Around Knox

  • Exchange makes holiday gift returns easy, convenient for customers

    Army & Air Force Exchange Service Public Affairs
    According to “ABC News,” recipients of gifts returned as many as 37 percent of holiday purchases last year. But shoppers can rest easy knowing the Fort Knox Exchange makes holiday returns as easy as possible.

  • Employment 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.

  • Alabama holding special election, deadline Tuesday

    Fort Knox Voting Assistance Office
    The State of Alabama will hold a special general election in the 1st Congressional District Tuesday to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Representative Jo Bonner. The 1st Congressional District consists of Baldwin, Escambia, Mobile, Monroe and Washington counties, and a portion of Clarke County.
    Tuesday’s special general election deadlines are as follows:
    Ballot request deadline: today
    Ballots must be postmarked: No later than Tuesday

  • FCBA provides procedures for disputes

    Fort Knox Legal Assistance Office
    Has a credit card company ever charged you twice for the same purchase? Have you ever considered disputing a credit card charge, but not understood the process?  
    The Fair Credit Billing Act is a federal law that provides protection to consumers who wish to dispute credit account billing errors. The FCBA was enacted in 1974 as a form of consumer protection and ultimately as a means for obtaining relief when faced with the need to correct billing errors.

  • Many live alone on brink of disaster

    3-1 Rear Operations Chaplain
    “Some wandered in the wilderness in a solitary desert track; they found no city for habitation. Hungry and thirsty, they fainted; their lives were near to being extinguished.”
    Psalm 107:4-5 (AMP)

  • Choose clothes wisely in cold weather

    Army Safety Center
    For many people, working or playing in cold weather can be a positive experience. You may feel invigorated by the bracing air and feel like doing your work with more physical energy than usual. When it comes to leisure, cold weather offers many enjoyable activities whether it’s skiing, skating, snowmobiling or ice fishing.

  • Knox youth gains resilience

    Gold Standard Acting Editor
    Editor’s note: This is the third in a three-part series.
    The Army’s Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness is being met with success in many aspects of Soldiers’ lives—personal and professional. However, the Fort Knox program has gone a step further by introducing the CSF2 training at the installation high school.

  • Around Knox

    Post tree lighting
    today at post gazebo

    The Christmas Tree lighting ceremony will be today at 5:30 p.m. at the post gazebo near Brooks Field, featuring the 113th Army Band, community groups, caroling and more. Trees for Troops will follow the ceremony.
    Same day
    appointments offered


  • ROTC addresses SHARP training

    U.S. Army Cadet Command Public Affairs
    Like many students at the University of Texas, Austin, Army ROTC cadets dressed up for Halloween. However, their destination was not an on-campus party but for an alternative way to learn about a topic that is serious to the Army.
    They were visiting different agencies on and off campus that offer places of safety, counseling and education for all cadets. This training focused on education about the Army Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention program.

  • Restored barracks unveiled tomorrow

    Knox Public Affairs Office