A specialist was recently convicted at a General Court Martial of three specifications of sexual abuse of a child and three specifications of solicitation and possession of child pornography. He was sentenced to two years confinement, reduction to E-1, and a dishonorable discharge.
Fort Campbell’s Exchange will close at 6 p.m. Tuesday for annual inventory and reopen at 9 a.m. Wednesday.
Fort Campbell Child and Youth Services’ Airborne School-Aged Center will host monthly SAC Saturdays. SAC Saturdays begin 1-5 p.m. Saturday and will continue thereafter on the third Saturday of each month. For more information about SAC Saturdays, call 270-798-0674. Reservations are made through the Parent Central Services website at campbell.armymwr.com/programs/parent-central-services.
USO FINANCE COURSE
Veterans, active-duty Soldiers and their Families may attend an educational “Finance, Budget and Debt Management” course 1-3 p.m. Jan. 25 at the USO, 6145 Desert Storm Ave. Each participant will receive a finance kit to take home.
2017 ARMY DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST
Morale, Welfare and Recreation is hosting its annual photo contest. The 2017 Army Digital Photography Contest is open to all authorized MWR patrons, with the exception that employees of the Army Arts and Crafts program, their Family members and other individuals engaged in the development and implementation or direct execution of this promotion, including Army senior leadership and the marketing staff, may not participate in this promotion. Submissions will be accepted through Jan. 31. The contest has two divisions – active-duty military and other eligible patrons – and seven categories – animals, design elements, digital darkroom, military life, nature and landscape, people and still life. Photos can be monochrome or color. Participants must complete the online profile and submit photos at the contest website (https://cloud.mwr.army.mil/apptrac/) no later than 11:59 p.m. Jan. 31. For more information, visit www.armymwr.com/programs-and-services/arts-and-crafts/digital-photo-contest.
VALENTINE’S DINNER AT SMOKEHAUS
The Smokehaus Restaurant will be having a Valentine’s Day dinner at 6 p.m. Feb. 10. It is a surf and turf dinner.The cost is $50 per couple. Ages 18 and older only. Tickets are available on Campbell.army.mwr.com now or at Smokehaus and Leisure Travel Services. For more information call 270-798-4993.
VOLUNTEER WITH BOSS
Fort Campbell’s Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers is volunteering at Manna Café starting at 8:30 a.m. Feb. 17. Those who wish to attend need to meet at the Warrior Zone by 8 a.m. BOSS volunteers at a local soup kitchen every 3rd Saturday of the month. There is no registration required. For more information call 270-798-7858.
ODR TRIP TO PAOLI PEAKS
The Outdoor Recreation Office is hosting a trip to Paoli Peaks for skiing and snowboarding Feb. 17-18. Particpants will leave at 6 a.m. Feb. 17 and return in the afternoon Feb. 18. The fee is $175 including transportation, lodging, skiing/snowboarding equipment and life tickets. All ages can attend, but youth under age 18 must be accompanied by adult. Food expenses are not included in the fee. Payments can be made by phone with Outdoor Recreation Office at 270-412-7855 or 270-798-3126.
Clarksville Parks and Recreation offers five American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim levels of swimming instruction that teach participants how to swim skillfully and safely. Two-week sessions are held Monday-Thursday at New Providence Swimming Pool, 166 Cunningham Lane. Remaining sessions include Feb. 5-15, March 5-15, April 2-12. The fee is $40. Preregistration is required and available online at www.cityofclarksville.com.
RESUME FOR RESULTS
Learn the basics of how to create a civilian resume at the Army Community Service Employment Readiness Program’s Resume for Results 10 a.m.- noon, Feb. 14 and March 14 at ACS, 2601 Indiana Ave. Registration is required. For more information, call 270-798-4412.
SCHOLARSHIP ESSAY CONTEST
The Clarksville Entrepreneur Center is having a scholarship essay contest for high school seniors to pursue higher learning opportunities. The CEC has awarded more than $15,000 in scholarships. This year, the first place scholarship is $1,000 and the second place scholarship is $500. The theme for the essay is business vs. social entrepreneur. The deadline to submit an essay is Jan. 31. Essay must be 350-750 words, typed and double-spaced and must include name, school, and contact number in the top right corner of each page. Entries must be emailed to email@example.com. Winners will be announced by March 1.
PARENT’S NIGHT OUT
Child and Youth Services is hosting Parent’s Night Out beginning at 4:30-9:30 p.m. March 10. The service is for children in kindergarten-fifth grade, the cost is $4 per hour. The child must be registered and up to date with CYS Parent Central Services. For more information, call 270-798-0674.
CLARKSVILLE FLEA MARKET
Vendor spaces are available for Clarksville’s Community Flea Market 8 a.m.-1 p.m. March 17 at Burt-Cobb Recreation Center, 1011 Franklin St. Spaces are $20 and include table, tablecloth and two chairs. Applications are available at the center and online at www.CityofClarksville.com/ParksRec. For more information, call 931-472-3381.
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. Wednesday, Feb. 7 and 21 and March 7 and 21 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.
GEAR TO GO
During This month and next month, Gear to Go, 5658 Tennessee Ave., is offering “Rent One, Get One Free” rental fees for boats and campers. Offer is only valid during promotional months. Reservations made for later dates will not receive discount. Gear to Go is open 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. For more information, call 270-798-3919.
FITNESS CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER
The Fitness Child Development Center, 3069 Bastogne Ave., is open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. The center is open to all children needing hourly care. All children must be registered with Parent Central Services. For more information, call 270-461-5513.
MILITARY SPOUSE USA JOB PREP
Spouses will learn how to navigate USAJOBS website and the USAJOBS Application Manager at the Army Community Service Employment Readiness Program’s USAJOBS Prep class 9-11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27 and March 27. To register call 270-798-4412/4289.
FREE POPCORN FRIDAY
Gear To Go is hosting free popcorn Fridays, 8:30 a.m.- 4 p.m every Friday this month. Equipment will still be available for rent. For more information, call 270-798-3919 or visit Gear To Go at 5658 Tennessee Ave.
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.
GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP
Tennova Hospice is hosting a weekly grief support group that meets 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays at 311 Landrum Place, Clarksville. For more information, call 931-552-9551.
The Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library, 350 Pageant Drive, hosts a free Beginner’s Geneaology Class 10-11 a.m. the first Saturday of each month. For more information, call 931-648-8826.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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. 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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 Fletcher’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.
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.
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, offering peace of mind while helping to minimize the risk of loss or damage.