Fort Campbell is located in a region that experiences tornados, ice storms, and other hazards that can disrupt electrical services. Click on the blocks below for helpful information to be prepared for a power outage.
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Fort Campbell will conduct an installation-wide scheduled power outage in March of 2023. The outage is the final in a series of scheduled power outages designed to test the installation’s power grid in a state of emergency should electricity become unavailable.

Read more about Fort Campbell's previously scheduled power outages in the Fort Campbell Courier:

Fort Campbell uses multiple resources to inform our community about severe weather, emergencies, delays, closures, and more.

  • Digital Garrison - Download the free app from your mobile device's app store, create an account, select Fort Campbell, and enable push notifications* and/or SMS (text messages)** for information about delays or closures. Check out the announcements for weather alerts, road conditions, and more.
  • ALERT! - Visit the ALERT! page for information on how to sign up for the emergency notification system.
  • Fort Campbell website - Latest information and more can be found on the home page.
  • Social Media - Follow Fort Campbell on Facebook ✪ and Twitter ✪.

*Steps to enable push notifications in Digital Garrison

  1. Click "Account" at the bottom of the main screen after logging in
  2. Click "Communication Preferences"
  3. Click "Push Notifications"
  4. Enable "Installation Notifications"
  5. Select “I agree to receive notifications from Digital Garrison”
  6. Click "Save"

**Steps to enable SMS in Digital Garrison in order to receive text message alerts for installation emergencies, active threats, and severe weather

  1. Click "Account" at the bottom of the main screen after logging in
  2. Click "Communication Preferences"
  3. Click "SMS"
  4. Enter a mobile phone number
  5. Enable "SMS Opt-in"
  6. Enable "Emergency SMS"
  7. Enable "Weather SMS"
  8. Click "Save"

Keep freezers and refrigerators closed.

Keep all electronics fully charged. Have extra batteries ready for flashlights and radios. Avoid candles that can cause house fires.

Disconnect appliances and electronics to avoid damage from electrical surges.

More information about power outages can be found online at ready.gov/power-outages ✪.

Soldiers must ensure their chain of command is aware of Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) Family members.

If you reside on Fort Campbell and you or a family member have a medical need that requires power, contact Army Community Service EFMP by phone at 270-798-2727 or by email at usarmy.campbell.id-readiness.mbx.acs-efmp@army.mil.

Have alternate plans for refrigerating medications.

Emergency Kits are a way for individuals and Families to sustain themselves when essential services such as power and water are interrupted.

Information about emergency kits, items to consider, and more can be found online at ready.gov/kit ✪.

Be prepared for possible delays and use caution when driving.

If the power goes out at a stoplight, then treat the intersection as a four-way stop and everyone should come to a complete stop before proceeding. Right-of-way: if intersections have no signage or signals, drivers should yield to traffic on their right and to cars already crossing the intersection.

Drivers are encouraged to report downed lights to 270-798-7111.

If you continue to have issues with the power or the HVAC system in government facilities (including barracks) after power is restored, place a work order through the ArMA website ✪ or call (270) 798-1200.

If you continue to have issues with the power or HVAC in on-post housing after power is restored, place a work order through the Resident Services Portal ✪ or call (931) 431-3966.

Click on the image below to visit ready.gov/power-outages ✪ for more information.

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Be prepared for possible delays and use caution when driving. If the power goes out at a stoplight, then treat the intersection as a four-way stop and everyone should come to a complete stop before proceeding. Right-of-way: if intersections have no signage or signals, drivers should yield to traffic on their right and to cars already crossing the intersection. Drivers are encouraged to report downed lights to 270-798-7111.

Keep freezers and refrigerators closed. Keep all electronics fully charged. Have extra batteries ready for flashlights and radios. Avoid candles that can cause house fires. Disconnect appliances and electronics to avoid damage from electrical surges. Have alternative plans for refrigerating medicines or using power-dependent medical devices. Contact ACS-FAP before outages occur at 270-798-2727.