Fort Campbell http://wkms.org en Army Study Analyzes Cutting 16,000 Personnel from Fort Campbell http://wkms.org/post/army-study-analyzes-cutting-16000-personnel-fort-campbell <p>The Army has analyzed the impact of cutting 16,000 personnel from Fort Campbell, which would be about half of its current population.</p><p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 20:35:09 +0000 Allison Crawford 41770 at http://wkms.org Army Study Analyzes Cutting 16,000 Personnel from Fort Campbell One New Commander At Fort Campbell Will Be Addressed As ‘Yes Ma’am’ http://wkms.org/post/one-new-commander-fort-campbell-will-be-addressed-yes-ma-am <p>The guard is changing at Fort Campbell, with a ceremony Friday to install Maj. Gen. Gary Volesky as commander of the 101st Airborne Division.</p><p>Throughout the division, officers are being promoted to new roles, including the first woman to ever serve as a brigade commander at Fort Campbell.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 16:14:25 +0000 WPLN News 41414 at http://wkms.org One New Commander At Fort Campbell Will Be Addressed As ‘Yes Ma’am’ Tenn. Attorney General Promotes Military Consumer Protection at Fort Campbell http://wkms.org/post/tenn-attorney-general-promotes-military-consumer-protection-fort-campbell <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Tennessee Attorney General Bob Cooper visited Fort Campbell Thursday to promote a new consumer protection guide for military personnel and their consumer affairs counselors.</span></p><p> Thu, 29 May 2014 20:16:15 +0000 John Null 40922 at http://wkms.org Tenn. Attorney General Promotes Military Consumer Protection at Fort Campbell New Hopkinsville Chamber Director Outlines Plans to Grow Community http://wkms.org/post/new-hopkinsville-chamber-director-outlines-plans-grow-community <p>Marian Mason has returned to her childhood home of Christian County as the new Executive Director of the Christian County Chamber of Commerce. On Sounds Good, she speaks with Kate Lochte about some of the efforts in the works in the Hopkinsville/Christian Co. area, such as connecting veterans with jobs (after First Lady Michelle Obama's recent Fort Campbell visit), legislative agenda successes, community vision plan, entrepreneurial business plan competition and the recent rebranding/remodeling of the Chamber building.</p><p> Tue, 06 May 2014 19:18:13 +0000 Kate Lochte 40372 at http://wkms.org New Hopkinsville Chamber Director Outlines Plans to Grow Community First Lady and Dr. Biden Unveil New Website to Assist Career-Searching Veterans http://wkms.org/post/first-lady-and-dr-biden-unveil-new-website-assist-career-searching-veterans <p>First lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden announced a new website designed to find former soldiers jobs<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;at a comprehensive Veterans Jobs Summit and Career Forum at Fort Campbell Wednesday.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:24:59 +0000 Rob Canning 40114 at http://wkms.org First Lady and Dr. Biden Unveil New Website to Assist Career-Searching Veterans Christian County Chamber to Participate in "Hiring Our Heroes" Forum at Fort Campbell http://wkms.org/post/christian-county-chamber-participate-hiring-our-heroes-forum-fort-campbell <p>The Christian County Chamber of Commerce is participating in one of three panel discussions during the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Foundation's Hiring Our Heroes Veterans Jobs Summit &amp; Career Forum at Fort Campbell this Wednesday.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden are also scheduled to speak at the event.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 20:08:05 +0000 Rob Canning 40034 at http://wkms.org Christian County Chamber to Participate in "Hiring Our Heroes" Forum at Fort Campbell IFHF Reaches Milestone for Ft. Campbell Traumatic Brain Injury Center http://wkms.org/post/ifhf-reaches-milestone-ft-campbell-traumatic-brain-injury-center <p>Ft. Campbell Kentucky's Center to Diagnose and Treat Traumatic Brain Injury has hit a construction milestone. Kate Lochte speaks with Arnold Fisher, a family representative of the national fundraising effort, Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund. The center will provide diagnosis and treatment for wounded, injured and ill military heroes while creating programs for rehabilitation and recovery.</p><p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 19:20:52 +0000 Kate Lochte 39788 at http://wkms.org IFHF Reaches Milestone for Ft. Campbell Traumatic Brain Injury Center Pentagon Budget-Cutting Plans Sure To Draw Flak http://wkms.org/post/pentagon-budget-cutting-plans-sure-draw-flak <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/02/24/281955972/pentagon-budget-cutting-plans-sure-to-draw-flak/#0001" target="_self">Click here</a> to jump to Monday afternoon's highlights of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's announcement. We've rewritten the top of this post since Hagel announced his budget plan.<p>The U.S. military's budget is heading for big changes, says Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. On Monday, Hagel unveiled his plan to shrink the size of the Army and Marines and cut both benefits and equipment. Mon, 24 Feb 2014 20:02:52 +0000 Mark Memmott 38882 at http://wkms.org Pentagon Budget-Cutting Plans Sure To Draw Flak Construction on Oak Grove Village Mall Project Near Fort Campbell Finally Underway http://wkms.org/post/construction-oak-grove-village-mall-project-near-fort-campbell-finally-underway <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Construction has finally begun on the long-in-development, 110-acre Oak Grove Village mall project, near Fort Campbell. John Null explains the hold-up and what Oak Grove Village might do for the cities of Hopkinsville and Oak Grove.</p><p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 22:41:14 +0000 John Null 38397 at http://wkms.org Construction on Oak Grove Village Mall Project Near Fort Campbell Finally Underway Christian County Officials To Develop Contingency Plan in Event of DoDEA Cuts http://wkms.org/post/christian-county-officials-develop-contingency-plan-event-dodea-cuts <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Christian County School Officials are discussing a possible contingency plan should the school face an influx of students from Fort Campbell. &nbsp;</span></p><p>The issue came up during a Local Planning Committee meeting concerning long-term facility upgrades last week.</p><p> Fri, 29 Nov 2013 13:25:00 +0000 Rob Canning 36921 at http://wkms.org Christian County Officials To Develop Contingency Plan in Event of DoDEA Cuts