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Austin Peay State University partners with Fort Campbell in northern long-eared bat, white-nose syndrome study

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Department of Biology is partnering with Fort Campbell, Kentucky, in an Intergovernmental Support Agreement (IGSA) to survey the base for endangered bat species.

In the partnership, Fort Campbell provides funding for Dr. Catherine Haase, an assistant biology professor, three of her graduate students and their equipment.

Austin Peay State University team: Sarah Zirkle, from the left, Sarah Krueger, Trevor Walker and Dr. Catherine Haase have been researching bats at Fort Campbell since July. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University team: Sarah Zirkle, from the left, Sarah Krueger, Trevor Walker and Dr. Catherine Haase have been researching bats at Fort Campbell since July. (APSU)

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101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell to host Week of the Eagles, June 21st-25th, 2021

 

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Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Mark your calendars.

Soldiers and civilians of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell are excited to host Family members, community members, veterans and distinguished guests on Fort Campbell in celebration of the 2021 Week of the Eagles, June 21st-25th.

Event details will be released as we finalize plans.

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital physical therapists’ research on knee pain may aid recovery

 

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)Fort Campbell, KY – Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome, or PFPS, is a treatable condition commonly found in young adults, including service members, who participate in sports and physical activity.

The condition describes pain of the front of the knee and around the knee cap and is commonly referred to as runner’s knee.

“PFPS is a common musculoskeletal disorder among military service members that causes knee pain, quadriceps strength loss, and impaired motor performance in otherwise healthy individuals,” said Dr. Lee Webb, a physical therapist at BACH’s LaPointe Soldier Medical Home.

Research assistant, Kayla Enochs, directs BACH physical therapist Dr. Lee Webb, to raise his leg during a physical therapy session demonstrating exercises performed by Soldiers enrolled in a research study at BACH. Physical therapists at BACH partnered in a research project aimed at finding effective methods to treat service members with patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS), or runner’s knee. (BACH)

Research assistant, Kayla Enochs, directs BACH physical therapist Dr. Lee Webb, to raise his leg during a physical therapy session demonstrating exercises performed by Soldiers enrolled in a research study at BACH. Physical therapists at BACH partnered in a research project aimed at finding effective methods to treat service members with patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS), or runner’s knee. (BACH)

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101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade to deploy

 

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Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) announces today the upcoming deployment of the 101st Division Sustainment Brigade (Lifeliners) to Kuwait.

More than 200 Soldiers will deploy to the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility to conduct mission command operations and provide intra-theater logistical support.

“Command Sgt. Maj. Kevin Campbell and I are extremely humbled to serve alongside these incredible men and women in such a storied division. Our Division Sustainment Brigade warriors are highly trained, disciplined and fit,” said Col. Peter L. Gilbert, commander, 101st Division Sustainment Brigade.

Soldiers of 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Division (Air Assault. (Spc. Beverly Roche, 40th Public Affairs Detachment)

Soldiers of 101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade, 101st Division (Air Assault. (Spc. Beverly Roche, 40th Public Affairs Detachment)

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Help kids kick Cancer by giving blood with the American Red Cross

 

Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts partner to raise awareness of childhood cancers, offer free haircut coupon to donors in September

American Red CrossNashville, TN – During Childhood Cancer Awareness Month this September, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood to support kids, teens and young adults battling cancer, as well as others in need of transfusions.

The National Cancer Institute estimates that more than 15,000 children and adolescents in the U.S. are diagnosed with cancer each year. Childhood cancer patients may need blood products on a regular basis during chemotherapy, surgery or treatment for complications.

American Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts partner to raise awareness of childhood cancers, offer free haircut coupon to donors in September. (Sharon Penn/American Red Cross)

American Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts partner to raise awareness of childhood cancers, offer free haircut coupon to donors in September. (Sharon Penn/American Red Cross)

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Fort Campbell to host “Light up the Night” Candlelit Walk, Vigil, September 10th

 

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)Fort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH), Fort Campbell Army Community Service and Morale, Welfare, and Recreation will host “Light up the Night”, a candlelight walk and vigil, September 10th at 7:30pm in the hospital’s parking lot, between the A and E buildings.

The event is hosted in conjunction with the Army’s observance of National Suicide Prevention Month.

“We encourage everyone within the community to come out and support the walk,” said 1st Lt. Anthony Priest, BACH social work intern who organized this year’s event. “We will have an array of support at the event if anyone needs to talk or seek help.”

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital on Fort Campbell, KY. (U.S. Army photo by Fred Holly)

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital on Fort Campbell, KY. (U.S. Army photo by Fred Holly)

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Blanchfield Army Community Hospital to observe Labor Day, Fort Campbell DONSA

 

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)Fort Campbell, KY – In observance of the Labor Day federal holiday, Monday, September 7th, 2020 Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) outpatient services, including outpatient pharmacies, will be closed.

BACH Emergency Center, labor and delivery, inpatient services and supporting emergency services remain open 24/7.

The COVID Clinic and Triage Line will remain open on the holiday.

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) to observe Labor Day Monday, September 2nd

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) to observe Labor Day Monday, September 7th.

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Two Students from Fort Campbell receive Lendlease 2020 BlueStar Scholarships

 

LendleaseNashville, TN Lendlease today announced the graduating high school seniors and college students who each received up to $5,000 to further their education through its BlueStar Scholarship Program.

Launched in 2012, the Lendlease BlueStar Scholarship Program, sponsored by Lendlease (US) Community Fund, has committed more than $968,000 to the sons and daughters of military service members who live in Lendlease’s military housing communities throughout the United States, including $135,000 awarded this year.

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Fort Campbell begins Major Home Construction, Renovation of on base Housing

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – To deliver on its commitment to improve Family housing U.S. Army Garrison-Fort Campbell in partnership with Campbell Crossing-Lendlease has developed a plan for major home construction and renovation in the next five years as part of the long-term goal to replace legacy housing with quality homes for Soldiers and Families assigned to Fort Campbell.

Campbell Crossing-Leadlease recently received the Army’s approval for the $87.4 million five-year development plan that includes the construction of 144 new junior enlisted units, the renovation of 170 multiplex units and the demolition of 250 homes in LaPointe Village.

Brandon Barfield, Campbell Crossing-Lendlease maintenance worker, prepares to install kitchen counters in a home in Pierce Village before new residents move in. U.S. Army Garrison-Fort Campbell in partnership with Campbell Crossing-Lendlease has developed a plan for major home construction and renovation in the next five years as part of the long-term goal to replace legacy housing with quality homes for Soldiers and Families assigned to Fort Campbell. (Emily LaForme, Fort Campbell Courier)

Brandon Barfield, Campbell Crossing-Lendlease maintenance worker, prepares to install kitchen counters in a home in Pierce Village before new residents move in. U.S. Army Garrison-Fort Campbell in partnership with Campbell Crossing-Lendlease has developed a plan for major home construction and renovation in the next five years as part of the long-term goal to replace legacy housing with quality homes for Soldiers and Families assigned to Fort Campbell. (Emily LaForme, Fort Campbell Courier)

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101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell to hold next Virtual Town Hall on COVID-19, August 25th

 

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Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell will hold a virtual town hall meeting Tuesday, August 25th, 2020 at 6:00pm to discuss topics related to COVID-19 Coronavirus.

Maj. Gen. Brian Winski, commanding general, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell, will lead the discussion. Additional division and garrison leaders and medical experts will contribute.

The town hall will be live-streamed on the Fort Campbell Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/FortCampbell.

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