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101st Sustainment troops help open full-service post office in Liberia

 

United States Africa CommandMonrovia, Liberia – For the families of Soldiers currently deployed as part of Joint Forces Command – United Assistance in Liberia, keeping connected to their loved ones deployed in West Africa is crucial. Already, families have been sending thousands of pounds of letters and packages, showing their support for their Soldiers by shipping little pieces of home to them.

On December 22nd, Soldiers deployed in support of Operation United Assistance were able to mail some love back. The first fully functional Army post office opened for business at Roberts International Airport in Monrovia, allowing Soldiers to buy flat rate boxes, apply postage and send their own care packages back home to their family and friends in the U.S.

Spc. Brandon Carr, right, native of Kinston, North Carolina, and postal specialist for the 18th Human Resources Company, 82nd Special Troops Battalion, 82nd Sustainment Brigade, gives his ‘stamp of approval’ on a package that Spc. Savannah Martinez, left, native of Corpus Christi, Texas, and ammunition specialist for the 101st Sustainment Brigade, is sending home to her family in the now fully operational post office at Roberts International Airport, Monrovia, Liberia, Dec. 22, 014. The post office at RIA is the first fully functional Army post office to open in Liberia, allowing Soldiers deployed to there as part of Joint Forces Command – United Assistance to buy flat rate boxes, apply postage and send their own care packages back home to their family and friends in the U.S. Operation United Assistance is a Department of Defense operation in Liberia to provide logistics, training and engineering support to U.S. Agency for International Development-led efforts to contain the Ebola virus outbreak in western Africa. (Spc. Caitlyn Byrne/U.S. Army)

Spc. Brandon Carr, right, native of Kinston, North Carolina, and postal specialist for the 18th Human Resources Company, 82nd Special Troops Battalion, 82nd Sustainment Brigade, gives his ‘stamp of approval’ on a package that Spc. Savannah Martinez, left, native of Corpus Christi, Texas, and ammunition specialist for the 101st Sustainment Brigade, is sending home to her family in the now fully operational post office at Roberts International Airport, Monrovia, Liberia, Dec. 22, 014. (Spc. Caitlyn Byrne/U.S. Army)

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Clarksville Police make additional arrests in the death of Mark Walraven

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On April 22nd, 2014, Detectives with the Clarksville Police Department Homicide Unit made two additional arrests in the death of 31 year old Mark Walraven of Clarksville Tennessee.

On April 14th, 2014, Walraven was found deceased in a vehicle that crashed into a telephone pole at the intersection of Lafayette Road and Kelsey Drive. Walraven died from two gunshot wounds he received during an altercation that originated minutes previously on the parking lot of Rural King located at 1141 Fort Campbell Boulevard. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Police Department’s District 3 conducts Prostitution Sting

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – In response to the increase in drug and criminal activity around the Exit 4 area, Clarksville Police detectives from District 3 Criminal Investigations began a prostitution operation around the 1st of March, which continued through the 1st of April.

The investigation focused on advertisements that were being placed on Backpage.com.

(Top L to R) Elliot Powell, Keith Garrett and Elizabeth Cook. (Bottom L to R) Tammy Hopkins and Erin Hacker. «Read the rest of this article»

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