Post Tagged with: "Army"

Soldier Suicides Bring Frontline Prevention Back to Base

Soldier Suicides Bring Frontline Prevention Back to Base

by / on January 16, 2013

The Army’s latest suicide prevention measure involves getting psychiatrists and counselors as close as possible to the problem – the home front.

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Spike in Special Ops Suicides Hits Fort Campbell

Spike in Special Ops Suicides Hits Fort Campbell

by / on December 21, 2012

Military suicides continue to increase, and Pentagon officials are noticing an alarming rise among special operations personnel. Defense Department data shows 17 confirmed or suspected suicides this year among elite commandos. At least two were at Fort Campbell.

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Franklin Soldier Dies from Wounds Sustained in Afghanistan

Franklin Soldier Dies from Wounds Sustained in Afghanistan

by / on April 27, 2012

State officials are offering their condolences to the family and friends of a soldier from Franklin who died Thursday. Specialist Jason Edens was wounded in Afghanistan two weeks ago during an attack on his unit.

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MTSU Wins Army Drones, Partnership

by / on August 19, 2011

Middle Tennessee State University has landed a partnership with the U.S. Army that will promote the study of unmanned aircraft. As part of the deal, the Army will give MTSU three remote contolled aircraft called Ravens.

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Soldiers Prescribed Yoga to Recover from War Wounds

Soldiers Prescribed Yoga to Recover from War Wounds

by / on March 8, 2011

For many wounded veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan, push-ups, pull-ups and platoon runs have become impossible. For them, the Army has been developing what it calls “enhanced” physical training.

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Helicopter Crash Claims Five 101st Soldiers

by / on September 22, 2010

The U.S. Army says five soldiers based at Fort Campell were among the nine NATO troops killed in a helicopter crash in Southern Afghanistan on Tuesday.

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Fort Campbell Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

by / on May 26, 2010

Private First Class Christopher Barton was from Concord, North Carolina. He was killed when insurgents attacked his unit with small-arms fire.

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Congressman Joins Call to Investigate How Dams Managed Flood

by / on May 17, 2010

Nashville Congressman Jim Cooper is joining the call for a federal investigation into how the Army Corps of Engineers handled rising floodwaters at its dams.

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McMinnville Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

by / on May 11, 2010

A Fort Campbell soldier from McMinnville has died while fighting in Afghanistan.

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Tennessee Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

by / on February 3, 2010

The defense department says a soldier who died last week in Afghanistan was from Greeneville, Tennessee.

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Fort Campbell Soldier Dies Following Fitness Test

by / on August 5, 2009

A young soldier died Monday at Fort Campbell following an Army physical fitness test.

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Fort Campbell Quiet Since Suicide Stand Down

by / on July 28, 2009

Fort Campbell has now clicked past more than two months without a soldier committing suicide.

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Fort Campbell Officers Resume Policing Clarksville Bars

by / on June 10, 2009

Fort Campbell officials will resume policing Clarksville bars for unruly soldiers starting Thursday night.

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Fort Campbell Leads Army in Suicides

Fort Campbell Leads Army in Suicides

by / on May 27, 2009

Fort Campbell soldiers received a wakeup call from their commander Wednesday morning after a string of suicides in recent weeks.

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