate an opening in the next two months,” said Representative Green.

“Our office is working closely with the VA and local officials to make sure every veteran continues to receive the care our Nation owes them during this transition period,” Green stated.

U.S. Representative Mark Green

U.S. Representative Mark Green

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Fort Campbell Soldiers Build Continuity Across Air Assault Division during Operation Eagle Wrench

 

101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – It is not uncommon for Army brigades to have healthy competition amongst Soldiers when they are required to be in the same room for an extended period of time but during this operation there has been nothing but teamwork and willingness to learn across the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) footprint. Maintenance Soldiers are sharing their wealth of knowledge of technical expertise with one another.

Members of the 101st Sustainment Brigade command team visit the 584th Support Maintenance Company to get a better understanding of Operation Eagle Wrench. The operation is an effort to improve vehicle and maintenance readiness across the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). (Sgt. Aimee Nordin, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

Members of the 101st Sustainment Brigade command team visit the 584th Support Maintenance Company to get a better understanding of Operation Eagle Wrench. The operation is an effort to improve vehicle and maintenance readiness across the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). (Sgt. Aimee Nordin, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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Clarksville Montgomery County School System Administrators Announced

 

Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS)Montgomery County, TN – The Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) has selected Ashlie Perry as principal at Minglewood Elementary School, replacing Jessica Harris who was named director of elementary schools. Perry has been serving as assistant principal at Minglewood.

Ashlie Perry

Ashlie Perry

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American Stroke Association says Advanced MRI Brain Scan may help predict Stroke-Related Dementia

 

American Stroke Association - American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – An advanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) brain scan analysis in patients with stroke-related, small vessel disease helped predict problems with thinking, memory and even dementia, according to new research published in Stroke, a journal of the American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association.

An advanced MRI brain scan analysis in patients with stroke-damaged blood vessels helped predict problems with thinking (planning, organizing information and processing speed) and dementia. (American Heart Association)

An advanced MRI brain scan analysis in patients with stroke-damaged blood vessels helped predict problems with thinking (planning, organizing information and processing speed) and dementia. (American Heart Association)

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NASA launches Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) spacecraft

 

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationWashington, D.C. – After a successful Thursday night, October 10th, 2019 launch, NASA’s Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) spacecraft is in orbit for a first-of-its-kind mission to study a region of space where changes can disrupt communications and satellite orbits, and even increase radiation risks to astronauts.

A Northrop Grumman Stargazer L-1011 aircraft took off at 7:31pm CDT from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida carrying ICON, on a Northrop Grumman Pegasus XL rocket, to launch altitude of about 39,000 feet.

Northrop Grumman’s L-1011 aircraft, Stargazer, prepares for takeoff at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Skid Strip in Florida on Oct. 10, 2019. Attached beneath the aircraft is the company’s Pegasus XL rocket, carrying NASA’s Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON). (NASA)

Northrop Grumman’s L-1011 aircraft, Stargazer, prepares for takeoff at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Skid Strip in Florida on Oct. 10, 2019. Attached beneath the aircraft is the company’s Pegasus XL rocket, carrying NASA’s Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON). (NASA)

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Nashville Predators fall to the Los Angeles Kings 7-4

 

Nashville PredatorsLos Angeles, CA – It looked like the Nashville Predators were poised to make another dramatic comeback today against the L.A Kings, only to fall short in a wild “Hollywood” affair, 7-4.

Nashville drew first blood at 4:55 of the opening period when Mikael Granlund netted a goal over the shoulder of Kings goaltender Jack Campbell and the Predators took a 1-0 lead.

That’s when the Kings took over the game.  L.A outworked the Predators through the first two periods and into the second intermission, were leading Nashville 4-1.

Nashville Predators Roman Josi and Viktor Arvidsson. (Michael Strasinger)

Nashville Predators Roman Josi and Viktor Arvidsson. (Michael Strasinger)

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Justice Enlow Crowned Miss Tennessee USA 2020

 

Pageant Celebrates 20 Years in Clarksville

Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – Justice Enlow, Miss Belle Meade, was crowned Miss Tennessee USA 2020 Saturday, October 12th, 2019 at Austin Peay State University (APSU) in Clarksville, Tennessee. Ansley Ecker, Miss Memphis, was crowned Miss Tennessee Teen USA 2020.

The new title-holders and the runners-up received numerous prizes and scholarships.

Justice Enlow is crowned Miss Tennessee USA 2020 at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville Saturday, October 12th, 2019.

Justice Enlow is crowned Miss Tennessee USA 2020 at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville Saturday, October 12th, 2019.

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