Fort Campbell

8:08 am
Tue May 14, 2013

Fort Campbell to Welcome Home 270 Soldiers Tuesday Night

The emblem for the 101st Airborne Division, based at Ft. Campbell

Almost 300 soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell are due home from Afghanistan.

A welcome-home ceremony is scheduled for late Tuesday night at the Army installation on the Kentucky-Tennessee line.

The soldiers are members of the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade. They have been in Afghanistan for nine months.

9:09 am
Sun September 30, 2012

Ft. Campbell to Focus on Traumatic Brain Injury and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Fort Campbell soldiers

Fort Campbell will host a Traumatic Brain Injury and Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome Symposium on October 2nd.  Organizers of the event say the program will help to address the needs of service members.

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8:15 am
Wed September 5, 2012

Blanchfield's Medals Being Donated to Ft. Campbell Hospital

Relatives of Col. Florence A. Blanchfield are traveling to Fort Campbell to donate her remaining medals and awards to the hospital that was named for her 30 years ago. Blanchfield Army Community Hospital says Blanchfield was the seventh chief of the Army Nurse Corps from July 1, 1943, until Sept. 30, 1947, and was known as one of the most influential nurses in military history. Under Blanchfield, the corps reached its all-time peak of 57,000 nurses.

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8:07 am
Wed August 22, 2012

Ft. Campbell Soldiers Learning about Eid al-Fitr

Fort Campbell soldiers preparing for upcoming deployments to Afghanistan will be learning about the Islamic holiday, which marks the end of Ramadan.Thousands of troops from the Kentucky post will be returning to Afghanistan this year for another deployment.

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9:18 am
Mon August 20, 2012

Fort Campbell Museum Feeling the Squeeze of Tough Economy

An organization trying to raise money to build a new museum at Fort Campbell says it has scaled back plans for the project. Fort Campbell Historical Foundation Executive Director Robert Nichols told The Leaf Chronicle that changes in the design will cut the cost for the Wings of Liberty project in half.

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12:43 pm
Thu August 16, 2012

Kentucky High Court Weighing Death Row Defendant's Claims about Brain

Skeptical justices on the Kentucky Supreme Court are weighing claims by a death row inmate that a missing right frontal lobe of his brain played a role in his attack on a mother and children near Fort Campbell in 2008.

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10:07 am
Fri August 10, 2012

It's a Week of Celebration for Ft. Campbell's 101st Airborne Division

Members of Ft. Campbell's 101st Airborne Division overseas

The 101st Airborne Division and Fort Campbell are celebrating 70 years since the inception of the airborne division with a weeklong celebration including games, a concert, an air show and memorials for the fallen.

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2:02 pm
Wed August 1, 2012

Lawyer: Kentucky Man Given Death Penalty Missing Part of Brain

The attorney for a Kentucky death row inmate says her client was incompetent to plead guilty in the slayings of three children because part of his brain is missing.

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