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Fort Campbell Soldiers, Retirees lend hand to Support Community

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Soldiers and retirees are giving back to their community by volunteering at the Fort Campbell Child Nutrition Program food distribution sites, helping to package and hand out meals while following COVID-19 Coronavirus safety protocols.

To support Army Families during the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic, the Fort Campbell Child Nutrition Program is offering free grab-and-go breakfast and lunch meals for children up to the age of 18.

Soldiers with the Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers program and even retirees have joined the volunteer force to help keep distribution sites running.

Specialist Matthew Dove, vice president of the Fort Campbell BOSS program, helps package free grab-and-go breakfast and lunch meals for children ages 18 and younger, April 16, at Barsanti Elementary School. The free food distribution is part of the Fort Campbell Child Nutrition Program. (Emily LaForme, Fort Campbell Courier)

Specialist Matthew Dove, vice president of the Fort Campbell BOSS program, helps package free grab-and-go breakfast and lunch meals for children ages 18 and younger, April 16, at Barsanti Elementary School. The free food distribution is part of the Fort Campbell Child Nutrition Program. (Emily LaForme, Fort Campbell Courier)

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Fort Campbell Child Nutrition Program provides Free Breakfast, Lunch for Children

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Supporting Army Families maintains the resilience and mission readiness of the force and remains vital during the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic. While on-post schools remain closed, the staff of the Fort Campbell Child Nutrition Program have established a drive-through grab-and-go free meal service for children up the age of 18.

Children do not have to be students at Department of Defense Education Activity-Fort Campbell schools to participate. The program provides breakfast and lunch meals.

“We are trying to make their meals last a little bit longer,” said Elaine Dawkins, School Meals Program food service director. “By providing breakfast and lunch for each day, parents only to have worry about dinner meals for their kids. It will help them out by stretching food and grocery financial costs.”

Fort Campbell Child Nutrition Program has established a drive-through grab-and-go free meal service for children up the age of 18.

Fort Campbell Child Nutrition Program has established a drive-through grab-and-go free meal service for children up the age of 18.

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Fort Campbell’s Barkley Elementary School moves to new building

 

Written by Sgt. Steven Lopez
40th Public Affairs Detachment

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – The Barkley Elementary School, one of the oldest schools on Fort Campbell, has some facility issues. It seemed a wiser expense to build a new building, allowing the opportunity to switch to the Department of Defense Education Activity’s required 21st Century model of instruction, which requires an open classrooms concept, said Ted Turnipseed, principal of Barkley Elementary School.

The 21st Century model of instruction incorporates, along with an open-room concept, certain core competencies such as collaboration, digital literacy, critical thinking, and problem-solving that advocates believe schools need to teach to help students thrive in world we live in today.

The Barkley Elementary School sign at Fort Campbell. The school will be closing its doors and relocating to a new upgraded 21st century learning style building. (Sgt. Steven E. Lopez, 40th Public Affairs Detachment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault))

The Barkley Elementary School sign at Fort Campbell. The school will be closing its doors and relocating to a new upgraded 21st century learning style building. (Sgt. Steven E. Lopez, 40th Public Affairs Detachment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault))

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Fort Campbell promotes National Fire Prevention Week

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – The Fort Campbell Fire Department is teaming up with the Fort Campbell School System and Campbell Crossing to promote National Fire Prevention Week.

Firefighters will visit installation elementary schools to educate children on the importance of fire safety September 24th through October 1st. A static display featuring a fire truck with a crew member in full bunker gear will be on on-site at the schools to provide fire safety tips to students. Firefighters will also take children through the fire prevention smoke trailer. The trailer simulates a real fire by filling up with smoke and sounding a fire alarm.

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Strike supports Fort Campbell Students at Area 12 Special Olympics held at APSU’s Football Stadium

 

Written by Sgt. Keith Rogers
2nd Brigade Combat Team UPAR, 101st Airborne Division

2nd Brigade Combat Team - StrikeFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Clarksville, TN – Within the Army’s brigade combat teams are support battalions. They are teams comprised of Soldiers trained in military occupation specialties designed to support the overall mission. These battalions include Soldiers with job titles like combat medic, communication tech, cook, weapons repair and many others.

They enable the brigades to achieve their goals, whether it is on the battlefield or home within the community.

The volunteer Soldiers from the 526th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and the Fort Campbell High School student athletes and coaches, pose for a picture after the closing ceremonies of the Area 12 Special Olympics held at Clarksville’s Austin Peay Stadium, April 18.(US Army photo by Sgt. Keith Rogers, 2nd BCT UPAR, 101st Abn. Div.)

The volunteer Soldiers from the 526th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and the Fort Campbell High School student athletes and coaches, pose for a picture after the closing ceremonies of the Area 12 Special Olympics held at Clarksville’s Austin Peay Stadium, April 18.(US Army photo by Sgt. Keith Rogers, 2nd BCT UPAR, 101st Abn. Div.)

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Madeline Haller named next Principal for Rossview Elementary School

 

The Clarksville-Montgomery County School SystemMontgomery County, TN – Clarksville Montgomery County School Systems Director Mike Harris has appointed Madeline Haller as the next principal for Rossview Elementary School.

She will replace Paula Ford who is retiring this year.

Madeline Haller

Madeline Haller

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Fort Campbell School Information

 

101st Airborne Divison at Fort CampbellFORT CAMPBELL – Fort Campbell school offices are open every weekday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. this summer parents to enroll their children before school starts Aug. 6. Parents and guardians may pick up registration packets at their child’s assigned school, the Fort Campbell Housing office or at Fort Campbell Schools Central Office located at 77 Texas Avenue. Students are assigned to schools based on their sponsor’s housing assignment. Additionally, applications for free or reduced lunch will be available beginning Monday at the Fort Campbell Schools Central Office. Returning students should receive a new application by mail.

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