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City of Clarksville wins 2018 City Livability Award

 

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City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville has earned recognition in the 2018 City Livability Awards Program during the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ 86th Annual Meeting in Boston,MA.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan and the City received an award Saturday for its Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion Education and Employment Initiative, which assists soldiers separating from service early because of illness or injury with education and training to help them find jobs as they transition into civilian life.

Susan Moulton, left, with Waste Management Inc., presented a City Livability Award to Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan and Chief of Staff Heather Fleming during the U.S.Conference of Mayors annual conference Saturday.

Susan Moulton, left, with Waste Management Inc., presented a City Livability Award to Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan and Chief of Staff Heather Fleming during the U.S.Conference of Mayors annual conference Saturday.

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Fort Campbell WTB Soldiers Sgt. John Weasner and Maj. Adam Ziegler to compete in 2018 Warrior Games

 

Written by Maria Yager
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Public Affairs

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Two Soldiers assigned to the Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion were selected to compete in the 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games, June 1st–9th, 2018 at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

“It’s very exciting to have two of our Soldiers competing in the Warrior Games this year. Our adaptive reconditioning team works with all our wounded, ill and injured Soldiers to help them maximize their full potential in physical activities to reach optimal health and wellness,” said Lt. Col. Shawn Butler, Fort Campbell WTB commander.

Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion soldiers Sgt. John Weasner (right) and Maj. Adam Ziegler (left) to play in 2018 Warrior Games 2018 U.S. Department of Defense Warrior Games.

Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion soldiers Sgt. John Weasner (right) and Maj. Adam Ziegler (left) to play in 2018 Warrior Games 2018 U.S. Department of Defense Warrior Games.

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Team brings special guest to Northeast Middle School

 

Written by Maria Yager
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Public Affairs

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – It was puppy love when volunteers from Blanchfield Army Community Hospital brought a therapy dog to visit students at Clarksville, Tennessee’s Northeast Middle School recently.

Samson, an English Labrador Retriever, and his handler, Blanchfield pathology technician and Army retiree, Angela Barnett, volunteer through a local organization dedicated to providing animal assisted therapy and animal assisted activity. They typically visit nursing homes, senior centers, hospices, schools, camps, and assisted living centers to provide comfort and smiles.

After reading the text, a Northeast Middle School student shows therapy dog Samson pictures from a book. Blanchfield Army Community Hospital pathology technician and animal assisted therapy volunteer Angela Barnett brought her therapy dog Samson to a recent visit with the hospital's Partners in Education school recently. Students took turns reading stories to Samson and learned about the differences between a service dog and a therapy dog. (U.S. Army photo by Maria Yager)

After reading the text, a Northeast Middle School student shows therapy dog Samson pictures from a book. Blanchfield Army Community Hospital pathology technician and animal assisted therapy volunteer Angela Barnett brought her therapy dog Samson to a recent visit with the hospital’s Partners in Education school recently. Students took turns reading stories to Samson and learned about the differences between a service dog and a therapy dog. (U.S. Army photo by Maria Yager)

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Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion Soldiers discover healing qualities of Music

 

Written by Maria Yager
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Public Affairs

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – For some Soldiers at Fort Campbell’s Warrior Transition Battalion practicing music is an enjoyable activity to help heal their wounds and soothe their minds.

A musical instruction program sponsored by the battalion’s occupational therapy team partners participating wounded, ill and injured Soldiers with members of the 101st Airborne Division Band and volunteers within the community.

Spc. Walter Reuter, a pianist with the 101st Airborne Division Band, helps Lt. Col. Arnaldo Huertas, a Soldier with the Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion, play through a challenging section of a song during a music lesson, Feb. 1. The battalion's Occupational Therapy department partners with the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Band to provide musical instruction to Soldiers at the WTB. (U.S. Army photo by Maria Yager)

Spc. Walter Reuter, a pianist with the 101st Airborne Division Band, helps Lt. Col. Arnaldo Huertas, a Soldier with the Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion, play through a challenging section of a song during a music lesson, Feb. 1. The battalion’s Occupational Therapy department partners with the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Band to provide musical instruction to Soldiers at the WTB. (U.S. Army photo by Maria Yager)

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Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion helps CSM Jerome Wren Navigate Life’s Unexpected Path

 

Written by Annette P. Gomes
U.S. Army Warrior Care and Transition

U.S. Army Warrior Care and TransitionArlington, VA – As a policy maker and administrator in the Army, Command Sgt. Maj. Jerome Wren never expected to end up in a Warrior Transition Battalion.

“During my 32-year career I have accumulated a few bumps and bruises, but I have always been able to bounce back or as we say in the Army, suck it up and drive on,” Wren said.

Known to push himself to the limit in the past, Wren says it was time to listen to his body.

CSM Jerome Wren takes a spin on his exercise bike during a routine workout. (CSM Jerome Wren)

CSM Jerome Wren takes a spin on his exercise bike during a routine workout. (CSM Jerome Wren)

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Army Athletes arrive at the 2017 DoD Warrior Games

 

Written by Whitney Delbridge Nichels
Warrior Care and Transition

U.S. ArmyChicago, IL – Excitement filled the air as buses full of athletes rolled into the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place in downtown Chicago, escorted by Patriot Guard riders and American flags.

It was a fitting entrance for Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and the United States Special Operations Command service members hoping to represent their teams in a big way as they compete in wheelchair basketball, sitting volleyball, track, field, cycling, swimming, shooting and archery at the 2017 DoD Warrior Games hosted by the United States Navy.

Army athletes Col. Daniel Dudek (left) and Sgt. 1st Class David Iuli arrive at the 2017 DoD Warrior Games in Chicago. (U.S. Army photo by Corrie Poland)

Army athletes Col. Daniel Dudek (left) and Sgt. 1st Class David Iuli arrive at the 2017 DoD Warrior Games in Chicago. (U.S. Army photo by Corrie Poland)

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Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion Soldier prepares to make his transition

 

Written by Leejay Lockhart
Fort Campbell Public Affairs Office

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Specialist Avery Harbin, a Soldier assigned to the Warrior Transition Battalion, confidently shook hands and spoke with many of the 73 civilian job recruiters at the Soldier for Life-Transition Assistance Program and Army Community Service’s Employment Readiness Program International and National job fair Wednesday at Cole Park Commons.

Harbin also prepared for the job fair featuring 73 local and regional employers on March 23rd, 2017.

He will leave the Army at the end August, but he has already started preparing for his transition. Harbin said he feels confident he will be able to find employment allowing him to eventually reach his long-term goals of going to college for graphic design and business management as well as becoming an entrepreneur.

Specialist Avery Harbin, a Soldier assigned to the Warrior Transition Battalion, participates in a mock interview with local business and political leaders March 16, 2017, at Fort Campbell. On Harbin’s panel was Jim Durrett, Montgomery County, mayor, Mariah Carey, human resources director with Lowes and Connie Freeman, executive assistant to the chief executive officer at 1st Advantage Bank. (Leejay Lockhart, Fort Campbell Public Affairs Office)

Specialist Avery Harbin, a Soldier assigned to the Warrior Transition Battalion, participates in a mock interview with local business and political leaders March 16, 2017, at Fort Campbell. On Harbin’s panel was Jim Durrett, Montgomery County, mayor, Mariah Carey, human resources director with Lowes and Connie Freeman, executive assistant to the chief executive officer at 1st Advantage Bank. (Leejay Lockhart, Fort Campbell Public Affairs Office)

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Lt. Col. Lyle Finley takes command of Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion

 

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital commander Col. Telita Crosland depicted great confidence in Lt. Col. Lyle “Chip” Finley during the Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion assumption of command ceremony Friday morning at the former non-commissioned officer parade field that sits across from the Warrior Transition Battalion complex.

Crosland said, “Chip is a proven leader, in and out of uniform. He brings with him a unique perspective as a former MI (military intelligence) officer to our formation. I’m confident that this perspective will not only inspire but bring meaningful and impactful results.”

Lt. Col. Lyle "Chip" Finley assumes Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion Command July 10th. (BACH)

Lt. Col. Lyle “Chip” Finley assumes Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion Command July 10th. (BACH)

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Fort Campbell community bids farewell to Warrior Transition Battalion Commander

 

Written by David E. Gillespie
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – The Warrior Transition Battalion served as a fitting backdrop from an adjacent parade field Thursday morning as Lt. Col. Bryan J. Walrath ceremoniously relinquished his position after serving as the unit’s commander for the last two years.

Under Walrath’s leadership, the battalion garnered many notable accolades, including earning an Army Superior Unit Award, as well as an Army Safety streamer two years running.

During a relinquishment of command ceremony Thursday, Lt. Col. Bryan J. Walrath accepts the Warrior Transition Battalion colors from Command Sgt. Maj. Staci Rea. The battalion's executive officer, Maj. Jamey Turner will serve as interim commander. (U.S. Army photo by David E. Gillespie)

During a relinquishment of command ceremony Thursday, Lt. Col. Bryan J. Walrath accepts the Warrior Transition Battalion colors from Command Sgt. Maj. Staci Rea. The battalion’s executive officer, Maj. Jamey Turner will serve as interim commander. (U.S. Army photo by David E. Gillespie)

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Montgomery County Government announces John Clement to intern as Military Affairs Administrator

 

Montgomery County TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Mayor’s Office is pleased to announce Chief Warrant Officer 3 John Clement will be serving as the County’s Military Affairs Administrator through an internship program.

Chief Clement has flown numerous Air Assault and Medical Evacuation (Medevac) missions in Iraq and Afghanistan, served as a maintenance test pilot and most recently served as the Officer in Charge (OIC) for the Adaptive Reconditioning Program for Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion.

Chief Warrant Officer 3 John Clement

Chief Warrant Officer 3 John Clement

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