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Fort Campbell Soldier Brittney Silvers Dies in Off-Duty Shooting Incident

 

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Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – At approximately 10:00pm, October 14th, 2018, a Fort Campbell Soldier died as the result of an off-duty shooting incident on post.

Spc. Brittney Niecol Silvers, of Jacksonville, Florida, was an automated logistical specialist in the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault).

She joined the Army in 2011 and completed training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina and Fort Lee, Virginia. She served for several years at Fort Hood, Texas before arriving to Fort Campbell  back in 2016.

Sgt. Brittney Niecol Silvers (Photo taken as a Spc.)

Sgt. Brittney Niecol Silvers (Photo taken as a Spc.)

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Clarksville Police release additional information on Fatality Crash at South Hampton Drive and Wilma Rudolph Boulevard

 

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Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Monday, July 16th, 2018 around 11:46am, a 2017 Chevrolet Traverse, operated by Mary Lancaster, age 77, out of Pembroke KY, was traveling south on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard.

A 1999 Triumph 955i motorcycle, operated by Austin McWhite, age 23, a Fort Campbell solider, was traveling north on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard.

Clarksville Police continue to investigate the crash at South Hampton Drive and Wilma Rudolph Boulevard in front of the Governors Square Mall.

Clarksville Police continue to investigate the crash at South Hampton Drive and Wilma Rudolph Boulevard in front of the Governors Square Mall.

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Mickey Fisher Memorial Golf tournament set for July 14th

 

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The Big Fish Mickey Fisher Memorial Golf TournamentClarksville, TN – This July 13th and 14th, 2018 the Big Fish Mickey Fisher Memorial will celebrate its 9th annual golf tournament and BBQ & Auction. These events are the sole funding of The Big Fish Scholarship which awards $20,000 to a child of a Fort Campbell soldier to further their education at Austin Peay State University.

This May Mary Fisher awarded Savannah Rye of Northwest High School 2018’s scholarship. Savannah is the 7th to receive the honor.

9th annual Mickey Fisher Memorial Golf tournament to be held July 14th at the Clarksville Country Club.

9th annual Mickey Fisher Memorial Golf tournament to be held July 14th at the Clarksville Country Club.

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APSU’s 2018 Unity Celebration keynote speaker to be Wounded veteran and Dancing with the Stars winner J.R. Martinez

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – In 2003, during the opening months of the Iraq War, a young Fort Campbell soldier drove his Humvee over a hidden antitank mine. The resulting explosion covered more than a third of his body and face in burns. Many wondered if he would survive his injuries.

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Fort Campbell Soldier’s spouse recognized on Daytime Talk Show Pickler & Ben

 

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – A Fort Campbell helicopter pilot and Warrior Transition Battalion Soldier and his family will be recognized on the new Daytime Talk Show Pickler & Ben with Kellie Pickler and Ben Aaron.

The daily show will feature the Fort Campbell family Friday, October 6th and will re air on CMT Monday, October 9th at 9:00am EST.

Daytime Talk Show Pickler & Ben to feature Warrior Transition Battalion Soldier and his family October 6th.

Daytime Talk Show Pickler & Ben to feature Warrior Transition Battalion Soldier and his family October 6th.

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City of Clarksville Proclamation Honors Screaming Eagle Ready Mix drivers

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan issued a proclamation Thursday recognizing Screaming Eagle Ready Mix drivers and their family members for supporting and protecting mourners at a recent memorial service for Sgt. William Bays, a Fort Campbell soldier who was killed in Afghanistan.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan reads the proclamation honoring Screaming Eagle Ready Mix drivers for shielding mourners at a Fort Campbell memorial service from an out-of-town protest group.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan reads the proclamation honoring Screaming Eagle Ready Mix drivers for shielding mourners at a Fort Campbell memorial service from an out-of-town protest group.

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Fort Campbell reports Remains of missing 101st Soldier discovered

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – The skeletal remains found Monday near Exit 19 off of Highway 24 in Robertson County, Tennessee, have been confirmed by medical examiners as Fort Campbell Soldier Pfc. Shadow McClaine.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation recovered the remains of McClaine, a 101st Airborne Division Soldier, who had been missing since September 2016.

Senior officials at Fort Campbell and special agents from the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command – the lead investigative agency – are in close communication with the family and TBI at this time.

Entrance sign near the incoming lane outside of Gate 4 at Fort Campbell, KY. (Sam Shore)

Entrance sign near the incoming lane outside of Gate 4 at Fort Campbell, KY. (Sam Shore)

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Fort Campbell releases update on Active Shooter incident

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – A 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) soldier was apprehended this afternoon by military police after they responded to a report of shots fired near Campbell Army Airfield.

The soldier allegedly entered Hangar 8 on the airfield at approximately 11:30am and fired two shots. Installation law enforcement was notified and immediately responded. The soldier fled the hangar in his privately owned vehicle and law enforcement pursued.

During the pursuit, the soldier hit another vehicle but was able to continue his flight to his on-post residence. He attempted to leave his vehicle on foot, but was subdued by law enforcement and taken into custody.

Fort Campbell reports a soldier fired shots in Hanger 8 near Campbell Army Airfield. The soldier fled in his vehicle, was pursued by law enforcement and taken into custody. (Sam Shore)

Fort Campbell reports a soldier fired shots in Hanger 8 near Campbell Army Airfield. The soldier fled in his vehicle, was pursued by law enforcement and taken into custody. (Sam Shore)

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Update on Active Shooter Incident on Fort Campbell

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – On Tuesday afternoon, August 25th, 2016 a 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) soldier was apprehended by military police after they responded to a report of an active shooter near Campbell Army Airfield.

There have been no reports of any injuries and at this time and the installation is currently secure, the gates are open and there are no threats to the post or local communities.

More details will be released as they become available.

Fort Campbell reports there was an Active Shooter Incident today on Base. Post is Secure and there is no danger to the post community. All gates are open. (Sam Shore)

Fort Campbell reports there was an Active Shooter Incident today on Base. Post is Secure and there is no danger to the post community. All gates are open. (Sam Shore)

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101st Airborne Division identifies Soldier swept away in creek Friday

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Soldier whose body was recovered in a Fort Campbell creek Tuesday has been identified.

The Soldier is identified as Spc. Dhaifal Ali, 34, from Arlington, Texas, was assigned to the 372nd Inland Cargo Transfer Company, 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade.

The search for Dhaifal, who was swept away by strong currents Friday, lasted five days before being located by recovery personnel yesterday. He was found approximately 500 meters from the area he was initially swept away at the low water crossing over Little West Fork Creek on Fort Campbell.

Fort Campbell, KY. Fort Campbell is home to the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) "Screaming Eagles". (Sam Shore)

Fort Campbell, KY. Fort Campbell is home to the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) “Screaming Eagles”. (Sam Shore)

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