COMMANDER’S POSTER COMPETITION
The 2017 Commander’s Inaugural Graphic Arts Poster Competition is now accepting submissions. The theme is “Legacy of Heroism” celebrating the 101st Airborne Division’s 75th Anniversary. Submissions should represent values, history, legacy, military significance and the overall mission. Participants must present an image consistent with Army values, 101st Airborne Division’s theme and mission, including “I am a Screaming Eagle.” Participants must include contact information with submissions, including email, name and telephone number. Submission deadline is July 25. Email submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org. Files must be 600 dpi, 25-by-36 inches in jpg, gif or png formats. Prizes will be presented by Maj. Gen. Andrew P. Poppas, commanding general of the 101st Airborne Division and Fort Campbell, and will include a coin and certificate of appreciation. The winning poster will be framed and displayed in division headquarters.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
Vacation Bible School sponsored by the Fort Campbell Religious Support Office begins 9 a.m.- noon July 17 and continues through July 21 at Liberty Chapel, 3111 Bastogne Ave. VBS is for children Kindergarden-sixth grade. Registration is open now and can be done at https://vbspro.events/p/events/campbellvbs. For more information email email@example.com.
The Army and Air Force Exchange Service will give shoppers a chance to win a 2017 Volkswagen Beetle Dune 1.8T this summer. Through Aug. 31, authorized Exchange shoppers worldwide can enter to win the vehicle – a $29,395 value – at www.shopmyexchange.com/sweepstakes.
BLOOD DONATION OPPORTUNITIES
The American Red Cross has planned blood drives on Fort Campbell from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. July 18 at the Fort Campbell Commissary, 2606 Indiana Ave., and 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. July 19 at the 19th Air Support Operations Squadron, 7146 Market Garden. The Red Cross has donation appointments and the RapidPass online health history questionnaire available for donors to reduce the time it takes to complete a blood donation. To schedule an appointment to donate, use the free Blood Donor App, available at both the App Store and Google Play, or visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-733-2767.
2017 SUMMER FEEDING PROGRAM
Fort Campbell Schools Food Services is having summer feeding program. The program is free for any child 18 and younger and will be at Barsanti and Andre Lucas elementary schools from 8-9 a.m. for breakfast and 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. for lunch. The program continues through July 26. For more information call 270-640-1233.
FEDS FEED FAMILIES
Fort Campbell will host its annual Feds Feed Families food drive July 1-Sept. 30 with drop off boxes located at the main ACS building, Family Resource Center, Directorate of Family and MWR, Directorate of Public Works, the main housing office, the Child Development Centers, Robert F. Sink Memorial Library, the Education Center, the Safety Office, the Public Affairs Office, and other agencies. Feds Feed Families helps food banks and pantries stay stocked during summer months when they traditionally see a decrease in donations. Feds Feed Families will accept hygiene items and non-perishable food donations. For more information call 270-798-5518.
EMPLOYMENT READINESS FOR TEENS
Employment Readiness Program Services for Teens 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday at Army Community Services Employment Readiness Program, 2601 Indiana Ave. Teens will be provided instruction on how to write a resume, search for a job and prepare for an interview. For more information, call 270-798-4289.
SKIESUNLIMITED DANCE CLASSES
SKIESUnlimited is offering dance classes for ages 18 months to 18 years. Class sessions are held by the month. The classes offered are Ballet and Tap, but Jazz and Hip Hop will be added in the near future. For more information, call 270-412-5811.
FORT CAMPBELL ACS ARMY 101
Fort Campbell Army Community Service Army Family Team Building hosts Army 101 to provide Family members new to the Army basics of Army knowledge at Army Community Service, 2601 Indiana Ave. The next classes are 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 15-16 and registration is required. This class will be taught in Spanish. Army 101 provides the basics of Army knowledge and gives the participant the tools to begin an informed, self-aware Army experience. For more information or to register, call 270-798-4800.
Buy and Sell Your Vehicle
Fort Campbell Air Assault Auto’s U-Buy or U-Sell Resale Lot, 5300 Airborne St., can help facilitate the buying and selling of personal vehicles, motorcycles, ATVs, recreational vehicles and boats. No need for classified ads or placing your item in the front yard with a for sale sign. No Facebook ad that has strangers roaming through your yard. Air Assault Auto makes it easy for people to find and easy for staff to make daily inspections of the lot. The lot is also secured on all sides by a perimeter fence and lit with flood lights after dark, giving you peace of mind while helping to minimize the risk of damage that could be done to your property as it sits and waits to be sold. The only requirements to use this service is a DOD ID card, state registration, proof of insurance and the vehicle must be in operable condition and meet environmental requirements. Air Assault Auto hours of operation are 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. For more information, call 270-956-1611.
TENNESSSEE TITANS TICKETS
Fort Campbell Leisure Travel Services in the Exhange Mall will begin selling tickets for the 2017 Tennessee Titans at 10 a.m. Aug. 3. Season tickets are $825 per seat and will be sold first. Any tickets that are left from the season pass sale will be sold as individual game tickets. The season pass sale will be on Aug. 3 only. No preregistration is necessary for season pass purchases. Individual game tickets will have a limited availability and will be sold on a first come first served basis beginning at 9 a.m. Aug 5. No preregistration is necessary for individual ticket purchases. Individual games tickets for pre-season will be $80 per seat and $80-$90 during the regular season depending on the game. All seats are located in section 102, first level on the north end zone. No camping will be allowed. Exchange Mall doors do not open prior to 7 a.m. For more information, call 270-798-7436.
Fort Campbell Army Community Service Family Advocacy Program offers a Relationship 101 Workshop 9-11:30 a.m. or 1-3:30 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of each month at ACS, 2601 Indiana Ave. The workshop equips participants with relationship skills that include techniques and resources for emotional self-regulation. Even the strongest relationships have disagreements, but when emotions get high, effective communication stops and the ability to resolve conflict decreases. By assisting couples who get in heated verbal altercations risks can be mitigated. Registration is required. For more information or to register, call 270-412-5500.
Driver’s Education available for teens ages 15-17 hosted by SKIESUnlimited, 3411 Bastogne Ave. Monday-Thursday classes are offered July 17-20. Saturday classes are Saturday-July 22 and Aug. 5-26. All participants must be registered with Child and Youth Services prior to enrolling in class. Cost is $330 per student and includes a workbook, 30 hours of class time and six hours driving. Deployement discounts can be used for this class. Participants can bring their lunch and snacks. To enroll, visit webtrac.mwr.amy.mil. For more information, call 270-412-5811.
Fort Campbell Child and Youth Services Youth Sports needs volunteer coaches for children in pre-K through eighth grade. All volunteers receive free training and will be certified through the National Alliance of Youth Sports. All volunteers must complete a background check. To submit an application, visit the CYS Youth Sports and Fitness Office at Taylor Youth Center, 80 Texas Ave. For more information, call 270-798-6355.
GOLF CART CROSSING SAFETY
Fort Campbell Golf Cart Crossings are located along Robert C. Lee Road. The warning signs, flashing lights and painted crossing, constitute official Fort Campbell traffic signals. Vehicles traveling on the road, must stop and allow the carts (and walking golfers) to cross safely. Walkers and golf cart drivers should always push the button for the flashing lights and then watch to make sure vehicles are slowing or stopping. Golf Cart Crossing Safety is the responsibility of everyone using Cole Park Golf Course and Robert C. Lee Road. For more information, call 270-798-4906.
Fort Campbell gate hours are as follows:
Gate 1 – 4:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Friday, holidays and DONSAs; 6:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday-Sunday.
Gate 2 – 4:30-10 a.m. Monday-Friday; closed on DONSAs, Saturday-Sunday and holidays.
Gate 3 – 4:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Friday and 6-9 a.m. DONSAs; closed on Saturday-Sunday and holidays.
T.C. Freeman Gate – Open 24 hours.
Gate 5 – Closed
Gate 6 – 4:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Friday; closed on Saturday-Sunday, holidays and DONSAs.
Gate 7 – Open 24 hours.
Gate 10 – Open 24 hours.
Angels Gate – 5 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday; closed Saturday-Sunday, holidays and DONSAs.
Mabry Gate – 5 a.m.- 9 p.m. Monday-Friday; closed Saturday-Sunday, holidays and DONSAs.
Sabre I Gate – Open 24 hours.
Sabre II Gate – Open 24 hours.
Visitor Control Center’s hours of operation are as follows:
T.C. Freeman Gate Visitor Control Center at 5004A Screaming Eagle Blvd. – 5 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Friday, Saturday-Sunday, holidays and DONSAs.
Gate 7 Visitor Control Center at 7199 Glider Road – Open 24 hours.
Gate 7 Special Operations Visitor Control Center – 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday and DONSAs; closed Saturday-Sunday and holidays. Special operations include RAPIDGate credentials issue, process screening requests for survivor outreach services, extended passes and issuing of Air Assault Cards.
SPOUSE TO SPOUSE SPONSORSHIP PROGRAM
Fort Campbell Army Community Service Relocation Readiness Program can connect spouses with other spouses in the sponsorship program to answer questions, address concerns and provide information about connecting with resources both on and off post during a move. Contact ACS Relocation at 270-798-0513 or 270-798-6313 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fort Campbell Dog Kennels, 6603 11th Airborne Division Road, offers a place to board your dog for a short period or an extended stay. The kennels provide a safe and secure, temperature controlled facility with daily care for your dog while you are away. For more information and pricing, call 270-798-2629 or 270-798-5590.
CHILD CARE PROVIDERS NEEDED
For on-post residents who are interested in becoming a child care provider, Child and Youth Services-Family Child Care provides free training and incentives to earn a Child Development Associates credential and/or a National Association for FCC accreditation. For more information, call 270-798-4959.