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Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion Soldiers begin 200-mile Recovery Ride

 

Written by Maria Yager
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Public Affairs

Blanchfield Army Hospital - BACH - Fort Campbell KYFort Campbell, KY – Despite the dark clouds and rain, 32 Soldiers from the Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion set-out on a two-day, 200-mile bike ride on post and in Southern Kentucky early Thursday, September 27th, 2018.

The dual century ride is a personally challenging and therapeutic bike ride for wounded, ill and injured Soldiers and veterans, organized by the WTB’s adaptive reconditioning program and volunteers.

Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion Soldiers and cadre participating in the 5th Annual Bluegrass Rendezvous endurance ride September 27th, make their way along the backroads of Kentucky during day one of the two-day endurance ride. (Rita Peters)

Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion Soldiers and cadre participating in the 5th Annual Bluegrass Rendezvous endurance ride September 27th, make their way along the backroads of Kentucky during day one of the two-day endurance ride. (Rita Peters)

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Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion helps CSM Jerome Wren Navigate Life’s Unexpected Path

 

Written by Annette P. Gomes
U.S. Army Warrior Care and Transition

U.S. Army Warrior Care and TransitionArlington, VA – As a policy maker and administrator in the Army, Command Sgt. Maj. Jerome Wren never expected to end up in a Warrior Transition Battalion.

“During my 32-year career I have accumulated a few bumps and bruises, but I have always been able to bounce back or as we say in the Army, suck it up and drive on,” Wren said.

Known to push himself to the limit in the past, Wren says it was time to listen to his body.

CSM Jerome Wren takes a spin on his exercise bike during a routine workout. (CSM Jerome Wren)

CSM Jerome Wren takes a spin on his exercise bike during a routine workout. (CSM Jerome Wren)

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Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion sustains highest safety honor for two years in a row

 

Written by Sgt. Eric Lieber
Warrior Transition Battalion

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – For the second year in a row, the Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion command team, Lt. Col. Bryan Walrath and 1st Sgt. Daniel Munchbach, pinned the Department of the Army Safety Excellence Streamer to the WTB colors during a ceremony July 3rd, 2014.

In front of the assembled formation of Soldiers and leaders, Walrath explained that the Fort Campbell WTB is still the only unit in the Warrior Transition Command to earn the streamer.

“Not too often do units sustain awards or recognitions. Our unit has done that by recertifying and by getting awarded the Safety Excellence Streamer,” said Walrath.

Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion acting command sergeant major 1st Sgt. Daniel Munchbach and commander Lt Col. Bryan Walrath pin the Department of the Army Safety Excellence Streamer to the WTB colors during a ceremony July 3, 2014. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Eric Lieber)

Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion acting command sergeant major 1st Sgt. Daniel Munchbach and commander Lt Col. Bryan Walrath pin the Department of the Army Safety Excellence Streamer to the WTB colors during a ceremony July 3, 2014. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Eric Lieber)

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Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion First to earn Top Safety Recognition

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – The Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion command team, Col. William Howard and Command Sgt. Maj. James Smith, pinned the Department of the Army Safety Excellence Streamer to the WTB colors during a ceremony June 5th.

In front of the assembled formation of Soldiers and leaders, Howard explained that the Fort Campbell WTB is the first of the Army’s 17 warrior transition units to receive this safety excellence recognition.

The Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion command team, Col. William Howard and Command Sgt. Maj. James Smith, pin the Department of the Army Safety Excellence Streamer to the WTB colors during a ceremony June 5th. (U.S. Army photo by Stacy Rzepka/Released)

The Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion command team, Col. William Howard and Command Sgt. Maj. James Smith, pin the Department of the Army Safety Excellence Streamer to the WTB colors during a ceremony June 5th. (U.S. Army photo by Stacy Rzepka/Released)

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Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion Soldiers recognized by Tennessee State Legislature

 

Blanchfield Army Hospital - Fort Campbell KYNashville, TN – During an early morning legislative session in March, Tennessee State lawmakers passed a resolution commending the staff at the Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Battalion (WTB) for their efforts to help wounded, injured and ill Soldiers heal and successfully transition back to duty or out of the military.

When Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson visited Fort Campbell Kentucky with Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, Johnson felt led to organize this recognition of ill and injured Soldiers.

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