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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital holds Change of Command Ceremony for new Commander

 

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)Fort Campbell, KY – On June 17th, 2019 at the Fort Campbell Family Resource Center, Tennessee-native Col. Patrick T. Birchfield assumed command of Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) and the U.S. Army Medical Department Activity Fort Campbell during a change of command ceremony.

Birchfield replaced Col. Anthony McQueen, who led efforts to transform BACH’s medical support to units from the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell, enabling the medical readiness of more than 90 percent of their Soldiers for deployment, and providing access to care for more than 73,000 beneficiaries.

Col. Anthony McQueen relinquishes command of U.S. Army Medical Department Activity-Fort Campbell to Col. Patrick Birchfield during a change of command ceremony June 17. Brig. Gen. Michael J. Talley, Deputy Commanding General of Regional Health Command-Atlantic, passes the hospital colors to Birchfield, symbolizing the transfer of command responsibility. (David E. Gillespie)

Col. Anthony McQueen relinquishes command of U.S. Army Medical Department Activity-Fort Campbell to Col. Patrick Birchfield during a change of command ceremony June 17. Brig. Gen. Michael J. Talley, Deputy Commanding General of Regional Health Command-Atlantic, passes the hospital colors to Birchfield, symbolizing the transfer of command responsibility. (David E. Gillespie)

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital outpatient schedule for holiday weekend, Baby Expo Friday

 

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)Fort Campbell, KY – In observance of Memorial Day, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) follow a holiday schedule Monday, May 27th. All outpatient medical homes, specialty clinics and pharmacies will be closed; however, the hospital remains open 24/7 for emergency services, inpatient care and labor and delivery services.

BACH Soldier and Family Centered Medical Homes will operate on Day of No Scheduled Activity Friday, May 24th with the Soldiers’ primary care being offered at LaPointe Soldier Centered Medical Home and Family primary care services offered at Air Assault Family Medical Home within the hospital.

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital expecting moms receive visit from USO Special Delivery pregnancy, parenting author Heidi Murkoff

 

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)Fort Campbell, KY – Heidi Murkoff,Best-selling author of the pregnancy and parenting “What to Expect” book series,  visited new and expecting mothers at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH), May 6th, 2019 in conjunction with her USO Special Delivery Baby Shower and Reunion on Fort Campbell.

“This is our seventh year of doing Special Delivery Baby Showers, which we do around the world — Korea, Guam, Fort Campbell — you name it,” said Murkoff.

The USO Special Delivery Baby Shower tour has visited 35 military installations, giving military moms of newborns and moms-to-be an afternoon of traditional baby shower games, camaraderie, gifts and a question and answer period with Murkoff.

Best-selling author of the pregnancy and parenting "What to Expect" book series, Heidi Murkoff, talks with Army spouse, Courtney Crocker, during a Centering Pregnancy session at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, May 6. Murkoff visited BACH in conjunction with her USO Special Delivery Baby Shower and Reunion on Fort Campbell. (U.S. Army photo by Maria Yager)

Best-selling author of the pregnancy and parenting “What to Expect” book series, Heidi Murkoff, talks with Army spouse, Courtney Crocker, during a Centering Pregnancy session at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, May 6. Murkoff visited BACH in conjunction with her USO Special Delivery Baby Shower and Reunion on Fort Campbell. (U.S. Army photo by Maria Yager)

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital to host Baby Steps Baby Expo, May 24th

 

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)Fort Campbell, KY – The second annual Baby Steps Baby Expo will be held by Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) on May 24th, 2019 from 10:00am to 1:00pm at Fort Campbell’s Family Resource Center.

“We’re very excited to bring this expo to Fort Campbell again. The Baby Expo is an educational fair that allows families to be connected with community resources here at Fort Campbell and the surrounding city-community,” said Sgt. Luz Gomez, non-commissioned officer in charge of BACH’s Mother Baby Unit and a return member of the Baby Expo planning committee.

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital announces outpatient Memorial Day holiday schedule, Hosts Baby Expo

 

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Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – In honor of the national observance of Memorial Day, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) personnel will observe the federal holiday Monday, May 28th.

All medical homes (primary care clinics) and pharmacies will be closed. Hospital staff members will continue to provide acute and emergency medical care 24 hours a day, seven days a week through the Emergency Department and inpatient services.

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Fort Campbell Newcomers brief important first step: Soldiers, spouses can benefit from program introductions

 

Written by Leejay Lockhart
Fort Campbell Public Affairs Office

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – When Soldiers arrive at Fort Campbell they begin their in-processing at the 1st Lt. J. Robert Kalsu Replacement Company and most spend their first Thursday attending a newcomers brief at the Family Resource Center.

Connie Silk, Army Community Service supervisor for Information and Referral and Relocation Readiness, said normally there are about 150 to 200 Soldiers who attend the weekly brief and if a Soldier is married their spouse also is invited to attend.

Fort Campbell’s orientation program normally starts about 8:30am and lasts until about 3:00pm. The purpose of the newcomers’ brief is to set out standards and expectations for Soldiers and to connect them and their Families to resources Fort Campbell offers, Silk said.

Chaplain (Col.) John Murphy, garrison chaplain, addresses Soldiers at the newcomers brief Feb. 16, 2017, at the Family Resource Center. During the brief Soldiers and their spouses learn about expectations and resources available to them at Fort Campbell. (Leejay Lockhart, Fort Campbell Public Affairs Office)

Chaplain (Col.) John Murphy, garrison chaplain, addresses Soldiers at the newcomers brief Feb. 16, 2017, at the Family Resource Center. During the brief Soldiers and their spouses learn about expectations and resources available to them at Fort Campbell. (Leejay Lockhart, Fort Campbell Public Affairs Office)

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101st Airborne Division Lifeliners bolster NCOs through professional development on Fort Campbell

 

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

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Fort Campbell, KY – Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Perry, senior enlisted leader advisor for 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), and senior noncommissioned officers in the brigade conducted their quarterly leader professional development training on Fort Campbell, KY, June 15th.

The daylong event kicked off with a four-mile run, which started at the Division headquarters building. Sgt. 1st Class David M. Taylor, a recent graduate of Master Fitness Trainer course, made sure NCOs were warmed up for the run by conducting Physical Readiness Training warm up drills.

Retired Army Capt. Clause “Dutch” Mann, a 92 year old World War II and Korean War veteran, speaks to the senior noncommissioned officers of the 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), during their NCO call at the Smokehouse on Fort Campbell, Ky., June 15, 2016. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield)

Retired Army Capt. Clause “Dutch” Mann, a 92 year old World War II and Korean War veteran, speaks to the senior noncommissioned officers of the 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), during their NCO call at the Smokehouse on Fort Campbell, Ky., June 15, 2016. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield)

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101st Airborne Division “Strike” spouses bring Performance Triad home

 

Written by Staff Sgt. Sierra Fown
2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs

2nd Brigade Combat Team - StrikeFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – The 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) held a “spark your inner fire” workshop, September 30th, at the Family Resource Center here.

The event aimed to educate Strike Family Members on the Performance Triad, an Army-wide initiative to ensure Soldiers and their families are provided tools and information to lead a healthier lifestyle.

Started in 2013 by the U.S. Army Medical Command, the performance triad aims to optimize performance by emphasizing the importance of three components – sleep, activity and nutrition.

Family members with the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) pose for a photo during the “spark your inner fire” workshop at the Family Resource Center, Sept. 30, 2015. (U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sierra A. Fown, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs)

Family members with the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) pose for a photo during the “spark your inner fire” workshop at the Family Resource Center, Sept. 30, 2015. (U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Sierra A. Fown, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs)

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Fort Campbell reports Temporary Closure of Gate 1, Lee Road Area

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – On September 28th, Fort Campbell Gate 1 and Lee Road area will be closed due to lane-widening and other construction activities. The Fort Campbell Directorate of Public Works anticipates a 60-day temporary closure of Gate 1 to facilitate a timely execution of roadway improvements.

Included in the construction project are improvements on Gate 1, widening of Lee Road from Bastogne Avenue to 101st Airborne Division Road, improvements to the Family Resource Center overflow parking lot and the addition of a roundabout. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Chamber of Commerce announces Fort Campbell Community Listening Session set for January 20th, 2015

 

Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – Fort Campbell, in cooperation with local communities, will host a listening session for concerned citizens regarding the recent findings associated with the Supplemental Programmatic Environmental Assessment (SPEA) on January 20th, 2015 from 6:00pm-8:30pm at the Fort Campbell Family Resource Center (FRC), 1501 William C. Lee Road. «Read the rest of this article»

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