Fort Campbell Supporters Head to Washington

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

A group that supports Fort Campbell will be in Washington as automatic budget cuts loom.

Citizens for Fort Campbell makes a yearly trip to support the military community around the U.S. Army post on the Kentucky-Tennessee border.

James Chavez, who leads the Clarksville Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee, told The Leaf-Chronicle there may not be a more critical time for the citizens group to uphold the post. The group will be in Washington from Wednesday through Friday.

Montgomery County Commission member Tommy Vallejos says he has friends at the post whose pay will be cut 20 percent if the March 1 reductions kick in. Some have been at Fort Campbell for decades.


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