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Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital offers Flu Vaccine at walk-in clinic

 

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Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) will open a temporary flu vaccine clinic for three weeks where beneficiaries may receive their annual influenza shot.

The temporary clinic will be open October 22nd to November 9th, Monday and Friday from 7:00am to 4:00pm and Tuesday from 9:00am to 6:00pm in Building 207 on Bastogne Avenue, next to Bank of America. All TRICARE beneficiaries may stop-by to receive the vaccine without an appointment with no out-of-pocket expense.

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital will operate a walk-in flu vaccine clinic in Bldg. 207 located off Bastogne Ave. next to Bank of America near Gate 4. The temporary clinic will be open three days a week beginning Oct. 22 to Nov. 9, Monday and Friday 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The vaccine is available to all TRICARE beneficiaries age 6 months and older. (U.S. Army photo)

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital will operate a walk-in flu vaccine clinic in Bldg. 207 located off Bastogne Ave. next to Bank of America near Gate 4. The temporary clinic will be open three days a week beginning Oct. 22 to Nov. 9, Monday and Friday 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The vaccine is available to all TRICARE beneficiaries age 6 months and older. (U.S. Army photo)

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital recognizes Fort Campbell physician assistants during Physician Assistants Week

 

Written by Maria Yager
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Public Affairs

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Physician assistants on Fort Campbell gathered at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital October 11th, 2018 to celebrate the 51st anniversary of their profession and the physician assistant’s role in Army Medicine.

The luncheon and networking event was held in conjunction with PA Week.

Physician assistants serve as the primary medical provider to Soldiers in battalion and division level units and are responsible for unit medical readiness and training medics.

Fort Campbell's most senior physician assistant Terry Davis, (center) assigned to Blanchfield, newest physician assistant 1st Lt. Elizabeth McGrattan, assigned to the Tennessee National Guard, and the hospital's newest Interservice Physician Assistant Program Phase II student 1st Lt. Thomas Carroll cut a cake Oct. 11 at a luncheon and networking event at the hospital in honor of PA Week. (U.S. Army photo by Laura Boyd.)

Fort Campbell’s most senior physician assistant Terry Davis, (center) assigned to Blanchfield, newest physician assistant 1st Lt. Elizabeth McGrattan, assigned to the Tennessee National Guard, and the hospital’s newest Interservice Physician Assistant Program Phase II student 1st Lt. Thomas Carroll cut a cake Oct. 11 at a luncheon and networking event at the hospital in honor of PA Week. (U.S. Army photo by Laura Boyd.)

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Staff to celebrate Organizational Half-Day

 

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Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) staff will observe Organization Day Friday, October 19th, 2018 an afternoon set aside annually for staff to build esprit de corps and celebrate their roles to help promote health and wellness in the Fort Campbell community.

Regularly scheduled primary and specialty care appointments will only be available in the morning hours Friday, October 19th. The Emergency and inpatient services including the inpatient ward, labor and delivery and mother/baby units, and the intensive care unit will remain open.

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital appointments available morning hours October 19th, 2018 as Staff to celebrates Organizational Half-Day.

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital appointments available morning hours October 19th, 2018 as Staff to celebrates Organizational Half-Day.

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital to hold annual Remembrance Ceremony for Infant, Child Loss

 

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Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s Perinatal Bereavement Nurses and Chaplain are organizing a remembrance ceremony for patients, family members, and staff members who have experienced a loss during a pregnancy or the loss of a baby or child, Thursday, October 18th, 2018 at 10:00am on the lawn outside the “A” entrance of the hospital.

“Footprints on our Heart” is an annual event for families who have lost a baby through miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, intrauterine fetal demise or infant death. This special day is focused on remembrance and healing.

During a balloon release in 2015, supporters and bereaved family members acknowledge and celebrate the significant lives of children lost during pregnancy, infancy or a young age. Blanchfield Army Community Hospital's Perinatal Bereavement Nurses and Chaplain will host the annual 2018 remembrance later this month, Thursday, Oct. 18th at 10:00am on the lawn outside the "A" entrance of the hospital. (U.S. Army photo by David E. Gillespie)

During a balloon release in 2015, supporters and bereaved family members acknowledge and celebrate the significant lives of children lost during pregnancy, infancy or a young age. Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s Perinatal Bereavement Nurses and Chaplain will host the annual 2018 remembrance later this month, Thursday, Oct. 18th at 10:00am on the lawn outside the “A” entrance of the hospital. (U.S. Army photo by David E. Gillespie)

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BACH observes Columbus Day, Fort Campbell DONSA, October 8th

 

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Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – In honor of the national observance of Columbus Day, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) personnel will observe the federal holiday Monday, October 8th, 2018.

Therefore, all primary and specialty care services and pharmacies will be closed. The Emergency Center, inpatient services as well as supportive supplementary services will remain open to provide inpatient, acute and emergency medical care.

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital earns accreditation for Centering Pregnancy prenatal program

 

Written by Maria Yager
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Public Affairs

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) recently earned site accreditation for its Centering Pregnancy prenatal care program, officials announced September 25th, 2018.

“We’re very proud of our team members for achieving this milestone. It represents their commitment to our expectant mothers and their babies as this achievement demonstrates they receive safe, quality care. We are honored to provide military service members and their family members the best prenatal experience available at our hospital,” said Col. Anthony McQueen, hospital commander.

BACH Centering Pregnancy participants meet September 6th  to show off their babies and share their birth stories during a Centering Pregnancy reunion. Centering Pregnancy is a prenatal care method that combines traditional one-on-one health assessments, interactive learning and community support. Spouses and partners may also attend the group sessions to learn and offer support as pregnant women connect and learn about pregnancy, labor and delivery and life with a new baby. (U.S. Army photo by Maria Yager)

BACH Centering Pregnancy participants meet September 6th to show off their babies and share their birth stories during a Centering Pregnancy reunion. Centering Pregnancy is a prenatal care method that combines traditional one-on-one health assessments, interactive learning and community support. Spouses and partners may also attend the group sessions to learn and offer support as pregnant women connect and learn about pregnancy, labor and delivery and life with a new baby. (U.S. Army photo by Maria Yager)

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Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion Soldiers begin 200-mile Recovery Ride

 

Written by Maria Yager
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Public Affairs

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Despite the dark clouds and rain, 32 Soldiers from the Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion set-out on a two-day, 200-mile bike ride on post and in Southern Kentucky early Thursday, September 27th, 2018.

The dual century ride is a personally challenging and therapeutic bike ride for wounded, ill and injured Soldiers and veterans, organized by the WTB’s adaptive reconditioning program and volunteers.

Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion Soldiers and cadre participating in the 5th Annual Bluegrass Rendezvous endurance ride September 27th, make their way along the backroads of Kentucky during day one of the two-day endurance ride. (Rita Peters)

Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion Soldiers and cadre participating in the 5th Annual Bluegrass Rendezvous endurance ride September 27th, make their way along the backroads of Kentucky during day one of the two-day endurance ride. (Rita Peters)

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Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion Soldiers set to knock out 200 miles in road to recovery

 

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Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion Soldiers will complete a 200-mile bike ride on and around Fort Campbell September 27th and 28th, 2018.

“This will be the fifth iteration of our endurance ride,” said Lt. Col. Shawn Butler, WTB commander. “This year the ride will take place on post and in the communities surrounding Fort Campbell and we’ve extended the ride by 33 miles this year.”

Participants reach the final 20-mile stretch during last year's Bluegrass Rendezvous Bike Ride. This week Soldiers from Fort Campbell's Warrior Transition Battalion will complete a 200-mile bike ride on and around Fort Campbell Thursday, September 27th and Friday, September 28th. The event is focused on both the physical and mental healing of wounded, ill and injured Soldiers at the WTB. (U.S. Army photo by Maria Yager)

Participants reach the final 20-mile stretch during last year’s Bluegrass Rendezvous Bike Ride. This week Soldiers from Fort Campbell’s Warrior Transition Battalion will complete a 200-mile bike ride on and around Fort Campbell Thursday, September 27th and Friday, September 28th. The event is focused on both the physical and mental healing of wounded, ill and injured Soldiers at the WTB. (U.S. Army photo by Maria Yager)

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Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion welcomes Gold Star Families, remembers fallen

 

Written by Maria Yager
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Public Affairs

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion staff welcomed back Army families, showing their continued support, during a Gold Star Family breakfast and memorial garden rededication at the battalion September 13th, 2018.

The annual breakfast is put together by the WTB’s military and civilian staff to honor the memory and support the families of the 37 WTB Soldiers who fought their final battle at the battalion.

Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion cadre Staff Sgt. Jason Wilkins and 1st Sgt. Steven Peters read names on a plaque memorializing the WTB’s fallen Soldiers following a breakfast for Gold Star Families and an Eagle Warrior Memorial Garden rededication ceremony Sept. 13. (U.S. Army photo by Maria Yager)

Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion cadre Staff Sgt. Jason Wilkins and 1st Sgt. Steven Peters read names on a plaque memorializing the WTB’s fallen Soldiers following a breakfast for Gold Star Families and an Eagle Warrior Memorial Garden rededication ceremony Sept. 13. (U.S. Army photo by Maria Yager)

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital staff donate supplies to Clarksville-Montgomery County Education Foundation’s Teacher Warehouse

 

Written by Maria Yager
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Public Affairs

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Notes of encouragement and school supplies collected by team members from Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s Department of Behavioral Health were donated to the Clarksville-Montgomery County Education Foundation’s Teacher Warehouse, September 6th, 2018.

“Once a quarter our department does a team-building activity and now we are donating supplies to the Teacher Warehouse for Clarksville-Montgomery County. It is a great organization in which every teacher in Montgomery County is eligible to go get free supplies for their classrooms,” said Maj. Julie Shin, BACH deputy chief of behavioral health.

Team members from Blanchfield Army Community Hospital's Department of Behavioral Health donated school supplies and wrote notes of appreciation for local teachers during a command function. The notes and supplies were delivered Sept. 6 to the Clarksville-Montgomery County Education Foundation Teacher Warehouse, which allows local teachers to get limited free supplies for their classroom. (Maria Yager)

Team members from Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s Department of Behavioral Health donated school supplies and wrote notes of appreciation for local teachers during a command function. The notes and supplies were delivered Sept. 6 to the Clarksville-Montgomery County Education Foundation Teacher Warehouse, which allows local teachers to get limited free supplies for their classroom. (Maria Yager)

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