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Around Knox

  • Fort Knox Community Schools

    Knox schools seek applicants for cafeteria meal benefits
    The free/reduced meal applications for the 2012-2013 school year are available to all households with children enrolled in the Fort Knox Community Schools.
    Applications are available at any school, at Crittenberger Central Staff Offices (located in Keyes Park), and at Barr Memorial Library. Applications may also be downloaded from the web at www.am.dodea.edu/knox/
    fkcsco/Pages/FoodService.htm.

  • Retired colonel talks about goodness of God

    By STEVE AREL
    U.S. Army Cadet Command
    An ROTC grad who made his mark mostly by helping Soldiers remain spiritually fit spoke Aug. 30 about the mark God made on his life.
    And the mark He can make on other people’s lives, too.
    Retired Col. Scott McChrystal, who spent 31 years in uniform and faced countless perils in combat and in life, still devotes himself regularly to reading Scripture and prayer.

  • HSC honors distinguished alum

    By SGT. TOBY COOK
    3-1 Public Affairs
    Hardin County Schools hosted a Distinguished Alumni Luncheon on Aug. 30 at the Historic State Theater in downtown Elizabethtown. The luncheon was held to honor eight former graduates from various high schools in Hardin County who have distinguished themselves from their peers throughout their life.

  • Employment opportunities available in, around Fort Knox

    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.

  • EAP available for those who need helping hand

    By ANDREA WALES
    U.S. Army Human Resources Command Public Affairs Office
    If you are having a tough time being a “super commuter,” John Emary of the on-post Employee Assistance Program suggests you take action.
    1. Identify the need for help.
    2. Know there is someone out there who cares and may have some good ideas.
    That someone can be a family member, a friend, a member of the clergy, a member of the behavioral-health community or other trusted person.

  • Super commuting challenges family time

    By ANDREA WALES
    U.S. Army Human Resources Command Public Affairs Office
    On one’s deathbed, it is said that no one ever thinks, “I wish I’d spent more time at the office.”
    Super commuters, also called extreme commuters, have an even tougher time with the family-work balance than the average employee.

  • Duke Soldiers learn Art of Army Design

    By STAFF SGT. MICHAEL LEMMONS
    3-1 Brigade Combat Team PAO

  • HRC hosting transportation fair to educate employees to save gas, money with shared rides to work

    By ANDREA WALES
    U.S. Army Human Resources Command Public Affairs Office
    The U.S. Army Human Resources Command will put on a Transportation Fair Sept. 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lt. Gen. Timothy J. Maude Complex in the main lobbies of Building 1 and 2 (by the command bridge) to increase awareness about public transportation for Fort Knox and nearby communities.

  • Poster child for heart association staying healthy with Army mom, will be grand marshal Sept. 22

    By ANDREA WALES
    U.S. Army HRC PAO
    When looking into the sweet face of Olivia Pacheco, you wouldn’t suspect that she is a kind of “poster child” for the American Heart Association. All that betrays her secret is a “stripe”—what she calls the long, vertical scar on her chest. It’s only summer’s scaled-down dresses and tops that reveal her secret.

  • Celebrate Rosh Hashanah with good tidings, blessings

    By Chaplain (Capt.)
    DANIEL GOLDMAN
    Religious Services Office
    EDITOR’S NOTE: Many Orthodox Jews maintain the tradition of omitting letters from the name of the Creator, in order to ensure they cannot inadvertently take His name in vain. We will respect their faith as well as their practice.
    Rosh Hashanah is the first and second of the Jewish month of Tishrei, which corresponds to the 17 and 18 of September 2012. Rosh Hashanah is the beginning of the Jewish New Year celebrating the birth of mankind, highlighting the special relationship with G-d.