Around Knox

  • Be more vigilant in fall, deer plentiful, could cause accidents


    Cadet Command and Fort Knox Office of the Staff Judge Advocate

    Cooler temperatures often signify the first signs of autumn. Autumn also brings the start of many things such as a return to school, football season and unfortunately the beginning of the most dangerous time of the year for the combination of motor vehicle operators and deer.

  • Legal office issues warning advance fee, 419 scams


    Fort Knox Legal Assistance Office

  • Teen panel briefs training commander


    School Services Specialist, 84th TC

    Army Reserve Family Programs and Army Reserve Child, Youth and School Services staff collaborated with teen representatives Aug. 7 to provide a youth programs briefing to 84th Training Commander Maj. Gen. David Puster. Puster, whose command is based at Fort Knox, was provided a slide presentation from the ARTP representative, Taeisha Wynder, and the teen council representative, Abby Smallwood, to aid in the discussion points.

  • Knox’s veterinary clinic still going strong


    Chief of Veterinary Treatment Facility

    Since the closing of the Fort Knox Stray Animal Facility in June, the responsibility of stray animals on post has been appointed to Knox Hills who then contracted with Hardin County Animal Control to support Fort Knox. The Fort Knox Veterinary Treatment Facility has not closed and will continue to provide veterinary care for service members’ pets and to sick or injured strays through Knox Hills.

  • Last summer class graduates


    U.S. Army Cadet Command Intern

    Cadet Summer Training at Fort Knox ended Aug. 12 after the Leader’s Training Course Regiment 6 graduation ceremony.

    This was the first summer that the entire CST program was conducted at Fort Knox with the arrival of Leader Development and Assessment Course from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. At the conclusion of CST, a total of 7,580 cadets graduated from their respective training programs—6,123 cadets were in LDAC, with the remaining 1,457 in LTC.


    Country music stars performing Aug. 30

    Fort Knox PAO

    Country music stars Darius Rucker and Jennifer Nettles will headline the 2014 Fort Knox Summer Concert with special guest Brandy Clark at Godman Army Airfield here Aug. 30 beginning at 6:30 p.m.

  • Religious Support Office moves across post


    Gold Standard Acting Editor


    The Religious Support Office has moved to new quarters. Well, new for them.

    The team moved out of its former location in Pike Hall to the Stevens School building where the Religious Education Center is located, at 226 S. 8th Armored Division Dr., near the Prichard Place chapel. Additionally, the Family Life Center is next door.

  • More Americans switch to vegetarian lifestyle


    VA Dietetic Intern

    It’s likely that you’ve known or met someone in your life who is a vegetarian. The vegetarian diet has been around for a while and is becoming more and more popular due to research on the benefits of this diet. Even the idea of following a diet more closely related to the vegetarian diet is popping up in the minds of meat-eating adults across the country, due to the diet’s researched health benefits.

  • Consumer bureau warns about virtual currency

    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

    The Consumer Finan-cial Protection Bureau issued a consumer ad- visory warning consum-ers about the risks of virtual currencies such as Bitcoin.

  • Military wives deserve recognition for support


    Fort Knox Veterans Services

    I recently attended the funeral of a fellow veteran’s wife. As I waited for the appropriate honors to be paid to this courageous woman, it occurred to me that there would be no flag presented, no taps played, no firing of the gun salute.

    You see these honors are reserved for those who actually served in the military service and received a document attesting to their honorable service.