POST WIDE YARD SALE
All Campbell Crossing residents are invited to participate in the Annual Fall Post Wide Yard Sale 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. All residents can sell within their yards and driveways. For more information, email email@example.com.
COOLING TO HEATING
Directorate of Public Works will begin transitioning the mechanical systems from cooling to heating mode through Nov. 3. DPW will work diligently to complete required preventative maintenance and minimize the down time to any particular facility. For more information, call 270-798-5668.
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 on Fridays in October. 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 in October, 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. For additional information, call 270-412-5500.
IG OFFICE MOVES
The 101st Airborne Division and Fort Campbell Inspector General Office will begin providing services Friday at a new location, 2578 23rd St. For more information, call 270-798-7359.
APSU 2017 HOMECOMING EVENTS
The Austin Peay State University Alumni Relations Office will host several homecoming events:
•The 39th Annual Homecoming Golf Tournament begins at 10 a.m. Friday at Swan Lake Golf Course. It cost $60 per person and the fee includes a ditty bag, refreshments on the golf course and a light lunch. To sign up, visit alumni.apsu.edu/hcgolf17 or call 931-221-7979.
•The Military Alumni Chapter Dinner and Scholarship Endowment will be 6-8 p.m. Friday in the Morgan University Center Ballroom, at APSU, 601 College St., Clarksville. The cost is $30 a person. To RSVP visit alumni.apsu.edu/militarydinner2017.
•The annual Homecoming Alumni Awards Lunch will take place at noon Saturday, in the Morgan University Center Ballroom, at APSU, 601 College St., Clarksville. The cost is $25 a person. Attendees will get to meet and mingle with other alumni and friends while honoring this year’s alumni award recipients. To RSVP, visit Alumni.apsu.edu/alumniawardslunch17.
For more information, call 931-221-7979 or 800-264-2586.
USA JOBS PREP
Learn how to use the USAJOBS website and the USAJOBS Application Manager at the Army Community Service Employment Readiness Program’s USAJOBS Prep class 9-11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28 and Dec. 19 at ACS, 2601 Indiana Ave. This class will cover the basics of how to create a resume for USAJOBS. Registration is required. For more information or to register, call 270-798-4412.
Clarksville and its people played a major role in the Civil War and the fight for freedom. That history – and the history of those who died for the cause – will be explored on Oct. 27-28 as the Austin Peay State University Department of History and Philosophy and Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center host “Liberation and Reconstruction: Clarksville and Montgomery County, 1860-1880.” Kelly Jones, assistant professor of history at Austin Peay, said the event will bring together both university and community scholars, to discuss Clarksville’s rich past, while exploring what needs to be done as caretakers of that history.
On Oct. 27 at noon, retired Col. Mike Taliento from the Mount Olive Cemetery Historical Preservation Society, will visit the Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center to lead a discussion about the group’s caretaking efforts and tell the stories of some of the African-American Civil War veterans buried at Mount Olive. The event continues Oct. 28 at the William O. Beach Civic Hall with a symposium covering a number of topics, including the development of African-American communities in Clarksville, politics following the war and the role of churches and women during that era.
All events are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org. To find out more about the Mount Olive Historical Preservation Society, visit https://mtolivechps.weebly.com.
FRIGHT ON FRANKLIN BOOTH SPACE
Clarksville Parks and Recreation is accepting applications for booth space at Fright on Franklin, the City’s annual Downtown Halloween festival. Booth spaces are free, but businesses are required to decorate their booth and provide at least 4,000 pieces of candy for trick-or-treaters. Space is limited and booths are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Fright on Franklin will be from 3-6 p.m. Oct. 28 on Franklin St. in Clarksville. Apply online at www.CityofClarksville.com/Fright.
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. Nov. 4 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.
The United States Military Academy will admit 170 currently serving Soldiers next year and is hosting candidate fitness assessments starting at 6:15 a.m. Nov. 8-9 at Shaw Physical Fitness Center. Followed by an application completion event starting at 9:15 a.m. Nov. 8-9 at the Distributed Learning Center, 6911 Screaming Eagle Blvd. Soldiers must have competitive scores on either the SAT or ACT, have a recommendation from their company commander, be an unmarried U.S. citizen between the ages of 17 and 22 on July 1 of the entering West Point or no older than 21 on July 1 when entering the USMA prep school, be of high moral character, have a sincere interest in attending West Point and becoming an Army officer. For more information contact Maj. Scott Kowalk at email@example.com, Capt. Timothy Ray at firstname.lastname@example.org or Sgt. 1st Class Patrick Moody at email@example.com.
USMA ADMISSION BRIEFS
The United States Military Academy at West Point will host admission information briefs at 5 p.m. Nov. 8 and 10:40 a.m. Nov. 9 at the Fort Campbell High School Cafeteria. For more information, contact Capt. David Mason, USMA representative at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MILITARY CHILD OF THE YEAR
Operation Homefront is taking nominations for 2018 Military Child of the Year and applications for the 2018 Military Child of the Year Award for Innovation until Dec. 4. All award will be presented at a recognition gala April 19, 2018, in Washington. Nominate children at www.militarychildoftheyear.org.
FEE FREE LAYAWAY AT EXCHANGE
The Fort Campbell Exchange will waive the $3 service fee for items placed on layaway and paid for by Dec. 24, including toys and bikes. Purchases of $25 or more are eligible for the layaway plan. A deposit of 15 percent is required to hold items on layaway. Visit customer service at The Exchange for complete program details and eligibility information or call 270-439-1101
EXCHANGE GIFT WRAP PROGRAM
Fort Campbell volunteer groups can raise money this holiday season by partnering with the Army and Air Force Exchange Service during its annual community gift wrap program. As part of the program, The Exchange sets up tables and provides supplies that community volunteer groups can use to wrap gifts in exchange for donations. Interested organizations should call 270-439-1846.
CLARKSVILLE CHESS CLUB
The Clarksville Chess Club meets 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays in classroom 134 of the Science and Technology Building at Austin Peay State University, 601 College St. All ages are welcome to join this free club. For more information, email Patrick Wilkerson at email@example.com.
SENIOR SAFE DRIVING CLASS
AARP Safe Driving Classes meet noon-4 p.m. the last Thursday and Friday of each month at the Clarksville +50 Activity Center, 593 Clark St. This class is free. For more information, call 931-648-1345.
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.
FAMILY STEM NIGHT
Fort Campbell Families are invited to attend a new Science, Technology, Engineering or Math program 6-8 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at the Robert F. Sink Memorial Library, 38 Screaming Eagle Blvd. For more information, call 270-798-5729.
WEEKLY PLAY MORNING
Fort Campbell Army Community Service Family Advocacy Program offers a free play morning every Thursday 9-10:30 a.m. at Taylor Youth Center, 80 Texas Ave. For more information, call 270-412-5500.
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.
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 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.
After Deployment, Adaptive parenting tools is a research-based parenting program developed to assist previously deployed military Families with school-aged children. Participants can earn up to $520 in gift cards by completing activities. This is a Department of Defense-funded study. For more information, call Elizabeth K. Eversole at 612-418-2491.
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.
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.
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.
ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN
SKIESUnlimited, 3411 Bastogne Ave., offers a large variety of classes and activities for children ages 18 months to 18 years of age. Cost varies per class. To register online, visit webtrac.mwr.army.mil. For more information, call 270-412-5811.
ARMY OCS REUNION
The U.S. Army Officer Candidate School Alumni Association 2018 Reunion will be held March 25-29, 2018, in Columbus, Georgia. 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 also will 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, Georgia. For more information, visit the OCS website at www.ocsalumni.org or call 813-917-4309.
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.