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  • Lineage and history important to Army Reserve’s 84th

    By CLINTON WOOD

    84th Training Command Public Affairs

    Nov. 18, 1944 is a very significant date for the Army Reserve’s 84th Training Command headquartered at Fort Knox, Kentucky, which traces its lineage back to the Army’s 84th Infantry Division.

    This was the first day of combat in World War II for the division which went on to fight in the “Battle of the Bulge.”

  • Military Family Month honors sacrifice, service made by spouses

    By EDDY MENTZER

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

  • Job opportunities in, around Fort Knox area

    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 sponsor’s permanent change of station. Other categories of personnel who are eligible for services are nontransitioning military personnel, retirees and their spouses.

  • NCO receives BCD, Soldier forfeits pay, confined

    Office of Staff Judge Advocate

    Staff Sgt. David Densmore of Fort Knox was found guilty of possession of child pornography and violation of CENTCOM General Order #1C Oct. 31. He was sentenced to be reduced to private—E-1—forfeiture of all pay and allowances, confinement for four years, and to be discharged with a bad conduct discharge.

    Spc. Adam L. Voss of Fort Knox was found guilty of providing alcohol to a minor Oct. 31. He was sentenced to forfeiture of $1,550 pay per month for three months and confinement for 90 days.

  • Humvee accident claims life of Soldier

    U.S. Army Combat Readiness Safety Center

  • Army Emergency Relief releases app for iPhone, Android operating system

    Army Emergency Relief

    Army Emergency Relief released an “app” for smartphones which will provide Soldiers and Families instant access to AER information, regardless of time of day or location.

    “Our analytics have been telling us that more and more of the visitors to our website are using mobile devices,” said retired Col. Guy Shields, AER’s chief of communications and public affairs. “In October of 2013, 24 percent of the visits to our website came from mobile devices. That grew to 40 percent in October.”

  • 3rd ESC Soldiers structure fitness to music through Zumba

    By STAFF SGT. RICHARD COLLETTA

    1st Sustainment Command (Theater) Public Affairs

    It’s 4 in the morning. The sun hasn’t even risen yet at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait and service mem-bers and civilians are doing some-thing a little strange … dancing.

    “It’s fitness structured to music,” according to Sgt. 1st Class Craig Schofield, an operations sergeant with the 3rd Sustain-ment Command (Expeditionary) who has been instructing Zumba classes for nearly a year.

  • FORT KNOX COMMUNITY SCHOOLS

    Parents can contact FKCS board via web-based email system

    By JERRY LEITZELL

    Fort Knox Community Schools

    Parents and legal guardians of students attending the Fort Knox Community Schools are invited to contact the board of education via its web-based email system.

    Established in October 2008, the system aims to inform the board members and the superintendent of specific issues in a timely fashion.

  • Bazaar raises awareness for CFC

    By MAJ. ROBERT HAGERTY

    Fort Knox Garrison Executive Officer

    A holiday themed coffee and cookie booth was set up this year at the annual Holiday Bazaar to help raise awareness for the ongoing 2014 Combined Federal Campaign. The booth was sponsored by the garrison Fort Knox CFC team, who got into the spirit of the holidays with a clever mash between the upcoming winter holidays and Halloween by dawning costumes during the event.

  • Fall cleanup