Around Knox

  • Employment opportunities available 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.

  • Fort Campbell loses Aviation Brigade

    Office of the Chief of Public Affairs

    The Department of the Army has announced the inactivation of the 159th Combat Aviation Brigade at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, based on the need to organize aviation assets to best support operational requirements under significant fiscal constraints.

    The Army made the decision to inactivate the 159th CAB—one of two CABs in the 101st Airborne Division. The 101st CAB, also stationed at Fort Campbell, will continue to support operational and training requirements of the 101st Airborne Division and its subordinate units.

  • 3rd ESC cases colors at Bagram, heads home


    3rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) Public Affairs

    The 3rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) commemorated the culmination of their mission with a casing ceremony Dec. 1 at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.

    The ceremony symbolized the end of operations for the 3rd ESC in Afghanistan.

  • Fort Knox Families host German foreign exchange students


    Gold Standard Editor

    They weren’t sure that keeping a house full of teenagers for three weeks was exactly a wise course of action. But when the plane landed and five teenagers from Germany disembarked, they knew they had made the right decision.

  • Welcome home greetings
  • NEC scores well in annual security review


    Gold Standard Senior Staff Writer

    The recent data security breaches involving such companies as Home Depot and Target, as well as the WikiLeaks site that aims to post sensitive government information are examples that highlight the difficulty in maintaining sound information security.

    But, Fort Knox hasn’t experienced these problems.

  • Good morning


    Gold Standard Editor

    President Zachary Taylor was born on Nov. 24, 1784 in Virginia, but was brought to Kentucky as an infant and spent more than 20 years here. He was buried in Louisville, Kentucky after his death in 1850.

  • Military Family Month honors diverse Families, spouses


    Director, Spouse Employment and Career Opportunities Program, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Military Community and Family Policy)

  • Family emergencies managable with advance legal planning


    I.G. Brown Training and Education Center

    I learned these past months that having “advanced medical directives” and other documents make a family emergency more manageable. It is one less issue to fix when emergencies arise.

    I remembered that someone called them advanced directives during an event held to provide information for Families. My first sergeant announced it many months ago in an email. It was easy to shrug them off—powers of attorney, living wills, wills, health care proxies and a plan.