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Around Knox

  • Lineage and history important to Army Reserve’s 84th

    By CLINTON WOOD

    84th Training Command Public Affairs

    Nov. 18, 1944 is a very significant date for the Army Reserve’s 84th Training Command headquartered at Fort Knox, Kentucky, which traces its lineage back to the Army’s 84th Infantry Division.

    This was the first day of combat in World War II for the division which went on to fight in the “Battle of the Bulge.”

  • I.U. ROTC cadets hear from HRC

    By RAY GALL

    Human Resources Command Public Affairs

    Military members from the U.S. Army Human Resources Command traveled to the University of Indiana, in Bloomington, Indiana, Nov. 7, to provide an officer professional development session for the Army ROTC cadets there. The program addressed Army restructuring and downsizing initiatives, leadership, and career branch opportunities.

  • 4th Cavalry Brigade focuses on fall, winter hotspots

    By CAPT. TIM SMOKE

    4th Cavalry Brigade Safety Officer

    As Soldiers enter the holiday season, units provide them with extra time to spend with the Family. It’s also the season which brings several safety hazards. As a result, 4th Cavalry Brigade focused on seven fall and winter hot spots concerning safety awareness during its annual Safety Stand down Day Nov. 7 at Sadowski Field House on Fort Knox.

  • Sunday marks the beginning of Advent

    By CHAPLAIN (LT. COL.) TIMOTHY WALLS

    Garrison Deputy Senior Chaplain

    On Sunday, we will enter the season of Advent. What does the Advent season mean to the church and why is it important?

  • 200th Military Police complete readiness process

    By SGT. 1ST CLASS MARK BELL

    200th MP Command

    Nearly 400 Army Reserve Soldiers took a break from a Performance Triad program and spent the day completing a medical Soldier readiness process at Fort Knox.

    With hundreds of 200th Military Police Command Soldiers scheduled to mobilize during the next year, 290th Military Police Brigade leadership wanted to ensure Soldiers were medically ready to deploy if called.

  • Ireland Hospital adjusts hours for holidays

    By ANDRE BUTLER

    Public Affairs Officer

    Ireland Army Community Hospital

    Ireland Army Community Hospital announces it holiday hours for the clinics, pharmacies and hospital, as follows:

    Thanksgiving:

  • Fall cleanup
  • Bazaar raises awareness for CFC

    By MAJ. ROBERT HAGERTY

    Fort Knox Garrison Executive Officer

    A holiday themed coffee and cookie booth was set up this year at the annual Holiday Bazaar to help raise awareness for the ongoing 2014 Combined Federal Campaign. The booth was sponsored by the garrison Fort Knox CFC team, who got into the spirit of the holidays with a clever mash between the upcoming winter holidays and Halloween by dawning costumes during the event.

  • Job opportunities 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 sponsor’s permanent change of station. Other categories of personnel who are eligible for services are nontransitioning military personnel, retirees and their spouses.

  • FORT KNOX COMMUNITY SCHOOLS

    Parents can contact FKCS board via web-based email system

    By JERRY LEITZELL

    Fort Knox Community Schools

    Parents and legal guardians of students attending the Fort Knox Community Schools are invited to contact the board of education via its web-based email system.

    Established in October 2008, the system aims to inform the board members and the superintendent of specific issues in a timely fashion.