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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 Barsanti Elementary School celebrates culture, diversity with fashion show, food on International Day

 

Written by Mari-Alice Jasper
Fort Campbell Public Affairs Office

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Students dressed in kilts, Hanboks, and embroidered dresses strutted across the stage during the Barsanti Elementary School fashion show March, 24th, 2017, as part of International Day.

This is the fourth year the school has celebrated International Day. This year, all of the students watched a fashion show, sampled exotic foods and visited exhibits about different countries.

Before music began for the fashion show, Xavier Mendoza, third grade, and his sister, Lily, first grade, anxiously stood on the side of the stage, dressed in spotless white traditional Nicaraguan attire.

A trio of Panamanian dancers, Elisabeth Adamski, Shanida Hatcher and Vicky Shuler, performed a couple of traditional dances for the students at Barsanti Elementary School March 24, 2017, during their International Day celebration. (Mari-Alice Jasper, Fort Campbell Public Affairs Office)

A trio of Panamanian dancers, Elisabeth Adamski, Shanida Hatcher and Vicky Shuler, performed a couple of traditional dances for the students at Barsanti Elementary School March 24, 2017, during their International Day celebration. (Mari-Alice Jasper, Fort Campbell Public Affairs Office)

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Fourth grade ‘Lifeliner’ receives award at Fort Campbell

 

Written by Sgt. Neysa Canfield
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

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Fort Campbell, KY – The echoes of the audience’s applause overwhelm the Division headquarters February 19th as Allison Candelario’s name is called. She stands up from her chair and walks to the center of the room with a big smile on her face as she is about to receive a certificate of appreciation from Maj. Gen. Gary J. Volesky, the commanding general for the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), as one of the Division’s Volunteer of the Quarter.

Allison, a fourth grader from Barsanti Elementary, started volunteering over two years ago with the help of her parents, Maria and Daniel Candelario.

Allison Candalario, a fourth grader from Barsanti Elementary School, receives a certificate of appreciation for her outstanding volunteer service at the 101st Airborne Division headquarters building, Fort Campbell, Ky., Feb. 19, 2016. Candalario assisted in family readiness group events in which she helped bake goods to raise money and decorate for unit functions. (U.S. Army Sgt. Neysa Canfield, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

Allison Candalario, a fourth grader from Barsanti Elementary School, receives a certificate of appreciation for her outstanding volunteer service at the 101st Airborne Division headquarters building, Fort Campbell, KY, Feb. 19, 2016. (U.S. Army Sgt. Neysa Canfield, 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Winner of 2015 Queen City Road Race Art Contest

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department and Cumberland Bank & Trust are excited to announce the finalists and overall winner of the 2015 Queen City Road Race Art Contest.

(From left to right) Sallie Oden - Pisgah Elementary Principal, Zoe Prichard – Overall Contest Winner, Tirzah Tucker – Cumberland Bank & Trust, Tina Boysha – Clarksville Parks and Recreation Superintendent of Athletics, and Mark Tummons – Clarksville Parks and Recreation Director.

(From left to right) Sallie Oden – Pisgah Elementary Principal, Zoe Prichard – Overall Contest Winner, Tirzah Tucker – Cumberland Bank & Trust, Tina Boysha – Clarksville Parks and Recreation Superintendent of Athletics, and Mark Tummons – Clarksville Parks and Recreation Director.

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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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BACH give Barsanti Elementary School students hands-on with science at hospital lab

 

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital recently hosted gifted students from Barsanti Elementary School students in the BACH laboratory.

Gifted Resource Program teacher Sylvia Crawford brought the gifted students to BACH’s laboratory to help the children gain a hands-on learning experience to bolster their education outside the classroom setting.

Gifted students from Barsanti Elementary School listen to Blanchfield Army Community Hospital's Laboratory Manager Maj. Anne Sterling Nov. 19, 2013 at Fort Campbell, Ky. as she explains the many ways lab staff members help medical providers diagnose and treat patients. (U.S. Army photo by Laura Boyd/RELEASED)

Gifted students from Barsanti Elementary School listen to Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s Laboratory Manager Maj. Anne Sterling Nov. 19, 2013 at Fort Campbell, Ky. as she explains the many ways lab staff members help medical providers diagnose and treat patients. (U.S. Army photo by Laura Boyd/RELEASED)

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