Around Knox

  • Top flight

    Gold Standard Acting Editor

    On July 10, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno came to Fort Knox to discuss his vision for the future of the Army with Brig. Gen. Peggy Combs, commander of U.S. Army Cadet Command and Fort Knox, and Maj. Gen. Richard Mustion, commander of Human Resources Command.


    Soldier Show opens here July 26

    The 2014 U.S. Army Soldier Show will be held at Fort Knox’s Sadowski Center (6607 Wilson Road) July 26 and 27. The Soldier Show is free and open to general public. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. and both shows start at 7 p.m.

    Seating is on a first come, first served basis. For more information, call (502) 624-1838.

    CYSS Open Enrollment has begun

  • ASB's senior enlisted advisor leaves Fort Knox

    U.S. Army Accessions Support Brigade

    Command Sgt. Maj. Donnel Daniels hands over duties as the top enlisted Soldier in the U.S. Army’s only recruiting support brigade, July 18, at 11 a.m. in the Abrams Auditorium at the Patton Museum.

    Daniels will pass the sword as the brigade’s senior noncommissioned officer to Command Sgt. Maj. Bryan Hamilton. Brigade Commander Col. Brian Cavanaugh will preside over the event.

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  • First course graduates

    USACC Intern

    The cadets of the first regiments of the Leader Development and Assessment Course graduated Sunday to the applause of their families and loved ones.

    Now that they have graduated, the cadets only need to finish their college education to achieve the rank of second lieutenant.

    The ceremony took place under the bright morning sun at Brooks Field. This is the first LDAC graduation to take place at Fort Knox. The event attracted a crowd of friends and family from all over the country.

  • Drill sergeants train, encourage

    Task Force Wolf

    Grass still wet from the morning dew, thick fog hovering over the ground, the darkness of the night fighting against the rising sun, a line of drill sergeants march out in perfect precision. Once reaching the physical training pit, they immediately assume their grading positions to administer the record Army Physical Fitness Test for cadets attending Leader Development and Assessment Course during Cadet Summer Training held at Fort Knox.

  • Cadets commissioned as second lieutenants

    USACC Intern

    The 1st and 2nd Regiments of the Leader Development and Assessment Course graduated Sunday at Fort Knox. During the ceremony, 35 cadets commissioned as second lieutenants, beginning their careers as Army officers.

  • Four young Soldiers die in vehicle crashes

    U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center

    A 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, Soldier, on block leave, died from injuries sustained in a single-vehicle crash that occurred June 10 in Mount Vernon, Ga. The 20-year-old private was discovered by authorities after having been ejected when the pickup truck he was driving rolled numerous times. The Soldier was not wearing a seat belt. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

  • Town Hall

    Fort Knox Community Schools

    The Fort Knox Community Schools system seeks four parents or guardians to serve on the Board of Education. They will fill four vacancies on the five member board.

    Election Aug. 15 will be for two two-year positions and two one-year positions, completing unexpired terms of office. An applicant may file for either a one-year term or a two-year term.

    Board members serve at-large, representing all parents and legal guardians of students enrolled in the Fort Knox schools.