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5 soldiers injured in hard landing during training

ASSOCIATED PRESS FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. — Fort Campbell says five soldiers have been injured in a training exercise. A statement from the post on the Kentucky-Tennessee border says the soldiers were injured when a helicopter made a hard landing. The statement says the soldiers were in the middle of a ...

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Fort Campbell soldiers to deploy to Afghanistan this fall

Fort Campbell says about 1,400 soldiers with the 101st Airborne Division will deploy to Afghanistan this fall. The post on the Kentucky-Tennessee border said in a statement that the soldiers from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team will deploy in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. Brig. Gen. Scott E. Brower, 101st ...

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Soldier apprehended after Fort Campbell active shooting

A 101st Airborne Division soldier was apprehended at Fort Campbell by military police in response to reports of an active shooter near Campbell Army Airfield on Thursday, Aug. 25. Fort Campbell spokesman Robert Jenkins said in a news release that there are no reported injuries, the post is secure, the gates ...

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APSU graduates over 200 students at Summer Commencement

By: William Fisher and Storm Brooks, News Editor and Staff Writer In an early afternoon ceremony, the university awarded over 200 degrees to students at APSU’s 88th Commencement Ceremony. The event took place in Dunn Center on Friday, Aug. 5, at 2 p.m. Students from the College of Arts and ...

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7 decades later, Nevada WWII vet awarded Purple Heart

ASSOCIATED PRESS GARDNERVILLE, Nev. (AP) — More than seven decades after he fought in the Battle of the Bulge, a 92-year-old World War II veteran from northern Nevada has been awarded the Purple Heart. Russell Rodgers of Gardnerville served as a private first class in the Army’s 101st Airborne’s 502nd ...

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