Cherokee Nation Mission Solutions brings services to military base

BY STAFF REPORTS
10/31/2018 12:30 PM
TULSA – Cherokee Nation Mission Solutions, a Cherokee Nation Businesses subsidiary, is now providing enhanced emergency communications services to parts of Tennessee and Kentucky through the Emergency Communications Center at Fort Campbell.

“Our mission is to provide soldiers, family members, citizens and visitors of Fort Campbell the most professional, courteous, efficient and effective emergency and non-emergency communications as possible,” Tabitha Frost, CNMS operations general manager, said. “At all times, we are focused on assuring the safety of all responders and preserving and protecting the lives and property on base and its surrounding areas.”

According to a CNB press release, during its five-year contract with the U.S. Army, CNMS will provide personnel, management, administration and clerical functions as needed to dispatch emergency first responders, monitor intrusion detection and fire alarm systems, perform National Crime Information Center queries and provide a non-emergency telephone answering service at the base.

“We are dedicated to providing the highest caliber of service to our military men and women,” Steven Bilby, Cherokee Nation’s diversified businesses president, said. “It is a true honor to be trusted with the incredible responsibility of supporting and helping protect the safety of our service members, their families, their homes and their colleagues.”

Fort Campbell is located along the Kentucky-Tennessee border between Hopkinsville, Kentucky, and Clarksville, Tennessee. The base consists of more than 112,000 acres and more than 3,500 buildings with a population of nearly 55,000, including military, government, civilian and contract personnel, as well as family members of residents.

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