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  • Duke Brigade status officially provisional

    By MAUREEN ROSE

    Gold Standard Acting Editor

    maureen.a.rose2.civ@mail.mil

    By now, most of the Fort Knox community—on and off the installation—knows that the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, cased its colors in May.

    What readers may not know is that the Duke Brigade is still here—for now.

  • Green Dot program aims to prevent violence

    By MAUREEN ROSE

    Gold Standard Acting Editor

    maureen.a.rose2.civ@mail.mil

    The issue of sexual assault—especially between people 18 and 24 years of age—is problematic on college campuses and in the military. Finding specific numbers for either group isn’t easy, as statistics can be couched in so many different terms, one ends up comparing apples with oranges.

    But no one is denying the fact that violence against women is a problem in the U.S. In 2013, the Pentagon reported more than 5,000 cases of sexual assault.

  • Amnesty Day sees low yield; which is good thing

    Garrison Safety Office

  • Cadets took many paths to careers

    By KAYLA BOYD

    U.S. Army Intern

    It’s a job only one percent of the population performs and cadets from 5th and 6th Regiments are now one step closer to joining the elite few after their graduation from Leader Development and Assessment Course on July 15.

  • Safety offers calendar of classes: sign up now

    By CHRIS RAINWATER

    Garrison Safety Officer

    This week, the Garrison Safety Office published a Calendar of Safety Training Classes through Decem-ber 2014. The calendar was devel-oped using YOUR feed-back. In April, we sent out safety training surveys, and we asked everyone to tell us which classes they would like to see offered. You spoke, and we listened! The calendar represents the most demanded classes from the survey.

  • Jobs available throughout Fort Knox community

    ACS Employment Readiness Program

    The Army Commun-ity Service Employment Readiness Program pro-vides employment information and other supportive services primarily to Family members who are relo-cating as a result of a military or civilian sponsor’s permanent change of station. Other categories of personnel who are eligible for services are nontran-sitioning military personnel, retirees and their spouses.

  • Fort Knox Community Schools Bus Routes
  • Duke bikers refresh safety habits, rules

    By CAPT. PAT GORHAM

    3-1 BCT

    Kentucky motorcycle drivers are once again enjoying the summer riding season. On the highways and side streets of Hardin County, motorcycles and sport bikes have become a ubiquitous sight. Despite the increased number of riders on the roads, it’s never hard to pick out the motorcycle riders from 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division.

    Duke Soldiers use their proper protective equipment and extend courtesy to fellow drivers. Those traits start with the Duke Motorcycle Mentorship Program.

  • Legal residence not same as home of record

    By CAPT. STEPHEN ESPOSITO

    Fort Knox Legal Assistance Office

    What is your “state of legal residence?” Is it different from your home of record? What does domicile mean? These are common questions Soldiers and their Families have as they move around the country—and the world—pursuant to military orders.

  • Allied sergeant major visits CST

    By STAFF SGT. SHEJAL PULIVARTI

    Task Force Wolf

    Since the 1940s the United States and the United Kingdom have forged a special relationship. The two nations, which are bound together by shared history, developed close political, diplomatic, cultural, economic, military and historic relationsduring World War II. Their relationship is unparalleled among major powers, and this alliance is just as strong today.