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A legacy of courage, strength honored at Fort Campbell during the 101st Airborne Division Review

 

Written by Sgt. William Battle
372nd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – The sun may have been bright this morning, but it could not shine brighter than the pride of the 101st Airborne Division as 12,800 Soldiers stood together on the Division Parade Field to close out this year’s Week of the Eagles celebration.

The theme of the 2014 observance was “Remembering the 101st in Vietnam: Building on the legacy of courage and strength,” and gathered at the parade field were representatives of the division’s history looking upon the Soldiers that are the division’s present and future – building on that legacy created by the Veterans in attendance.

12,800 soldiers of the 101st Airborne Division stand on the Division Parade Field (Jerry Woller/ Fort Campbell Multimedia Visual Information Service Center)

12,800 soldiers of the 101st Airborne Division stand on the Division Parade Field (Jerry Woller/ Fort Campbell Multimedia Visual Information Service Center)

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Fort Campbell’s Importance to the U.S. Army shown by the Army’s Force Reduction and Reorganization Strategy

 

FFort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne Divisionort Campbell, KY – On Friday, Clarksville Online published the first of two pieces on a Thursday press conference with Brig. Gen. Mark Stammer, the acting commander of Fort Campbell, KY, while the 101st Airborne Division is deployed to Afghanistan about the Army’s Upcoming Force Reduction and Reorganization Strategy, and it’s effects on Fort Campbell.

The first article from the interview calmed community fears about the possibility of a mass loss of personnel at the Army post. In the second we will be discussing the level of importance assigned to Fort Campbell by the U.S. Army and the U.S. Department of Defense.

Brig. Gen. Mark Stammer, the acting commander of Fort Campbell, KY, while the 101st Airborne Division is deployed to Afghanistan

Brig. Gen. Mark Stammer, the acting commander of Fort Campbell, KY, while the 101st Airborne Division is deployed to Afghanistan

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Fort Campbell Fitness Challenge kicks off with Health Fair, Fun Run/Walk

 

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Everyone is encouraged to set health and fitness goals and get moving at the first two events of the Eagle Challenge Fitness Tour, a health fair Friday and run/walk Saturday. ECFT events will continue at Fort Campbell and the surrounding communities through November.

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital and the 86th Combat Support Hospital are partnering to kick off the ECFT with a “Love Your Heart” Health Fair at the Sportsman’s Lodge near Fort Campbell’s Gate 10 from 11:00am to 7:00pm Friday, February 22nd. «Read the rest of this article»

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Fort Campbell’s Eagle Challenge Fitness Tour Offers Something for Everyone

 

Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Campbell, KY – The Eagle Challenge Fitness Tour (ECFT) is a program for 2013 conceived as a vision from Fort Campbell senior leadership to provide our military community, as well as Oak Grove,KY, Hopkinsville, KY, and Clarksville, TN, with opportunities for a fun and healthy active lifestyle.

ECFT is a series of ten monthly events that will take place from February through November in 2013. Two events will be held in Clarksville, two events will be held in Hopkinsville, and six will be held on Fort Campbell. «Read the rest of this article»

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USAA Family Fun Event “Love Your Heart” to be held in February

 

USAAFort Campbell, KY – The USAA February Family Fun Event will take place in partnership with the Eagle Challenge Fitness Tour Love Your Heart Health Fair and 10K/5K/1 Mile Run organized by 86th Combat Support Hospital, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) and Morale Welfare and Recreation (MWR).

Both of these events will be held outside the gates of Fort Campbell and are accessible to everyone in the community. The Family Fun Event will take place on Friday, February 22nd from 11:00am to 7:00pm at Sportsman’s Lodge. «Read the rest of this article»

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital dietician and local massage students encourage activity, nutrition, sleep and relaxation

 

Patient Recognition Month

Blanchfield Army Hospital - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) dietician and local massage school students offered 54 patients and staff an opportunity to learn more about the valuable health benefits of activity, nutrition, sleep and relaxation February 8th during Patient Recognition Month as they participated in a Wellness class and received free 10-minute massages.

BACH Dietician Capt. Christina Deehl told patients to avoid “fad” diets and to be careful about taking supplements.

Massage therapy student Casey Rockwell performed "Wellness Massages" to BACH patients Friday, Feb. 8th in honor of Patient Recognition Month. James Watkins was appreciative of her volunteering her time to help patients relieve tension. (Courtesy photo from BACH staff member Teresa Ratliff)

Massage therapy student Casey Rockwell performed “Wellness Massages” to BACH patients Friday, Feb. 8th in honor of Patient Recognition Month. James Watkins was appreciative of her volunteering her time to help patients relieve tension. (Courtesy photo from BACH staff member Teresa Ratliff)

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101st Sustainment Brigade Soldiers receive Expert Field Medical Badge

 

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division101st Sustainment Brigade - Lifeliners

Fort Campbell, KY – Two noncommissioned officers assigned to the 101st Sustainment Brigade received the Expert Field Medical Badge during a ceremony at the Division Parade Field, May 11th.

Sgt. Joshua Reichlin, a health care specialist with the 326th Engineer Battalion and a native of Elyria, Ohio, and Sgt. Rachel Barrett, a health care specialist with the 2nd Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment and a native of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, both received their Expert Field Medical Badges.

Col. Steven Drennan, commander of the 86th Combat Support Hospital, awards an Expert Field Medical Badge to Sgt. Rachel Barrett, a health care specialist with the 2nd Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment and a native of Murfreesboro, TN, May 11th, 2012 at Fort Campbell, KY. (U.S. Army photo by 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs.)

Col. Steven Drennan, commander of the 86th Combat Support Hospital, awards an Expert Field Medical Badge to Sgt. Rachel Barrett, a health care specialist with the 2nd Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment and a native of Murfreesboro, TN, May 11th, 2012 at Fort Campbell, KY. (U.S. Army photo by 101st Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs.)

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Soldiers of the 86th Combat Support Hospital returned home yesterday morning

 

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – In a flight Friday morning, 55 soldiers from the 86th Combat Support Hospital returned home to Fort Campbell after a year deployed into the war zone of Iraq.

Family and friends of the returning soldiers had gathered together to give their loved ones a proper welcome home.

Soldiers stream back towards the hanger and the families that await them

Soldiers stream back towards the hanger and the families that await them

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