• Let’s Move Celebration

    Gold Standard Staff Writer
    Sadowski Center was full of fun when Families gathered for the Let’s Move Celebration Sunday afternoon. The event was held as part of the annual Month of the Military Child observance in April.

  • Thunder Over Louisville

    Gold Standard Staff
    The stars aligned to provide perfect weather for the Thunder Over Louisville event last weekend. A record-breaking crowd turned out to enjoy the sunshine, air show and carnival-like atmosphere at the kick-off event of the Kentucky Derby Festival  on Louisville's Waterfront Park.

  • Sesame Street tour brings positive message

    Gold Standard Staff Writer
    Natcher Physical Fitness Center was full of singing, dancing and smiling faces as the Sesame Street/USO Experience for Military Families made a two-day stop on Fort Knox.
    Performances took place April 9 and 10 and were free to military Families.

  • Fort Hood officials supply details of shootings

    Fort Hood Press Center
    At a press conference 3 p.m. Monday, Col. Paul Reese, III Corps and Fort Hood (Texas) chief of operations, and Chris Grey, U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command spokesman, gave further details of the investigation into the April 2 shooting incident.

  • Medal of Honor

    Pvt. Pedro Cano
    Pvt. Joe Gandara
    Staff Sgt. Salvador J. Lara
    Staff Sgt. William F. Leonard
    Master Sgt. Manuel V. Mendoza
    Sgt. Alfred B. Nietzel
    1st Lt. Donald K. Schwab

    Cpl. Joe R. Baldonado
    Sgt. Victor H. Espinoza
    Sgt. 1st Class Eduardo Corral Gomez
    Pfc. Leonard M. Kravitz
    Master Sgt. Juan E. Negron
    Master Sgt. Mike C. Pena
    Pfc. Demensio Rivera
    Pvt. Miguel A. Vera

  • Newest MOH recipients visit Vietnam Memorial to remember

    Army News Service
    After their induction into the Pentagon’s Hall of Heroes March 19, two Vietnam veterans went to the memorial simply known as “The Wall.”
    The day before, they had accepted the Medal of Honor from President Barack Obama for their acts of valor in Vietnam. Twenty-two other veterans were awarded the medal—all but one posthumously—for heroism in Vietnam, Korea and World War II. Family members of those who could not be there accompanied the living recipients in the walk along the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

  • Records review shows minorities denied honor


  • Belated Medals of Honor

    Army News Service
    Twenty-four U.S. Army veterans from three wars—World War II, Korea and Vietnam—received upgrades to the highest military decoration for uncommon bravery and gallantry at a White House ceremony March 18.
    President Barack Obama presented posthumous Medals of Honor to Family members and representatives of 21 of those Soldiers, and draped the sky-blue ribbon and five-pointed star-bearing medals around the necks of the three living veterans from the Vietnam War.

  • Knox observes Women’s History Month

    Gold Standard Acting Editor
    The Fort Knox observance of Women’s History Month was held at Waybur Theater March 21. Like other ceremonies, it opened with the posting of the colors by an all female color guard from the Medical Activity at Ireland Army  Community Hospital, the host for the observance. The national anthem, opening remarks, poetic recitation and the women’s history quiz were all presented by women from MEDDAC.

  • Gold Rush

    Gold Standard Acting Editor
    The 2014 Gold Rush, an annual event sponsored by the Fort Knox Spouses and Community Club, was held Saturday night at the Saber & Quill. More than 600 guests attended the party with a Wild West theme, complete with a jail, saloon girls, poker tables and cowboys. Guests were invited to join in the spirit, so kerchiefs, high-heeled boots and Stetsons were in abundance.