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  • Sesame Street tour brings positive message

    By LYNSIE DICKERSON
    Gold Standard Staff Writer
    lynsie.m.dickerson.ctr@mail.mil
    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

    WORLD WAR II
    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

    KOREAN WAR
    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

    Army.mil

  • Belated Medals of Honor

    By J.D. LEIPOLD
    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

    By MAUREEN ROSE
    Gold Standard Acting Editor
    maureen.a.rose2.civ@mail.mil
    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

    By MAUREEN ROSE
    Gold Standard Acting Editor
    maureen.a.rose2.civ@mail.mil
    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.

  • Kids fish for Trout Fest

    By LYNSIE DICKERSON
    Gold Standard Staff Writer
    lynsie.m.dickerson.ctr@mail.mil
    Moderate temperatures and a sunny sky greeted Families and fishermen who attended Saturday’s Trout Fest at the Fort Knox Water Park.
    Four hundred and twenty people attended the annual event, during which the swimming pool is filled with fish for participants to catch. More than 100 people attended last year.

  • Welcome home

    Fort Knox Public Affairs Office
    More than 600 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division Soldiers returned from a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and were welcomed home during ceremonies at Natcher Physical Fitness Center on Fort Knox over the last week.