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101st Airborne Division Soldier named XVIII Airborne Corps NCO of the Year

 

Written by Sgt. Neysa Canfield
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – After four days of competition, Sgt. Michael Smith, a senior transmission systems operator/maintainer assigned to the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., earned the title of the XVIII Abn. Corps Noncommissioned Officer of the Year, June 9th, at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Smith, a Fowlerville, Michigan native, competed against nine NCOs to earn the title.

“This competition was definitely very challenging, but I had a great time doing it,” said Smith. “There were some really strong competitors and top-notch NCOs, and I knew I had to give it my all or else I didn’t stand a chance.”

Sgt. Michael Smith, center, a senior transmission systems operator/maintainer assigned to the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., poses for a photo with his unit leadership, Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Perry, left, senior enlisted advisor for the brigade, and 1st Sgt. Roman Harrington, right, the 58th Signal Company first sergeant, after winning the XVIII Airborne Corps NCO of the Year competition June 9, 2017 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. (Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Perry)

Sgt. Michael Smith, center, a senior transmission systems operator/maintainer assigned to the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., poses for a photo with his unit leadership, Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Perry, left, senior enlisted advisor for the brigade, and 1st Sgt. Roman Harrington, right, the 58th Signal Company first sergeant, after winning the XVIII Airborne Corps NCO of the Year competition June 9, 2017 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. (Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Perry)

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Fort Campbell Lifeliner sets example, leads from front

 

Written by Sgt. Neysa Canfield
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – Twenty years ago, enlisting in the Army was the last thing on the mind of a scrawny freshman from Fowlerville, Michigan, much less earning the title of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Noncommissioned Officer of the Year.

As a freshman, Sgt. Michael Smith, now a senior transmission systems operator/maintainer with 58th Signal Company, 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Abn. Div. Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., began to participate in sports like wrestling and track and field as a pole vaulter.

Sgt. Michael Smith, left, a senior transmission systems operator/maintainer assigned to 58th Signal Company, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade was named Noncommissioned Officer of the Year for the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). (Staff Sgt. Todd L. Pouliot/40th Public Affairs Detachment)

Sgt. Michael Smith, left, a senior transmission systems operator/maintainer assigned to 58th Signal Company, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade was named Noncommissioned Officer of the Year for the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). (Staff Sgt. Todd L. Pouliot/40th Public Affairs Detachment)

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APSU Governors Football travels to Southern Miss Golden Eagles Saturday

 

Austin Peay (0-1) at Southern Miss (0-1)

September 12th, 2015 | 2:30pm CDT
Hattiesburg, MS | M.M. Roberts Stadium

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – After opening up the regular season at home for the first time since 2010, Austin Peay State University will step away from Governors Stadium for the first time this season when the Govs journey south to the Gulf Coast for a match-up with FBS foe Southern Miss, 2:30pm, Saturday, from M.M. Roberts Stadium.

The contest will be aired on the American Sports Network, locally on WUXP (MyTV30).

Austin Peay Football looks to get on track at Southern Miss.

Austin Peay Football looks to get on track at Southern Miss.

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Clarksville Police update on Motorcycle Crash at Trenton Road and Sequoia Lane

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – This afternoon, Clarksville Police Officers responded to a a head-on collision between a motorcycle and another vehicle near the intersection of Trenton Road and Sequoia Lane.

The investigation has determined that the motorcycle, which was Eastbound on Sequoia Lane, appears to have crossed into oncoming traffic. The cycle then had a head-on collision with a 2007 Ford F150 truck.

Clarksville Police work an accident near the intersection of Trenton Road and Sequoia Lane.

Clarksville Police work an accident near the intersection of Trenton Road and Sequoia Lane.

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Two arrested after Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputy hears gunshots

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOMontgomery County, TN – A Montgomery County Sheriff’s Deputy arrested two Sunday evening while investigating a suspicious vehicle, hearing gunshots and having several rounds come into close proximity of him.

K9 Deputy Jacob Kent responded to the unoccupied silver Jeep Patriot around 7:00pm on Perigo Road. Kent returned to his vehicle to run the registration on the vehicle when he heard gunshots.

“I heard bullets whizzing past me overhead, and I called for backup,” Kent wrote in a report.

Stuart Androws and Michelle Perigo arrested after Montgomery County Sheriff's deputy hears gunshots

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