May 10, 2012
Clarksville, TN – Last year, Maj. Paul Witkowski of the United States Army was stationed on the Afghanistan/Pakistan border, trying to keep enemy combatants and supplies from passing through the region. It was a tricky assignment, given the province’s mountainous terrain and the absence of a fence or other obstruction between the two countries.
Later this summer, he’ll take what he learned in that war zone to Washington, D.C., where he’ll spend a year with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency as part of an Interagency Exchange Program fellowship. [Read more]
February 23, 2012
Clarksville, TN – Lt Gen John Castellaw, a former Commanding General of the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing and the President of the Crockett Policy Institute, will lead a “Jobs and Veterans” forum at, Monday, February 27th.
MG James McConville of Fort Campbell will be joined by State Commissioner of Veteran’s Affairs Many-Bears Grinder, former Deputy Commissioner of Workforce Development Bob Henningsen, and Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan on the panel. [Read more]
February 21, 2012
Fort Campbell, KY – On February 20th, 2012, the 101st Airborne Division welcomed home 186 soldiers from the 159th Combat Aviation Brigade. The Brigade returns from a year deployment to Afghanistan. This was the last incoming flight for the 158th CAB.
With this flight, all Brigades of the 101st Airborne Division are safely back home.
February 9, 2012
Clarksville, TN – On August 25th, 2006, NBC Executive Producer Jeff Fagan poked his head into the dressing room at CBS studios.
“Good luck, you’ve come a long way to get here. You’ve earned it,” he said to Byron Pitts.
Pitts was about to make his first on-camera studio open for the CBS News Broadcast “60 Minutes.” Pitts thought to himself, “if only Fagan knew.” His mind flashed back to elementary school, when a therapist informed his mother, “I’m sorry, Mrs. Pitts, your son cannot read.
Operation Homefront Tennessee and Kentucky Chapter Prepares for 2011 “Holiday House” at Fort Campbell
November 21, 2011
Fort Campbell, KY – It is that time of year again! Operation Homefront Tennessee and Kentucky Chapter is preparing to help Military Families in need during the upcoming holiday season through their Holiday House. And you can help!
Holiday House is working to raise $10,000 in donations this season. We are 30% there, but need YOU to help us reach our goal and beyond! Your donation can be personal or corporate; in any amount.
November 12, 2011
Clarksville, TN – In May of 1961, a group of youngstudents, believing that they were living at the end of history, chartered a new campus honor society focused on studying the past.
“We thought we had missed all the great things,” Riley Darnell (’62), former Tennessee secretary of state and founding member of the club, said. “There would be no more wars.”
November 11, 2011
Clarksville, TN – The Kiwanis Club of Clarksville their “Interview A Veteran” Essay Contest Winners program Tuesday, November 8th 2011. The Essay contest was open to all Clarksville Montgomery School System and Fort Campbell students ages 6-12.
Each school winner was awarded a plaque and a $100.00 gift card by the Kiwanis Club of Clarksville. The Middle School and High School Division winners received a U.S. flag formerly flown over the U.S. Capitol, a special patriotic award, and an additional $100.00 gift card.
November 9, 2011
Clarksville, TN – The Student Veterans Organization atwill sponsor a screening of the HBO documentary “Wartorn: 1861-2010” at 5:00pm, Thursday, November 17th in the Morgan University Center, Room 303.
The event is free and open to the public. [Read more]
November 2, 2011
Fort Campbell, KY – On November 1st, 2011 around 4:45pm, 200 soldiers from the 584th Ordnance Maintenance Company part of the 101st Sustainment Brigade “Lifeliners” returned home to Fort Campbell KY. They were returning home from a 12-month deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom where their mission was to provide field maintenance within Regional Command-East as part of the 142nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion.
October 30, 2011
Video by Sgt. 1st Class Peter Mayes
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs
Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan – Col. Mike Peterman, commander, 101st Sustainment Brigade, from Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan talks to a military reporter about his assessment of the Brigade’s deployment winding down.