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American Red Cross urges blood and platelet donation

 

American Red CrossNashville, TN – This May, the American Red Cross is calling for donors to give blood and platelets regularly to be prepared to meet the needs of patients in emergency situations.

According to the National Trauma Institute, trauma accounts for approximately 41 million emergency department visits and 2 million hospital admissions each year.

Sara Hernandez has been giving platelets since she was 18 years old. (Amanda Romney, American Red Cross)

Sara Hernandez has been giving platelets since she was 18 years old. (Amanda Romney, American Red Cross)

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American Red Cross Winter Blood Shortage reaches Critical Level

 

American Red CrossNashville, TN – Ongoing severe winter weather has more than doubled the number of canceled American Red Cross blood drives and the resulting blood and platelet donation shortfall since earlier this month.

The Red Cross now considers the situation critical and is reissuing an urgent call for blood and platelet donors.

Kavitha Gadiraju gives a whole blood donation. (Amanda Romney, American Red Cross)

Kavitha Gadiraju gives a whole blood donation. (Amanda Romney, American Red Cross)

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Volunteer with Fort Campbell Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers at Manna Café

 

Fort Campbell's Morale, Welfare and Recreation - MWRFort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers (BOSS) volunteers at Manna Café on the third Saturday of each month.

Manna Café is a local soup kitchen where BOSS participants will have a chance to serve, clean and organize the shelves.

Meet at Warrior Zone (3910 Indiana Avenue) at 8:15am.

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Critical Red Cross blood shortage prompts emergency call for donations

 

Give blood or platelets now and help save lives

American Red CrossNashville, TN – The American Red Cross is facing a critical blood shortage and is issuing an emergency call for eligible blood and platelet donors of all blood types to give now and help save lives.

Blood donations have fallen short of expectations for the past two months, resulting in about 61,000 fewer donations than needed and causing a significant draw down of the Red Cross blood supply.

The 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) giving blood drive in support of the local Red Cross at Fort Campbell, KY. (Staff Sgt. Barbara Ospina)

The 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) giving blood drive in support of the local Red Cross at Fort Campbell, KY. (Staff Sgt. Barbara Ospina)

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Fort Campbell Soldiers Remembered by State of Tennessee

 

Tennessee Department of Veterans AffairsNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Department of Veterans Services Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder recognize the service and sacrifice of U.S. Army Sergeant Eric M. Houck, 25, of Baltimore, Maryland, Sergeant William M. Bays, 29, of Barstow, California and Sergeant Dillon C. Baldridge, 22, of Youngsville, North Carolina.

The Fort Campbell soldiers were serving with the 101st Airborne Division in Afghanistan in support of Operation Freedom Sentinel when they were killed on June 10th.

Sgt. Eric M. Houck, Sgt. William M. Bays, and Corporal Dillon C. Baldridge were killed June 10th, 2017 in Afghanistan. «Read the rest of this article»

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Campbell Crossing to host an Open House for DoD Employees, Military Retirees, and DoD Contractors

 

Campbell CrossingFort Campbell, KY – Campbell Crossing, the on-post housing community located on Fort Campbell, KY will be hosting an open house in the McAuliffe Park and Werner Park communities for DoD Employees, Military Retirees, and DoD Contractors.

The open house will take place Saturday, March 18th from 10:00am to 2:00pm at 311-A Neary Street and 2060-A Indiana Avenue.

Campbell Crossing housing community on Fort Campbell

Campbell Crossing housing community on Fort Campbell

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Campbell Crossing at Fort Campbell announces WinningEdge Scholarships Available

 

Campbell CrossingFort Campbell, KY – WinnCompanies, the firm providing property management and maintenance services here at Campbell Crossing, is celebrating more than four decades in business by offering an amazing scholarship opportunity to residents! 

The WinningEdge Scholarship, a key part of our WinnCares program, is now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 school year. 

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American Red Cross critically needs Donors after Winter Weather adds to Severe Blood Shortage

 

American Red CrossNashville, TN – Following several rounds of severe winter weather in many parts of the country, the American Red Cross urges eligible blood and platelet donors to help restock its shelves to overcome a shortage.

Since December 1st, about 300 blood drives across 27 states have been forced to cancel due to inclement winter weather, resulting in more than 10,500 blood and platelet donations going uncollected.

The 5th Special Forces Group donates blood in support of the local Red Cross. (Staff Sgt. Barbara Ospina)

The 5th Special Forces Group donates blood in support of the local Red Cross. (Staff Sgt. Barbara Ospina)

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Fort Campbell MWR to hold Right Arm Night at Warrior Zone

 

Fort Campbell's Morale, Welfare and Recreation - MWRFort Campbell, KY – On Friday, August 26th, Fort Campbell MWR will hold Right Arm Night at the Warrior Zone from 4:30pm until 7:00pm.

Let’s bring back the tradition! Right Arm Night is a time for social interaction with the various levels of leadership on Fort Campbell. Get to know your team members across the installation.

Who should attend? Platoon Leaders and above with their counterpart NCOs.

Free tasting by Budweiser. Snacks provided courtesy of our sponsors.

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Army Birthday Celebration at Fort Campbell’s Warrior Zone

 

Fort Campbell's Morale, Welfare and Recreation - MWRFort Campbell, KY – On Tuesday, May 14th, join MWR in celebrating the 241st Army Birthday with cake and a $2.41 special personal pan pizza and soda combo (while supplies last). The event starts at 11:00am.

The Warrior Zone is a high energy entertainment and recreation facility with fully equipped video gaming stations, arcade games, pool tables, flat screen televisions, two complete theaters with 12 leather recliners with built in butt kickers, free wi-fi and no cover charge.

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