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Around Knox

  • 'Sparky's' artistic success proves perseverance usually pays off

    By CHAPLAIN

    (LT. COL.) TIMOTHY WALLS

    U.S. Army Garrison

    Have there ever been times in your life when you felt that no matter how hard you try to do something, it never seems to make a difference or that no one seems to appreciate your efforts at trying to make something happen? All of us have been there. It’s easy to get discouraged and feel all alone.

  • Sustainers transfer property to help Afghan unit

    By MAJ. KERRY HOUCK and STAFF SGT. JUSTIN SILVERS

    3rd ESC

    The Foreign Excess Personal Property program is a process used by the U.S. government to transfer unneeded property permanently to a foreign government; in this case, the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.

    Items which fall under the FEPP inventory are often accumulated during base closures and base realignments, where excess property is found and inventoried. This process is helpful in saving taxpayer money, in addition to being able to offer assistance to foreign forces.

  • NATO commander visits HRC to emphasize assignments

    By LT. COL. CHEVELLE THOMAS

    HRC Public Affairs Office

    U.S. Army Human Resources Command hosted Lt. Gen. Frederick B. “Ben” Hodges, commander, North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s Allied Land Command, July 18 to discuss NATO’s role in the Army at the Maude Complex.

  • Duke Soldier steps into void to coach youth basketball

    By CAPT. JOHN QUARFELD
    3-1 BCT
    With the deactivation of 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division and downsizing of thousands of Soldiers on Fort Knox, the local community has also lost numerous volunteer coaches. These Soldiers have been vital to the positive relationships that have been strengthened with the public and area businesses. One of these Soldiers is Pfc. Jerraysheya Fox, who has volunteered hundreds of hours during her off-duty time to develop young athletes.

  • Exchange ensures prices remain stable throughout its global facilities

    Army & Air Force Exchange Service Corporate Communications

    Whether stationed at home or abroad, servicemembers can expect to find the same, or very similar, prices at Army & Air Force Exchange Service facilities worldwide.

    Known as pricing parity, this practice ensures Exchange prices are established centrally.

  • Guardsmen earn EIB at Atterbury

    By SGT. 1ST CLASS HAROLD BROUGHTON

    1st Battalion, 149th Infantry

    On June 20, 20 warriors from the 1st Battalion, 149th Infantry Battalion arrived at Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center (in Indiana) to begin training for testing of the coveted Expert Infantryman Badge. The EIB is a distinction that displays a skill set the infantryman must possess in order to earn the award. Those that earn the EIB wear it with a sense of pride and accomplishment for good reason.

  • AROUND KNOX

    Combs promotion tomorrow at 4:45 p.m.

    KnoxPAO

    The public is invited to attend the promotion ceremony of Brig. Gen. Peggy Combs, commander of U.S. Army Cadet Command and Fort Knox, tomorrow at 4:45 p.m. at Cadet Park in front of the

    U.S. Army Cadet Command headquarters building. In case of inclement weather, the ceremony will be in Waybur Theater.

    Army Reserve CSM hosts town hall

    KnoxINFO

  • Cadet Command hails new CSM

    By VICKEY MOUZE

    USACC Public Affairs

    The U.S. Army Cadet Command hosted a change of responsibility for its senior enlisted leader in a formal ceremony at Cadet Park July 25.

    Brig. Gen. Peggy Combs, commander, USACC and Fort Knox, presided over the ceremony that transferred responsibility from Command Sgt. Maj. Roger Howard to Command Sgt. Maj. Gabriel Arnold.

    After the ceremonial transfer of unit colors that symbolizes the responsibility the commander places on the command sergeant major, Combs addressed the audience.

  • Gen. Perkins talks mission command

    By KAYLA BOYD

    U.S. Army Intern

  • Knox nails Army's inspection of CYSS

    By MAUREEN ROSE

    Gold Standarrd Acting Editor

    maureen.a.rose2.civ@mail.mil

    Last month, the Army higher headquarters inspection team scrutinized the Child, Youth and School Services of Fort Knox on the 857 standards that form the basis of the DoD certification. Without that certification, none of the four programs operating under the CYSS umbrella can open their doors. The programs are the Child Development Center, the Donna Kirby School Age Center, the Middle School/Teen program, and the Family Child Care Program.