November 10, 2013
Military service is one of the highest forms of patriotism and with our close proximity to the Fort Campbell Army post Clarksville-Montgomery County is home to a significant veteran population. They are part of the fabric of our community.
Fort Campbell Soldier re-enlists live on the radio during Air Strike a program hosted by Clarksville’s WJZM 1400 AM
August 5, 2013
Clarksville, TN – In what is believed to be a first for the U.S. Army, a Fort Campbell soldier from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team (Strike) re-enlisted on the air as part of the Air Strike program on Clarksville Radio Station1400 AM.
As part of the 15th Episode of the highly entertaining program, Sgt. Joe Padula interviewed SPC Ilka Zaneta Luna, from Company B, 2nd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault); a re-enlisting Strike Soldier, and her husband Jeramie.
July 15, 2013
Woodlawn, TN – On Saturday, July 20th, Subdued Few Motorcycle Club is having a Memorial and Benefit Ride for Prescott 19. Subdued Few is riding to show their support for the brave men of the Arizona Hotshot Crew, and to raise money for the Wild Land Fire Service. Registration is from 9:00am until 11:00am.
The ride will start at Texas Casual Grill located on Trenton Road in Clarksville, TN at 11:00am and will end at Bo’s Cycle Shop. The ride will go past various fire stations on the route through Clarksville, TN, Cadiz, KY and through Hopkinsville, KY. Approximate arrival time of bikes at Bo’s Cycle shop is around 2:00pm.
July 15, 2013
Greenwood Village, CO – The newest franchisee of Maui Wowi Hawaiian in Clarksville, Tennessee is beginning his “second life” after retiring from a 22 year career as a military police officer with the 501st Signal Battalion, 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, KY.
Transitioning from the structured Army lifestyle, Gary Cryder is going from one family to another as he begins his business and brings the Aloha lifestyle to his community.
May 28, 2013
Clarksville, TN – It is a solemn occasion when a nation gathers together to honor its soldiers, those who lived to come home, but even more importantly those who did not. No remains were returned during the previous year, that leaves 30 remaining missing POW/MIA’s from the State of Tennessee. Each one was honored in a ceremony held in front of the William O. Beach Civic Center at Veterans Plaza in Clarksville Tennessee on Sunday evening.
The Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 396 holds this Memorial Day Vigil each year to remember the men and women who were left behind in Vietnam when American forces left that country in 1975.
December 12, 2012
Clarksville TN – With the Christmas season comes the needs of others, and there’s no better way to help than reaching out to the families of our soldiers. The needs of military family’s has never been greater than during the holidays.
Operation Eagles Nest depends on the generosity of others to support the families of Fort Campbell soldiers who are deployed during this special time of the year. While fighting for our freedom, a soldier must also worry about his loved ones back home.
December 5, 2012
Clarksville, TN – Faculty and staff members at Austin Peay State University recently announced publications or conferences attended as part of their professional and scholarly activities.
Maj. Amy Buck, recruiting operations officer, and Master Sgt. Maj. Randall Johnson, assistant professor of military science, were promoted recently to their current Army ranks. [Read more]
December 4, 2012
Clarksville, TN – Retired U.S. Army Still Photographer David Smith is the featured artist at the Planters Bank-Hilldale Gallery in December. Smith’s work will be exhibited Thursday, December 6th – Wednesday, January 2nd.
The exhibit is a collection of photography from Smith’s adventures in Tennessee’s state parks, along with many scenes and landscapes from here in Clarksville.
November 4, 2012
Clarksville, TN – Theannounces upcoming events during the month of November.
On November 10th, the Chamber will be hosting the 20th Annual Veterans Day Breakfast at theMorgan Center. The morning will begin with a buffet style breakfast at 7:30am followed by a salute to our veterans and then will conclude with COL Andrew P. Poppas, Deputy Commander (Operations), 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), serving as the keynote speaker.
Tickets are currently on sale for $15.00 each and can be purchased by contacting Yvonne Pickering at .us or 931.245.4340. [Read more]
June 16, 2012
Fort Campbell, KY – “The 101st Airborne Division […] has no history, but it has a rendezvous with destiny,” Maj. Gen. William C. Lee told troops during an address August 19th, 1942. Since that historic day at Camp Claiborne, LA, the Screaming Eagles have had many a rendezvous with destiny, and this year the storied division and the Fort Campbell community will mark the 70th anniversary of the unit’s inception during the 2012 Week of the Eagles: A history of valor.
“Week of the Eagles is a time for 101st soldiers of the past and present to come together and reflect on the great legacy of the 101st Airborne Division,” said Maj. Gen. James C. McConville, commanding general of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). “This year is particularly significant because it coincides with the 70th anniversary of the division. We invite all soldiers, families and friends to participate and experience Week of the Eagles 2012.”