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  • Fort Knox Community Schools

    Fort Knox schools schedule re-registration
    By JERRY LEITZELL
    Fort Knox Community Schools
    During April, the Fort Knox Community Schools will hold annual student re-registration for next school year.
    Parents and legal guardians of students presently enrolled will receive re-registration information to review, sign and return to the child’s school.
    The following is each school’s re-registration schedule, location and the phone number that student sponsors with questions may call:

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  • Fort Knox Monthly Retirement Ceremony

    The monthly retirement ceremony will be hosted by U.S. Army Recruiting Command at Waybur Theater tomorrow at 3 p.m. The public is invited to attend as the Fort Knox community honors the following retirees:
    NAME       UNIT    LENGTH OF SERVICE
    Col. Karen Judkins    U.S. Army Human Resources Command    29 years
    Col. Thomas Chapman    U.S. Army Cadet Command    33 years

  • Best Warrior in 80th Training Command: Staff Sgt. Justice

    By STAFF SGT.
    EMILY ANDERSON
    80th Training Command Public Affairs
    People who knew Staff Sgt. Kathleen (Amy) Justice in her earlier life probably would’ve never guessed that in 2014 she’d be in the Army as a chaplain assistant while attending a theological seminary.
    On March 22, she earned the 2014 80th Training Command’s Best Warrior title, surprising herself and many of her family and friends.

  • Preventing, reducing traumatic brain injury includes concussions from falls

    By MAUREEN ROSE
    Gold Standard Acting Editor
    maureen.a.rose2.civ@mail.mil
    The best way to treat a traumatic brain injury, according to the Centers for Disease Control, is to prevent it from happening. Concussions are TBIs, although generally mild, but they can lead to long term problems and damage just as surely as a bomb blast, especially when subsequent blows are suffered before the first one has healed.
    To prevent concussions, follow these safety tips:
    * Always wear your seat belt.

  • Soldiers seeking treatment for TBI after initially denying issues

    By MAUREEN ROSE
    Gold Standard Acting Editor
    maureen.a.rose2.civ@mail.mil
    “I’m OK—really—don’t worry about me, I’m OK.”

  • Officer’s progress only possible in U.S. Army

    By MAUREEN ROSE
    Gold Standard Acting Editor
    maureen.a.rose2.civ@mail.mil
    “It’s a heartache; each time was worse than the last,” she said about her visits. “I cannot even recognize my own country anymore.”
    Those are the words of the Mobile Exhibit Company commander who was born in the Ukraine but left in 1997 as a religious refugee. Capt. Korneliya Waters is now an Army officer with only her barely –detectable accent to hint at her birth in another country.

  • Courts-martial forces discharge of Knox Soldiers

    Staff Judge Advocate
    Spc. Jerry Elliott, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division,   Fort Knox, was found guilty of possession of 30 videos and 32 digital images of child pornography March 6. He was sentenced to be reduced to the rank of private (E-1), to be confined for 20 months and to be discharged with a dishonorable discharge.

  • NABVETS shine light on women veterans during annual banquet

    By EVY LACY
    Special to The Gold Standard
    “Shining The Light on Women Veterans” was the theme for the National Association|
    for Black Veterans, Inc. as more than 100 members and guests enjoyed NABVETS second annual banquet honoring women veterans at the Colvin Community Center in Radcliff March 8.

  • HRC women validating Army values through mentoring

    By ANDREA WALES
    HRC PAO
    Several women at the U.S. Army Human Resources Command embody the attributes highlighted in this year’s Women’s History Month theme: Celebrating Women of Character, Courage and Commitment. By virtue of being involved in mentorship programs, these women show themselves to be individuals of high ideals.