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APSU Govs baseball unveils throwback uniform, red jersey and hats for 2017

 

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APSU Baseball - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s baseball team will wear an alternate jersey during the season for the first time in program history, working with Under Armour and The Game Headwear to recreate a classic jersey-hat combination from program history.

The Governors will pay homage to the 1965-67 teams, which celebrate their 50th anniversary this year, with a jersey-hat combination drawn from those team’s home uniforms.

Austin Peay Baseball to wear alternate jersey this season that pays homage to the 1965-67 teams. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Baseball to wear alternate jersey this season that pays homage to the 1965-67 teams. (APSU Sports Information)

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation partners with USO of Fort Campbell to host Veterans Fair

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation and the USO of Fort Campbell have joined forces to offer a free fair for veterans and their families on Saturday, March 5th from 11:00am to 2:00pm at the Kleeman Community Center.

The Veterans Fair is a great opportunity for veterans to connect with local agencies and organizations and to preview recreation programs available in our community. Enjoy family activities, demonstrations, music, crafts and fun. «Read the rest of this article»

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Friends of Dunbar Cave announce Spring Fling Schedule, May 2nd, 2015

 

Dunbar Cave State Park - Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – The Friends of Dunbar Cave have announced the schedule for this year’s Spring Fling event to be held (rain or shine) on May 2th, 2015.  All activities begin at the Visitor’s Center and are free of charge.  Snacks will be provided for a modest donation. Children must supervised by an adult.

Come out and enjoy a day of free, family fun.

Spring Fling at Dunbar Cave State Natural Area.

Spring Fling at Dunbar Cave State Natural Area.

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Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office officials hope to continue training other agencies in active shooting

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOMontgomery County, TN – Investigator Jeff Morlock and Deputy Chris Montjoy of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office recently taught members of several law enforcement agencies in response to active shooters.

“The Sheriff (John Fuson) sent us to a ‘Train the Trainer’ course put on by ALERRT so we could host training here for our law enforcement partners in the area,” Morlock said. “He believes it is vitally important that all agencies are on the same page when responding to an active shooter situation.”

Officers from several agencies attending active shooter training, hosted by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and taught by Investigator Jeff Morlock and Deputy Chris Montjoy.

Officers from several agencies attending active shooter training, hosted by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and taught by Investigator Jeff Morlock and Deputy Chris Montjoy.

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Night Stalkers compete in U.S. Army Special Operations Command’s Best Warrior competition

 

Written by Staff Sgt. Thaddius Dawkins
USASOAC Public Affairs

160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment - Soar - Night StalkersFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Bragg, NC – Two Soldiers from the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) tested their inner warrior last week during the U.S. Army Special Operations Command’s Best Warrior Competition.

Spc. Mark E. Aescht, a Blackhawk crew chief in the Aviation Life Saving Equipment section, and Sgt. Derek A. Youngs, a wheeled vehicle mechanic, both from 1st Platoon, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 160th SOAR (A), competed in four days of events that included an Army physical fitness test, written essay, live-fire range and stress shoot, day and night land navigation, Army Warrior Task testing and combatives.

Spc. Mark E. Aescht (center), 1st Platoon, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) and Sgt. Derek A. Youngs (right), with 1st Platoon, HHC, 160th SOAR (A), receive instruction on writing an operations order during the Army Warrior Task lanes while competing in the United States Army Special Operations Command's Best Warrior Competition June 25, 2014. (Sgt. 1st Class Thaddius S. Dawkins II)

Spc. Mark E. Aescht (center), 1st Platoon, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) and Sgt. Derek A. Youngs (right), with 1st Platoon, HHC, 160th SOAR (A), receive instruction on writing an operations order during the Army Warrior Task lanes while competing in the United States Army Special Operations Command’s Best Warrior Competition June 25, 2014. (Sgt. 1st Class Thaddius S. Dawkins II)

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160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment bids farewell to regiment commander during ceremony at Fort Campbell

 

Written by Maj. Allen Hill
160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne)

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment - Soar - Night Stalkers

Fort Campbell, KY – Night Stalkers, family members and friends of the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne)  said farewell to Col. John R. Evans, Jr, during a change of command ceremony conducted on the General Bryan Brown Compound, June 27th.

More than 250 Soldiers from across the regiment stood in formation as Col. Evans passed the colors to Col. Michael Hertzendorf. Brig. Gen. Erik Peterson, Commander, United States Army Special Operations Aviation Command, presided over the event.

Col. John R. Evans, outgoing commander, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) addresses hundreds of distinguished visitors, Gold Star Family Members, Soldier and civilians following the change of command ceremony conducted on the Gen. Bryan Brown Compound, Fort Campbell, KY, June 27, 2014. (U.S. Army photo)

Col. John R. Evans, outgoing commander, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) addresses hundreds of distinguished visitors, Gold Star Family Members, Soldier and civilians following the change of command ceremony conducted on the Gen. Bryan Brown Compound, Fort Campbell, KY, June 27, 2014. (U.S. Army photo)

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Night Stalker activities serves as a reunion for 160th Family at Fort Campbell

 

Written by Maj. Allen Hill
160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) Public Affairs Officer

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment - Soar - Night Stalkers

Fort Campbell, KY – A formation of Blackhawk helicopters and a memorial ceremony to the fallen were some of the highlights of the 2014 Week of Night Stalker Activities (WONSA).

WONSA is a unique opportunity for Soldier, families, civilians and friends of the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) to reunite and enjoy fellowship with those who share a common bond.

Col. John R. Evans, Jr. commander, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) and Col. (R) Vincent Reap, president, Night Stalker Association, place a wreath at the base of the Night Stalker Memorial during the annual Week of Night Stalker Activities Memorial Ceremony held at Fort Campbell, Ky., May 21, 2014. (U.S. Army photo by Maj. Allen Hill, 160th SOAR Public Affairs)

Col. John R. Evans, Jr. commander, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) and Col. (R) Vincent Reap, president, Night Stalker Association, place a wreath at the base of the Night Stalker Memorial during the annual Week of Night Stalker Activities Memorial Ceremony held at Fort Campbell, Ky., May 21, 2014. (U.S. Army photo by Maj. Allen Hill, 160th SOAR Public Affairs)

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160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment attends Corrosion Symposium at Fort Campbell

 

Written by Staff Sgt. Thaddius S. Dawkins II
USASOAC Public Affairs

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment - Soar - Night StalkersFort Campbell, KY – The United States Army Special Operations Aviation Command held a corrosion symposium at the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne)’s compound in hopes of solving a problem that plagues every unit in the Army; corrosion.

The symposium took place over two days and covered the damaging effects corrosion has on the Army and the military as a whole. It also gave the attendees the opportunity to put names with the faces they could be working with to solve the problem.

Attendees at the United States Army Special Operations Aviation Command's Corrosion symposium observed a demonstration of the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) aircraft bird bath. The bird bath is meant to knock the residue off of an aircraft once it returns from flight and reduce the chance of corrosion. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Thaddius S. Dawkins II, United States Army Special Operations Aviation Command)

Attendees at the United States Army Special Operations Aviation Command’s Corrosion symposium observed a demonstration of the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) aircraft bird bath. The bird bath is meant to knock the residue off of an aircraft once it returns from flight and reduce the chance of corrosion. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Thaddius S. Dawkins II, United States Army Special Operations Aviation Command)

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160th Special Operations Aviation E Company Soldiers equipped with MQ-1C Gray Eagle Unmanned Aircraft System; soon to be based at Fort Campbell

 

Written by Maj. Emily Potter
U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command

160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment - Soar - Night StalkersFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Bragg, NC – When E Company, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (SOAR) (Airborne), activated last month, it become just the fifth Gray Eagle company in the Army, and the first in special operations.

Currently, each Special Forces group has an Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) platoon consisting of the RQ-7 Shadow, designed to provide UAS support at the brigade level. The MQ-1C Gray Eagle brings more capability to the fight, and is able to support at the Theater Special Operations Command level.

Soldiers from E Company, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne), explain the capabilities of the MQ-1C Gray Eagle Unmanned Aircraft System at their activation ceremony Nov. 19, 2013.(Army photo)

Soldiers from E Company, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne), explain the capabilities of the MQ-1C Gray Eagle Unmanned Aircraft System at their activation ceremony Nov. 19, 2013.(Army photo)

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Special Operations Aviation Training Battalion at Fort Campbell implements ARSOF 2022 Priorities into everyday mission

 

Written by Staff Sgt. Thaddius S. Dawkins II
United States Army Special Operations Aviation Command Public Affairs

160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment - Soar - Night StalkersFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – With ARSOF 2022 in full swing, Soldiers and instructors from the Special Operations Aviation Training Battalion welcomed the first-ever conventional unit to the Allison Aquatics Training Facility (AATF) at Fort Campbell, KY, July 24th, 2013, to teach water survival techniques.

The training meets a key priority for Lt. Gen. Charles T. Cleveland’s, the United States Army Special Operations Commander, ARSOF 2022 vision to bridge critical seams of SOF-Conventional Forces relationships to effectively contribute to unified action in the 21st century by partnering with the Army to meet its training responsibilities.

Soldiers from the 511th Engineer Company, 326th Engineer Battalion (AASLT), 36th Engineer Brigade escape from a simulated CH-47 Chinook helicopter during Ground Forces Water Survival Egress training at the Allison Aquatics Training Facility, July 24, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Thaddius S. Dawkins II, United States Army Special Operations Aviation Command)

Soldiers from the 511th Engineer Company, 326th Engineer Battalion (AASLT), 36th Engineer Brigade escape from a simulated CH-47 Chinook helicopter during Ground Forces Water Survival Egress training at the Allison Aquatics Training Facility, July 24, 2013. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Thaddius S. Dawkins II, United States Army Special Operations Aviation Command)

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