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Nov. 10, 2021

BJACH highlights nurse practitioners, going the extra mile for you

Nurse practitioners are a vital part of the health care team at Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital providing diagnostic, preventative and collaborative health care to the Soldiers and Families stationed at the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk, Louisiana.

Nov. 3, 2021

TRICARE Open Season: What does it mean for you?

TRICARE Open Season begins Monday and ends on Dec. 13. What does that mean for Soldiers, Families and retirees who live and work at the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk, Louisiana? Open season is an opportunity for active duty Family members along with retirees and their Families to switch from TRICARE Prime to TRICARE Select and vice versa.

Oct. 28, 2021

BJACH Forge tests Soldier warrior tasks, battle drills

Soldiers assigned to Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital participated in a field training exercise called BJACH Forge Oct. 28-30 at the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk. The training was designed to optimize readiness by testing Soldiers on their warrior tasks and battle drills.

Oct. 26, 2021

BJACH respiratory specialist returns from intensive training opportunity at BAMC

Sgt. Elvin Vann, respiratory specialist at Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital returned from a two month Individual Critical Task List training opportunity at Brooke Army Medical Center, Joint Base San Antonio -Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

Oct. 21, 2021

BJACH orthopedic department dedicated to meet patient needs

Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital’s Orthopedic Department has a robust staff of highly skilled specialists to support mission readiness. BJACH recently hired a new civilian and active duty orthopedic surgeon to round out the team at the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk, Louisiana.

Oct. 12, 2021

BJACH highlights rehab services during National Physical Therapy Month

October is National Physical Therapy Month, an annual opportunity to raise awareness about the benefits of physical therapy. At Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital, physical therapy is critical to our Army Readiness mission and we have a number of enthusiastic, professionals on our staff to provide this critical health care service.

Oct. 6, 2021

BJACH OR Tech knocks out training requirements at Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Sgt. Andres Perez, operating room specialist from Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital completed two weeks of intensive training at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee Sept. 29.

Oct. 5, 2021

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: More than pink ribbons to writer

Have you ever had a best friend? My college roommate, Dyan and I became instant best friends when we met in our Witte Hall Dormitory at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in August of 1990.

Oct. 4, 2021

Father and son celebrate shared promotion date, unit, rank, 27 years apart

Sgt. 1st Class Johnathan Reed was promoted by his father, retired Sgt. 1st Class Jack Reed, during a ceremony at Alligator Lake Recreation Site at the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk on Oct. 1.

Sept. 22, 2021

JRTC and Fort Polk promote health and fitness for civilian workforce

The Civilian Fitness and Health Promotions Program hosted an education and information fair at the Join Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk Army Community Service, Sept. 20.

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