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Fort Riley soldier dies on base; cause under investigation

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) – Fort Riley officials say a 1st Infantry Division soldier has died after being found unresponsive at his on-post home. The death of 36-year-old Sgt. 1st Class George Bible III, of Clarksville, Tennessee, is the ninth death of 1st Infantry soldiers connected to the base who have ...

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101st Airborne Division to host events celebrating 75th anniversary

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — The 101st Airborne Division is celebrating its 75th anniversary with events at Fort Campbell this week. The celebration on Wednesday starts with a 4-mile run led by 101st Commanding General, Maj. Gen. Andrew Poppas. The events are open to soldiers and their families, retirees, veterans ...

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At 111, oldest WWII veteran visits Memphis for documentary

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Despite the swelling crowd that milled about, silence descended on the baggage claim area of Memphis International Airport this past Thursday as the most famous passenger on Flight 511 sat in a wheelchair posing for photos with strangers and accepting handshakes from children born a full ...

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Work completed on Fort Campbell solar array

Stock image of solar panels

Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky officials say they have completed work on the largest non-utility solar array in the state. The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet says the 5 megawatt array at Fort Campbell will produce enough electricity to power 463 homes. The project is part of the military ...

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Army confirms the names of three 101st 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.

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky., June 12, 2017 – The Department of Defense announced the death of three 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Soldiers who died Saturday, June 10, 2017, from wounds sustained in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, while supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. The three Soldiers have been identified as Cpl. Dillon C. ...

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Clarksville senator eyed for position in Trump administration

Sen. Mark Green is under serious consideration by President Donald Trump to be appointed the new secretary of the Army, according to The Tennessean. Green launched his bid for Governor of Tennessee Jan. 5. Trump’s previous nomination for the position, Vincent Viola, withdrew his nomination citing numerous conflicts of interest. ...

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