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Hundreds of soldiers returning to Fort Campbell

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — Hundreds of soldiers are returning to Fort Campbell after a 9 month deployment in Afghanistan. Fort Campbell says about 300 soldiers are returning Thursday to the post that sits on the Kentucky-Tennessee line. The returning soldiers are part of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team “Rakkasans,” ...

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Funerals set for airborne soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Cpl. Baldridge, right, Sgt. Bays, middle, and Sgt. Houck’s, left, of infantryman in Company D, 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, KY deaths in Afghanistan were announced on June 10, 2017.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Funeral services have been set for three U.S. soldiers from Fort Campbell who were killed in Afghanistan. The Defense Department says Sgt. Eric M. Houck, Sgt. William M. Bays and Cpl. Dillon C. Baldridge died of gunshot wounds on June 10 in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan. They ...

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3 soldiers killed in Afghanistan, deaths under investigation

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Cpl. Dillon C. Baldridge loved being a soldier since joining right after high school graduation and re-enlisted before shipping out late last year to Afghanistan, where he was killed with two fellow soldiers over the weekend, his aunt said Monday. “He just loved adventure, and he ...

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Daniel Gutierrez pursues business degree following deployment in Afghanistan

From jobless, to military, to student, 23-year-old Daniel Gutierrez is applying his life experience to the pursuit of a music industry career. Gutierrez is a sophomore music business major at APSU who grew up in California where he enlisted in the US Army. “I was born in Tucson, but I ...

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TV special shows glory, trauma of military dogs

LOS ANGELES — It’s been almost seven months since a bomb exploded on a strip of dirt in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Leonard Anderson can only remember a reassuring voice. He has seen the ambush and its aftermath on film, though: The man behind the voice putting ...

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University Recreation, military families sponsor Walk to Afghanistan

» By Kristin Jaggers & Kenneth Lilly –kkittell@my.apsu.edu –klilly2@my.apsu.edu Citizens of Clarksville slid into their tennis shoes and roller skates on Monday, Oct. 22 in honor of a job best performed in combat boots. APSU University Recreation sponsored its second Walk to Afghanistan Project, in connection with the families of ...

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