More than 200 soldiers from Fort Campbell have returned from a deployment to New York City. They spent more than a month at the Javits New York Medical Station caring for more than a thousand COVID-19 patients in the convention center. The plan had been use the convention center as an overflow for local hospitals […]
Listen / A unique species of crayfish that lives only around Fort Campbell has been officially recognized by the scientific community. But already, the crustacean seems to be facing challenges in its habitat. Researchers from Austin Peay State University recently had their findings published in the Journal of Crustacean Biology.
A retired Fort Campbell infantryman has joined hundreds of service members suing the maker of earplugs that were standard issue. George Dooley of Clarksville says he suffered hearing loss and has experienced chronic ringing in his ears.
Updated Sunday at 7 p.m. The Pentagon has now identified two soldiers killed in a helicopter crash at Fort Campbell late Friday night. Ryan Connolly was a decorated instructor pilot with two Army air medals and deployments to both Iraq and Afghanistan. At 37, the Chief Warrant Officer 3 had been in the military since […]
Listen / The Army is replacing its standard issue handgun with a new model, and some Fort Campbell soldiers are the first to receive the sidearm.
Soldiers will be kept on task for eight hours a day as they wait out the incubation period of the Ebola virus.
Fort Campbell soldiers wearing hardhats and fatigues have already gotten to work in Liberia building Ebola treatment units.
The Pentagon says a dozen soldiers – including a two-star general – are being held on a base in Italy before being allowed to come home. The Department of Defense says this will be the policy for the time being, though it’s not required by Pentagon guidelines.
Troops from the 101st Airborne Division leading the military response to Ebola in West Africa will only need gloves and masks to protect themselves from the deadly virus, so said Gen. David Rodriguez at a Pentagon briefing Wednesday.
The 700 soldiers are being sent to Liberia to build hospitals, but they will be working with locals who could be infected.