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VETsuccess puts on art exhibit to honor veterans

On November 9th, as a way of commemorating Veterans Day, an art exhibit took place in the MUC Lobby from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The exhibit was titled “Showcasing Our Veterans.” “This is our fourth year hosting this,” Christina Hicks said. “I do not see it going away anytime ...

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Clarksville honors veterans with city-wide parade

It was as cold as winter Saturday, yet Clarksville remained determined. People of varying ages, ethnicities and genders all braved the weather in a city-wide event: a parade. The parade was in honor of veterans and the daily sacrifices they make, both past and present. The Clarksville-Montgomery County Veterans Day ...

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APSU receives $79,954 in THEC funding to help veterans and service members earn degrees

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) recently announced that Austin Peay State University will receive $79,954 in additional funding and program support to serve veterans and service members and help them earn post-secondary degrees as a part of Governor Bill Haslam’s Drive to 55. Austin Peay is one ...

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Trump signs law to make VA more accountable for vets’ care

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed a bill into law Friday that will make it easier for the Department of Veterans Affairs to fire employees, part of a push to overhaul an agency that is struggling to serve millions of military vets. “Our veterans have fulfilled their duty to ...

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Soldiers Collect Donations for Homeless Veterans

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) — Soldiers at Fort Campbell plan to collect items this weekend to help homeless veterans stay warm through the winter. A statement from the post on the Kentucky-Tennessee line says family, friends and soldiers assigned to Fort Campbell’s 1st Squadron, 32nd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat ...

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