Fort Campball http://wkms.org en Fort Campbell Won’t Know Impact of Cuts Until They’re Ordered http://wkms.org/post/fort-campbell-won-t-know-impact-cuts-until-they-re-ordered <p></p><p>A Fort Campbell spokesperson says Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s proposed military budget cuts don’t yet have an effect on the Kentucky and Tennessee base.</p><p>Garrison spokesperson Bob Jenkins says those cuts are a policy issue.</p><p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 19:35:47 +0000 Whitney Jones 38955 at http://wkms.org Fort Campbell Won’t Know Impact of Cuts Until They’re Ordered Volesky Promoted to Take McConville’s Position at Fort Campbell http://wkms.org/post/volesky-promoted-take-mcconville-s-position-fort-campbell <p></p><p>The Department of Defense has named Brig. Gen. Gary Volesky as Fort Campbell’s new commanding general.</p><p>Volesky is being promoted to major general and currently serves as the public affairs chief for the Army in Washington, D.C. Wed, 26 Feb 2014 18:39:45 +0000 Whitney Jones 38931 at http://wkms.org Volesky Promoted to Take McConville’s Position at Fort Campbell Engineer Battalion Moves To Fort Campbell http://wkms.org/post/engineer-battalion-moves-fort-campbell <p></p><p>An engineer battalion has a new home at Fort Campbell. The 326th Engineer Battalion moved from Fort Hood in Texas.</p><p>The battalion, which is known as the Sapper Eagles, is joining the 101st Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team. The battalion joins the brigade's ranks before it integrates with the brigade's 1st Special Troops Battalion into the 326th Brigade Engineer Battalion in April. Mon, 04 Nov 2013 12:47:20 +0000 The Associated Press 36256 at http://wkms.org Engineer Battalion Moves To Fort Campbell Ft. Campbell Army Hospital Limits Services in Response to Furloughs http://wkms.org/post/ft-campbell-army-hospital-limits-services-response-furloughs <p>Ft. Campbell's Blanchfield Army Community Hospital will close or limit services on Fridays in response to <a href="http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-tennessee-army-workers-face-furloughs-next-week">mandatory federal budget furloughs</a>.</p><p>Last month, the Department of Defense announced eleven mandatory no-pay days starting&nbsp;July 8&nbsp;until September.</p><p> Thu, 04 Jul 2013 16:48:15 +0000 Austin Ramsey 32767 at http://wkms.org Ft. Campbell Army Hospital Limits Services in Response to Furloughs Kentucky, Tennessee Army Workers Face Furloughs Next Week http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-tennessee-army-workers-face-furloughs-next-week <p></p><p>Army installations in Kentucky and elsewhere began receiving furlough notices this week.&nbsp;</p><p>Under across-the-board spending cuts in the federal budget, civilian Defense Department employees must be furloughed 11 days between July and September.&nbsp;At Fort Campbell, that affects about 4,000 workers in support roles such as schools and the commissary. Thu, 06 Jun 2013 19:28:04 +0000 Lisa Autry (KPR) 31906 at http://wkms.org Kentucky, Tennessee Army Workers Face Furloughs Next Week Seismologists Measure Effects of Donovan Blasts http://wkms.org/post/seismologists-measure-effects-donovan-blasts <p><em>Updated: 10:10 a.m.</em></p><p>Seismologists from the Explosives and Blasting Branch of the Kentucky Division of Mine Reclamation and Enforcement are measuring the magnitude of blasts felt in a neighborhood near a plant that disposes of military ordinance in Nortonville. Donovan Commercial Industries and Double Arrow Explosive Services are located 40 minutes north of Fort Campbell&nbsp; and dispose of military ordinance and temper railroad tracks.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 22 Jan 2013 18:48:58 +0000 Whitney Jones 27068 at http://wkms.org Seismologists Measure Effects of Donovan Blasts