The contract that runs nearly everything at Arnold Engineering Development Complex has been reupped each year since 2003. But this time, the Air Force is thinking twice about how it handles its Tullahoma facility.
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A fire support specialist with the 101st Airborne has died. Sergeant Jeremy Summers came under small arms fire Wednesday during a patrol in Afghanistan’s Paktika province.
President Barack Obama’s plans to pull troops out of Afghanistan have generated a lot of reaction today-both good and bad. But Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander is noncommittal.
An airfield operations battalion from the Tennessee National Guard leaves Smyrna Wednesday for a deployment in Afghanistan.
Another Fort Campbell soldier has died in Afghanistan.
A Fort Campbell soldier has died following an insurgent attack in Afghanistan.
A combat engineer from Fort Campbell has died.
The U.S. Army says five soldiers based at Fort Campell were among the nine NATO troops killed in a helicopter crash in Southern Afghanistan on Tuesday.
Military officials say a Fort Campbell soldier died in Afghanistan on September 5th. Captain Jason McMahon was fatally wounded when his unit was attacked by insurgents in Jalalabad.
The last units of the 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment are on their way home. Officials with the Tennessee National Guard say about 300 troops from Lebanon, Columbia, Smyrna and Knoxville are scheduled to arrive at the Guard’s training site in Smyrna on Monday.
Vanderbilt University is broadening an effort to collect the wartime stories of its alumnae.
About 250 soldiers will return home to Tennessee just in time for Independence Day.
Two more members of the 101st Airborne have died.
Legislation repealing the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy is currently moving through Congress. But one Tennessee Democrat is among critics who say Washington is acting too quickly to end the ban on gays serving openly in the military.
Twenty of Tennessee’s service-members gave up their lives this past year, including for the first time a female from the National Guard.
A new report says almost half of Tennessee’s young adults are too obese to qualify for military service. The study, by a group of retired military officials, warned members of Congress that the nationwide trend is a threat to national security.
Sgt. 1st Class Carlos Santos-Silva died after his vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive on Monday. He was assigned to the 82nd Airborne, out of Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
Sergeant Jonathan Richardson of Arkansas was 24; Private First Class Jason Kropat of New York was 25.
Tennessee soldiers who are deployed overseas will have an easier time voting during the next election.
The general who oversaw the troop surge in Iraq says the number of detainees there has fallen dramatically in recent years. Speaking in Nashville, General David Petraeus also said political leaders have to find a way to combat terrorist recruitment over the Internet – the site of a “battle of ideas.”