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Soldiers and Families move to new Health and Dental Clinic

 

Blanchfield Army Hospital - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Beneficiaries assigned to four Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH) primary care providers and Family members who live in Fort Campbell’s Gardner Hills, The Woodlands and Cole Park housing areas will begin receiving their primary care October 25th within the new Byrd Health Clinic, a Soldier and Family integrated clinic located near Fort Campbell’s Gate 10 and Gardner Hills housing area. This new facility also houses the Adkins Dental Clinic, which will provide dental services to active duty Soldiers. «Read the rest of this article»

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Fallen Currahee Hero to be posthumously awarded Silver Star

 

The CurraheesFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – The 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division will honor one of their fallen heroes by posthumously awarding him the Silver Star August 25th, 2011 during a ceremony to be held at the 4th BCT Headquarters Building, Fort Campbell, KY.

Specialist Jordan M. Byrd will be posthumously awarded the Silver Star.

Specialist Jordan M. Byrd will be posthumously awarded the Silver Star.

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December Eagle Remembrance Ceremony

 

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – A remembrance ceremony honoring Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell, is scheduled for 4:00pm December 8th at the Family Resource Center. Remembrance ceremonies are held to honor fallen Soldiers deployed in support of Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom and are held monthly, as needed. 

The December ceremony will honor the following fallen Fort Campbell Soldiers: «Read the rest of this article»

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101st Airborne Soldier killed by small arms fire

 

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – A 101st Airborne Division Soldier died October 13th, when conducting a dismounted operation, the unit came under attack with small arms fire in Yahya Kheyl, Paktia Province, Afghanistan.

Jordan M. ByrdPrivate First Class Jordan M. Byrd, 19, of Grantsville, Utah, was a Combat Medic assigned to Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault).  He joined the Army in September 2009 and arrived at Fort Campbell in April 2010.    

His awards and decorations include: Army Commendation Medal; National Defense Service Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; and Army Service Ribbon.

Byrd is survived by his wife, Savanna M. Byrd; son Ayden Byrd both of Clarksville, Tennessee; mother, Roberta Lynn Pitt of Grantsville, Utah; and father Jerald J. Brost, of Casper, WY.

A memorial service will be held in Afghanistan. Fort Campbell holds a monthly Eagle Remembrance Ceremony to honor fallen Screaming Eagles.

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