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Location:  Welcome to Fort Campbell, a community that offers “The Best Soldier and Family Experience”. Fort Campbell is home of the Screaming Eagles, of the 101st Airborne – The Army’s only Air Assault Division  Located on the Kentucky-Tennessee state line between the Towns of Hopkinsville KY and Clarksville TN about 60 miles NW of Nashville on I-24. Although nearly two-thirds of the 105,000 acres of the post are actually in Tennessee, the post office is located in Kentucky, and the identification lies with that state. Clarksville is ranked as the 57th Best Place to Live by Money Magazine. Visit the Fort Campbell homepage. Also, please visit the Fort Campbell MWR Relocation Readiness Program homepage highlighting Fort Campbell's Newcomer's Video.

Cost of Living: Lower than the average for all major U.S. cities.

Base Operator: 270-798-2151, DSN 312-635-2151 - Automated System

Population: Fort Campbell end of fiscal year 2016.

Fort Campbell supports the 5th largest military population in the Army and the 7th largest in the Department of Defense.

  • Active Duty Military 25,543
  • Family Members 39,429
  • Retirees 68,069

Area Population:  FY014 (Census done every 5 years)

  • Clarksville TN (Montgomery County) 189,961
  • Hopkinsville KY & Oak Grove KY (Christian County) 77,618
  • Total Estimated Area Population: 267,579

Clarksville is the 5th largest city in the State of Tennessee behind Memphis, Nashville, Knoxville and Chattanooga.

Child Care:  Fort Campbell has 4 full-time centers, 1 hourly care center, 1 part day pre-school/toddler center, 4 school age services sites, 1 middle school site (Taylor Youth Center), the Teen Club. There is also the option of Family Child Care for ages 4 weeks through 12 years. For more information contact 270-798-0674 or go online.

Schools:  Fort Campbell has 3 school Districts:

  1. Domestic Dependent Elementary School System on post (DDESS). Phone: 270-439-1927. All 4 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, and 1 high school on Fort Campbell are located on the installation.
  2. Kentucky/Hopkinsville/Oak Grove - Christian County School Systems. Phone: 270-887-1300.
  3. Tennessee - Clarksville Montgomery County School System. Phone: 931-648-5600.

Youth Services:  Taylor Youth Center (TYC), 270-798-3643, Teen Club 24/7 270-798-3643 provides boys and girls club, youth sports, volunteer opportunities, workforce preparation and mentoring. Visit the Youth Center website for more information. A comprehensive program that offers a diverse array of clubs, activities and experiences to include: Youth Sponsorship Program, Mentoring, Intervention and Support Services, Life Skills and Leadership Opportunities, Leisure and Recreation Activities, Hire-A-Teen Program, 4-H Program, Technology Club, and Keystone Club; which provides community service opportunities on post and in surrounding communities.

Army Community Service: ACS 270-798-9322 and Family Resource Center 270-956-2935. Access ACS on facebook and ACS Eagle Information Guide. If you are a spouse of an active duty Soldier and will be moving to Fort Campbell and you want a sponsor to help you with Newcomers information email us at View a video of services offered.

Housing: Housing is available to all ranks, and ranges in size from 2 to 5 bedrooms, some of the units are handicapped accessible. Call 931-431-9003 or visit the Housing Office website.

Employment: Fort Campbell is the largest employer in the area providing over 4,000 civilian jobs. Unemployment Rate 8.0%. Median household income range $38,006-$55,528. For more information on employment opportunity contact Employment Readiness Program (ERP) at 270-798-4412/4289 or visit the employment website.

Post Services: 

  • MWR Facilities: Recreation at Fort Campbell includes arts and crafts, bowling, library, auto hobby, recreation center, theater, golf, gym, tennis, swimming, outdoor activities, camping, fishing, and stables.
  • Commissaries: 1 large commissary on post, 270-640-4008
  • Exchange System:  1 main exchange and 29 specialty stores, 270-439-1841
  • Banking: Fort Campbell Credit Union, 8 locations; Bank of America Military Bank

Medical Services: Blanchfield Army Medical Homes are based on the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model that has been adopted across Army Medicine and many civilian healthcare systems. The patient-centered, team-based and holistic PCMH concept allows us to provide you and your Family more personalized care with multiple ways to access your care team. From office visits and walk-in services to telephone consults (TCON) and secure messaging, you and your Family have even more ways to get the care you need. This model is based on the belief that your well-being should always be at the center of every decision about your health. With this new approach, you, the patient will receive more personalized and coordinated care, supported by an entire team to maximize overall wellness. You no longer have just a primary care provider but an entire primary care team! For more information on Blanchfield Army Medical Homes visit their website at

The Following are the Soldier-Centered Medical Homes at Fort Campbell; Byrd Combined Troop Medical Clinic - Byrd Soldier Centered Medical Home

Location: 7973 Thunder Blvd. (near Fort Campbell's Gate 10) comprehensive care to Soldiers assigned to 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade and other units as assigned, Bastogne Soldier Medical Location: LaPointe Health Clinic, 5979 Desert Storm Avenue team-based, comprehensive care to Soldiers assigned to 1st Brigade Combat Team, Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, U.S. Army Garrison and 20th Replacement Company. Rakkasan Soldier Medical Home, Location: LaPointe Health Clinic, 5979 Desert Storm Avenue The Rakkasan Soldier Medical Home delivers patient-centered, team-based, comprehensive care to Soldiers assigned to 3rd Brigade Combat Team. Strike Soldier Medical Home Location: LaPointe Health Clinic, 5979 Desert Storm Avenue The Strike Soldier Medical Home delivers patient-centered, team-based, comprehensive care to Soldiers assigned to 2nd Brigade Combat Team. Troop Medical Clinic 5 - Aviation Health Clinic Soon to become Destiny Soldier Medical Home! Location: Aviation Health Clinic, 7149 Blacksheep Run (near Fort Campbell's Gate 7) Troop Medical Clinic 5 is undergoing a transformation to become the Destiny Soldier Medical Home, which will deliver patient-centered, team-based, comprehensive care to Soldiers assigned to 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) and Air Force units on Fort Campbell.

To schedule primary care appointments, Family members should contact the Appointment Line at (931) 431-4677 or (270) 798-4677, visit or send a secure email to their care team using RelayHealth, the Army's secure messaging system.

Soldier Health Services Medical Homes provide quality health care based on the Soldier Centered Medical Home Model to active duty Soldiers assigned to Fort Campbell.

Sick Call services are offered from 0615-0800 within the unit's assigned clinic. Soldiers should report to their assigned medical personnel in accordance with their unit standard operating procedures (SOP). For more information contact 931-431-4677 or 270-798-4677.

Special Installation Messages:

Defense Service Network (DSN) Dialing Instructions

The DSN is the provider of long-distance communications service for the Department of Defense (DoD). Every installation has a special DSN number and the numbers vary by world-wide location. In order to place a call using DSN, the caller must be using a military phone on an installation. Cell phones cannot dial DSN numbers. When dialing a DSN number from a United States installation to another United States installation, it is unnecessary to dial the DSN 312 area code. When dialing a DSN number to/from overseas locations, the DSN area code must be included. The operator can be reached at commercial 719-567-1110. Please note that long distance charges may be incurred.

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