Around Knox

  • Amnesty Program offers ‘no questions asked’ policy


    Garrison Safety Director

    People love to collect “stuff,” but sometimes that stuff can be very dangerous as is the case with ammunition. It may get your attention and look very interesting, but collecting old munitions is a very hazardous pastime and an activity to be avoided for your own safety. In the Army, we refer to unexploded ammunition and ordnance as “UXO.”

  • EEO stressing importance of filling out SF 256


    EEO Specialist


    Parents can contact FKCS board via web-based email system


    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.

  • Sullivan University recognized as military-friendly school

    Sullivan University

    In tribute to a dedicated commitment to active duty military personnel and veterans, the Sullivan University System as well as three of its member schools have been recognized as a Military Friendly School.

  • Eyeball essential for religious perspective


    U.S. Army Cadet Command

    What was that? I quickly rubbed my eye to remove a little bug that somehow made contact with my left eyeball as I rode my bicycle to class. The little bug didn’t have a chance because in one fast swoop, it was dead. The irritation was enough to raise an alarm in my head that communicated to my left hand to take action, now. I didn’t see it coming nor did the little bug expect to meet death that day.

  • Feliciano shares experience of Afghanistan deployment


    83rd ARRTC PAO

    Robert Feliciano, Department of the Army civilian, volunteered for deployment to Afghanistan as a Department of Defense Civilian and deployed at the end of November 2013. Feliciano is a retired Army veteran of 22 years and teaches the Army Reserve Civilian Entry Training Course at Fort Knox’s 83rd U.S. Army Reserve Readiness Training Center. His one year tour in Afghanistan ends Nov. 28. Feliciano shared his experiences in the following interview.

  • POV accident claims life of Fort Campbell Soldier

    U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center

  • VA introducing uniformed disability claims form for veterans

    U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

    The Department of Veterans Affairs announced Sept. 24 that it’s introducing a uniformed disability claims form to better serve veterans, families and survivors.

    Standardizing the process by which veterans file claims and initiate appeals will make it easier for veterans and their survivors to clearly state what benefits they are seeking from VA and provide information that is necessary to process their claims and appeals.

  • AAFES giving away $3,000 in gift cards

    Army & Air Force Exchange Service Public Affairs
    The Army & Air Force Exchange Service invites shoppers to see what lurks on its shelves as it gives away $3,000 in Exchange gift cards.

  • LSB hosts ‘Truck Rodeo’ on post

    80th Training Command Public Affairs
    Staff Sgt. Jason O’Farrell, Company C, 4th Battalion, 321 Regiment and Sgt. 1st Class Kevin Wierzbick, Company A, 3rd Battalion, 399th Logistical Support Brigade, were the top performers, respectively, in the driver and mechanic categories of the 800th LSB’s Logistical Training Exercise, also known as a “Truck Rodeo,” on Fort Knox Sept. 18-20.
    Staff Sgt. Jason O’Farrell and Spc. Brian Daniels, Company C, 4-321st were the event’s top performing team.