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Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital to hold Change of Responsibility

 

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Command Sgt. Maj. Thomas D. Sutphin, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s top noncommissioned officer, is slated to change responsibility with Command Sgt. Maj. Christopher M. Earle at 2:00pm March 31st, 2017.

Sutphin took charge of the U.S. Army Medical Department Activity at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, April 9th, 2015. Just shy of two years, he is leaving Fort Campbell to take the helm as the Inspector General Sergeant Major for U.S. Army Africa – Southern European Task Force, Vicenza, Italy.

On March 31st, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital will hold a Change of Responsibility Ceremony. (Sam Shore)

On March 31st, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital will hold a Change of Responsibility Ceremony. (Sam Shore)

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Fort Campbell’s Intrepid Spirit Center tackles Traumatic Brain Injuries

 

Written by Leejay Lockhart
Fort Campbell Public Affairs Office

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Since Fort Campbell’s Intrepid Spirit Center opened more than two years ago, it has allowed staff to take a multidisciplinary approach to treating traumatic brain injuries and associated conditions.

The center consolidates many different specialties under one roof to optimize the efficiency of the treatment offered to patients. Elsewhere, the National Intrepid Center of Excellence close to Washington, other similar centers such as the one at Fort Hood, along with centers operated by the Navy and Marine Corps all have the same treatment philosophy as Fort Campbell’s Intrepid Spirit Center.

The Intrepid Spirit Center is using the heightened awareness about brain injuries during the Brain Injury Awareness Month observances in March to increase education about TBI on Fort Campbell.

Charles Brill, a physician’s assistant who works at the Fort Campbell Intrepid Spirit Center, uses acupuncture to relieve a patient’s pain March 20, 2017. After inserting all of the needles, Brill will use a small amount of electricity to stimulate the needles, which often results in lowered chronic pain for patients at the center, which uses a multidisciplinary approach to treat traumatic brain injuries. (Leejay Lockhart, Fort Campbell Public Affairs Office)

Charles Brill, a physician’s assistant who works at the Fort Campbell Intrepid Spirit Center, uses acupuncture to relieve a patient’s pain March 20, 2017. After inserting all of the needles, Brill will use a small amount of electricity to stimulate the needles, which often results in lowered chronic pain for patients at the center, which uses a multidisciplinary approach to treat traumatic brain injuries. (Leejay Lockhart, Fort Campbell Public Affairs Office)

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s Warrior Transition Battalion to host Change of Command Ceremony

 

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Lt. Col. Lyle (Chip) Finley, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s Warrior Transition Battalion Commander, is slated to change command with Lt. Col. Shawn D. Butler at 2:00pm March 23rd at the installation’s Passenger Processing Center.

Finley took charge of the WTB at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, July 10th, 2015. Finley is deactivating from his active duty reserve status and returning back to his home in North Carolina.

Warrior Transition Battalion at Fort Campbell to hold Change of Command Ceremony March 23rd, 2017. (Sam Shore)

Warrior Transition Battalion at Fort Campbell to hold Change of Command Ceremony March 23rd, 2017. (Sam Shore)

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Clarksville Police investigate Fatality Crash on Fort Campbell Boulevard and Tiny Town Road

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On March 17th, 2017 at 5:16pm, Clarksville Police Investigator L. Harris responded to a fatal crash at US-41A (Fort Campbell Boulevard) and SR-236 (Tiny Town Road).

Austin McElwrath, 21 years old, from Bumpus Mills, was driving a 2005 Suzuki Forenza in the right south bound Fort Campbell Boulevard travel lane waiting on a red light. His vehicle was struck from behind by Tyler Pettie, 25 years old, from Fort Campbell, KY.

On Friday, March 17th, Clarksville Police responded to a fataility crash on Fort Campbell Boulevard and Tiny Town Road.

On Friday, March 17th, Clarksville Police responded to a fataility crash on Fort Campbell Boulevard and Tiny Town Road.

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Fort Campbell targets readiness with Army Wellness Center

 

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s medical team is boosting community fitness and military readiness as Fort Campbell’s Army Wellness Center opens with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 2:30pm March 21st, 2017.
 
The Army Wellness Center, Building 5662 Screaming Eagle Boulevard, is the 31st to open throughout the Army as part of a U.S. Army Medical Command initiative overseen by the Army Public Health Command. The AWC team provides standardized primary prevention programs and services designed to build and sustain good health and improve the overall healthy lifestyles of Soldiers, family members, retirees, and Department of Army civilians.

Fort Campbell's Army Wellness Center opens March 21st. (Sam Shore)

Fort Campbell’s Army Wellness Center opens March 21st. (Sam Shore)

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Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital to observe Presidents Day

 

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – In honor of the national observance of Presidents Day, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) personnel will observe the federal holiday Monday, February 20th, 2017.

All Soldier and Patient-Centered Homes (primary care services) are scheduled to operate on a normal schedule on the Day of No Scheduled Activities Friday, February 17th. BACH specialty services will be closed Friday, February 17th, with the exception of the Women’s Health Clinic and Child and Family Behavioral Health.

Both services will see their scheduled patients Friday.

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) personnel will observe the federal holiday Presidents Day Monday, February 20th, 2017.

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) personnel will observe the federal holiday Presidents Day Monday, February 20th, 2017.

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Women’s Health Screenings help Save Lives

 

Video and Story by Fred Holly
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – OB-GYN physician Capt. David Tillman has a wife and two children at home and understands how busy life can be but urges women not to let the busyness of life get in the way of important women’s health screenings.

Tillman, an OB-GYN physician at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Women’s Health Clinic, can relate to why women do not want to go to an uncomfortable well-women visit, especially since he has a wife at home who is busy taking care of their children. However, Tillman offers some great motivational factors of why women should reconsider scheduling their well-woman exam, regardless of their busy lifestyle.

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Fort Campbell releases update to UH60 Blackhawk Training Incident

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – At approximately 11:07am today, January 31st, a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter from 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), went down in the local training area on Fort Campbell.

Four Soldiers aboard the aircraft suffered injuries while conducting training and were transported by air and ground to Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Blanchfield Army Community Hospital. Notification to Families is ongoing. Their names and the nature of their injuries is not releasable at this time.

Fort Campbell gives updated information about the UH60 Blackhawk training accident. (Sam Shore)

Fort Campbell gives updated information about the UH60 Blackhawk training accident. (Sam Shore)

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Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital to host job fair tomorrow for licensed practical nurses

 

Location has changed to the Screaming Eagle Medical Home Conference Room

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Are you a LPN and seeking a new career or career change?

All licensed practical nurses interested in working at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, caring for military servicemen and women and their families, are encouraged to attend a Job Fair at the Screaming Eagle Medical Home Conference Room, in Office Building One, 647 Dunlop Lane, Suite 301, between 10:00am and 4:00pm January 11th, 2017.

Whitney Sutton, a licensed practical nurse, checks a patient's vitals at Byrd Family Medical Home. (U.S. Army/David E. Gillespie)

Whitney Sutton, a licensed practical nurse, checks a patient’s vitals at Byrd Family Medical Home. (U.S. Army/David E. Gillespie)

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Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital to host job fair for licensed practical nurses

 

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Are you a LPN and seeking a new career or career change?

All licensed practical nurses interested in working at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH), caring for military servicemen and women and their families, are encouraged to attend a Job Fair at the Clarksville Hilton Garden Inn 10:00am to 4:00pm January 11th.

Whitney Sutton, a licensed practical nurse, checks a patient's vitals at Byrd Family Medical Home. (U.S. Army/David E. Gillespie)

Whitney Sutton, a licensed practical nurse, checks a patient’s vitals at Byrd Family Medical Home. (U.S. Army/David E. Gillespie)

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