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Warrior in Transition Barracks, Fort Campbell, Kentucky

The Army Wounded Warrior Program is the official U.S. Army program that assists and serves as an advocate for severely wounded, ill, and injured soldiers, veterans and their families, wherever they are located, regardless of military status. A 130,000-square-foot complex of four-story apartment-style Warrior in Transition barracks recently opened at Fort Campbell in Kentucky to serve hundreds of troops who are ill, injured or wounded in combat as part of the military's ongoing efforts to revamp medical treatment for soldiers.

All of the buildings feature standing seam metal roofing. A total of 90,000 square feet of Englert Series 2500 Profile standing seam roof panels from Perth Amboy, N.J.-based Englert Inc., cover the building. Vanguard Roofing Systems Inc., Roswell, Ga., installed the 24-gauge, 18-inch-wide panels in Medium Bronze. The use of the LEED and U.S. Energy Star compliant roofing material helps military facilities achieve the LEED Silver rating that is now standard for similar military buildings.

Funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, the new barracks can house up to 206 soldiers who use wheelchairs or prosthetics or need specialized medical care. These facilities also include kitchens, handicap accessible bathrooms and televisions, as well as an outdoor wheelchair obstacle course and a healing garden. Clark Caddell, Tampa, Fla., a joint venture general contractor, was engaged for the design and construction of the Warrior in Transition complex barracks, parade and dining facilities. Clark Caddell operates as a subsidiary of Clark Construction Group LLC, Bethesda, Md., and Caddell Construction Co. Inc., Montgomery, Ala.

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