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Elias Lugo of Clarksville grand prize winner in Army & Air Force Exchange Service sweepstakes

 

Written by Alexandra Pirkle
Army & Air Force Exchange Service HQ

Army & Air Force Exchange Service.Dallas, TX – When Elias Lugo found out he was the grand-prize winner of the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s worldwide You Made the Grade sweepstakes, he thought he was dreaming.

“I was shaking because I didn’t think I actually won,” he said.

Elias received his academic excellence prize, a $2,000 Exchange gift card, at a presentation February 1st, 2019 at the Fort Campbell Exchange.

Garrison Command Sgt. Maj. Jason W. Osborne joins the Fort Campbell Exchange Store Manager Annette Montgomery and General Manager David Swenson in celebrating Elias Lugo, 14, of Clarksville, TN for his academic achievement. Elias was presented with a $2,000 Exchange gift card Feb. 1 as part of the You Made the Grade program. (Army & Air Force Exchange Service HQ)

Garrison Command Sgt. Maj. Jason W. Osborne joins the Fort Campbell Exchange Store Manager Annette Montgomery and General Manager David Swenson in celebrating Elias Lugo, 14, of Clarksville, TN for his academic achievement. Elias was presented with a $2,000 Exchange gift card Feb. 1 as part of the You Made the Grade program. (Army & Air Force Exchange Service HQ)

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Fort Campbell Exchange Among the Best in the World

 

Army & Air Force Exchange Service. (U.S. Air Force)Dallas, TX – The Fort Campbell Exchange has been awarded the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s highest honor, the Director/CEO Cup.

The Fort Campbell Exchange was one of four stores recognized with the Exchange’s top award May 7th during the U.S. Department of Defense retailer’s annual conference for general managers and main store managers in Frisco, Texas.

“The Fort Campbell Exchange sets the standard high because we know we are serving the best customers in the world,” said Exchange General Manager David Swenson.

The Fort Campbell Exchange awarded the Director/CEO Cup by the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s highest honor.

The Fort Campbell Exchange awarded the Director/CEO Cup by the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s highest honor.

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Exchange’s You Made the Grade Program rewards Military Students

 

Written by Julie Mitchell
Army & Air Force Exchange Service HQ

Army & Air Force Exchange Service. (U.S. Air Force)Dallas, TX – For military students, making multiple moves with their active-duty parents is just a part of life. In fact, military children typically move six to nine times by the time they’ve completed 12th grade, according to the Military Child Education Coalition.

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service appreciates the sacrifices military students make and is rewarding young scholars who excel in the classroom with its You Made the Grade program, now in its 16th year.

Military students with a B average or better are eligible to receive a You Made the Grade coupon book from the Army & Air Force Exchange Service.

Military students with a B average or better are eligible to receive a You Made the Grade coupon book from the Army & Air Force Exchange Service.

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Forward expansion: Forward Operating Base Dehdadi II stands up food court, PX

 

Written by Spc. Michael Vanpool
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionBalkh Province, Afghanistan – A little over a year ago, Forward Operating Base Dehdadi II was beginning to come to life: the walls were constructed, the tents rose, and the soldiers moved in.

Now that the groundwork is laid, more amenities are reaching the service members assigned to FOB Dehdadi II. Over the next few weeks, Army and Air Force Exchange Services will arrive and open up at the base.

Army and Air Force Exchange Service in slated to open a post exchange and food court on Forward Operating Base Dehdadi II. The first of the stores, a Green Beans Coffee and Subway, are scheduled to open for the Fourth of July, and the post exchange will open the following month. (Sgt. 1st Class Peter Mayes)

Army and Air Force Exchange Service in slated to open a post exchange and food court on Forward Operating Base Dehdadi II. The first of the stores, a Green Beans Coffee and Subway, are scheduled to open for the Fourth of July, and the post exchange will open the following month. (Sgt. 1st Class Peter Mayes)

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Draughons Junior College hosts second career fair

 

draughonsDraughons Junior College in Clarksville hosted their annual career fair on June 5th. The event brings local agencies and employers together with hundreds of  people who are actively seeking employment.

Some like Barbara Lucas had been looking for work (in the legal field) for over 6 months. She is currently considering returning to school. Jonathan Ligon said he was laid off 5 months ago, since then he has been unsuccessfully looking for work as a welder.  Beverly Cossingham unemployed for five months, is looking for an administrative or clerical positions. However, Katie Nolan probably summed it up best.  “I am looking for anything at this point, anything”, she said.

Katie Nolen discussing job opportunities with a Wendy Harrison from the Clarksville-Montgomery County Career Center

Katie Nolen discussing job opportunities with a Wendy Harrison from the Clarksville-Montgomery County Career Center

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Draughons Junior College hosting “Hot Jobs in the City” career fair

 

draughonsDraughons Junior College in Clarksville will be hosting “Hot Jobs in the City”, a Community Career Fair on Friday June 5th from 10:00a.m. – 2:00p.m. Refreshments will be served! Q108 and The Beaver 100.3 FM, will be hosting a live remote from 11a.m. – 1p.m with  door prizes being given away every 10 minutes.

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The last four career fairs they have held have been a huge success with over 300 people in attendance.

Employers and agencies planning to attend include: Montgomery County Government, 5 Star Radio Group, Goodwill Industries, THEC, Avon, Convergys, TN Department of Labor, Youth Villages, NIA Association, Cover Tennessee, Montgomery County Election Commission, Home Instead Senior Care, Fort Sill National Bank, US Bank, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, Kelly Services, Troops for Teachers, Regions Bank,  Dr. Samson Orusa, Heat & Frost Insulators, Eiro Research, Tastefully Simple, TN Rehabilitation Center, Army and Air Force Exchange Services, Clarksville Police Department, Scentsy Wickless Candles, Sam’s Club, Spring Meadows, The Kennedy Law Firm, Lowe’s, Kohl’s Brown, Brown and Associates, Clarksville Dental Center, Woodland Hills Youth Development Center, Tennessee National Guard, and Sendout Cards. «Read the rest of this article»

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