Topic: Desert Shield
Written by Pfc. Beverly Mejia
Fort Campbell, KY – The Secretary of the Army Mark T. Esper shared his recently published Army Vision with Soldiers, leaders, Families and civilians of the 101st Airborne Division and Fort Campbell, Tuesday during a visit to the post.
“The Army Vision speaks about where we want to be in the year 2028 and within that it outlines manning, training, equipping and leading,” Esper said.
As secretary of the Army, Esper has constitutional responsibility of all aspects in relation to the U.S. Army, to include organization, recruiting, equipping, training and supervision of more than 1.4 million active duty, Reserve and National Guard Soldiers, as well as Army civilians and their Families.
U.S. Army Aviation & Missile Command brings together Army aviators to build readiness across enterprise
Written by Kari Hawkins
Huntsville, AL – Speaking to more than 200 aviation leaders and Soldiers at the Aviation and Missile Command’s 101 for Aviation on December 13th, 2017 AMCOM commander Maj. Gen. Doug Gabram said the annual meeting is a one-of-a-kind event that other Army branches are trying to emulate.
“We are one team, one fight,” Gabram told the aviators, who travelled from units around the world to attend the two-day AMCOM 101 for Aviation at Redstone Arsenal. “No other branch has this kind of event. It’s something that benefits the aviation branch and the Army.”
AMCOM 101 for Aviation brings together aviators from across the Army aviation enterprise to learn about the sustainment capabilities of AMCOM, and to discuss aviation challenges and solutions.
Written by Sgt. Leejay Lockhart
Fort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell is preparing to celebrate Women’s Equality Day on August 26th. The celebration will mark the 94th anniversary of women gaining the right to vote in the U.S.
Colonel Kimberly Daub, commander of the 101st Sustainment Brigade “Lifeliners,” will be the guest speaker at this year’s celebration scheduled from 11:00am to 1:00pm at the Sportsman’s Lodge. She will discuss the history of women’s equality in the Army and how women can celebrate their successes and contributions to the Army today.
“The right to vote was a watershed held moment of all women in the U.S., but just the beginning of things to come in women’s equality,” said the commander of the Lifeliners. «Read the rest of this article»
Military service is one of the highest forms of patriotism and with our close proximity to the Fort Campbell Army post Clarksville-Montgomery County is home to a significant veteran population. They are part of the fabric of our community.
Fort Campbell, KY – The 2nd Brigade Combat Teamheld a change of command ceremony On Monday July 22nd, to honor the outgoing battalion commander, Col. Daniel R. Walrath, and to recognize the incoming Commander Col. Pete Benchoff before the entire Brigade.
Colonel Benchoff has had several previous assignments at Fort Campbell including a stint in 2009 as the commander of the 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment part of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, and as the Assistant Chief of Staff for 101st Airborne Division.
Written by Sgt. Sinthia Rosario
Fort Campbell, KY – Soldiers assigned to 101st Sustainment Brigade “LifeLiners” graduated the Postal Operations course at Fort Campbell, KY, December 14th, 2012.
Postal service plays an important role within the “LifeLiners” Brigade, especially while in combat. It assures soldiers have the means for their mail to be received and delivered once they deploy, which in turn helps with morale while away from home.
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam Appoints Three New TSVH Board Members
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee State Veterans Homes Board unanimously elected Mary Ross as the new Chairperson effective July 1st. Ross is the first woman to be elected to the position which oversees three Tennessee State Veterans Homes.
“Clarksville-Montgomery County continues to provide outstanding leadership in our state and Mary Ross is an exemplary choice as Chair of the TN State Veterans Home Board,” said Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts. “She and David, her husband, work tirelessly everyday to champion the cause of veterans not only in our community but across our region. This is a fitting and timely honor.” «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce announces upcoming events during the month of November.
On Saturday, November 6th, the 18th Annual Veterans Day Breakfast will be held at APSU’s Morgan University Center starting at 7:30am. The breakfast is an excellent opportunity to honor and show support of our veterans. «Read the rest of this article»
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