Members of Fort Campbell High School wrestling team went rounds and rounds with their teammates Nov. 18 to claim their spot as starters on the varsity team during an intersquad meet in the school’s gym.
For many of us, Thanksgiving signals the beginning of the holiday season and all the special things that make this time of year, so wonderful. It is both a time to pause, reflect, and give thanks and a time when we begin to look ahead with excitement, to plan for future festivities and gatherings.
As retired Staff Sgt. Bruce Nesmith ran his fingers across the names of the 34 fallen Soldiers engraved on the installation’s new Vietnam Lancers Memorial, he paused for a moment to reflect on what it was like serving with each of them.
With weathered hands once strong enough to bear the weight of a rifle and slabs of steel from deep in the quarries of Chicago, Rito Rodriguez rummaged through a lockbox of his treasured mementos searching for a faded newspaper article.
Command Sergeant Major Joseph G. Harbour, garrison senior enlisted adviser, has devoted the last 29 years to building a distinguished Army career, whether by leading Soldiers into combat in the Middle East or supporting Fort Campbell’s civilian workforce.
Depending on the school and the day’s theme, Fort Campbell students may come to school dressed a little silly or with their hair wildly styled during Red Ribbon Week, Oct. 24-28, but it isn’t all just fun and games.
HOPKINSVILLE – The savory smell of chili wafted through the air Oct. 14 and steeped the streets of the historic downtown area in an aroma of herbs, spices and browned meats as more than 20 teams competed in the Christian County Military Affairs Committee Chili Cook Off.
Rashad Muhammad lovingly clutched the warm quilt around his shoulders and ran his fingers along the patriotic colors of each block, tracing the stitches holding together the second of two quilts he has owned in his entire life.