Around Knox

  • 123rd Airlift Wing deploy to Persian Gulf

    123rd Airlift Wing Public Affairs
    The first 37 of more than 110 Kentucky Air National Guardsmen departed Louisville, Feb. 21 for deployment to an undisclosed air base in the Persian Gulf region.
    The Airmen left aboard a Kentucky Air Guard C-130 Hercules for a four-month mission supporting coalition military operations in the United States Central Command area of responsibility, which includes the Persian Gulf, Northern Africa and Afghanistan.

  • Feasts are remembrance of God’s salvation, his goodness to mankind

    4th Cav. Bde., 1st Army Division (East)
    It seems that there are times in our lives where we are so busy juggling responsibilities of work, home, and self that we don’t remember what day it is. As a matter of fact, I am late in getting this article in because I didn’t realize what day it was.

  • KYNG lieutenant makes cut for Soldier Show

    U.S. Army Installation Management Command
    Following a St. Valentine’s Saturday matinee of live auditions at the historic Fort Sam Houston Theatre, 18 Soldier-performers, four technicians, three production assistants and two drivers made the cut for the 2015 U.S. Army Soldier Show.
    Locally, Kentucky Army National Guard 1st Lt. William Bland was one of three Guard Soldiers who were selected.

  • Shooting for the top
  • Local employment vacancies posted with Army Community Service

    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 non-transitioning military personnel, retirees and their spouses.


    Allergy Clinic hours change


    Due to upcoming provider deployments, the IRACH allergy clinic will not be able to continue extended hours of operation. Effective Monday the allergy clinic hours of operation are Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    See Knox Notes for complete information.

    Buddy Bat to throw pitch

    Knox PAO

    Buddy Bat, the mascot for the Louisville Bats, will throw out the opening pitch at the Fort Knox High School baseball home game March 26. All are welcome.

  • Army health program improves weight loss for Knox Soldiers


    Senior Staff Writer

    Eating healthy and maintaining the proper amount of sleep isn’t always an easy task for Soldiers and those who work and take care of a family. To alleviate this problem area in the lives of people working and serving in the Army, Public Health Command launched the Performance Triad in September 2013 which is designed to enhance a person’s health through sleep, activity and nutrition.

  • Disposal of medical sharps a safety concern


    Fort Knox Public Affairs

    Soldiers and civilian employees on military installations quickly become familiar with safety training resources and prevention programs to mitigate exposure to a range of chemical, physical and environmental hazards.

    But how familiar are we about the possibility of syringes found in restroom garbage? Or needles discarded on the side of the road?

  • Searching for clues to the hospital chapel’s history


    Fort Knox Public Affairs

    Like a patchwork of panels in a stained glass window, the accomplishments and developments of Ireland Army Community Hospital have been pieced together to paint a beautiful and rewarding history of Fort Knox and the Army medical community.

  • Army Medicine researchers seek military respiratory patients for study


    Army Medicine

    Military personnel who deployed during Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom or Operation New Dawn were commonly exposed to airborne hazards such as dust and smoke, Army Medicine researchers said.

    Some may have developed respiratory diseases and still have medical consequences as a result.

    Army Medicine re- searchers are contin-uing to investigate possible long-term effects of this exposure, and need your help.