Story + Photography by Tony Centonze
Volunteers: The Heart of the Army Community, was the theme of this year's Volunteer Appreciation Week, which culminated with the Fort Campbell Volunteer of the Year Ceremony at Cole Park Commons.
A Total of 50 volunteers, in five categories, were nominated for the title of Volunteer of the Year.
Hundreds were in attendance for the ceremony, where they enjoyed dinner, followed by recognition of the nominees, then the announcement of the winners in each category.
MG Brian Winski delivered closing remarks in which he expressed his appreciation to all this year's nominees, and the numerous volunteer organizations throughout the installation.
This year's overall winners were: Nadine Hopper in the Child and Youth Service category, Lauren Morris in the Community Service category, Tere Kangas in the Other Agencies and organizations category, Nealie DeMott in the Family Readiness Group category, and Hannah Duncan in the Youth category.