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Around Knox

  • Soldiers supply muscle for housing projects

    By 1ST LT. KASIE KING
    19th Engineer Battalion
    Volunteers from 1st Platoon, 76th Engineer Company (Vertical), 19th Engineer Battalion, teamed up with Hardin County Habitat for Humanity to bring the joy and security of home to two families.
    Soldiers from the unit led by 2nd Lt. Marcie Nordt and Sgt. 1st Class Romeo Acker, volunteered for three days on a bedroom and shower addition on the Engle Family home in Radcliff as well as the future home for the Clark Family in Elizabethtown.

  • Fort Knox Monthly Retirement Ceremony
  • Fort Knox Community Schools

    Transportation cancelled
    Child, Youth and School Services and Devers Middle School/Teen program announce that off-post after school transportation from all Hardin County Schools, including middle schools and high schools, will be cancelled for the 2013-14 school year. For more information, call (502) 624-3232.
    Knox schools seek applicants
    forcafeteria meal benefits
    The free/reduced meal applications for the 2013-2014 school year are available to all households with children enrolled in the Fort Knox Community Schools.

  • Hardin County Schools launch work ethic certification program

    Hardin County Schools
    Hardin County Schools officials have officially launched the district’s new Work Ethic Certification program with its high school seniors.
    Seniors at Central Hardin High School, John Hardin High School and North Hardin High School have until tomorrow to return a form that notes their intention to participate. Superintendent Nannette Johnston and HCS Early College and Career Center Dan Robbins spoke to seniors Aug. 21 and 22 about Work Ethic Certification.

  • HRC employs social media to inform Families

    By ANDREA WALES
    U.S. Army Human Resources Command PAO
    A group of concerned family members associated with the U.S. Army Human Resources Command is reaching out to the HRC community through social media. The “Army HRC Family” page on Facebook has been up and running since Aug. 8.

  • New captain combines personal NCO experience, future leadership

    By STAFF SGT. MICHAEL LEMMONS
    3RD IBCT Public Affairs
    After 14 years as an enlisted service member, three years as an Army drill sergeant and experience as a senior non-commissioned officer, 1st Lt. Troy Singleton was promoted to captain Aug. 19, at the 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team headquarters.
    What makes this different than any other promotion is the gold-plated metal and enamel insignia he wears just below his rank.

  • Exchange facilities popular with Soldiers

    AAFES
    The Fort Knox Exchange is paying dividends in more ways than one as Soldiers and their Families exercising their benefit by dining and shopping at Exchange facilities last year generated a dividend of $1,485,679.  
    These funds are critical to Installation Management Command’s ability to enhance local programs and facilities including the Strike Zone, Anderson Aquatic Center, and Lindsey Golf Course.

  • What makes good leaders? Followers

    By CHAPLAIN (MAJ.) DANIEL BELL
    4th Cavalry Brigade

  • Red Cross seeking blood, platelet donors

    American Red Cross
    With the arrival of Labor Day and the unofficial end to summer, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to roll up a sleeve and give blood or platelets to help ensure sufficient supplies over the holiday weekend.
    Those who present to donate through Sept. 9 could win one of five $1,000 American Express gift cards, and all donors will walk away with the instant gratification that they may be helping to save more than one life.

  • Employment opportunities plentiful in, around 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 nontransitioning military personnel, retirees and their spouses.