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Around Knox

  • Knox Hills hosts Home for the Holidays event

    By SHARON VANDERHOOF

    Knox Hills Marketing and Communications Manager

    Knox Hills is happy to announce plans for its largest resident event of the year. Home for the Holidays will be held Dec. 11 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Sadowski Center, located on Wilson Road across from Ireland Community Hospital.

  • Collecting toys for kids
  • November holidays remind us to respect, remember and give thanks

    By CHAPLAIN (LT. COL.) GREG THOGMARTIN

    U.S. Army Cadet Command

    It has been five years since I first watched the movie “Taking Chance” in late October 2009. HBO Films had released it at that time and it’s based on the true story of Lt. Col. Mike Strobl, played by Kevin Bacon, and his journey as the escort officer for a fallen Marine, Lance Corporal Chance Phelps.

    The story that unfolds is a stirring look at the themes of respect, remembrance and gratitude.

  • Exchange will double gas discount Friday

    AAFES

    As the hectic—and sometimes pricey—holiday shopping season approaches, Army & Air Force Exchange Service Express locations worldwide are doubling the discount MILITARY STAR® cardholders receive on fuel, helping to keep shoppers’ wallets from running on empty.

    From Friday through Sunday, drivers fueling up with their MILITARY STAR® card at Army and Air Force fuel locations will receive 10 cents off per gallon of gas instead of the every day 5-cents-per-gallon discount.

  • Soldiers die in separate vehicle accidents

    U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center

  • Top five myths debunked about warrant officers

    By DAVID ALTOM

    Kentucky National Guard Public Affairs

    After nearly 100 years since being established by an act of congress, the warrant officer corps remains a mystery to a good many of civilian and military alike. It’s been call “the best rank in the Army” as well as the most misunderstood.

  • Sleep disorder causes disturbances

    Army Medicine

    The study on a series of patients at Madigan Army Medical Center at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, has led doctors to discover a new unique sleep-related condition impacting combat Soldiers called trauma-associated sleep disorder.

  • Employment opportunities in, around Knox

    ACS Employment Readiness Program

    The Army Community Service 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 spon sor’s permanent change of station. Other categories of personnel who are eligible for services are nontransitioning military personnel, retirees and their spouses.

  • Army Reserve’s 84th participates in 13th annual Norwegian Foot March

    By CLINTON WOOD

    84th Training Command Public Affairs

    Four Army Reserve Soldiers from the 84th Training Command at Fort Knox can boast to their fellow Soldiers and friends that they were participants in a history-making road march.

  • AROUND KNOX

    3rd ESC redeploys to Knox

    About 60 3rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) Soldiers are scheduled to return to Fort Knox after a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan and Kuwait and be welcomed home at 11:30 p.m. today at Natcher Physical Fitness Center. The ceremony time and date is subject to change. Those planning to attend should check www.knox.army.mil for the most up-to-date information and to learn the times and dates of the unit’s other two upcoming welcome home ceremonies.

    Listening session Jan. 6