Topic: West Point Military Academy
Clarksville, TN – In the early days of March 2020, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) ROTC Ranger Challenge team was deep in preparation to compete at Sandhurst, the world’s premier international academy military skills competition.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Monday, January 25th, 2021, U.S. Representative Mark Green was selected to serve as a member of the House Armed Services Committee for the 117th Congress.
“It is an honor to be selected to serve on the House Armed Services Committee,” said Representative Green. “As a cadet on the Plain at West Point, I swore an oath to protect and defend our Nation, and I remain deeply committed to supporting my brothers and sisters in uniform as they carry out their mission to defend our families, our values, and our way of life.”
Clarksville, TN – It’s official – Austin Peay State University (APSU) is home to one of the best Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) programs in the nation.
On December 16th, 2019, the U.S. Army Cadet Command announced the eight winners of the 2019-2020 MacArthur Awards, with APSU’s Governor’s Guard winning the award for the 7th Brigade.
Clarksville, TN – I’m honored to serve as Mayor of the City of Clarksville, the home of Fort Campbell and a large number of military veterans and their families.
On Veterans Day, which we will celebrate Saturday with speeches and a parade and on Monday with several ceremonies, we honor all who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces.
Clarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Governors Guard ROTC program sent its third and fourth ever cadets to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point Cadet Summer Training this summer.
Austin Peay State University (APSU)
Clarksville, TN – The U.S. Military Academy at West Point recently featured Austin Peay’s ROTC Ranger Challenge team on its website ahead of the prestigious Sandhurst 2019, the world’s premier academy-level military skills competition.
In doing so, West Point officials noted Austin Peay’s team includes seven active-duty soldiers participating in the Army’s Green to Gold program.
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital announces U.S. Army Surgeon General to host Town Halls at Fort Campbell
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)
Fort Campbell, KY – U.S. Army Surgeon General Lt. Gen. Nadja West, the highest ranking woman to graduate from West Point, is slated to host two Town Halls October 30th, 2018 at Fort Campbell. Blanchfield Army Community Hospital staff and Fort Campbell TRICARE beneficiaries are invited to attend the in-person Town Hall from noon until 1:00pm at Wilson Theater October 30th.
In addition, Fort Campbell TRICARE beneficiaries are invited to participate in a virtual Town Hall from 5:00pm to 6:00pm October 30th.
Clarksville, TN – The next meeting of the Clarksville (TN) Civil War Roundtable will be on Wednesday, September 20th, 2017 at the Bone & Joint Center, 980 Professional Park Drive, right across the street from Tennova Healthcare. This is just off Dunlop Lane and Holiday Drive and only a few minutes east of Governor’s Square mall.
The meeting begins at 7:00pm and is always open to the public. Members please bring a friend or two – new recruits are always welcomed.
Topic – “General Charles Ferguson Smith: Teacher of Civil War Generals”
Clarksville, TN – Dr. Kristine V. Nakutis has been hired as the executive director of the Austin Peay Center at Fort Campbell, effective May 15th, 2017.
A retired lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army, Nakutis comes to Austin Peay from Jackson State Community College, where she has served as veterans affairs coordinator since 2015.
101st Airborne Division’s 320th Field Artillery Regiment has first female in it’s history to lead an artillery platoon in Combat
Written by 1st Lt. Daniel Johnson
Fort Campbell, KY – When U.S. Army 1st Lt. Austen Boroff arrived in Iraq last October as part of Operation Inherent Resolve to take over 1st platoon, Battery C, 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), she was the only female Soldier in the battery. She was also the first female in 1-320th’s history to lead an artillery platoon in a combat environment.
“It was an exciting time to head over,” said Boroff. “I was grateful I was getting the opportunity to join the operation. I had been following the unit and all of their accomplishments all summer.”
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