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Great niece of hospital’s namesake visits Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital

 

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – The great niece of Col. Florence Blanchfield, Vicki Blanchfield, visited Blanchfield Army Community Hospital in late April for the first time since its opening in September 1982.

Col. Telita Crosland, hospital commander, provided a tour for Blanchfield and her husband who were visiting Tennessee for a family reunion in Nashville. Traveling from their home in Orlando, FL, the two decided to extend their travel a day to visit the hospital and tour the facility.

Vicki Blanchfield, great niece of Col. Florence Blanchfield, toured Blanchfield Army Community Hospital.

Vicki Blanchfield, great niece of Col. Florence Blanchfield, toured Blanchfield Army Community Hospital.

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Fort Campbell Independence Day Celebration

 

Fort Campbell's Morale, Welfare and Recreation - MWRFort Campbell, KY – On Monday, July 4th, Fort Campbell Morale Welfare & Recreation (MWR) and USAA invites everyone to join them at the carnival starting at 1:00pm.

Enjoy the rides, games and yummy carnival food then relax on the grass to enjoy our free Salute to the Nation, Air Assault Demonstration, Concert featuring Adley Stump with Tristan McIntosh, and Fireworks! Blankets and chairs are welcome.

Glass bottles, cans, pets, outside alcohol or personal weapons are not permitted.

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Fort Campbell Soldier Diandre Mosley uses art to express himself

 

Written by Sgt. Neysa Canfield
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public

101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – Self-expression is used to express one’s own feelings, thoughts or ideas. Whether it is through music, writing, art or dance it can be fascinating to experience.

Pfc. Diandre L. Mosley, a unit supply specialist with 58th Signal Company, 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), knows exactly that feeling as he expresses himself through his artwork.

Pfc. Diandre L. Mosley, a unit supply specialist with 58th Signal Company, 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), stands in front of his artwork that is displayed at the Downtown Artists Co-op, Clarksville, TN. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield)

Pfc. Diandre L. Mosley, a unit supply specialist with 58th Signal Company, 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), stands in front of his artwork that is displayed at the Downtown Artists Co-op, Clarksville, TN. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield)

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Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital now offers convenient Audio Appointments

 

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – In an effort to improve the delivery of Primary Care to Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) beneficiaries, the primary care Army Medical Homes began offering a limited number of Audio Appointments on weekdays.

Audio Appointments allow patients an opportunity to address specific medical concerns with a provider over the phone, at a scheduled time, as opposed to showing up in person for an appointment within their medical home.

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital now offers weekday Audio Appointments

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital now offers weekday Audio Appointments

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Marsha Blackburn Works to Fund Our Military, Fort Campbell

 

Congressman Marsha Blackburn

U.S. Congress

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) applauded passage of H.R. 5293—the Department of Defense Appropriations Act for FY 2017.

“As our nation faces unprecedented threats at home and abroad, we must ensure our military men and women have the necessary funding for mission success.”

“The Department of Defense Apportions Act prioritizes military training and readiness while also meeting the needs of our troops at home by funding a 2.1% pay raise, $450 million for medical facility upgrades, $407 million for medical research and $296 million for sexual assault prevention and response.”

U.S. Congressman Marsha Blackburn

U.S. Congressman Marsha Blackburn

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Fort Campbell Lifeliner NCO Montaqua Austin finds passion in bodybuilding

 

Written by Sgt. Neysa Canfield
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – The crowd cheers as Montaqua G. Austin steps on stage. The layers of lotion and spray give her a polished look as she steps underneath the stage lights. As she turns for the judges and poses, you can see definition of her muscles.

For Austin, a Sgt.1st Class and the master resiliency coordinator for the 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), the passion for competing began one year ago.

Sgt. 1st Class Montaqua G. Austin, the master resiliency coordinator for the 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), poses for the judges during her most recent competition. (Courtesy Photo)

Sgt. 1st Class Montaqua G. Austin, the master resiliency coordinator for the 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), poses for the judges during her most recent competition. (Courtesy Photo)

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Blue Spaders first in Regiment History to deploy as 101st Airborne Screaming Eagles

 

Written by 1st Lt. Daniel Johnson
2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

2nd Brigade Combat Team - StrikeFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Taji, Iraq – As the sun shone down on their heads in Taji, Iraq, the Soldiers of Company D, 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Strike, stood ready. For some, this moment had come once, or twice before.

For a large number of the Soldiers however, this would be their first time. In a few minutes, they would don a Screaming Eagle on their right shoulder.

“Do not take it lightly what this patching ceremony means,” said Capt. Justin Shaw, the commander of Co. D. “You’re setting the standard.”

Cpt. Justin Shaw, center, commander of Company D, 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Strike, shakes the hands of Soldiers of Company D after their patching ceremony June 3, 2016, in Taji, Iraq. Soldiers are allowed to wear the patch for the rest of their careers, signifying service in a theater of combat operations with the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). (1st Lt. Daniel Johnson)

Cpt. Justin Shaw, center, commander of Company D, 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, Task Force Strike, shakes the hands of Soldiers of Company D after their patching ceremony June 3, 2016, in Taji, Iraq. Soldiers are allowed to wear the patch for the rest of their careers, signifying service in a theater of combat operations with the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). (1st Lt. Daniel Johnson)

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Fort Campbell to conduct Gate 4 Memorialization Ceremony

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – On June 28th, Fort Campbell will hold a memorialization ceremony in honor of Clarissa Ann Jackson “T.C.” Freeman. Gate 4 will be renamed and dedicated to her during the ceremony that will begin at 10:00am.

Freeman passed away May 19th after a long battle with pulmonary fibrosis. She was 83. Known to most as T.C., she was a staunch lifelong advocate for the Army, specifically Fort Campbell Soldiers and their Families. Considered by those who knew her as a force to be reckoned with, T.C. was a powerful force for change at both state and national levels and a tireless advocate for the Army.

Entrance sign near the incoming lane outside of Gate 4 at Fort Campbell, KY. Fort Campbell is home to the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) "Screaming Eagles". (Sam Shore)

Entrance sign near the incoming lane outside of Gate 4 at Fort Campbell, KY. Fort Campbell is home to the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) “Screaming Eagles”. (Sam Shore)

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Fort Campbell to host Family Day June 10th

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – On Friday, June 10th, 2016, the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell will host a Family Day full of activities, events, vendors and fun for Soldiers, Family members and Veterans at the Sabalauski Air Assault School. The event will be from 9:00am until 4:00pm.

Visitors will be able to tour TSAAS facilities and observe rappel and fast-rope insertion extraction system (FRIES) demonstrations throughout the day. There will be activities for children of all ages, to include bounce houses and access to the famed O-Course.

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101st Airborne Division Veterans, Service Members remember at Currahee Memorial

 

Written by Staff Sgt. Timothy Moore
86th Airlift Wing

United States Air ForceBeuzeville au Plain, France – U.S. Airmen, Soldiers, veterans and French citizens gathered June 1st , 2016 the Currahee Memorial in the Normandy region to pay their respects to the men who died at the crash site on D-Day near Beuzeville au Plain, France.

In attendance for the ceremony, part of the 72nd annual commemoration of the Invasion of Normandy in 1944, were Soldiers from the historic 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, and Airmen from the 86th Airlift Wing at Ramstein Air Base, Germany.

French children place flowers at the Currahee Memorial in Beuzeville au Plain, France, June 1, 2016. More than 380 service members from Europe and affiliated D-Day historical units are participating in the 72nd anniversary as part of Joint Task Force D-Day 72. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Timothy Moore)

French children place flowers at the Currahee Memorial in Beuzeville au Plain, France, June 1, 2016. More than 380 service members from Europe and affiliated D-Day historical units are participating in the 72nd anniversary as part of Joint Task Force D-Day 72. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Timothy Moore)

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