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Student advocates for commuters

Parking is an ongoing concern at APSU, but one student has taken initiative to spread helpful information about how commuters can handle it. Trahern lot, a frequently used faculty parking lot, was lost before the fall semester began due to the construction of the new fine arts building. As a ...

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Fort Campbell, Ky. Army Force reductions less than expected

Fort Campbell, Ky. will lose approximately 360 troops due to army budget cuts according to a statement from Maj. Gen. Gary J. Volesky, commanding general of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). This loss is around one percent of the total Fort Campbell troop population, and is less than the ...

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Funeral for Fort Campbell soldier

FRANKFORT — Kentucky’s governor has asked state offices to honor a slain Fort Campbell soldier by lowering flags on the day of his funeral service. Gov. Steve Beshear directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Monday, April 20 in honor of 22-year-old Spc. John ...

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APSU officials, community speak against downsizing at Fort Campbell

    President Alisa White and Athletics Director Derek van der Merwe represented APSU’s concerns about the military downsizing at the Fort Campbell listening session on Tuesday, Feb. 20. The session was held to address questions about downsizing the military personnel at Fort Campbell and to allow citizens from the surrounding areas to ...

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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel visits Fort Campbell

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has been asked the question over and over again, “What does the military have to do with Ebola?” His response? “That’s a legitimate question.” Hagel spoke to members of the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell on Monday, Nov. 17. The soldiers in attendance had ...

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Dogs on Deployment gives temporary home to military pets

>>Elena Spradlin, Staff Writer Dogs on Deployment is a non-profit organization that connects active-duty military members to volunteers willing to foster their pets while their owners are called away for duty or other military commitments. The organization was created in 2011 after military couple Shawn and Alisa Johnson were forced to ...

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