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  • The most important part of the day

    By RACHAEL TOLLIVER

    Gold Standard Editor

    It used to be frequently said that in the Army, “We do more before 7 a.m. than most people do in a day.” That saying couldn’t be truer for the cooks, managers and staff at the Cantigny Dining Facility on Fort Knox—and their days start at 5 a.m.

    “The time it takes to prepare meals depends on what we are preparing and if there is a special event,” said Antwane Cross, the Cantigny dining facility manager.

  • FORT KNOX COMMUNITY SCHOOLS

    Knox students spread holiday cheer at nursing home

    By MORGAN LLOYD

    Fort Knox High School

    On Dec.1 the Fort Knox High School chapter of the National Honor Society visited local assisted living centers to spread holiday joy. Twenty-nine students volunteered for the chapter’s annual service project. The students were split between Allegro Assisted Living Center and Helmwood Healthcare Nursing Home. Club sponsor Katharine Higgins helped to plan the event and provided the necessary supplies for making Christmas ornaments.

  • Social media plays pivotal role in ministry

    By CHAPLAIN (CAPT.) JOSEPH EFFIONG

    Deputy Brigade Chaplain, 3rd Recruiting Brigade

    One day I got a call from Sgt. Cheng, one of my soldiers whom I hadn’t heard from in a long time. There was a long pause on the other end of the line, but when she finally spoke, I could hear deep emotions mixed with a sense of relief.

    “Thank you, chaplain.” I wondered what I had done.

  • Jobs available in, around Fort Knox area

    ACS Employment Readiness Program

    The Army Community Service Employment Readiness Program provides employment information and other supportive services primarily to Family members who are relocating as a result of a military or civilian spon sor’s permanent change of station. Other categories of personnel who are eligible for services are nontransitioning military personnel, retirees and their spouses.

  • KYNG Families VTC with deployed Soldiers at luncheon

    By STAFF SGT. SCOTT RAYMOND

    Kentucky National Guard Public Affairs

  • Binter Street Pharmacy celebrates one year anniversary, facility patient friendly

    By ANDRE BUTLER

    IRACH Public Affairs Office

    Ireland Army Community Hospital staff and beneficiaries at Binter Street Pharmacy celebrated the pharmacies one year anniversary Dec. 10.

    “This new pharmacy is a 100 percent improvement over what we had before,” said Steven Treadway, the pharmacy supervisor.

    “Before, we didn’t have the space or facilities to take care of our patients. Now in this new facility they have all kinds of options open to them.”

  • Kentucky Air National Guard founder, former judge dies

    By SCOTT RAYMONG

    Kentucky National Guard

    Former Franklin Circuit Court Judge Henry Meigs II was a hero and a visionary who helped found the Kentucky Air National Guard.

    Meigs died Dec. 5 in Louisville, Kentucky at the age of 93.

  • BBB gives advice to avoid holiday scams

    BBB

    ‘Tis the season for scammers and schemers! Whether it’s on the internet, at the store, or at your very own front door, BBB warns to “watch out” for these holiday scams.

  • CHHS ranks second in world in programming skills category

    By JOHN WRIGHT

    Community Relations Specialist

    Robotics success is becoming common-place for students in the Hardin County Schools.

    The Hardin County Schools Early College and Career Center hosted its first VEX Robotics competition over the weekend. Two Central Hardin High School teams formed an alliance with another Kentucky school to win the event.

  • IRACH to realign beneficiaries

    By ANDRE BUTLER

    Ireland Army Community Hospital

    Patient and family centered care is Ireland Army Community Hospital’s healthcare team top priority. In keeping with Ireland hospital standards, it is always important to provide the necessary resources to ensure the Fort Knox community health needs are met.

    As the Knox military treatment facility decreases providers in order to provide the best access to care Ireland healthcare leadership has made the decision to realign beneficiaries with the appropriate providers.