Col. Dellinger took over as Garrison commander of Fort Campbell, Ky from Col. Perry Clark in July 2012.
An Asheville, N.C. native and graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., Dellinger comes to Fort Campbell from Special Operations Command Europe (SOCEUR), located in Stuttgart Germany where he served as the Operations Officer.
The Garrison Commander is responsible for the day-to-day operations on the installation, ensuring conditions foster support of a readily deployed force, and reports to both the Senior Installation Commander, currently Maj. Gen. James C. McConville, commanding General of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell, Kentucky; as well as the Commanding General of the Installation Management command, currently Lt. Gen. Michael Ferriter.
In addition to overseeing post operations, the garrison commander regularly interfaces with the civilian workforce supporting post operations, and serves as a liaison between the surrounding communities and the garrison.
Those in attendance included County Mayor Carolyn Bowers, City Mayor Pro-Tem Geno Grubbs, Maj. Gen. James C. McConville, Chamber President, James Chavez, 5 Star Radio Group Manager, Katie Gambill, and Chamber Chairman, Charles Foust, Jr., among many others.
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Will take place May 24-25 at Ruby Tuesday on Ft. Campbell Blvd. The restaurant will give back 20% of every diner’s bill to the Fort Campbell Fisher House. Flyer must be presented. For more information, call 270-798-8330.
Personal Protection in the Home Course
Will take place Saturday, May 25 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at C.I.R.T.R.A. Training ANNEX, 137 Dean Drive. Learn home defense planning, the defensive mindset, legal responsibilities regarding the defense of your home, using a handgun in home defense and more during this detailed course sponsored by Clarksville Indoor Range & Threat Reduction Academy. Space is limited to the first 6 registered Students. Call 877-424-8333 for more information.