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Around Knox

  • 19th Engineer Battalion engineering savings

    By MAUREEN ROSE
    Gold Standard Acting Editor
    maureen.a.rose2.civ@mail.mil
    While the word “engineering” can be synonymous with constructing or building, it can also be used to indicate a skillful maneuver to achieve a particular outcome.
    Recently, the 19th Engineer Battalion at Fort Knox achieved both definitions with a project that engineered savings while generating a practical result.

  • Fort Knox Community Schools

    FKHS crowns Haddix, Stark
    By ASHLYN KOONCE
    Fort Knox High School
    On Saturday, Mr. and Miss Fort Knox High School 2013 were crowned at the half time of the Fort Knox vs. Elizabethtown basketball game. After a
    week of waiting for the
    results, Aaron Stark and Alex Haddix were crowned Mr. and Ms. FKHS.

  • Recruiting virtually

    By JULIA BOBICK
    Recruiting Command Public Affairs
    Most people on Fort Knox know the Army has hundreds of recruiting centers across the United States, but few realize there is also a Virtual Recruiting Center tucked inside the USAREC headquarters here, sifting through an average of 233 enlistment applications per day.

  • USAREC employee enjoys helping others

    By JULIA BOBICK
    Recruiting Command Public Affairs
    Helping people is the most rewarding aspect of Denise Clark’s job, and the reason she said she has remained in the civilian personnel career field for the past 20 years.
    A native of Flaherty, Ky., Clark started her federal service at the Fort Knox commissary in 1983. It was when a follow-on position as a military personnel clerk at Ireland Army Community Hospital was abolished that she transitioned to the civilian personnel field.

  • Knox remembering Black History Tuesday

    By SGT. 1ST CLASS QUINCY ARNOLD
    Cadet Command EOA
    The commanding general, U.S. Army Cadet Command and the Fort Knox Equal Opportunity Office will host the observance for the 2013 African-American/Black History Month. This year’s theme is “At the Crossroads of Freedom and Equality: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington.” The program will be conducted Tuesday at Waybur Theater. The event will start at 11:30 a.m. and is open to the public.

  • Army professional program launches

    By AMY ROBINSON
    U.S. Army Training and Doctrine
    U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command officially kicked off the year-long “America’s Army—Our Profession” education and training program by hosting a professional development workshop Jan. 3, at the command’s headquarters on Fort Eustis, Va.

  • BOSS leadership, potential growing on Knox

    By CATRINA FRANCIS
    Gold Standard Senior Staff Writer
    catrina.s.francis2.civ@mail.mil
    The Army has always been about Family, but how it defined Family has changed.

  • Cadet overcomes obstacles, becomes leader in school, home, community

    By STEVE AREL
    U.S. Army Cadet Command
    A peculiar philosophy exists among some students at Brainerd High School. Somehow, mediocre classroom performance equates to social intelligence.
    In this misguided state, popularity and acceptance are the curriculum too many are interested in studying.

  • What are your priorities? Take time to decide

    By CHAPLAIN (MAJ.) MICHAEL COX
    U.S. Army Cadet Command

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