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Around Knox

  • RRS welcomes new command sergeant major

    By LYNSIE DICKERSON

    USAREC

    The U.S. Army Recruiting and Retention School welcomed incoming Command Sgt. Maj. Anthony Stoneburg and honored outgoing Command Sgt. Maj. Tory Hendrieth during a change of responsibility ceremony Nov. 19 at the Patton Museum.

  • Drinking and driving still a problem, 3D month designated to raise awareness

    By CATRINA FRANCIS

    Gold Standard Senior Staff Writer

    Choices—making the wrong one can literally mean life or death. Individuals have the choice to drink and drive or they can call a designated driver. Good or bad, an individual must be prepared to deal with the consequences of those choices.

  • DES to conduct sobriety checkpoints on post Friday-Jan. 2

    Directorate of Emergency Services

    To deter driving under the influence this holiday season, the Directorate of Emergency Services, Law Enforcement Division, Fort Knox will conduct “Sobriety Checkpoints” on the installation at random times and days between Friday and Jan. 2.

    More than 17,000 people die and half a million are injured every year from alcohol-related crashes that are entirely preventable.

  • Performance Triad

    By SGT. 1ST CLASS MARK BELL

    200th MP Command

    Nearly 400 Soldiers participated in the Army Reserve’s pilot Performance Triad program Nov. 1-14 at Fort Knox.

    Sponsored by the 200th Military Police Command, the Performance Triad is a comprehensive plan to improve readiness and increase resilience through public health initiatives and leadership engagement.

  • Passing the Baton to the next generation
  • I.U. ROTC cadets hear from HRC

    By RAY GALL

    Human Resources Command Public Affairs

    Military members from the U.S. Army Human Resources Command traveled to the University of Indiana, in Bloomington, Indiana, Nov. 7, to provide an officer professional development session for the Army ROTC cadets there. The program addressed Army restructuring and downsizing initiatives, leadership, and career branch opportunities.

  • 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.