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Around Knox

  • Around Knox

    Eisenhower Burger King closed for construction
    Post Exchange Regional Office
    The Main Burger King on Eisenhower Avenue is now closed. The reopen date is planned for mid February due to construction.
    AVCP hosting
    recruiting fair
    Army Volunteer Corps Program

  • Soldier’s wedding ceremony held at SNAP Fitness Center

    By JEFF D’ALESSIO
    Elizabethtown News-Enterprise
    Magistrate Doug Goodman’s workout on a treadmill at SNAP Fitness Center in Radcliff came to a halt Monday morning—so he could officiate a wedding.
    Christopher Barbari, a Soldier who is stationed at Fort Knox, and his fiancee, Leighnara Staser, were married by Mr. Goodman at the fitness center shortly before Mr. Barbari was scheduled to be sent for training and later deployed to Afghanistan.

  • Fort Knox Community Schools

    Scott seventh grader excels
    Kyle Hinton is the Athlete of the Week for the week of Jan. 3.  Kyle is a starter on the 7th grade Bulldog basketball team. As well, he is an outstand-ing student and role model for his teammates. Hinton has improved tremendously with each week of play. He has the potential to be a significant player for years to come as he leads his team in the classroom and on the court.
    Knox High yearbooks on sale

  • WTU battalion commander walks the talk with leadership approach to wounded warriors

    By MAUREEN ROSE
    Turret Associate Editor
    maureen.rose@us.army.mil
    When the Warrior Transition Unit’s battalion commander tells his troops, “I know how you feel,” they need to know that’s not lip service.

  • Families, commanders benefit from FRSAs

    By MAUREEN ROSE
    Turret Associate Editor
    maureen.rose@us.army.mil
    The Army has strengthened its internal communication links by adding Family Readiness Support Assistants to its menu of programs to help Soldiers and Families in this era of extended conflict and multiple deployments.
    Many confuse FRSAs with family readiness groups, but there are differ-ences between the two, even though they work together.

  • Cadet Command Soldier named Accessions Command NCO of the Year

    By TERRY MANN
    Army Accessions Command Public Affairs
    Injuries and a weapon that he could not zero weren’t enough to stop Cadet Command Staff Sgt. Russell Kojo from becoming the U.S. Army Accessions Command NCO of the Year.
    An ROTC instructor at the University of California-Berkeley, Kojo became the third straight Cadet Command NCO of the Year to earn the Accessions Command honor.

  • Fort Knox’s 3rd ESC deploys three teams for Haiti duty

    By SPC. MICHAEL BEHLIN
    3rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) Public Affairs
    Between Friday and Sunday, liaison teams from Fort Knox’s 3rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) deployed directly to Haiti or joined with units from Fort Bragg, N.C., and the U.S. Southern Command in support of relief efforts to that island nation stemming from the devastation caused by an earthquake  Jan. 12.

  • Accessions wins marketing award

    U.S. Army Accessions Command
    The 13 U.S. Army Accessions Command employees on Fort Knox who make up the Digital Division Web and Media Branch were a little surprised last month to learn that the Web site and cyber programs they create and monitor were not just being visited by potential Army recruits. Industry experts were also visiting their cyberspace initiatives.

  • Ground broken for new School Age CDC

    By CATRINA FRANCIS
    Turret Senior Staff Writer
    catrina.francis@us.army.mil
    Friday marked the beginning of another era on Fort Knox with the groundbreaking for the $7.4 million state-of-the-art School Age Child Development Center behind Bldg. 4249.
    Rayceil Oggs, the Fort Knox chief of Child and Youth School Services, said the current facility, which before the early ‘90s served as an elementary school, is old and outdated.

  • Knox’s Fire Station No. 1 celebrates 75 years of service, tradition

    By KELLIE ETHERIDGE
    Turret Staff Writer
    kellie.etheridge@us.army.mil
    The Fort Knox Firehouse is celebrating 75 years of service to the post and the surrounding communities—Jan. 14 marked the official anniversary. However, the Fort Knox Fire Department has been around since the 1800s when the area was still known as Camp Knox.