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Around Knox

  • Graduate programs offer education

    By ANDREA WALES
    U.S. Army Human Resources Command Public Affairs Office
    Through the Career Satisfaction Program, cadets in the Reserve Officer Training Corps and at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point can choose among three options to shape their Army experience, according to the CSP website at http://www.career-satisfaction.army.mil/. Once chosen, two options take effect right after graduation while the third must be scheduled by the Army officer years later.

  • Job vacancies for community updated

    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 non-transitioning military personnel, retirees, and their spouses.

  • Fort Knox annual food drive feeds military Family

    DeCA
    Fort Knox is in the middle of its annual Feds Feed Families Food Drive at Fort Knox. All items collected will go to the Helping Hands Food Pantry located on post. Helping Hands will distribute the food to financially challenged military Families, retirees and wounded warriors in the area. It’s part of our continuing effort to take care of our own.

  • Many claim to be spiritual, but not religious

    News and Experts
    A growing numbers of Americans are changing their relationship with religion, recent Pew Research Center polls indicated.
    Consider the stats:
    * Forty-four percent of U.S. adults have either switched religious affiliation, or report “no affiliation.”
    * More than 16 percent report they are unaffiliated with a religion; that includes those who are spiritual but not religious, and agnostics and atheists.
    * Twenty-eight percent have switched from the religion in which they were raised.

  • HRC website undergoing redesign for easier navigation

    By ANDREA WALES
    U.S. Army Human Resources Command Public Affairs Office
    The U.S. Army Human Resources Command has entered a new phase of its web redesign, streamlining its website’s top navigation. Phase I went into effect at the end of January, but many releases and updates are still scheduled.

  • Transiton program can help Family members

    ACAP Staff
    It is widely recognized that ACAP assists transitioning Soldiers to start a new career in civilian life; but not everyone knows that the program also assists transitioning Soldier’s Family members. The Army Career and Alumni Program can help Family members with the employment search process by providing the highest quality guidance, training, resources, and support during their career transition from military service.

  • Fort Knox buildings, contents slated for demolition Sept. 1

    DPW
    The following list of buildings will be under contract to be demolished starting in September. Effective Sept. 1, the buildings and all contents within/around will become property of the demolition contractor. Also effective Sept. 1, the buildings will no longer be deemed safe to enter without prior coordination with DPW and the demolition contractor.

  • Back to school time carries its own risks

    By RICHARD RUDOLPH
    Garrison Safety Office
    With school quickly approaching many parents and students are getting ready for that first day, busy buying supplies, clothing and other school needed items. Some parents are making plans to drive their children to and from school, others plan that their children will ride the bus. The children are looking forward to reuniting with friends, the sports they will play and other school actives. There are also other important things to be thinking about.

  • AROUND KNOX

    Book fair benefits Devers Teen Center
    CYSS

  • Duke Family bids final farewell

    3/1 IBCT Public Affairs
    A memorial service was held at Fort Knox July 11 for a Soldier assigned to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division.  Sgt. Aaron Scales died unexpectedly June 13 while conducting physical training during the basic phase of his Officer Candidate School training at Fort Benning, Ga.