Around Knox

  • Reservists supporting cadet summer training

    Task Force Wolf
    Maj. Gen. Peter Lennon, commanding general, 377th Theater Sustainment Command, visited logistical support Soldiers from his subordinate units supporting Cadet Summer Training July 10 at Fort Knox.
    The 377th TSC is providing quartermaster support for CST 2014. This is the first year the Army Reserve has supported the training in this capacity.
    “The need for these services is much larger than we envisioned,” said Col. Rob Humphrey, senior reserve advisor, U.S. Army Cadet Command.

  • Three die in motorcycles crashes

    U.S. Army Combat Readiness Safety Center

  • CHHS robotics national champs

    Hardin County Schools

    The Central Hardin High School Vex Robotics teams will need a much larger trophy case should they continue on their current pace.

  • Exchange shoppers investing in communities' life quality

    Army & Air Force Exchange Service Public Affairs

    Soldiers and their Families shopping and dining at Army & Air Force Exchange Service stores and restaurants on Fort Knox generated $1,193,148.91 last year for Army quality-of-life programs.

    Over the past 10 years, the Exchange has provided more than $2.4 billion in dividends to military programs including Anderson Aquatic Center, Houston Bowling Center, and Carlson Campgrounds.

  • Odierno talks to cadets about Army careers

    USACC Intern
    Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno spoke for more than an hour Thursday to cadets in the Army ROTC Leader Development and Assessment Course with a message to help them in their journey as Army officers.
    He took time with cadets to share the wide range of experience he has gained during a 38-year career that has seen him hold many leadership positions.

  • Planning wedding? Read on for expert advice

    News and Experts  
    Watch any of the popular wedding reality shows—Say Yes to the Dress, My Big Fat American Gyspy Wedding, Four Weddings—and the common denominator is money.

  • Soldier learns new definition: resilience

    Gold Standard Acting Editor

    Editor’s Note: The names in this story have been changed to protect the privacy of the Soldier as well as her under-age sibling.

  • ECTC to hold registration for fall semester Aug. 6, 7


    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College is the most convenient and affordable college opportunity for students who still haven’t registered for classes this Fall. It’s not too late to apply and enroll in college classes, which start August 18, 2014.

    Prospective students can complete an inquiry form at a launch site (www.go4less.elizabethtown.org), where they will be entered to win an iPad Air.

  • Open House for EC3 students, parents Aug. 4

    Hardin County Schools
    The Hardin County Schools Early College and Career Center will host an Open House for students and parents of students that will attend EC3 in the 2014-15 school year Aug. 4 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
    Each of the district’s three high schools (Central Hardin High School, John Hardin High School and North Hardin High School) will hold an Open House that evening as well. Those will take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

  • Congo native recruit to join chaplaincy


    Medical Recruiting Brigade

    While working with military veterans as a chaplain at the Washington Hospital Center, Father Denis Mandamuna made the decision to serve as a spiritual leader for the U.S. Army.

    “The majority of our patients at the hospital were Soldiers who served in Afghanistan or Vietnam,” Mandamuna said. “I had a good experience assisting them with PTSD, mental and a variety of emotional issues. I could see their need for spiritual support and encouragement.”