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  • 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.

  • Patriots of 9/11 remembered in ceremony

    By CATRINA FRANCIS
    Gold Standard Senior Staff Writer
    catrina.francis@us.army.mil
    Tuesday marked the 11th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, the date of the worst terrorist attack on U.S. soil. Soldiers, civilians and Family members took a moment to reflect on this tragedy during a Patriot Day Ceremony at Waybur Theater.

  • Combined Federal Campaign kicks off Tuesday at Saber & Quill

    By CATRINA FRANCIS
    Gold Standard Senior
    Staff Writer
    catrina.francis@us.army.mil
    “Give a little, help a lot,” is the theme that epitomizes the Combined Federal Campaign which kicks off Tuesday at 9 a.m., in the Fort Knox Saber & Quill’s Signature Room.
    The campaign which begins Tuesday and runs through Nov. 30, expects to exceed last year’s goal of $400,000. This year’s goal has been set at $425,000.

  • Howitzer artillery fire heard on Knox ranges

    By 2ND LT. JOHN LYSTASH and
    STAFF SGT. MICHAEL LEMMONS
    3-1 BCT
    Soldiers of Assassin Battery, 1st Battalion, 6th Field Artillery, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division once again brought the sound of 105-mm howitzer fire to Fort Knox during a recent field training exercise from Aug. 20-24.
    This was the first time that the 70 Soldiers of Assassin Battery had fired their eight howitzers since the return of Duke Brigade last winter, and it was a relief for the Soldiers to finally get rounds down range.

  • HRC holding organizational day tomorrow at Kilianski Center

    By MASTER SGT.
    MICHAEL CHANN
    HRC PAO
    The U.S. Army Human Resources Command will host its third annual Organization Day at Kilianski Sports Complex tomorrow starting at 8 a.m.
    Parking at Kilianski Sports Complex is limited. For Organization Day events, HRC employees should take the shuttle from the Lt. Gen. Timothy J. Maude Complex unless they are authorized Org Day workers, such as members of the set-up crew.

  • Expect delays during HRC’s 10k run, walk

    Compiled by HRC PAO
    The Fort Knox community can expect traffic delays at several intersections tomorrow from 8 to 11 a.m., for U.S. Army Human Resources Command’s two mile and 10-kilometer runs and walk.
    These events are part of the festivities during HRC’s second annual Organization Day.
    The two mile run/walk route will begin at Kilianski Sports Complex. Intersections where motorists can expect delays are:
    * Upton and Pickett Roads
    * Upton and Main Range Roads

  • Ten most common mistakes consumers make when purchasing a vehicle

    By BRIAN EVANS
    Ft. Knox Legal Assistance Office
    Thinking about buying your first vehicle?  Or maybe adding a second Family vehicle?  Maybe you’ve purchased a vehicle in the past and ended up making a bad purchase, and don’t want to make that mistake again? 
    Purchasing a vehicle can be intimidating.  There are so many things consumers may not know about the process, and mistakes anywhere along the way can result in a problem later. 

  • ACAP bringing job fair to Knox’s Saber & Quill Oct. 16

    IMCOM Public Affairs
    Are you a Soldier transitioning from active duty and looking for your next job? A veteran? Or a Family member wanting to continue your career? Garrison Army Career and Alumni Program and Army Community Service offices support hundreds of job fairs on or near our installations every year. Here is a list of events for transitioning Soldiers, veterans and Family members coming up in the next three months.

  • Installation home to ‘absolute gem’ asset

    By RYAN BRUS
    Fort Knox Public Affairs Officer
    Fort Knox has become what is believed to be one of only three U.S. Army installations with a synthetic turf field.
    Though the field’s priority customer base will be Warrior Transition Soldiers for rehabilitation and physical therapy purposes, other Fort Knox units can use this new asset.  Field scheduling responsibility lies with the Warrior Transition Battalion at this time, but further scheduling guidelines will be forthcoming, according to Fort Knox Garrison Commander Col. Bruce Jenkins.

  • Knox Soldier performing at Bourbon Festival tomorrow in Bardstown

    By LEE ELDER
    USARB Nashville Public Affairs
    The U.S. Army Entertainment Team makes a return trip to this year’s Kentucky Bourbon Festival with a new lead singer and an expanded playlist.
    The team is set to perform as the final act tomorrow to close out the first night of concerts in downtown Bardstown.  This marks the third time in the last four years the team has been the Friday night headliner, and show time will likely be 10 p.m.