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Sept. 29, 2023

Birth month SRP one stop shop for readiness at Fort Johnson

Readiness is priority at the Joint Readiness Center but that doesn’t stop with rotational units. Soldiers stationed here remain ready with birth month Soldier readiness processing, otherwise known as SRP. This one stop shop for medical and personal readiness is a win for units and commanders at Fort Johnson, Louisiana.

Sept. 14, 2023

Open house highlights behavioral, mental health resources at Fort Johnson

One life lost to suicide is too many. To illustrate this critical point, Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital hosted a community-wide Suicide Prevention Month open house from 8 – 10 a.m. on Sept. 13 at the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Johnson, Louisiana.

Aug. 17, 2023

BJACH hosts summer clinical rotation for Army Nurse Corps Cadet

Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital concluded the annual nurse summer training program with a graduation ceremony in honor of cadet Jasmine Savant, a nursing student from the University of Louisiana, Monroe on Aug. 15 at the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Johnson, Louisiana.

Aug. 8, 2023

Breastfeeding Awareness Month health fair big hit for BJACH, Fort Johnson

Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital hosted a Breastfeeding Awareness Month Family health fair from 8 a.m. to noon on August 5, at the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Johnson. The event, coordinated by the BJACH Labor, Delivery and Post Partum Ward and the OB/GYN Clinic, was designed to give new and expecting parents an opportunity to learn about lactation, pediatric, behavioral health, and other community resources in a fun and family-friendly atmosphere.

July 28, 2023

BJACH celebrates the Dog Days of Summer with the Defense Health Agency

The Defense Health Agency hosted a Dog Days of Summer campaign July 24-28, to showcase facility dogs at military medical treatment facilities across the enterprise. Each medical entity with dogs working in their facilities shared stories, photos, and videos of the animals and the important role they play in the health and lives of their patients and staff.

July 20, 2023

Targeted Care increases access to mental health resources for Soldiers, Families

The Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital Behavioral Health Department is participating in a pilot program to match individuals seeking care at the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Johnson to the appropriate level of support.

July 13, 2023

AMEDD Recruiters visit Johnson inform, inspire, assist Soldiers, Sailors, civilians

United States Army Medical Recruiting Station from Shreveport, Louisiana conducted an Army Medical Department commissioning brief and information session July 13 in the education center at the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Johnson.

June 28, 2023

BJACH employee sees a need and fills it for Soldiers, staff

The civilian and military staff at Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital continually seek out opportunities to improve services, educate the community, and take care of one another during their tour of duty at the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Johnson, Louisiana.

June 15, 2023

A tale of two battle buddies: Fort Johnson renaming ceremony hits home for Jersey Guard

More than a century ago, as many as 150,000 New Jersians raised their right hands and served in the Great War. Just one stood watch with Sergeant William Henry Johnson, namesake of Fort Johnson, Louisiana, which was redesignated in a ceremony here June 13, 2023.

June 15, 2023

BJACH, Cajun Dustoff, support readiness, rotational units at JRTC

The Joint Readiness Training Center is known for forging the warrior spirit of Soldiers from around the world. The realistic training offered to brigade combat teams prepares units for whatever our nation calls them to do. Just as a forge is used to beat, shape and bend metal, the scenarios faced will shape America’s fighting force. During the forging process injuries occur and the medical support at Fort Johnson, Louisiana is prepared to respond.

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