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American Red Cross reports Emergency Blood Shortage, donors needed

 

American Red CrossNashville, TN – To help address the current emergency blood shortage, all who come to give blood or platelets with the American Red Cross from now through August 29th will receive a $5.00 Amazon.com Gift Card via email.

Currently, the Red Cross has less than a three-day supply of most blood types available and less than a two-day supply of type O blood.

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American Red Cross faces Blood Emergency, issues urgent call for Blood, Platelet Donors

 

American Red CrossNashville, TN – The American Red Cross now faces a blood shortage following a difficult Fourth of July week for blood and platelet donations and ongoing challenges finding new blood donors, and has issued an emergency call for eligible individuals of all blood types to give now and prevent delays in medical care.

Less than three-day supply of most blood types; new and existing donors called to help save lives. (American Red Cross)

Less than three-day supply of most blood types; new and existing donors called to help save lives. (American Red Cross)

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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’s 2nd Brigade Combat Team Strike staff sharpen skills at Leader Training Program

 

Written by Maj. Ireka Sanders
2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

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

Fort Polk, LA – Before a screaming eagle Soldier can air assault into an objective, staffs have to endure the arduous process of planning. Soldiers from 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) took part in a Leader Training Program here August 4th-11th to train for the “Strike” brigade’s rotation at the Joint Readiness Training Center this fall.

LTP enhances the brigade’s ability to execute the Military Decision Making Process and conduct planning. The staff sections from the brigade, battalions, and squadrons, and specialty company command teams, prepared and executed the tactical operations orders for a JRTC decisive action scenario.

Leaders from 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) go on a reconnaissance of the Fort Polk, La., training area during the Leaders Training Program Aug. 10, 2015. The Leadership Training Program is an eight day training event designed to enhance the brigade's ability to execute the military decision making process (MDMP) and conduct planning. (Maj. Ireka R. Sanders, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs)

Leaders from 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) go on a reconnaissance of the Fort Polk, La., training area during the Leaders Training Program Aug. 10, 2015. The Leadership Training Program is an eight day training event designed to enhance the brigade’s ability to execute the military decision making process (MDMP) and conduct planning. (Maj. Ireka R. Sanders, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs)

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Air Force C Flight/19th Air Support Operations Squadron to conduct training in Downtown Clarksville May 5th-7th

 

Montgomery County TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government would like to alert the public that the Air Force C Flight/19th Air Support Operations Squadron will be conducting some observation training May 5th-7th in downtown and on the roof tops of the Montgomery County Courts Center and Jail.

Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett states, “We are pleased that we could assist in providing the needed training locations for the group. We know the importance of training and are certainly glad that we can be of support to those that risk their lives for us.”

The public may see personnel dressed in training gear, as well as support vehicles, during the hours of noon and 4:00pm each of these days. Please note that this is only a training exercise.

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