Topic: Fort Campbell Post Exchange
Fort Campbell, KY – In honor of Military Survivor Appreciation Week, the 101st Airborne Division and Fort Campbell Survivor Outreach Services will display more than 7,000 boots on the lawn of the Division Headquarters and hold a Division Run for the Fallen.
The boots will be on display October 15th through October 18th and have been collected from military service members across Fort Campbell and abroad. Each boot is adorned with a photo of an active duty service member who has died while serving since September 11th, 2001.
This display of combat boots, designed by Morale, Welfare and Recreation engineer Thomas Kirkham, honors the memories and sacrifice of the brave military men and women who gave their lives while serving our country and is arranged to be reminiscent of Arlington National Cemetery.
Fort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell is scheduled to host their semi-annual Drug Take Back event Saturday, September 26th. Members of the Fort Campbell community are encouraged to dispose of expired, unused or unwanted prescription drugs from 10:00am to 2:00pm inside the Fort Campbell Main Post Exchange mall.
The semi-annual Drug Take Back Day is a collaborative effort by Fort Campbell Military Police, Army Substance Abuse Program, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Pharmacy, and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).
Fort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s (BACH) patient care teams expect Fort Campbell to begin providing the flu vaccine to families within the Patient-Centered Medical Homes early October.
Preventive medicine staff members have worked with other BACH staff to offer the vaccine in multiple venues again this year.
Fort Campbell, KY – A winter storm is expected to hit Fort Campbell beginning Wednesday and continuing for the remainder of the week. Please take the necessary steps to provide for the safety and welfare of yourself and your Family.
After the precipitation has stopped around Thursday morning at 6:00am, temperatures are expected to remain between 2 to 34 degrees for the next 48 hours.
Expect dangerous road conditions during this period. «Read the rest of this article»
Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital promotes Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder awareness
Written by Megan Broadnax
Fort Campbell, KY – Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s behavioral health team has diligently been promoting post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) awareness to the Fort Campbell community this week.
The awareness events culminate on National PTSD Awareness Day Friday, June 27th as chief of behavioral health Maj. Joe Wise and Blanchfield Army Community Hospital commander Col. George N. Appenzeller spoke to staff and patients about PTSD at 11:30am in the hospital’s “A” building entrance lobby.
Vaccine coming to BACH medical homes
Fort Campbell, KY – For the first time in Fort Campbell history, Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s Preventive Medicine team will offer the influenza vaccine to all TRICARE beneficiaries with a military ID card at two Fort Campbell locations, the Post Exchange and the Commissary.
The vaccine is expected to arrive at Fort Campbell during the next week and become available within BACH medical homes very soon. «Read the rest of this article»
Fort Campbell, KY – On Sunday, August 12th the Fort Campbell Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation will be holding their Week of the Eagles 2012 Car Show at the Post Exchange parking lot from 4:00pm-8:00pm.
There will be six classes of cars competing for prizes: Classic, muscle, patriotic, customized, imported, and 4×4 truck. Trophies will be awarded for the top three in each class; best in show; and fan favorite. «Read the rest of this article»
Fort Campbell, KY – Do you think your car or truck is awesome? Now is your chance to show it off. Plan to bring it to the Week of the Eagles Car Show, August 12th at the Post Exchange parking lot here from 4:00pm-8:00pm.
Presented by the Fort Campbell Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, there will be six classes of cars competing for prizes: Classic, muscle, patriotic, customized, imported, and 4×4 truck. Trophies will be awarded for the top three in each class; best in show; and fan favorite. «Read the rest of this article»
Fort Campbell, KY – In recognition of National Safety Awareness Month, the Fort Campbell Installation Safety Office and Community Health Promotion Office will be conducting a three week Safety and Health Awareness campaign June 4th-21st, 2012. This campaign will culminate with a four hour main event June 21st from 10:00am to 2:00pm at the Hammond Heights Community Center.
The main event June 21st, Passport to Safety, will host agencies from Fort Campbell; the local community; Kentucky Land between the Lakes; Meharry Medical College Child Safety Center in Nashville; and Vanderbilt LifeFlight. «Read the rest of this article»
Written by Megan Locke Simpson
Fort Campbell, KY – Exemplary leadership is a key aspect of military service, and one former Secretary of State Colin Powell learned while 2nd Brigade commander at Fort Campbell in 1976. He visited Fort Campbell Wednesday for the first time since retiring as a part of a tour promoting his newly-released book, “It Worked for Me: In Life and Leadership,” co-written with Tony Koltz.
The book explores leadership through a series of parables from Powell’s own life, drawing heavily from his military career and time as the 65th Secretary of State in George W. Bush’s administration. The book chronicles experiences from his upbringing in Harlem to the now-famous Iraqi Weapons of Mass Destruction speech he delivered to the United Nations in 2003.
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