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Thursday Jul 10 | 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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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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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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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

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Clarksville Online

Fort Campbell to hold Full-Scale Exercise Tuesday, June 24th

Fort Campbell and tenant units will hold a full-scale exercise on post Tuesday, June 24th, which is designed to exercise Fort Campbell first responders, security personnel, medical personnel, and support agreements with local response organizations.

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Related Topix: US Army, US Military

Sun Jun 22, 2014

WDRB-TV Louisville

Sunday Edition: Ky. seeking plan to save Ft. Knox, other sites from base cuts

Hoping to save its military facilities from painful cuts, Kentucky is spending $366,000 to study how best to navigate a reorganization of federal bases the Pentagon wants to happen in 2017.

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Related Topix: Fort Knox, KY, US Military, Fort Knox, US Army, Benning (Washington, DC), Fort Jackson

Sat Jun 21, 2014

Clarksville Online

Maj. Gen. Gary J. Volesky assumes command of the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell

The 101st Airborne Division held a Change of Command Ceremony which saw Maj. Gen. James C. McConville relinquish command of the 101st Airborne Division to his replacement Maj.

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Clarksville Online

Fort Campbell Garrison Command Sergeant Major Change of Responsibility Ceremony Monday, June 23rd

Command Sergeant Major Stephen Bower will relinquish responsibility and authority as command sergeant major of the Fort Campbell Garrison, a component of the Installation Management Command, to Command Sergeant Major Gabriel Espinosa at a ceremony in front of the Garrison Headquarters, Monday, June 23rd at 3:00pm.

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