Topic: Operation Desert Storm
Clarksville, TN – Produced by The Downtown Clarksville Association, First Thursday Art Walk is a free, self-guided tour spanning a 5-block radius that combines visual art, live music, engaging events and more in the heart of Downtown Clarksville.
With 10+ venues, bars and businesses participating each month, the First Thursday Art Walk in Clarksville is the ultimate opportunity to savor and support local creative talent.
Retired Brigadier General Scott Brower named Austin Peay State University inaugural military adviser in residence
Austin Peay State University
Clarksville, TN – On September 1st, 2018 retired Brigadier General Scott E. Brower, former deputy commanding general of the 101st Airborne Division, joined Austin Peay State University’s (APSU) senior leadership team as the institution’s first military adviser in residence.
In this new role, Brower will advise the APSU leadership team on how the University can better serve its military students and help the University optimize the process of recruiting, enrolling and graduating military-connected students.
Fort Campbell, KY – On Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016, F Company, 5th Battalion (101st Pathfinder Company), 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) will be deactivated.
The ceremony is scheduled to begin at 10:00am. The location is subject to change in the case of inclement weather, a weather call will be made the morning of the event.
Written by Sgt. William White
Fort Campbell, KY – The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) headquarters cased its colors February 25th before a nine-month deployment to Iraq in support of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve.
Soldiers, family members and community leaders attended the ceremony to bid farewell to the Screaming Eagles as they prepare to train and advise the Iraqi army in its mission to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
“Today we case our colors as we deploy in support of Operation Inherent Resolve and replace the 82nd Airborne Division headquarters as the Combined Joint Forces Land Component Command in Iraq,” said Maj. Gen. Gary J. Volesky, commanding general of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault).
Written by Staff Sgt. Terrance D. Rhodes
Fort Campbell, KY – When Soldiers look back on American military history over the last century, most can recall famous wars like Vietnam, Operation Desert Storm or Operation Iraqi Freedom. Often times, the American public can forget about Soldiers who lost their lives not in battle nor in combat
On December 12th, 1985, Soldiers from 3rd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, boarded Arrow Airline flight 1285 to reunite with their families for the holidays, after a six-month peacekeeping mission in the Sinai, Egypt, but never made it home.
Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Veterans Day Breakfast keynote speaker to be Major General Gary J. Volesky
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce will host the 22nd Annual Veterans Day Breakfast on Saturday, November 8th at 7:30am at APSU’s Morgan University Center.
159th Combat Aviation Brigade Public Affairs
Afghanistan – Do you recall his brawny arms effortlessly lifting you off your itty bitty feet, from the soft earth, to what you thought were clouds when you were a toddler?
Or maybe, you remember hearing his voice, as he firmly, yet lovingly, gave you advice sometimes repeatedly, during your teenage years.
Whether you called him dad, stepdad, Papa or simply pa, you have to admit, father was your first hero. «Read the rest of this article»
Written by 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs
Fort Campbell, KY – The “Screaming Eagles” of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) will host the 2012 Week of the Eagles, August 10th-17th, 2012, at Fort Campbell, KY, to reflect upon all that the division’s Soldiers have achieved since the unit was created with no history, but with a “Rendezvous with Destiny.”
“Week of the Eagles is a time for 101st Soldiers of the past and present to come together and reflect on the great legacy of the 101st Airborne Division,” said Maj. Gen. James C. McConville, commanding general of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault).
“This year is particularly significant because it coincides with the 70th anniversary of the division. We invite all Soldiers, families and friends to participate and experience Week of the Eagles 2012.”
Clarksville, TN – One of Clarksville Police Department’s Command Staff traded in one uniform for another.
Captain James Corbett Smith, Clarksville Police Department, like many others, serve their country and community in a civilian profession and wear a dual hat as a member of the Guard or Reserve. In James Smith’s case, he serves as a Command Sergeant Major for the Tennessee Army National Guard.
Clarksville, TN – The Student Veterans Organization at Austin Peay State University will sponsor a screening of the HBO documentary “Wartorn: 1861-2010” at 5:00pm, Thursday, November 17th in the Morgan University Center, Room 303.
The event is free and open to the public. «Read the rest of this article»
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