Topic: Fort Campbell Fire Department
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Police Department hosted a pilot First responder program specifically for the homeschool community at CPD’s Training Facility, Tuesday, December 17th, 2019.
Our Community Relations Unit discovered while being involved in other community related events, that Clarksville-Montgomery County has a large homeschool population which may not have an opportunity to interact with first responders through the course of their studies.
Written by Sgt. Sharifa Newton
Fort Campbell, KY – For over 75 years the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) has celebrated a “Legacy of Heroism,” to honor valiant Soldiers from the past and present.
The 101st Airborne Division hosted the 2018 Day of the Eagles, May 24th, here and presented this division with another opportunity to remember those who have passed and strengthen the bonds of those still here.
Day of the Eagles was open to the veterans, family members and surrounding community members. The celebration included: a division run, Best Air Assault Soldier competition, museum open house, lunch with Soldiers, Sabalauski Air Assault School tour with rappel demonstrations, unit open houses with static displays, Honor Eagle ceremony, and a memorial ceremony.
Written by Staff Sgt. Todd Pouliot
Fort Campbell, KY – Junior officers from 6th General Support Aviation Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, recently participated in a three-day culminating training exercise designed to certify leadership competencies, instill esprit de corps and a winning mindset.
Lieutenant Colonel James Yastrzemsky, commander of 6-101st GSAB, came up with the idea for the exercise as a way to develop his junior officers. Yastrzemsky said it parallels what the command team is doing at the division level.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Fire Rescue presented its annual 9/11 Memorial Ceremony on Monday evening, September 11th, 2017 at the city’s main fire station. A large crowd was present for the event, which marked the 16th anniversary of the terrorist attacks in 2001.
Guest speakers included Clarksville Fire Rescue Chief Michael Roberts, who paid tribute to all firefighters and first responders who lost their lives on 9/11, and Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Fire Rescue will present its annual community wide 9/11 Ceremony at 6:00pm Sunday, September 11th at the city’s main fire station, 802 Main Street. The public is invited.
The ceremony honors the commitment and ultimate sacrifice of hundreds of New York City Firefighters who selflessly responded after the World Trade Center’s twin towers were attacked by terrorists on September 11th, 2001.
Fort Campbell, KY – On Saturday, September 27th, 2014, Campbell Crossing partnered with the Fort Campbell Fire Department to host a community movie night in support of Fire Prevention Week at The Commons at Werner Park.
The event brought together more than 125 Campbell Crossing residents for a special screening of The Lego Movie and an important lesson in fire safety and prevention.
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.
EMS personnel provide Aid in Emergencies
Fort Campbell, KY – This week, May 18th through 24th, marks the 40th anniversary of National Emergency Medical Services Week.
EMS Week celebrates the commitment and dedication of the emergency medical technicians and paramedics who daily serve the needs of thousands of people across the nation, often under harsh and trying circumstances.
Clarksville, TN – Yesterday was the 11th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001. Just over a decade ago, our country was changed in big and small ways that we are still feeling today. In the attacks 2,977 people were killed and more than 6,000 were injured after 19 hijackers flew two jetliners into the World Trade Center buildings, another smashed into the Pentagon; with the last being crashed into the ground in Pennsylvania after the passengers attempted to take back control of the aircraft.
Immediately after the attacks the world held its breath as it waited to see where the vengeance of America would fall, American soldiers reported in immediately, some would be immediately boarding aircraft’s to travel to foreign locations across the globe ready to assist in the strike against America’s enemies. Many civilians moved by the sight of the attacks rushed to recruiting centers to enlist in the military services
Fort Campbell, KY – Members of the Fort Campbell and surrounding communities gathered for the dedication of a 9/11 monument at Fort Campbell’s Headquarters Fire Station. The monument was unveiled by Col. Perry C. Clark, Fort Campbell Garrison Commander, and by Fort Campbell Fire and Emergency Services Chief Kevin Baylor.
The monument is made up of an I-Beam from the World Trade Center South Tower and is suspended between two granite columns. A description of the monument states the columns represent the twin towers and “the base of solid granite represents the solid foundation for which we stand.” The granite is from a quarry in Pennsylvania 191 miles from Shanksville, PA, where Flight 93 crashed in a field.
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