Post Tagged with: "Army"

Soldier Suicides Bring Frontline Prevention Back to Base

Soldier Suicides Bring Frontline Prevention Back to Base

January 16, 2013 at 5:17 am

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

Spike in Special Ops Suicides Hits Fort Campbell

Spike in Special Ops Suicides Hits Fort Campbell

December 21, 2012 at 1:37 pm

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.

Franklin Soldier Dies from Wounds Sustained in Afghanistan

Franklin Soldier Dies from Wounds Sustained in Afghanistan

April 27, 2012 at 1:26 pm

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.

MTSU Wins Army Drones, Partnership

August 19, 2011 at 6:17 am

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.

Soldiers Prescribed Yoga to Recover from War Wounds

Soldiers Prescribed Yoga to Recover from War Wounds

March 8, 2011 at 6:20 am

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.

Helicopter Crash Claims Five 101st Soldiers

September 22, 2010 at 4:34 pm

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.

Fort Campbell Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

May 26, 2010 at 12:34 pm

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

Congressman Joins Call to Investigate How Dams Managed Flood

May 17, 2010 at 5:31 pm

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.

McMinnville Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

May 11, 2010 at 8:03 am

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

Tennessee Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

February 3, 2010 at 6:01 pm

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

Fort Campbell Soldier Dies Following Fitness Test

August 5, 2009 at 9:57 am

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

Fort Campbell Quiet Since Suicide Stand Down

July 28, 2009 at 5:22 am

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

Fort Campbell Officers Resume Policing Clarksville Bars

June 10, 2009 at 4:13 pm

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

Fort Campbell Leads Army in Suicides

Fort Campbell Leads Army in Suicides

May 27, 2009 at 3:10 pm

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