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U.S. Army Healthcare Professionals share their call to serve

 

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Public Affairs

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)Fort Campbell, KY – The Army held Army National Hiring Days June 30th to July 2nd, 2020 as an Army-wide virtual campaign showcasing the U.S. Army’s, training, benefits and education to inspire individuals to consider military service.

The goal was to hire 10,000 new Soldiers in 150 full-time and part time career options, including Army Medicine. With a variety of medical specialties available in the Army, healthcare professionals from Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) and Fort Campbell shared their experiences serving the nation and spoke about careers in the Army.

Spc. Breanna Brogan completed 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 52 weeks of Advanced Individual Training, including practice-testing specimens, before being assigned as a medical laboratory specialist at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital on Fort Campbell. Her career specialty is one of many health care professions the Army will pay eligible candidates to learn. Learn more at GoArmy.com . (U.S. Army)

Spc. Breanna Brogan completed 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 52 weeks of Advanced Individual Training, including practice-testing specimens, before being assigned as a medical laboratory specialist at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital on Fort Campbell. Her career specialty is one of many health care professions the Army will pay eligible candidates to learn. Learn more at GoArmy.com . (U.S. Army)

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Habitat for Humanity elects 4 new board members

 

Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County TennesseeClarksville, TN – Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County, Tennessee (HFHMCTN) has elected four new members to the affiliate’s Board of Directors. Joining the board are Ronald Bailey, Aminah Eyiowuawi, Sonda Finley, and John Johnson.

Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County’s newest board members meet for an onboarding workshop in the new community space at the Clarksville ReStore.

Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County’s newest board members meet for an onboarding workshop in the new community space at the Clarksville ReStore.

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David Crockarell sworn in as new Clarksville Police Chief

 

Clarksville Mayor swears in new chief, bids farewell to Ansley

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – David Crockarell, a 25-year veteran of the Clarksville Police Department, was sworn in as the city’s 17th Chief of Police Tuesday, July 1st, 2020 in a ceremony that included a warm farewell to retiring Chief Al Ansley and a series of promotions within the department.

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and Cynthia Pitts congratulate new Clarksville Police Chief David Crockarell and his wife, Lori, (center) after the swearing in ceremony Tuesday morning at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center. City officials and Clarksville Police also said farewell to retiring Chief Al Ansley.

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and Cynthia Pitts congratulate new Clarksville Police Chief David Crockarell and his wife, Lori, (center) after the swearing in ceremony Tuesday morning at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center. City officials and Clarksville Police also said farewell to retiring Chief Al Ansley.

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Austin Peay State University Board of Trustees presents awards, approves 2020-21 budget

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – During the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Board of Trustee’s summer meeting on June 5th, 2020 trustees honored five individuals with the board’s annual awards – the APSU Philanthropist of the Year Award, the Govs Who Lead Through Military Service Award and the Govs Who Lead Through Service Award.

Joe and Cathi Maynard. (APSU)

Joe and Cathi Maynard. (APSU)

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Hopkinsville Community College to re-open Campus for limited service on June 15th

 

On-campus classes planned for fall term

Hopkinsville Community CollegeHopkinsville, KY – Hopkinsville Community College (HCC) is set to gradually re-open the Hopkinsville Campus on Monday, June 15th, 2020 to provide limited in-person service on weekdays 8:00am-4:30pm.

Under direction from the U.S. Army, HCC’s Fort Campbell Campus will re-open for most services on Monday, July 6th, with weekday hours 9:00am-4:30pm.

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U.S. Army expands program that aids Military Employees with Job Transfer Opportunities

 

U.S. ArmyRedstone Arsenal, AL – An installation employment transfer program is being expanded by the Army Materiel Command to provide Nonappropriated Funds employees better opportunities as they move with their Soldier or civilian through a career that demands mobility.

The NAF Child and Youth Services Employee Assignment Tool developed by the Army G-1 Civilian Personnel NAF Division – open only to employees working in child and youth programs at Army installations – is now the NAF Civilian Employment Assignment Tool – open to most employees working in NAF programs, which include the Army’s Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation activities such as bowling centers, libraries, gyms and leisure travel offices as well as child and youth services.

An Army installation employment transfer program used by employees working in Child and Youth Services is now expanded for use by military spouses working in various other Nonappropriated Funds positions. The expanded NAF Civilian Employment Assignment Tool allows NAF employees, including military and civilian spouses, to transfer to comparable jobs from one installation to another when relocating. (U.S. Army Photo by Jaeyeon Sim, Camp Humphreys, South Korea)

An Army installation employment transfer program used by employees working in Child and Youth Services is now expanded for use by military spouses working in various other Nonappropriated Funds positions. The expanded NAF Civilian Employment Assignment Tool allows NAF employees, including military and civilian spouses, to transfer to comparable jobs from one installation to another when relocating. (U.S. Army Photo by Jaeyeon Sim, Camp Humphreys, South Korea)

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U.S. Army aids New York City caregivers in battle against COVID-19 stress

 

U.S. ArmyNew York –  Maj. Olli Toukolehto recognized the wear on the faces of healthcare workers each time he walked into the Javits Convention Center from his hotel in lower Manhattan.

He had witnessed the same strain on the faces of fellow Soldiers while deployed during the Iraqi surge.

Caring for COVID-19 patients in the nation’s coronavirus epicenter has taken a mental and physical toll on New York City doctors, nurses and emergency medical technicians, as the number of coronavirus deaths in the city nears 14,000.

Maj. Olli Toukolehto, an Army psychiatrist, has been deployed to New York City for more than a month to support civilian medical professionals in the fight against COVID-19. He has been tasked to spearhead an outreach program to help educate civilian health workers on resilience and mental health during the pandemic.

Maj. Olli Toukolehto, an Army psychiatrist, has been deployed to New York City for more than a month to support civilian medical professionals in the fight against COVID-19. He has been tasked to spearhead an outreach program to help educate civilian health workers on resilience and mental health during the pandemic.

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18 Austin Peay State University ROTC Students ‘Virtually’ Commissioned as Army officers

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – For the first time ever, Austin Peay State University (APSU) held a virtual commissioning ceremony for its graduating class of ROTC students. 

The students received their commissions at their homes on Wednesday, May 13th, 2020 while their ROTC officers – to keep with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines – conducted the commissioning ceremony in a small, socially distanced group in the front lobby of the Memorial Health Building on campus.

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Clarksville City Council affirms Police Chief, Director of Audit

 

Deputy Chief David Crockarell chosen to lead Clarksville Police Department

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – On Thursday, May 7th, 2020, the Clarksville City Council approved Thursday two new department heads appointed by Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts.

(L to R) Newly appointed Clarksville Police Chief David Crockarell and Department of Internal Audit Director Stephanie Fox.

(L to R) Newly appointed Clarksville Police Chief David Crockarell and Department of Internal Audit Director Stephanie Fox.

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President Donald Trump’s remarks on Protecting America’s Seniors

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP:  Well, thank you very much.  Please.

This afternoon, I’ll sign a proclamation declaring the month of May to be Older Americans Month.  I don’t know if I’m in that category.  I have a feeling I am.  But I feel good.  And our country is making a lot of progress, Alex — I want to tell you that.  Making a lot of progress.

As we honor the incredible contributions of our nation’s seniors, we are here today to discuss the unprecedented steps we that we’re taking to protect them from the virus. 

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

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