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Thursday Jul 17 | Clarksville Online

5th Special Forces Group "Legion" dedicates building at...

Awarded for personal acts of valor, above and beyond the call of duty, the highest award a Soldier can earn during combat is the Medal of Honor.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Pueblo, CO, World News, Vietnam

Thursday Jul 17 | Hispanic Business

Photo Release -- HAVEN Grant Funds Repairs for Disabled New Mexico Army Veteran

A photo accompanying this release is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=26548 "They were really drafty, and my wife had to constantly clean up dirt and dust on the window sills, and then in the wintertime my kids' rooms were absolutely freezing," said , a retired military veteran.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Life, Veteran Affairs

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Leaf-Chronicle

BACH earns safety recognition

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital recently became the first stateside Army medical facility to earn the Army's Safety and Occupational Health 'Star Status' designation.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Campbell, KY

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Clarksville Online

Fort Campbell's Blanchfield Army Community Hospital earns safety recognition

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital earned the Army's Safety and Occupational Health "Star Status" designation for safety following an on-site review May 27th-30th.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Leaf-Chronicle

Clarksville 'Party Shop' has Fort Campbell roots

Life after the Army can also mean being the "life of the party" in a fun and profitable way, as Kip and Dawn Jenkins are demonstrating with their new store.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Clarksville, TN

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Our view: Award honors little things that often go unnoticed

Sammy Britt has been in law enforcement for 50 years. When he ponders memories of his career, one of the things that comes to mind is how he was invited into Smith's Funeral Home on East Main Street for homemade ice cream as he patrolled the area.

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Related Topix: Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Madison County, TN, Jackson, TN, US Military, US Army, Clarksville, TN

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Leaf-Chronicle

Clarksville vet opens online shop offering military grade equipment at surplus prices

Grunt Mafia, owned and operated by veteran Shawn Bassham, is a web-based tactical gear shop that offers military grade equipment to the public at surplus prices.

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Related Topix: Clarksville, TN, US Military, US Army, Life, Veteran Affairs

Clarksville Online

Vice Chief of the Army General John F. Campbell nominated as new ISAF commander

Vice Chief of Staff of the Army General John F. Campbell received a presidential nomination to serve as commander of NATO's International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces Afghanistan.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Bragg, US Army, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), United States Military Academy, Golden Gate University

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Leaf-Chronicle

Time to coordinate community's plan of attack

I'm just "being real." We've had a recent string of rather troubling economic news announcements on the home front.

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Related Topix: Montgomery County, TN, Clarksville, TN, US Military, US Army

Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Army issues 'worst-case' cuts scenarios

Army bases and surrounding communities across the country would lose up to 80 percent of their military and civilian workforces if maximum cuts in both budget and force size go into effect at the end of the decade, according to worst-case scenario projections.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Knox, Fort Drum, US Army, Fort Sam Houston, US News

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Clarksville Online

Democrat Dan Cramer looks to represent Tennessee 7th Congressional District

Retired Army Helicopter Pilot Dan Cramer has announced he will run to represent Tennessee's 7th district in the U.S. House of Representatives, pledging to focus on the responsibility to govern that is entrusted to every member of congress.

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Related Topix: Tennessee, US Military, US Army, Montgomery County, TN, Clarksville, TN

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Washington Post

Army issues 'worst-case' scenarios for reductions

Army bases and surrounding communities across the country would lose up to 80 percent of their military and civilian workforces if maximum cuts in both budget and force size go into effect at the end of the decade, according to worst-case scenario projections.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Knox, Fort Drum, Fort Sam Houston, US News

ABC News

Army Issues 'Worst-Case' Scenarios for Reductions

The U.S. Army projects that bases and surrounding communities nationwide would lose up to 80 percent of their military and civilian workforces if maximum budget cuts and force reductions take effect at the end of the decade.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Examiner.com

'Cougar' caught having sex with 'Screaming Eagle' on front lawn in Tennessee

For some things, there is just no classy way to say it. Jennifer Cogdill, 34, and Soldier Justin Moore, 25, of Fort Campbell , were caught having sexual intercourse on someone's front lawn about 1:30 a.m. Sunday morning.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Clarksville, TN

Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Leaf-Chronicle

Blackburn assails Obama administration on possible Fort Campbell cuts

Responding to a recent U.S. Army draft report projecting possible deep cuts to Fort Campbell's military and civilian force, Congressman Marsha Blackburn excoriated the Obama administration, saying, "What's driving this is the President's agenda to cut the military."

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Campbell, KY, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn, US Senate, Bob Corker, Lamar Alexander

Mon Jun 30, 2014

The Leaf-Chronicle

Clarksville leaders begin to digest potential Fort Campbell cutbacks

The business and elected leadership of Clarksville-Montgomery County spent Monday trying the digest the widely unpalatable news that Fort Campbell, as we have known it for so many years, could be facing the federal budget axe - potentially reducing its military and civilian workforce by up to half its current strength.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Campbell, KY

Sun Jun 29, 2014

The Leaf-Chronicle

Wounded in body and mind, 'Eagle 7' lived to soar again

Command Sgt. Maj. Alonzo J. Smith is not the "do as I say, not as I do" kind of leader.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Depression, Health, Fort Bragg

Sat Jun 28, 2014

The Leaf-Chronicle

Fort Campbell could lose half its personnel by 2020

A revised Army Assessment of cuts to its force structure indicates the potential for Fort Campbell to lose approximately half its working population, both military and civilian, by 2020, amounting to a nearly $1 billion per year hit to area income.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Campbell, KY

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Clarksville Online

Over 2,500 Fort Campbell Soldiers and family members attend Campbell Crossing's Summer Carnival

Campbell Crossing's 2014 Summer Carnival event was a huge success. With more than 2,500 Fort Campbell Soldiers and family members in attendance, residents enjoyed carnival games, fortunetellers, face painters, a stilt walker, and caricature artists.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military, Fort Campbell, KY

Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Leaf-Chronicle

At Fort Campbell, promoting PTSD awareness

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital's behavioral health team has diligently been promoting post-traumatic stress disorder awareness to the Fort Campbell community this week.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Campbell, KY

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