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Hospital Happenings

Sept. 10, 2021

Poutou relinquishes responsibility to Devereaux as senior NCO for BJACH

Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital, has a new senior enlisted advisor following a 10 a.m. change of responsibility ceremony on Spike Field at the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk, Louisiana Sept. 9.

Aug. 31, 2021

Reserve officer takes oath at BJACH

U.S. Army Reservist, Maj. Peter Edelstein, medical doctor and general surgeon, took the oath of commissioned officers at Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital Aug. 27.

Aug. 26, 2021

BJACH tests capabilities during installation full scale exercise

Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital tested capabilities during a full scale exercise at the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk, Louisiana Aug. 25.

Aug. 24, 2021

“Cajun Dustoff” bids farewell to Salazar welcomes DiMaio

The Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk's Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Aviation Regiment has a new leader following a change of command ceremony at Polk Army Airfield Aug. 19.

Aug. 23, 2021

Army Nurse Summer Training Program offers cadets new experiences

Reserve Officer Training cadets from universities across the country got hands on experience this summer as part of the Army’s Nurse Summer Training Program. NSTP only accepts top ROTC applicants and Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital, had three of the very best. NSTP cadets had one-on-one training with preceptors from the BJACH emergency, labor delivery and postpartum and mixed medical surgical departments.

Aug. 23, 2021

BJACH hosts civilian paramedic for demo and comic book discussion

The Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital’s education and staff development team hosted a tactical casualty care demonstration for Tony Kittrell, CEO, Advent Comics at the Joint Readiness Training Center's medical range on Aug. 13 at Fort Polk, Louisiana.

Aug. 23, 2021

Medics take on new, vital DECM training

The old adage, “You learn something new everyday,” is true for everyone, but when it comes to medics, those words could be the difference between life and death.

July 27, 2021

BJACH Soldier Regional Health Command-Central’s Best First Sergeant

1st Sgt. James Buchanan, will represent Regional Health Command-Central and Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital in the U.S. Army Medical Command 2021 Best Leader Competition at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, July 25-30. Buchanan earned the title Best First Sergeant in May after finishing first in the RHC-C competition. If he wins this week he will go on to represent MEDCOM in the Army NCO of the Year Competition in the fall.

July 26, 2021

Fort Polk Main Exchange hosts BJACH COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

 Nearly 100 individuals were vaccinated during a COVID-19 vaccination clinic July 24. The event was hosted by the Fort Polk Main Exchanged for Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital’s Department of Public Health. The clinic was open to all Tricare beneficiaries 12 years old and older along with Department of Defense employees and contractors.

July 26, 2021

Marines get medically ready at JRTC

Bayne-Jones Army Community hospital conducted periodic health screenings, immunizations and labs for Marines from the 1st Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment during their annual two week training at the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk, Louisiana on July 22.

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