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Around Knox

  • Soldier dies after injuries from car crash

    U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center

    A U.S. Army Reserve Command Soldier died from injuries sustained in a PMV-4 crash that occurred Oct. 19 in Fulton County, Ohio. The 58-year-old lieutenant colonel was en route to his home from training when his vehicle was rear-ended by a semi-tractor trailer while stopped in traffic at a construction site. The Soldier was wearing his seatbelt and was pronounced dead at the scene.

  • Employment opportunities available on, 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.

  • HCS transportation performs at exemplary level

    Hardin County Schools

    The Hardin County Schools student transportation team is on top of its game according to a recent review performed by the Kentucky Department of Education.

    KDE Pupil Transportation Section Supervisor Elisa Hanley sent the formal review to HCS Superintendent Nannette Johnston this week.

  • Tricare using milConnect to notify beneficiaries

    Tricare

    Tricare beneficiaries need to watch their email and ensure they have a milConnect account to receive information about changes to their Tricare coverage. The Department of Defense is no longer sending paper letters to notify beneficiaries about changes to their coverage and eligibility status. Beneficiaries will now receive emails or post cards directing them to online resources where they can view their information.

  • IRACH holds spiritual leadership seminar

    By ANDRE BUTLER

    IRACH Public Affairs Officer

    The Ireland Army Community Hospital Department of Ministry and Pastoral Care team held a spiritual senior leadership training seminar Oct. 24-26 in Louisville, Kentucky for senior leaders and spouses of Ireland.

    Forty-nine couples attended the event, said Chaplain (Capt.) Abrahamyoungki Kim, Ireland’s chaplain. It began with a meet-and-greet Oct. 24, a prayer dinner Oct. 25 and ended with a forum addressing spiritual fitness.

  • SAMC inducts newest NCOs
  • Army Reserve promotes newest GO
  • ‘Launch day’ celebrates MRB’s seventh anniversary

    By GINI SINCLAIR

    Medical Recruiting Brigade

    In a virtual meeting Oct. 1, the Medical Recruiting Brigade held its yearly “launch day” in conjunction with the celebration of its seventh anniversary as a brigade.

    Congratulatory messages included highlighting the top producing company—Pittsburgh—and battalion, 1st Medical Recruiting Battalion, for last year. The launch itself outlined the recruiting requirements aimed at meeting the fiscal year 2015 mission, and included the need to sustain processes that lead to past successes.

  • Veterans service office to honor military wives Sunday

    By CLINT MESHEW

    Fort Knox Veterans Services

    For over 200 years America’s fighting forces have defended her against all enemies whomsoever.

    They left their homes, their wives, their children, and every-thing that was dear to them to defend this nation that they loved.

  • Holiday Bazaar

    The 39th Holiday Bazaar, held in Harmon Hall on Fort Knox, took place Friday and Saturday. The event hosted more than 80 vendors that sold crafts and other items just in time for the Holiday Season. The Bazaar was hosted by the Fort Knox Spouses and Community Club.