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Clarksville Chamber of Commerce announces New Board of Directors

 

Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the 2012-2013 Chamber Board of Directors. The Chamber elects new leadership each fiscal year, with the fiscal year running from July 1st, 2012 to June 30th, 2013. «Read the rest of this article»

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Fort Campbell Opens New Commissary in Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

 

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell has officially opened their new state-of-the-art, DeCA commissary facility during a ribbon-cutting ceremony on June 13th, 2012. The groundbreaking ceremony was standing room only with a line of eager soldiers and their families stretched out almost around the block, all waiting for the chance to get a look inside the new facility.

The Ribbon Cutting officially opens the new DeCA commissary facility on Fort Campbell

The Ribbon Cutting officially opens the new DeCA commissary facility on Fort Campbell. Cutting ribbon are Store Director Tony Matthias, Director of Store Operations Keith Hagenbuch, DeCA Director and CEO Joseph Jeu, Soldier of the Year Spc. Samuel Torset, NCO of the Year Sgt. Andrew Lee, and Garrison Commander Col. Perry Clark.

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Chamber Military Affairs Committee hosts Godfather Tournament

 

Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – Community leaders and active duty military participated in the recent Godfather Tournament hosted at Swan Lake Golf Course as part of the Warrior Week activities.  The day was filled with golf and fellowship with civilian and military members of the Clarksville/Fort Campbell community.

The Godfather Golf Tournament at Swan Lake Golf Course in Clarksville, TN

The Godfather Golf Tournament at Swan Lake Golf Course in Clarksville, TN

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Soldier’s Daughter with Spinal Muscular Atrophy awarded a Canine Assistants Service Dog

 

Jennifer Woody with her daughter Annah Mobus

Jennifer Woody with her daughter Annah Mobus

Fort Campbell, KY – Annah Mobus, the 15-year-old daughter of deployed U.S. Army Sergeant 1st Class Kenneth Woody and mother Jennifer Woody was selected to receive a life-changing gift from the Milk-Bone® Brand last Thursday. Mobus, a Bowling Green Kentucky resident suffers from Spinal Muscular Atrophy, and has difficulty performing many everyday tasks such as opening a book, picking up a dropped item, or turning lights on or off. Now her life is about to become a little easier with the help of a new four-legged friend.

The Milk-Bone® Brand is donating a specially trained service dog along with the necessary training from Canine Assistants, an organization which provides assistance dogs to people with disabilities.

Annah Mobus with her family, Col Perry Clark the Garrison Commander for Fort Campbell, along with representatives from DeCA Commissary and the Milk-Bone® Brand, and at the presentation ceremony

Annah Mobus with her family, Col Perry Clark the Garrison Commander for Fort Campbell, along with representatives from DeCA Commissary and the Milk-Bone® Brand, and at the presentation ceremony

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Barsanti Elementary School’s dedication continues rapid expansion of the Clarksville Base area

 

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – On Friday Fort Campbell held a dedication ceremony for the Olinto M. Barsanti Elementary School.  The new school is located in the southern portion of the Fort Campbell Army Post. The 93,000 square-foot, $18 million building was built to accommodate the growing availability of on-post-housing, and serves the Gardner Hills and The Woodlands housing areas. It opened its doors to approximately 550 Pre-K through 5th grade students on January 3rd, 2011.

Maj. Gen. Olinto Mark Barsanti

Maj. Gen. Olinto Mark Barsanti

Named in honor of Maj. Gen. Olinto Mark Barsanti, a highly decorated officer of the U.S. Army’s 101st Airborne Division (the Screaming Eagles). During the Vietnam War, Barsanti was the Commanding General charged with Operation Eagle Thrust, the largest and longest military airlift ever attempted into a combat zone. In his 31-year military career, Barsanti also served in World War II and the Korean War. He earned more than 60 awards, medals and commendations, including the Distinguished Service Medal, the Distinguished Service Cross, the Distinguished Flying Cross and seven Purple Hearts. Barsanti lost his battle with cancer in 1973.

Principal Jennifer Halley; Bette Barsanti Sherman; Col. Perry Clark; and Robert Gordon, Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Military Community and Family Policy, unveil a portrait and statue of General Olinto M. Barsanti at a dedication ceremony Friday for the Barsanti Elementary School on Fort Campbell.

Principal Jennifer Halley; Bette Barsanti Sherman; Col. Perry Clark; and Robert Gordon, Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Military Community and Family Policy, unveil a portrait and statue of General Olinto M. Barsanti at a dedication ceremony Friday for the Barsanti Elementary School on Fort Campbell.

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Dedication Ceremony Set for Fort Campbell’s Olinto M. Barsanti Elementary School

 

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – A dedication ceremony will be held at 2:00pm, Friday, January 7th, in order to commemorate the opening of Fort Campbell’s newest school and its namesake – Maj. Gen. Olinto M. Barsanti. 

The Olinto M. Barsanti Elementary School opened its doors to approximately 550 Pre-K through 5th grade students on January 3rd, 2011. The 93,000 square-foot, $18 million building was built to accommodate the growing availability of on-post-housing. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville’s leaders lays out ambitious plan for the future of our city

 

City of Clarksville plans to launch new web site in a few weeks to offer full details on the new master plan.

Aiming to set the course for our city for the next twenty years, Clarksville Leaders laid out a far reaching master plan for the future of our city. The plan development was coordinated by Frank Lott’s  and Jeff Bibb’s  BLF Marketing  with assistance from RKG Associates, Betsch Associates, and Wilbur Smith Associates along with a Master Plan Committee  chaired by Mark Holleman, Jim Durrett (Mayor Piper’s former chief of staff), and Col. Perry Clark from Fort Campbell.

The City of Clarksville budgeted $230,000 for the development of this plan.

Clarksville Mayor Johnny Piper making the case for the Smart Growth 2030 Master Plan

Clarksville Mayor Johnny Piper making the case for the Smart Growth 2030 Master Plan

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Fort Campbell wins “Silver” in Army Communities of Excellence competition

 

Fort CampbellFort Campbell – Fort Campbell was named a “Silver Winner” in the 2010 Chief of Staff of the Army Communities of Excellence competition.

Along with bragging rights, the award brings with it a $500,000 check. The award money can be used only on community projects supporting further community excellence.

“I’m very proud of our team of Soldiers, Families, Department of the Army Civilians, contractors and volunteers who continue to make Fort Campbell such a special place to live and serve,” said Fort Campbell and 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Commander, Maj. Gen. John Campbell. “This recognition further demonstrates how Fort Campbell continues to meet the challenges of taking care of our Soldiers and Families here at home while simultaneously providing the training resources necessary to ensure success during deployment. While this award is significant, we will not rest on our laurels as we will continue to seek innovative ways to improve the quality of life here on Fort Campbell.” «Read the rest of this article»

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