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Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion sustains highest safety honor for two years in a row

 

Written by Sgt. Eric Lieber
Warrior Transition Battalion

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – For the second year in a row, the Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion command team, Lt. Col. Bryan Walrath and 1st Sgt. Daniel Munchbach, pinned the Department of the Army Safety Excellence Streamer to the WTB colors during a ceremony July 3rd, 2014.

In front of the assembled formation of Soldiers and leaders, Walrath explained that the Fort Campbell WTB is still the only unit in the Warrior Transition Command to earn the streamer.

“Not too often do units sustain awards or recognitions. Our unit has done that by recertifying and by getting awarded the Safety Excellence Streamer,” said Walrath.

Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion acting command sergeant major 1st Sgt. Daniel Munchbach and commander Lt Col. Bryan Walrath pin the Department of the Army Safety Excellence Streamer to the WTB colors during a ceremony July 3, 2014. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Eric Lieber)

Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion acting command sergeant major 1st Sgt. Daniel Munchbach and commander Lt Col. Bryan Walrath pin the Department of the Army Safety Excellence Streamer to the WTB colors during a ceremony July 3, 2014. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Eric Lieber)

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) brings the healing power of planting to Fort Campbell

 

Written by Sgt. Eric Lieber
Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – “This is the first of its kind in Army Medicine” proclaimed Blanchfield Army Community Hospital chief of nutrition care Lt. Col. James Pulliam as more than 20 volunteers used pickaxes, post hole diggers and shovels to break ground May 23rd for a therapeutic garden at the Fort Campbell hospital.

After years of planning, Pulliam, BACH staff and horticultural expert Dana Chango, set their plans in motion to create the first therapeutic horticultural program and garden at an Army medical facility.

A team of volunteers create the Army's first healing garden located within a medical facility's footprint at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital May 23rd, 2014. More than 20 BACH staff members and local community members came together to build the garden, which will be used as therapy for wounded, injured and ill Soldiers while providing organic fruit and vegetables for the hospital's dining facility. (U.S. Army photo by Stacy Rzepka/RELEASED)

A team of volunteers create the Army’s first healing garden located within a medical facility’s footprint at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital May 23rd, 2014. More than 20 BACH staff members and local community members came together to build the garden, which will be used as therapy for wounded, injured and ill Soldiers while providing organic fruit and vegetables for the hospital’s dining facility. (U.S. Army photo by Stacy Rzepka/RELEASED)

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Healing music reaches Fort Campbell Families

 

Written by Sgt. Eric Lieber
Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – The sound of music filled the Fort Campbell Soldier and Family Assistance Center May 15th, 2014 as volunteers taught military children how to communicate through music.

VSA Tennessee, the state organization on art and disability, hosted an afternoon of art and musical activities for wounded, ill and injured Soldiers assigned to the Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion and their Families during National Mental Health Month.

Bob Stagner, a volunteer from the state organization on art and disability VSA Tennessee, teaches children how to communicate through music during a percussion session May 15, 2014 at the Fort Campbell Soldier and Family Assistance Center. "From the children to the Soldiers, everyone felt a great connection and that's what it was all about," said Michell McGilvery, the Child, Youth and School Service liaison for the Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Eric Lieber)

Bob Stagner, a volunteer from the state organization on art and disability VSA Tennessee, teaches children how to communicate through music during a percussion session May 15, 2014 at the Fort Campbell Soldier and Family Assistance Center. “From the children to the Soldiers, everyone felt a great connection and that’s what it was all about,” said Michell McGilvery, the Child, Youth and School Service liaison for the Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Eric Lieber)

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Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital honors it’s first responders during EMS Week

 

EMS personnel provide Aid in Emergencies

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – This week, May 18th through 24th, marks the 40th anniversary of National Emergency Medical Services Week.

EMS Week celebrates the commitment and dedication of the emergency medical technicians and paramedics who daily serve the needs of thousands of people across the nation, often under harsh and trying circumstances.

Emergency Medical Technician Karla Best and Paramedic Teresa Hegerty take inventory of their ambulance equipment  May 21, 2014 to prepare for possible medical emergencies throughout Fort Campbell, Ky. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Eric Lieber)

Emergency Medical Technician Karla Best and Paramedic Teresa Hegerty take inventory of their ambulance equipment May 21, 2014 to prepare for possible medical emergencies throughout Fort Campbell, Ky. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Eric Lieber)

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