Vanderbilt’s longstanding partnership with the U.S. Army is centered around partnering researchers and active-duty soldiers with innovative ideas to develop high-impact technologies that can be quickly commercialized and put to use by the Army.
On Jan. 24, Chancellor Diermeier and Provost Raver visited Fort Campbell army installation in Kentucky to learn more about the partnership’s successes and opportunities for deepened engagement.
Read the full article from Ethan Steinquest on the Fort Campbell Courier here
Chancellor Diermeier looks at the stake assembly and removal, or STAR, hammer, developed through a partnership between 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Soldiers and Vanderbilt researchers. The tool was designed to reduce physical exhaustion, improve recovery times and cut back on damage to camo nets from current stake removal practices. (Ethan Steinquest, Fort Campbell Courier)
Colonel Andrew Q. Jordan, Fort Campbell garrison commander, discusses ways to engage with soldiers transitioning from the Army into the civilian workforce with representatives from Vanderbilt University and Civilian Aides to the Secretary of the Army. (Ethan Steinquest, Fort Campbell Courier)
Colonel Vincent B. Myers, commander, U.S. Army Medical Department Activity-Fort Campbell and Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, in discussion with Douglas Adams, Daniel F. Flowers Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering. (Ethan Steinquest, Fort Campbell Courier)