GEAR TO GO BIRTHDAY BASH
Join the staff and management team at Gear to Go in celebrating their birthday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Gear To Go, 5658 Tennessee Ave., for free hot dogs, drinks, sno-cones and popcorn. There will also be inflatables for children to play on. Every reservation that is made and paid for during the elebration will receive a 20 percent discount. Guests will have the opportunity to enter a drawing for a chance to win a free weekend rental. For more information call 270-798-3919.
MONTHLY STEEL SHOOTING MATCH
There will be a steel shooting match the first Saturday of each month at Range 16. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Saturday and a safety briefing at 9 a.m. The events are open to ages 13 and older. All youth must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Handgun, holster and additional magazines are required. Centerfire pistol calibers only. No rimfire. The cost is $20 for the first gun and $10 for additional guns. For more information, call 270-798-5579.
Driver’s Education available for teens ages 15-17 hosted by SKIESUnlimited, 3411 Bastogne Ave. Class will be held Saturday-Aug. 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.
TENNESSEE TITANS TICKETS
Fort Campbell Leisure Travel Services in the Exhange Mall has begun selling tickets for the 2017 Tennessee Titans. Tickets will be sold as individual game tickets. Individual game tickets will have a limited availability and will be sold on a first come, first served basis beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday. 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.
CSP TRANSITION TO TRADES GRADUATION
Fort Campbell Career Skills Program is hosting a graduation ceremony for graduates of the Transition to Trades program at 2 p.m. Aug. 10 in the Army Education Center, 202 Bastogne Ave. Speakers will include Jimmy Hiller, founder and CEO of Hiller Plumbing, Heating, Cooling and Electrical, Col. Joseph Kuchan, garrison commander and Don Milller, institutional director of Total Tech, LLC.
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.
SPOUSES’ CLUB SIGN UP
Fort Campbell Spouses’ Club is hosting a super sign up event from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 23 at Cole Park Commons, 1601 Club Loop. The spouses club is a service organization that promotes friendship among its members and raises funds for scholarships and welfare grants. Organizers will talk about community information and door prizes will be given away. Membership is open to spouses of active duty or retired military, Department of Defense civilians and their spouses. For more information, visit www.fortcampbellspousesclub.com or the Facebook page @fortcampbellspousesclub.
PRIVATELY OWNED FIREARMS WEEK
Fort Campbell Garrison, 101st Airborne Division and the post Exchange present Privately Owned Firearms Safety Week Aug. 22-24. Firing range classes will be offered for the following:
•Aug. 22: 9:30 a.m. 1st Brigade Combat Team and 1:30 p.m. 101st Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion and 101st Airborne Division Artillery Brigade
•Aug. 23: 9:30 p.m. 2nd Brigade Combat Team and 1:30 p.m. 101st Combat Aviation Brigade and 101st Sustainment Brigade
•Aug. 24: 9:30 a.m. 3rd Brigade Combat Team and 1:30 p.m. Open to all 101st Abn. Div. Soldiers, tenant units and dependents.
Privately owned firearms must be registered on post prior to the events.
For more information, call the Exchange firearms counter at 270-439-1841.
2017 ARMY ARTS AND CRAFTS CONTEST
The 2017 Army Arts and Crafts Contest is open for registration until Aug. 31 for artisans and craftspeople to submit their handiwork. This is an annual, juried competition of artwork for novice and accomplished artists. Contest entires will be judged in nine categories: ceramics, digital art, drawings, fiber/textile, glass art, metals and jewelry, mixed media, paintings, and wood. For more information visit www.campbell.armymwr.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.
FEDS FEED FAMILIES
Fort Campbell will host its annual Feds Feed Families food drive through 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.
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. 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.
ACS ARMY FAMILY TEAM BUILDING
Army Community Service will host Army Family Team Building Advanced Individual Training from 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sept. 18-19 at the Staff Sgt. Clifford C. Sims ACS building, 2601 Indiana Ave. The first day will cover classes about self-development and include exploring personality traits, time management, problem solving, dealing with crisis and grief and hunt the good stuff. Day two will cover leadership skills to include heading toward leadership, communication for leaders, conflict management and team dynamics. Childcare is provided however, children must be registered with Child Youth Services.
During the month of October, Fort Campbell demonstrates its commitment to end intimate partner abuse in support of Domestic Violence Awareness Month by conducting the Army Community Service, Family Advocacy Program Second Annual Challenge Walk 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Sept. 30 at Shaw Physical Fitness Center, 7979 California Road. Individuals and organizations, service-members and civilians challenge each other to walk a number of hours to help put an end to intimate partner abuse and family violence within the Fort Campbell community.
This event offers information booths, proclamation reading, human purple-ribbon photography event, Yoga, Zumba®, Spin session, and recognition for individuals and organization who dedicate the most hours.
To register and for additional information, call 270-412-5500 or visit www.campbell.armymwr.com.
PURPLE POST, PURPLE SHIRTS
In support of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Fort Campbell Army Community Service Family Advocacy Program is asking Fort Campbell Families and civilians to wear a purple shirt Oct. 6, 13, 20 and 27. ACS FAP also encourages Fort Campbell Families and civilians to decorate their buildings, offices, quarters and grounds with purple for the month of October. No registration is required.
Each Friday, victim advocates will randomly visit facilities and take pictures of individuals wearing purple shirts to post on the Fort Campbell ACS Facebook page. The organization with the most participation will be recognized.
During October, victim advocates will visit of purple-decorated facilities and neighborhoods, take pictures and post them on the Fort Campbell ACS Facebook page. The facility, organization or housing community with the most participation will be recognized. For additional information, call 270-412-5500.
ARMY OFFICER CANDIDATE SCHOOL REUNION
The U.S. Army Officer Candidate School Alumni Association 2018 Reunion will be held March 25-29, 2018, in Columbus, Ga. The OCS Alumni Association represents all Army officers commissioned through any Officer Candidate School, regardless of previous locations or branch affiliation. This reunion will include a Hall of Fame induction ceremony, reception and formal dinner that will include the presentation of the Patterson Award. There will also be demonstrations and briefings at Fort Benning highlighting developments related to the OCS program and the opportunity to interact with current OCS candidates. The reunion will be conducted at the Columbus Marriott Hotel, 800 Front Ave., Columbus, Ga. For more information, visit the OCS web site at https://www.ocsalumni.org or contact Nancy Ionoff, 813-917-4309.
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.
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.
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 email@example.com.
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.
Fort Campbell Outdoor Recreation has eight rustic cabins and cottages and three deluxe cabins in Flecher’s Fork RV Park on Fort Campbell available for rent. Rustic cabins and cottages are $40 per night and deluxe cabins are $60 per night. For reservations and more information call 270-798-3126.
MILITARY LIVING GUIDE BOOKS
The Military Living Military Space-A Air Travel Guide and Military living Temporary lodging Around the World books are for sale at Leisure Travel Servce in the Exchange. Guides are $30 each. For more information call 270-798-7436.
JOINT SERVICES TRAVEL PROGRAM WEBSITE
Joint Services Travel Program has implemented a booking website designed for military and Department of Defense patrons. The site can be accessed at any time to book flights, car rentals, hotel stays and cruises. Certified travel agents are available to help patrons 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday at Leisure Travel Services in the Exchange.