Around Knox

  • Human Resources Command changes responsibility

    U.S. Army Human Resources Command Public Affairs Office
    Before a backdrop of the colorful flags of the 50 states, the U.S. Army Human Resources Command marked a change of responsibility in the courtyard of the Lt. Gen. Timothy J. Maude Complex Friday.
    The ceremony ushered in the leadership of HRC’s new senior enlisted leader, Command Sgt. Maj. Charles Smith, and helped members of the work force wish the outgoing top enlisted leader, Command Sgt. Maj. Bruce Lee, good luck in his next endeavor.

  • Pet of the Week

    Name: Daisy
    Sex: Female
    Breed: Calico
    Age: 2-3 years old
    Likes: Nurturing and helping the less fortunate
    Vaccinations: Up-to-date
    Neutered: Yes
    Micro-chipped: Yes

  • Around Knox

    ACS to close during move
    Army Community Service is moving from Bldg. 5101 to Bldg. 1477. ACS will only provide emergency services Monday-Aug. 15. Emergency services are: support for sexual assault victims, domestic violence victims and AER loans for emergency travel. ACS will reopen for business in its new location Bldg. 1477 Aug. 19 at 7:30 a.m.
    ACS apologizes for any inconvenience during this time.
    HRC to hold change of responsibility

  • Smith addresses community

    Gold Standard Staff Writer
    Maj. Gen. Jeff Smith, commander of Cadet Command and Fort Knox, was the featured speaker at a town hall meeting Tuesday at the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center. The meeting was open to the public and addressed topics such as current and planned construction projects, the inactivation of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, and U.S. Army Cadet Command transformation initiatives related to Fort Knox.

  • Knox Hills follows protocol, captures iguana in Prichard neighborhood

    Gold Standard Senior Staff Writer
    Last week a resident of Fort Knox’s Prichard Neighborhood encountered an unusual visitor – one that’s not usually found in Kentucky or the United States.
    According to staff from Knox Hills—the organization that manages on-post-housing, a resident called to say there was a lizard. What, exactly, they found was an iguana that measured almost four-feet from head to tail.

  • Garrison Command joins post organizations in framing Knox’s future

    Gold Standard Staff
    On June 4-14, garrison command—in conjunction with Installation Management Command—joined together with the post’s tenant units and organizations to frame the vision for Fort Knox’s future.

  • Fort Knox Community Schools

    Transportation cancelled
    Child, Youth & 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.
    Open house for
    FKHS on Aug. 13
    Fort Knox High School is hosting an open house Aug. 13 from 5 to 7 p.m. Parents should first report to the gym. Parents will then be able to follow their student’s schedule and visit with teachers.

  • Children participate in mock SRP

    6-4 Cavalry Regiment
    On July 23, the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division and 19th Engineer Battalion held a “Kids Back to School Mock SRP” event for the Families of Soldiers who are deployed or preparing to deploy.
    The event was modeled after the Soldier Readiness Program which is currently used to prepare Soldiers to deploy by having the Soldiers attend briefings, medical examinations, a legal section and numerous other stations.

  • Finance Corps ball honors pair of Soldiers

    U.S. Army HRC PAO
    For the first time in the history of the the Finance Corps Association, both the branch chief and company-grade assignments officer at the U.S. Army Human Resources Command earned simultaneous recognition at the recent annual Finance Corps ball in Fort Jackson, S.C.

  • Sustainers take tour of UPS facility in Louisville

    3rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) Public Affairs
    Members of the 3rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) Support Operations Mobility Branch, based out of Fort Knox, conducted a tour of the UPS, Inc. Worldport Operations Facility in Louisville, Ky., July 25.
    This unique opportunity provided Sustainers with a chance to share best practices with one of the Army’s and Department of Defense’s most important strategic partners.