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Around Knox

  • Be patient, stand firm; the Lord’s coming is near

    By CHAPLAIN (1ST LT.) WARREN SIBLEY

    Warrior Transition Battalion

    It is about to be September. With that comes the thought of the coming of autumn and all that entails—cooler weather, physical training tests and my wife’s favorite—football.

  • Hardin County Schools out-performs peers on ACT

    Hardin County Schools

    The American College Test has released its data regarding juniors who took the state-mandated test in the spring. The numbers indicate how students performed in each of the four content areas (English, Math, Reading and Science). A composite score is also given. Hardin County Schools stu-dents out-performed their peers across the state in every content area and the composite score. Data also shows improvement over last year’s ACT state-mandated test given to juniors.

  • John Hardin dubbed 2-star FFA chapter

    Hardin County Schools

    The National Future Farmers of America Organization has named the John Hardin FFA Chapter as a National 2-Star Chapter. This rating puts the John Hardin FFA Chapter in the top 3 percent of all FFA chapters in the United States.

  • Theater conference ensures smooth transition

    By STAFF SGT. JUSTIN SILVERS

    3rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) Public Affairs

    Leaders from the 1st Sustainment Command (Theater), 3rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) and other units gathered together for a Theater Sustainment Reset Conference beginning in early August at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.

  • On-post club to be transformed

    By LYNSIE DICKERSON

    Gold Standard Staff Writer

    lynsie.dickerson.ctr@mail.mil

    The Landing Zone will soon have a new look, feel and name as it is transformed into the Samuel Adams Brewhouse.

  • AROUND KNOX

    Country music stars performing Saturday

    Fort Knox PAO

    Country music stars Darius Rucker and Jennifer Nettles will headline the 2014 Fort Knox Summer Concert at Fort Knox’s Godman Army Airfield Saturday beginning at 6:30 p.m.

    Tickets are available through Ticketmaster at www.ticketmaster.com, the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation website at www.knoxmwr.com and the Fort Knox ITR Office by calling (502) 624-5030.

  • Moving memorial

    By CAPT. PHIL MIX

    Brigade Assistant Operations Officer

    Soldiers of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division have spent more than six months focused on transitioning personnel, facilities and equipment. On Aug. 21, the focus was on transferring the memorial of their fallen comrades.

  • Teen panel briefs training commander

    By KATHLEEN BROUGH

    School Services Specialist, 84th TC

    Army Reserve Family Programs and Army Reserve Child, Youth and School Services staff collaborated with teen representatives Aug. 7 to provide a youth programs briefing to 84th Training Commander Maj. Gen. David Puster. Puster, whose command is based at Fort Knox, was provided a slide presentation from the ARTP representative, Taeisha Wynder, and the teen council representative, Abby Smallwood, to aid in the discussion points.

  • Knox’s veterinary clinic still going strong

    By CAPT. CASSANDRA FRAMSTAD

    Chief of Veterinary Treatment Facility

    Since the closing of the Fort Knox Stray Animal Facility in June, the responsibility of stray animals on post has been appointed to Knox Hills who then contracted with Hardin County Animal Control to support Fort Knox. The Fort Knox Veterinary Treatment Facility has not closed and will continue to provide veterinary care for service members’ pets and to sick or injured strays through Knox Hills.

  • Last summer class graduates

    By ALEX MCLAUGHLIN

    U.S. Army Cadet Command Intern

    Cadet Summer Training at Fort Knox ended Aug. 12 after the Leader’s Training Course Regiment 6 graduation ceremony.

    This was the first summer that the entire CST program was conducted at Fort Knox with the arrival of Leader Development and Assessment Course from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. At the conclusion of CST, a total of 7,580 cadets graduated from their respective training programs—6,123 cadets were in LDAC, with the remaining 1,457 in LTC.