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Fort Campbell salutes America’s Soldiers on Independence Day

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – The 4th of July festivities concluded  with the Morale Welfare and Recreation (MWR) Welcome Home Concert and Fireworks Show. The event expresses the communities gratitude for the sacrifices that the soldiers and their families at Fort Campbell makes for our country.

The day opened with an invocation, followed by a short speech by 101st Airborne Division Commander Maj. Gen. John F. Campbell in which he dedicated the day to those both here at home, and in off in far flung war zones who are serving our country.

A member of the 101st Airborne Division Parachute Demonstration Team comes in streaming the U. S. Flag

A member of the 101st Airborne Division Parachute Demonstration Team comes in streaming the U. S. Flag

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Clarksville’s Independence Day Celebration Draws Huge Crowd

 

Clarksville, TN – Well over 20,000 people jammed the banks of the Cumberland River as the City of Clarksville held their annual Independence Day Celebration last night. This celebration of patriotism is one of the most popular events each year.

The patriotism aspect of the evening was heightened with a visit by Captain and Clark the Rand McNally-USA Today Road Rally Team who is in town judging our city for the Most Patriotic category for the Best of the Road contest. Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan was presented a certificate acknowledging the city’s selection as one of the finalist for the Most Patriotic City spot. The ultimate winner will be announced on July 22nd at the Destination Marketing Associations International conference in New Orleans. Contest winners will land a permanent spot on Rand McNally’s new travel site and a place in the 2013 Rand McNally Road Atlas, as well as on USA TODAY’s Travel site. The five other finalists are Emporia, KS; Fort Leonard Wood, MO; Peachtree City, GA; Rapid City, SD; and Williamsburg, VA.

The Color Guard  posts the colors kicking off the City of Clarksville Tennessee's Independence Day Celebration on July 3rd

The Color Guard posts the colors kicking off the City of Clarksville Tennessee's Independence Day Celebration on July 3rd

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Fort Campbell Independence Day Celebration Tonight

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell will host its annual Independence Day Celebration at the Fort Campbell’s Division Parade Field tonight, July 4th, at 7:00pm. The show will include performances by the Screaming Eagles Parachute Demonstration Team, a 50-gun Salute to the Union, posting of the Colors and fireworks display in addition to free concert by Laura Bell Bundy and Jacob Lyda. 

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Fort Campbell Federal Credit Union Hosts Welcome Home Concert at Fort Campbell

 

Welcome Home ConcertFort Campbell, KY – Early Saturday afternoon several country music stars made their way to the division parade field to honor the soldiers of the 101st Airborne Division.

Prior to the show, Charles English with the band Rocket City said there is alot of great talent here today and they are motivated by the soldiers.

???????Darryl Worley, Randy Owen, Teddy Gentry, Mark Willis and Buddy Jewell  along with some new comers all ready to perform for the the soldiers and their families during this holiday weekend.

SPC Donald Daniels, Kimberly Daniels, Melinda Morgan, SPC Joseph Morgan and their son Curtis Joe Morgan

SPC Donald Daniels, Kimberly Daniels, Melinda Morgan, SPC Joseph Morgan and their son Curtis Joe Morgan

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A visit to Lighting up the Cumberland at Cumberland City

 

Cumberland City, TN – Last night, Cumberland City held a their annual Lighting Up the Cumberland event which serves as the official 4th of July celebration for Stewart and Houston Counties.

The event has a festival feel with arts and craft vendors and food merchants lining both of the main roads through this small Middle Tennessee city.

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MWR and Cumulus Nashville’s 95.5-FM WSM Present Fort Campbell Federal Credit Union’s Welcome Home Concerts

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – As our troops return stateside it is important that we welcome them home and say thank you for all that they have sacrificed. To do just that Family and MWR, 95.5-FM WSM and the Fort Campbell Federal Credit Union are kicking off the 2011 Independence Day weekend with performances from some of the most beloved country artists and everyone is welcome to attend.

On July 2nd, performances from Darryl Worley, Randy Owen, Mark Wills, Teddy Gentry, and Buddy Jewell will surely provide you and your Family with a toe tapping good time as the artists perform on the Budweiser Stage at the Division Parade Field. The concert kicks off at 4:00pm and is free to attend, so bring your lawn chairs and blankets for an amazing show. «Read the rest of this article»

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2011 USAA and MWR Independence Week Carnival

 

Morale, Welfare and Recreation??????Fort Campbell, KY – Celebrate our Nation’s birthday with carnival rides, fireworks, friends and Family at the 2011 USAA and MWR Independence Week Carnival.

Come out to Fort Campbell’s Division Parade Field June 29th through July 5th to try your hand at one of the games of skill throughout the midway, feel your heart race on one of the Belle City Amusement carnival rides, and recall great memories as you feast on traditional carnival food and drinks.

Make sure to stop by the Budweiser Tent, where you can purchase ice cold adult beverages from the friendly Hooper Bowling staff.

The fireworks display from last years MWR Independence Day Celebration.

The fireworks display from last years MWR Independence Day Celebration.

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