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Around Knox

  • Lecture to discuss job-hunting campaigns for Soldiers seeking civilian careers

    By MIKE LEWIS
    ACAP Counselor
    The Military Officers Association of America is presenting a “Marketing Yourself for a Second Career” lecture at Fort Knox. The event will be held May 28 from 8:30-11 a.m. in the ACAP classroom, first floor, Bldg. 1378 on Fort Knox.

  • Lecture to discuss job-hunting campaigns for Soldiers seeking civilian careers

    By MIKE LEWIS
    ACAP Counselor
    The Military Officers Association of America is presenting a “Marketing Yourself for a Second Career” lecture at Fort Knox. The event will be held May 28 from 8:30-11 a.m. in the ACAP classroom, first floor, Bldg. 1378 on Fort Knox.

  • Soldier transition, employment complex

    By MAUREEN ROSE
    Gold Standard Acting Editor
    maureen.a.rose2.civ@mail.mil
    The nation’s unemployment rate has been about 7 percent, according to the U.S. Labor Department, while the unemployment rate for all veterans averages about 9 percent. However, among the youngest veterans—those in the 18 to 24 range—almost 22 percent are without jobs.

  • Explaining eligibility for CHAMPVA

    By CLINT MESHEW
    Fort Knox Veterans Services
    Under the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs, certain dependents and survivors can receive reimbursement for most medical expenses—inpatient, outpatient, mental health, prescription medication, skilled nursing care and durable medical equipment.
    To be eligible for CHAMPVA, an individual cannot be eligible for Tricare (the medical program for civilian dependents provided by the Department of Defense) and must be one of the following:

  • Job opportunities available on, around Knox installation

    ACS Employment Readiness Program
    The ACS 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.

  • Army awards bronze to Knox

    By LYNSIE DICKERSON
    Gold Standard Staff Writer
    lynsie.m.dickerson.ctr@mail.mil
    Fort Knox has taken home the bronze award in the 2014 Army Communities of Excellence competition.
    “It’s a program that focuses on continuous process improvement and performance excellence,” said Derek Avey, a management and program analyst who helped put together the application packet.

  • Holocaust observances span week on installation

    By NORMAN JOHNSON
    83rd ARRTC
    A busy three months of planning culminated in a busy week of activities. The 2014 Holocaust Days of Remembrance observance encompassed events that lasted from April 28 through Friday.

  • Holocaust survivor recounts death camp experience, lessons

    By CATRINA FRANCIS
    Gold Standard Senior Staff Writer
    catrina.s.francis2.civ@mail.mil
    It’s been said if people aren’t careful in history, mankind is doomed to repeat it. The Holocaust was the systematic, bureaucratic, state-sponsored persecution and murder of approximately 6 million Jews by the Nazi regime and its collaborators, according to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. The Holocaust was also one of the darkest periods in history.

  • Around Knox

    Garrison Safety Office holding annual MSD
    KnoxINFO
    The Garrison Safety Office will host a Motorcycle Safety Day today at 9 a.m. at the Patton Museum. There will be vendors, unit training, rodeo skills, lunch and a raffle to follow in
    Keyes Park. Register at https://imc.army.mil/airs/Admin/
    Default.aspx. For more information, call (502) 624-4303.
    Sexual assault forum tomorrow
    KnoxINFO

  • Macdonald students win eCYBERMISSION awards for scientific projects

    Macdonald Intermediate School Staff
    Dedication, determination, and diligence are qualities it takes to be a winner! That’s exactly what it took for two eCYBERMISSION teams at Macdonald to become recognized as State Winners in the 12th Annual eCYBERMISSION competition. Team Midnight Leopards and Team Shooting Stars have been selected as the first and second place winners for 6th grade within DoDEA.