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101st Airborne Division Soldiers to return to Fort Campbell from Cameroon

 

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Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – More than 100 Soldiers assigned to 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) will return to Fort Campbell from their deployment to Cameroon. The welcome home ceremony is slated for the afternoon of March 24th, 2019 at Fort Campbell’s Hangar 3.

These “First Strike” Soldiers made up the majority of Task Force Talon, who deployed to northern Cameroon from October 2018 through March 2019. During their deployment, the task force conducted security and infrastructure missions at Contingency Location Garoua, Cameroon, in order to provide force protection and enhance United States government strategic relationships, access and influence in the area.

Soldiers assigned to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team “Rakkasans,” and 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), are greeted by family members during their welcome home ceremony, May 20th, 2013, at Fort Campbell, Ky. The Soldiers returned home after a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, where they advised and assisted the Afghan National Security Forces to better enable them to take a lead role for their country in the future.

Soldiers assigned to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team “Rakkasans,” and 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), are greeted by family members during their welcome home ceremony, May 20th, 2013, at Fort Campbell, Ky. The Soldiers returned home after a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, where they advised and assisted the Afghan National Security Forces to better enable them to take a lead role for their country in the future.

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U.S. State Department diplomat to visit APSU February 5th-6th

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – This February, Austin Peay State University (APSU) students will get the rare opportunity to meet a top-level U.S. diplomat when M. André Goodfriend, director of the U.S. State Department’s Office of eDiplomacy, visits campus for a series of talks.

The Office of eDiplomacy, founded in 2003, seeks to “innovative diplomacy powered by knowledge leadership, superior customer support and collaborative technology.”

U.S. diplomat M. André Goodfriend to visit APSU Campus.

U.S. diplomat M. André Goodfriend to visit APSU Campus.

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U.S. President Donald Trump Approves Keystone XL Pipeline

 

GasBuddyBoston, MA – Today, United States President Donald Trump together with the U.S. State Department have signed and issued a presidential permit to construct the Keystone XL pipeline.

Fuel price-tracker GasBuddy has been watching this issue for several years, with dozens of expert analyst writings covering the subject from both Canadian and U.S. viewpoints.

Keystone XL pipeline project map

Keystone XL pipeline project map

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum Presents the Collage Work of Anne Bagby

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – This month the Orgain Gallery of the Customs House Museum features the collage art of award-winning artist Anne Bagby in the exhibit Layered Expressions.

Combining layers of glaze over layers of patterns and images, Anne creates quilt-like visions, stitching together patterns of bold colors that often feature the human face and words. There is a nostalgic feel to the modern pieces of art. The end result is a lyrical piece of textures that leaves the viewer with a sense of familiarity.

One of the Twelve by Twelve paintings by Ann Bagby which is on display at the Customs House Museum

One of the Twelve by Twelve paintings by Ann Bagby which is on display at the Customs House Museum

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Servicemembers teach Afghans the ways of small-town government

 

Fort CampbellKHAYR KOT DISTRICT, Afghanistan — Before deploying with his battalion to Afghanistan, Lt. Col. David Fivecoat did something unusual to prepare his men.

He took his company commanders to a city council meeting in Clarksville, Tenn., across the border from their base at Fort Campbell, Ky., to “see the workings of small-town government.”

Clarksville Mayor Johnny Piper addresses the soldiers of the 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team of the 101st Airborne Division.

Clarksville Mayor Johnny Piper addresses the soldiers of the 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team of the 101st Airborne Division.

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