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Nan Robertson Memorial Service set for Saturday, June 20th

 

Nan Robertson Memorial Service set for Saturday, June 20thClarksville, TN – Long time Dover-Stewart County Democratic Party member, Clarksville-Montgomery County Democratic Party member, Clarksville for Obama executive officer (2008), (2012) and Clarksville Coffee Party secretary Mrs. Nan Robertson passed away earlier this week.

Nan and her husband Jim Robertson were very active politically and in the community. In 2009, the Robertson’s donated their personal extensive collection of celebrated photography prints to the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Art Department.

Mrs. Nan Robertson

Mrs. Nan Robertson

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, Commissioner Bill Gibbons Honor Fallen Tennessee State Troopers at Memorial Service

 

State of TennesseeNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam today delivered the keynote address at the Tennessee Highway Patrol’s annual memorial service to honor state troopers and other law enforcement officer’s killed in the line of duty. The special ceremony, held in conjunction with National Police Week, took place at the Department of Safety and Homeland Security headquarters in Nashville.

Commissioner Bill Gibbons, Colonel Tracy Trott and family members of fallen troopers were also on hand for the ceremony. «Read the rest of this article»

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Fort Campbell Sgt. Joe Padula says ‘To tell the Soldier’s story, you must fight by their side’

 

Written by Sgt. Joe Padula
2nd Brigade Combat Team PAO

2nd Brigade Combat Team - StrikeFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – Staff Sgt. James P. Hunter was posthumously awarded the Kentucky Medal of Freedom, May 28th. His Family accepted the honor during a ceremony held in Lexington, KY.

In April of 2009, I, then Pfc. Joe Padula, was introduced to a young, strong man of about 24 years old. He stood tall in a stance, built with confidence. He wore a combat patch on his right sleeve. I could tell this man has been tested before, and I was a lost Soldier at Fort Campbell who had just found Staff Sgt. James P. Hunter — thank God.

Staff Sgt. James P. Hunter views his photos while following other Soldiers of 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, during a field training exercise. Hunter's face was rarely in front of the camera, as his job as an Army journalist was to record the lives of Soldiers " whether they were training at Fort Campbell or patrolling the streets of Afghanistan. Hunter died while deployed with Strike in Afghanistan, June 18th, 2010. (Fort Campbell Courier archive)

Staff Sgt. James P. Hunter views his photos while following other Soldiers of 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, during a field training exercise. Hunter’s face was rarely in front of the camera, as his job as an Army journalist was to record the lives of Soldiers ” whether they were training at Fort Campbell or patrolling the streets of Afghanistan. Hunter died while deployed with Strike in Afghanistan, June 18th, 2010. (Fort Campbell Courier archive)

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101st Sustainment Brigade Soldier Killed

 

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionSergeant James Michael DarroughFort Campbell, KY – A Fort Campbell Soldier was killed after the vehicle he was traveling in, was struck by a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device, October 29th, in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Sergeant James Michael Darrough, 38, of Austin, Texas, was a Financial Management Technician assigned to Charlie Detachment, 101st Finance Company, 101st Special Troops Battalion; 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, KY. He joined the Army in February 2005 and arrived at Fort Campbell in July 2009. «Read the rest of this article»

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4th Brigade Combat Team Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

 

The CurraheesFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – A 101st Airborne Division Soldier died July 10th, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with small-arms and rocket-propelled grenade fires while on a mounted patrol in Paktika province, eastern Afghanistan.

Specialist Rafael A. Nieves Jr., 22, of Albany, NY, was an infantryman assigned to B Company, 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). «Read the rest of this article»

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Six 101st Airborne Division Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan

 

EDITORS NOTE: This Tragic Event occurred in 2011 and IS NOT a Current Event.
(Runkle, Mills, Osman, Ramosvelazquez, Bohall, Patton)

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division159th Combat Aviation BrigadeFort Campbell, KY – The Department of Defense announced today the death of six Soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. They died May 26th, 2011 of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.

They were assigned to Fox Company, (Pathfinder), 4th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, KY.

(Left to Right) John Runkle, Jr., Edward Mills, Ergin Osman, Louis Ramosvelazquez, Thomas Bohall, and Adam Patton. All with the 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, KY.

(Left to Right) John Runkle, Jr., Edward Mills, Ergin Osman, Louis Ramosvelazquez, Thomas Bohall, and Adam Patton. All with the 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, KY.

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Fallen Hero Honored by Fellow Soldiers and the Patriot Guard

 

Fort Campbell, KY – Tuesday afternoon members of the Patriot Guard was standing by just outside of gate 3 to escort  the hearse carrying  SGT John Paul Castro en-route to the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West, in Hopkinsville, Kentucky.

Upon reaching the Kentucky State Line, Oak Grove and Hopkinsville Police lead the way blocking traffic along the way up to Hopkinsville. At the entrance, the office stood tall beside his patrol car until the last vehicle past.

Once inside the cemetery there was a service under the pavilion. There were many soldiers there in their dress greens and dress blues along with friends and family.  Brigadier General Jeffrey N. Colt  also attended the ceremony and presented the most recent medals. «Read the rest of this article»

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Memorial service honors mother, children, victims in 1st degree murder case

 

Natalie A. Vullo and her two children, Diamin Lynette Shanklin and Paul Zacharius Vullo-Nelloms were remembered and honored recently with a memorial service and balloon release at Delivrance Outreach Temple.

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Linda Shelton (center, in purple), holds tightly to her mother's hand as they stand surrounded by friends, watching the balloon release in memory of her daughter and grandchildren

In keeping with Christianity period of mourning, Lent, and in memory of lost loved ones,  clusters of deep purple balloons were assembled for the ceremony.  Included in the display were several colorful Disney balloons including Sleeping Beauty’s Castle, and a number of happy birthday balloons, since young Diamin’s birthday would have been celebrated March 17,  just weeks after her death. «Read the rest of this article»

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