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APSU Ranger Challenge team to make second straight trip to Sandhurst competition

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – For the second straight year, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Ranger Challenge team has earned a spot at Sandhurst, the world’s premier international academy military skills competition. 

Austin Peay State University ROTC cadet Cherady Fine trains at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, recently. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University ROTC cadet Cherady Fine trains at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, recently. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University Ranger Challenge team sets sights on strong Bold Warrior Challenge

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) ROTC Ranger Challenge team will try to make the podium for the second straight year at the 7th Brigade ROTC Bold Warrior Challenge October 25th-27th, 2019 at Fort Knox, Kentucky.

Members from last year's Austin Peay State University Ranger Challenge team including Walt Higbee, far left, and Daniel Cole, third from left, compete at the Sandhurst competition. (APSU)

Members from last year’s Austin Peay State University Ranger Challenge team including Walt Higbee, far left, and Daniel Cole, third from left, compete at the Sandhurst competition. (APSU)

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Austin Peay ROTC cadets excel at military summer programs

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, Tn –-Twelve Austin Peay ROTC students – including the University’s first-ever cadet to go to the Jungle Warfare School in Hawaii – attended multiple training schools during the summer.

Austin Peay State University also sent its first cadet since 2006 to Army Mountain Warfare School in Vermont and the third and fourth cadets ever to U.S. Military Academy Cadet Summer Training at West Point, New York.

Austin Peay State University ROTC

Austin Peay State University ROTC

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Fort Campbell’s 716th Military Police Battalion assists with outreach program

 

101st Airborne Division (AA) Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs 

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Fort Campbell, KY – Throughout the month of March, the 716th Military Police Battalion, 16th Military Police Brigade, teamed up with cadets from the Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) and the criminal justice students from Northeast High School (NEHS) as part of the 101st Airborne Division’s (Air Assault) community outreach program.

The 716th Military Police Battalion strives to maintain an active relationship with local schools to include Northeast High School (NEHS), West Creek Middle School, Austin Peay State University (APSU), all in Clarksville, Tennessee, in addition to Marshall Elementary School on Fort Campbell and Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

Spc. Kyle Stouffer, a medic from the 551st Military Police Company, 716th Military Police Battalion, captivates students at Marshall Elementary School (MES) for “Read Across America.” MES is an official partner school for the 716th MP BN on the installation. (101st Airborne Division (AA) Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

Spc. Kyle Stouffer, a medic from the 551st Military Police Company, 716th Military Police Battalion, captivates students at Marshall Elementary School (MES) for “Read Across America.” MES is an official partner school for the 716th MP BN on the installation. (101st Airborne Division (AA) Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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Reserve, Cadets participate in Tactical Combat Physical Training at Fort Campbell

 

Written by Pfc. Lynnwood Thomas
40th Public Affairs Detachment

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Cadets from the Reserve Officer Training Corps and United States Military Academy joined Brig. Gen. K. Todd Royar, acting senior commander of the 101st Airborne Division and Fort Campbell, August 8th, 2018 for tactical combat physical training.

The event culminated three weeks training at Fort Campbell for the Army’s Cadet Troop Leader Training program, and required these future officers to navigate a 4.2-mile course with six lanes along the trail. In 10-person teams, the cadets competed for the fastest time while successfully completing requirements at each lane.

At the first lane, the Buy-In, each team member performed 60 pushups, 80 air squats and 25 burpees.

Reserve Officer Training Corps and United States Military Academy cadets perform a litter carry with a simulated casualty during a six-lane physical training course Aug. 8 on Fort Campbell, Kentucky. (Pfc. Lynnwood Thomas, 40th Public Affairs Detachment)

Reserve Officer Training Corps and United States Military Academy cadets perform a litter carry with a simulated casualty during a six-lane physical training course Aug. 8 on Fort Campbell, Kentucky. (Pfc. Lynnwood Thomas, 40th Public Affairs Detachment)

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Hundreds line streets for Clarksville-Montgomery County’s annual Veterans Day Parade

 

Montgomery County Veterans Service OrganizationMontgomery County, TN – Dozens of entries in Clarksville-Montgomery County’s annual Veterans Day Parade made their way through the streets of downtown Saturday, as hundreds lined up along the route to show respect and appreciation for our community’s veterans.

A pre-parade presentation on the steps of the courthouse featured speeches by Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, and Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, as well as the keynote speech by this year’s Parade Grand Marshall CW3 John Clement, U.S. Army Ret.

A huge turnout for Clarksville's annual Veterans Day Parade Saturday.

A huge turnout for Clarksville’s annual Veterans Day Parade Saturday.

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APSU Military Student Center’s Texts for Vets program

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Texts for Vets Program at Austin Peay State University (APSU) relieves students of the financial burden of purchasing textbooks.

The textbooks provided, are donated by the APSU community, which are distributed to the students through our center in the Morgan University Center.

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Consumer Reports Partners with Reveal to Investigate the Nation’s $1.3 Trillion Student Debt Crisis

 

What Caused The Student Debt Crisis and What People Can Do About It

Consumer ReportsYonkers, NY – Consumer Reports has partnered with the nonprofit Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting to produce a special report examining the nation’s growing student debt crisis, in which some 42 million people owe $1.3 trillion. The report explores how the crisis occurred, and what people—including parents and students—can do about it today.

The education debt report is being released concurrently today by both institutions, with a cover story in Consumer Reports’ August issue, and online at both ConsumerReports.org/studentdebt and RevealNews.org/studentdebt

Consumer Reports survey finds 45% of people who have left college with student loan debt say college was not worth the cost; More than half reported problems making loan payments at least once.

Consumer Reports survey finds 45% of people who have left college with student loan debt say college was not worth the cost; More than half reported problems making loan payments at least once.

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APSU alum Gregory C. Mabry Jr. to be inducted into inaugural class of ROTC Hall of Fame

 

 APSU - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – According to APSU, more than 300 former U.S. Army ROTC cadets will be inducted into the inaugural class of the Army Hall of Fame during a ceremony at Fort Knox, Kentucky on June 10th that will also celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Army ROTC program.

A 2000 graduate of Northeast High School (NEHS) in Clarksville, Gregory C. Mabry Jr. earned his Bachelor of Science in sociology from APSU in 2004.

Gregory C. Mabry Jr.

Gregory C. Mabry Jr.

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Governors graduating seniors accomplished much during their time

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s athletic department had 37 student-athletes receive their degrees in the May 7th spring commencement, with many leaving their marks in their respective sports and in the overall history of Governors athletics.

Two basketball players, Chris Horton and Tiasha Gray have been the face of the men’s and women’s basketball program the past four years.

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