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Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion honors fallen Soldiers, Gold Star Families

 

Written by Maria Christina Yager
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Soldiers, Military Survivors, and other supporters gathered in the Eagle Warrior Memorial Garden at the Warrior Transition Battalion for the ceremony where Blanchfield Army Community Hospital and WTB leaders unveiled a plaque dedicating the garden to WTB’s fallen Soldiers.

“The garden started as a place where Soldiers and families could find peace and reflection. We are rededicating this memorial garden for the memory of the 34 Soldiers who fought to the end with honor and distinction while at the WTB,” said LT. Col. Shawn Butler, WTB commander.

Fort Campbell’s Warrior Transition Battalion Commander, Lt. Col. Shawn Butler gives formal remarks at the battalion’s Eagle Warrior Memorial Garden Rededication Ceremony Sept. 14. WTB Soldiers worked to restore the garden so Soldiers and families would have a place to find peace and healing as well as to honor the WTB’s fallen Soldiers. (Maria Yager)

Fort Campbell’s Warrior Transition Battalion Commander, Lt. Col. Shawn Butler gives formal remarks at the battalion’s Eagle Warrior Memorial Garden Rededication Ceremony Sept. 14. WTB Soldiers worked to restore the garden so Soldiers and families would have a place to find peace and healing as well as to honor the WTB’s fallen Soldiers. (Maria Yager)

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BACH team offers immunizations and health information at Retiree Appreciation Day event

 

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital will conduct a Military Retiree Health Fair at Fort Campbell’s Soldier Support Center, Bldg. 2702, September 30th from 8:00am to 2:00pm in conjunction with the installation Retiree Appreciation Day activities.

According to BACH’s Military Retiree Health Fair coordinator, Sgt. 1st Class Scott Johnson, retirees can learn more about Tricare benefits, ophthalmology and optometry, physical therapy, occupational therapy, pharmacy services and wellness initiatives and talk one-on-one about health promotion opportunities for retirees and their family members at the event.

Immunizations to be offered by Blanchfield Army Community Hospital at Retiree Appreciation Day event.

Immunizations to be offered by Blanchfield Army Community Hospital at Retiree Appreciation Day event.

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital alerts patients to Total Solar Eclipse Safety

 

Written by Daniel Ashley
Regional Health Command-Atlantic

U.S. Department of the ArmyFort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell, Kentucky and the surrounding communities will be at the center of the first coast-to-coast, total, solar eclipse since 1918 next Monday, August 21st, 2017.

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital has been doing its part in alerting its patients on how best to watch and keep their eyes safe. Remember, it is never safe to look directly at the sun’s rays – even if the sun is partly obscured.

When watching the total eclipse, all should wear eclipse glasses at all times when facing the sun, or use an alternate indirect method up until the time when the sun is completely and totally blocked.

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BACH offers emergency support services and consolidated schedule August 21st

 

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s outpatient medical services will operate on a consolidated schedule August 21st, 2017 in observance of the post’s Day of No Scheduled Activities. The medical services will remain open for inpatient and emergency medical care.

The consolidated schedule comes as the communities surrounding Fort Campbell are expected to experience a record number of visitors coming to observe a total solar eclipse. The hospital’s participation in observing the DONSA will help ease traffic congestion in the communities.

The emergency department and inpatient services will operate on a regular schedule. Primary care at BACH’s Air Assault Medical Home, Byrd Medical Home, Screaming Eagle Medical Home, Young Eagle Medical Home and Gold Army Medical Home will be consolidated to the Air Assault Family Medical Home within the C Building of the hospital.

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Clarksville Police search for Tony Carl Bristol in connection with Double Shooting

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department is looking for a man in connection with a double shooting which occurred this morning, August 6th, 2017 around 1:34am. One man died from his injuries and another man was sent to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

On August 6th, 2017 around 1:34am, Clarksville Police Officers responded to 1992 Fort Campbell Boulevard, Callee’s Too Sports Bar for a shooting which already occurred.

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Medical Service Corps marks a Century of service

 

Written by Maria Yager
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Public Affairs

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital medical service corps officers organized a 100th anniversary celebration for all MSC officers at Fort Campbell June 29th, 2017.

“The event today, celebrating 100 years of medical service to our Army, was a humbling experience. It was an honor to spend it with the Medical Service Corps officers serving here at Fort Campbell,” said Col. Anthony L. McQueen, BACH commander and senior MSC officer at Fort Campbell.

Col. Anthony L. McQueen, BACH commander, and 2nd Lt. Gregory Tarman, Jr., 626th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, cut the Medical Service Corps' 100th Anniversary cake at Fort Campbell's Cole Park Commons, June 29th, as the Medical Service Corps officers at Fort Campbell gathered to celebrate the anniversary and their Corps' service in the Army.

Col. Anthony L. McQueen, BACH commander, and 2nd Lt. Gregory Tarman, Jr., 626th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, cut the Medical Service Corps’ 100th Anniversary cake at Fort Campbell’s Cole Park Commons, June 29th, as the Medical Service Corps officers at Fort Campbell gathered to celebrate the anniversary and their Corps’ service in the Army.

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Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital to hold Battalion Change of Command Ceremony

 

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital will host a battalion change of command ceremony on the hospital’s A building front lawn at noon June 30th, 2017.

Lt. Col. Patrick T. Birchfield will relinquish command to Lt. Col. Deidre B. Lockhart, who most recently served in Hawaii as the Chief of Support Operations for the U.S. Army Pacific Surgeon Cell. During that time, she joined the USARPAC Coordination Element in Korea as the Deputy Director and the Republic of Korea Army 2nd Operational Command Lead Liaison.

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital will host a change of battalion command ceremony June 30th, 2017. (U.S. Army photo by David E. Gillespie)

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital will host a change of battalion command ceremony June 30th, 2017. (U.S. Army photo by David E. Gillespie)

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Clarksville Police reports Rollover Crash Sends One to the Hospital

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – According to Clarksville Police, a Pontiac minivan driven by a 36 old female was traveling southbound on Charlemagne Boulevard, ran a stop sign while making a left turn onto Dover Road almost hitting another car.

She drove into oncoming traffic and collided with a Honda Accord traveling eastbound on Dover Road, driven by a 22 year old female, causing the minivan to flip over.

Pontiac Minivan crashes into a Honda Accord and flips over. (Officer Myers, CPD)

Pontiac Minivan crashes into a Honda Accord and flips over. (Officer Myers, CPD)

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Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) to observe 2017 Independence Day holiday

 

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – In honor of the national observance of Independence Day, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) personnel will observe the federal holiday Tuesday, July 4th, 2017.

All clinics and pharmacies will be closed. Hospital staff members will continue to provide acute and emergency medical care 24 hours a day, seven days a week through the Emergency Department, Women’s Health and inpatient services.

The Town Center Pharmacy will be closed for IT upgrades Saturday, July 1st and operate on a DONSA schedule July 3rd, opening from 8:00am to 5:00pm.

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BACH Town Center Pharmacy closed July 1st for hospital network upgrades

 

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s busiest pharmacy and only pharmacy open on Saturdays, the Town Center Pharmacy, will be closed Saturday, July 1st, 2017 for required upgrades to the hospital’s network, making the pharmacy computer system applications unavailable.

The timing of the system upgrades was selected to take place during dates and times that have the least amount of impact on patient care.

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