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Fort Campbell statement regarding October 22nd Leaf Chronicle article on “Clarksville Base”


Fort Campbell, KYFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFriday’s Clarksville Leaf Chronicle article on Clarksville Base contained misleading and erroneous information. Despite implications to the contrary, and contrary to what is stated in the headline, new contaminants have not been discovered at Clarksville Base.

Fort Campbell received control of Clarksville Base/The Birdcage from the U.S. Navy in 1969, following 20 years of Navy use. In 1970, a series of studies began to determine the levels of contamination present in each structure on the base. For the past decade, information on levels of contamination has been publicly available through a variety of resources, including the Hopkinsville, KY public library. «Read the rest of this article»

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