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City of Clarksville roadways to fly American Flags

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Motorists in the City of Clarksville will notice a patriotic display of Old Glory adorning City Hall and several of the City’s major thoroughfares just in time for Independence Day.

Over the past two weeks, the Clarksville Street Department has placed 184 flags to honor America and its service members, veterans and their families.

Roger Williams, a Clarksville Street Department technician, places a new American Flag at City Hall while Mayor Joe Pitts, Street Department staff Tommy Allbert, Tim Halbrooks and Brian Nelson, and Military Liaison Bill Harpel show pride in the effort to beautify the City with our country’s most patriotic symbol.

Roger Williams, a Clarksville Street Department technician, places a new American Flag at City Hall while Mayor Joe Pitts, Street Department staff Tommy Allbert, Tim Halbrooks and Brian Nelson, and Military Liaison Bill Harpel show pride in the effort to beautify the City with our country’s most patriotic symbol.

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Tennessee’s Farmer Veterans Serve Twice

 

Tennessee Department of Agriculture

Tennessee Department of AgricultureNashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Agriculture says on Veteran’s Day, we will honor the brave men and women who have served our country, but did you know that some Tennessee veterans are now serving by producing the food we eat and the fiber we use?

Tennessee Veteran Dennis Scales, owner of Running Hog Farm in Rutherford County.

Tennessee Veteran Dennis Scales, owner of Running Hog Farm in Rutherford County.

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam Recognizes Five Tennessee Veterans

 

Five Military Veteran Tennessee State Employees Honored for Exemplary Service

Tennessee Department of Veterans ServicesNashville, TN -Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and First Lady Crissy Haslam joined Tennessee Department of Veterans Services Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder and Major General Terry “Max” Haston from the Tennessee Military Department to recognize five veteran state employees and more than 470,000 Tennessee veterans of all ages and eras. 

The Governor’s Veterans Day event was held on the second floor of the State Capitol in downtown Nashville.

(Top: L to R) John Briggs, Don Coleman, Angelo Giansante, (Bot: L to R) William Houser, and Paul Nielsen.

(Top: L to R) John Briggs, Don Coleman, Angelo Giansante, (Bot: L to R) William Houser, and Paul Nielsen.

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City of Clarksville offices closed Monday for Veterans Day

 

City of Clarksville

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – City of Clarksville offices will close Monday, November 12th, 2018 to observe Veterans Day. Public Safety departments will be on duty as usual and all essential City services will continue.

Clarksville Transit System’s regular bus route service will run on Monday, but the CTS office will be closed.

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital observes Veterans Day and Fort Campbell Training Holiday

 

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – In honor of the national observance of Veterans Day, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) personnel will observe the federal holiday Monday, November 12th, 2018.

Therefore, all Soldier and Patient-Centered Medical Homes and pharmacies will be closed. The hospital remains open 24/7 for emergency services, inpatient care, and labor and delivery services.

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Austin Peay State University to hold Military Appreciation Football Game November 17th

 

Austin Peay State University (APSU)

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – November isn’t a typical month at Austin Peay State University (APSU). As the state’s leader in higher education for military-affiliated students, the institution traditionally recognizes the entire month, with its connection to Veterans Day, as an extended salute to all veterans and active-duty military personnel.

In previous years, the Austin Peay State University football team has worn special uniforms to honor the military.

In previous years, the Austin Peay State University football team has worn special uniforms to honor the military.

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Clarksville’s Customs House Museum November 2018 Exhibits and Activities

 

Clarksville’s Customs House Museum

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is located in historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee. Come explore an entire city block featuring large gallery spaces filled with fine art, science and history.

Some of the events in November at the Museum are: Max Garner: Personal View, Holiday from the Collection, Christmas Town, John Baeder: The Scenic Route, Camille Engel: Her Home Tennessee and Second Saturday Free Admission Day.

Christmas Town

Christmas Town

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan’s 2018 Memorial Day Message

 

City of Clarksville Honors, Remembers Those Who Passed

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – On Memorial Day, we commemorate each and every man and woman who died while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. For me, Memorial Day is a day of honoring and remembering.

More than a million U.S. heroes had their lives cut short while fighting in wars since the American Revolution. Regardless of the place or the war fought, the purity of their sacrifice is without question. Young men and women lost their lives in order to make the freedom of others possible.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

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Vanderbilt recognizes 101st Airborne Division Soldiers in Veterans Day Salute to Service

 

Written by Staff Sgt. Todd Pouliot
40th Public Affairs Detachment

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionNashville, TN – Vanderbilt University opened their stadium, November 11th, 2017 to give active duty soldiers and their families the opportunity to experience college football as part of the school’s Veterans Day Salute to Service.

Among them were nearly 50 soldiers from 101st Airborne Division Artillery who were invited to carry out and unfurl a replica of the U.S. Flag during the pre-game ceremony honoring the nation. The large replica flag was the shape of the continental United States of America.

The Commodore Marching Band fanned out across the field after the National Anthem, and the soldiers lined up at the end of the stadium to form a tunnel and cheer the Vanderbilt football players as they ran onto the field.

Lt. Col. Hugh Sollom, and Command Sgt. Maj. Jonathan Simmons, commander and command sergeant major, respectively, of the 2nd Battalion, 32nd Field Artillery Regiment, 101st Airborne Division Artillery, take in the University of Kentucky vs. Vanderbilt University football game, at VU, Nov. 11. Vanderbilt opened their stadium for active duty soldiers and their family members in recognition of Veterans Day. (Staff Sgt. Todd Pouliot, 40th Public Affairs Detachment)

Lt. Col. Hugh Sollom, and Command Sgt. Maj. Jonathan Simmons, commander and command sergeant major, respectively, of the 2nd Battalion, 32nd Field Artillery Regiment, 101st Airborne Division Artillery, take in the University of Kentucky vs. Vanderbilt University football game, at VU, Nov. 11. Vanderbilt opened their stadium for active duty soldiers and their family members in recognition of Veterans Day. (Staff Sgt. Todd Pouliot, 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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