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Sept. 23, 2022

BJACH Soldiers Prepared to ask tough questions regarding Suicide

Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital along with units from across the installation sent 18 Soldiers to the Applied Suicide Intervention (ASIST) and safeTALK facilitator course September 13-16 held at the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk, Louisiana.

Sept. 20, 2022

BJACH Department of Public Health provides tips on Safe Sex

Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital Department of Public Health is celebrating September Sexual Health Month by sharing information to keep Soldiers and their partners free of sexually transmitted infections and resources for prevention measures.

Sept. 13, 2022

BJACH Winning Fight for Talent at JRTC, Fort Polk

The Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk is known throughout the Defense Department as the premier combat training center for the Army. Nestled in the pine forests of central Louisiana, the installation has the land capacity to support world class brigade combat scenarios to prepare the modern warfighter for potential near peer conflicts abroad.

Sept. 1, 2022

White after Labor Day: Fashion forward or faux pas?

Have you ever heard someone say, “Don’t wear white after Labor Day?” I have and always wondered why. Is it bad luck? Is fashion directed that much by the seasons?

Aug. 24, 2022

BJACH Intern Leaves Big Impression

Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital’s social work intern left a big impression on patients and hospital staff at the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk, Louisiana. Abigail Lust, military spouse, recently completed her clinical internship in the BJACH Behavioral Health department and will graduate with her masters of social work in August from Campbellsville University, Campbellsville, Kentucky.

Aug. 19, 2022

BJACH launches school based behavioral health services in Vernon Parish

Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital is partnering with the Vernon Parish School board to provide school based behavioral health services to North Polk and Parkway Elementary Schools beginning next week for the upcoming school year. The program will increase access to behavioral health care for military children at the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk, Louisiana.

Aug. 17, 2022

BJACH Ombudsman JRTC and Fort Polk Champion of NVGAG, fitness, life

The military ombudsman for Bayne-Jones Army Community hospital brought home eight medals for the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk, Louisiana at the 36th Annual National Veterans Golden Age Games. Kevin Stuart, retired command sergeant major and combat medic is a stellar example of fitness and resiliency for veterans of all ages.

Aug. 11, 2022

BJACH Rehab Department welcomes Red Cross summer volunteer

Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital Rehabilitation Department welcomed a new American Red Cross volunteer this summer. Christina McDonald, a member of the Crimson Tide Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) Battalion and a kinesiology major from the University of Alabama, spent two weeks shadowing the physical therapists at the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk, Louisiana.

Aug. 8, 2022

SOTD hosts BJACH Psychologist discussion of purpose

Dr. Vincent Escandell, PhD, clinical psychologist and neuropsychologist from Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital, taught purpose, focus and gratitude Aug. 4 to the Special Operations Training Detachment at the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk, Louisiana.

July 29, 2022

BJACH hosts 355th AMSC annual training

The Joint Readiness Training Center is a force readiness platform and crucible combat training center for the Army. But Operations Group isn’t the only unit to get in on the training action at Fort Polk. Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital is a designated training facility currently hosting U.S. Army Nurse Corps Cadet clinical rotations, special operations medical personnel and the 355th Area Support Medical Company from Bossier City, Louisiana.

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