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  • Soldiers use study sessions to prepare for Board

    By CAPTS. PAT GORHAM and ANDREW KING

    1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment

    As the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, prepares for full inactivation in January, the unit continues to ensure its Soldiers and leaders depart fully qualified and prepared for the next duty assignment. In 3rd IBCT, it’s called “Maintaining the Duke Legacy.”

  • Singing results in positive mood, heightens senses

    By CHAPLAIN (CAPT.) ABRAHAMYOUNGKI KIM

    Ireland Army Community Hospital

  • Living will, HC POA ensures patient has right in medical decisions

    By BRIAN EVANS

    Fort Knox Legal Assistance Office

    Every adult has the right to say who he or she wants to make medical decisions if that person is incapacitated. You also have the right to say whether you want life-sustaining measures withheld or withdrawn under certain circumstances. These decisions can be placed in writing in documents known as Advance Medical Directives.

    Federal law (10 USC 1044c) requires that AMDs drafted by a Legal Assistance attorney be recognized in all 50 states.

  • Exchange employs shoplifting prevention measures

    Army & Air Force Exchange Service Public Affairs

    According to the National Association for Shoplifting Prevention, there are approximately 27 million shoplifters in America, accounting for more than $35 million a day in losses. This fact is not lost on retailers such as the military’s retailer, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service.

  • Chandler meets with Soldiers, families during visit

    By STAFF SGT. CANDICE FUNCHESS

    101st Division (Air Assault) Public Affairs Office

    With the current drawdown and budget restraints, can the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) still produce Soldiers ready to engage the enemy and win? “Absolutely.”

  • Attorneys available to Soldiers seeking appeal

    By MARK BYRUM JR.

    Soldiers’ MEB Counsel

  • Sailors, Soldiers learn supply operations management skills

    By SGT. 1ST CLASS MONICA TERRY

    83rd U.S. Army Reserve Readiness Training Center

    While the 83rd U.S. Army Reserve Training Center is commonly called the schoolhouse of the Army Reserve, its influence reaches beyond the Army System. The Aug. 18-29 Company Level Supply Course-PBUSE had six students from the Naval Reserve. The training they received at the ARRTC is critical to their wartime mission, since the Navy uses the Army’s supply system during deployments.

  • Preparation, courtesy keys to job fair success

    By FRANK JOHNSTON

    Transition Services Manager

    The Fort Knox Soldier for Life - Transition Assistance Program is announcing the annual job fair at the Fort Knox Leaders Club Oct. 22 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; co-hosted by the Kentucky Department of Employment Services, Family Employment Readiness Center and the Civilian Personnel Action Center.

  • AROUND KNOX

    Army Bowl Friday at Fort Knox

    PAO

    The Fort Campbell Falcons will take on the Fort Knox Eagles at Fort Knox High School’s McAdams Field at 8 p.m. Friday. Tickets are $2 for students, $3 for military ID card holders, and $5 for nonmilitary ID card holders.

    Fort Knox paying tribute to first responders

    PAO

  • Suicide Prevention Month kicks off

    By LYNSIE DICKERSON

    Gold Standard Staff Writer

    lynsie.m.dickerson.ctr@mail.mil

    Members of the Fort Knox community gathered Aug. 28 at the Saber & Quill for the Fort Knox Army Substance Abuse Program’s fourth annual Suicide Prevention Month kick-off breakfast.

    “We know we have suicide issues in our United States Army,” said Col. T.J. Edwards, Fort Knox garrison commander. “When I see those (reports of suicide) in email, it’s another huge, huge loss.”