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  • Army solicits feedback on Performance Triad

    By DAVID VERGUN

    Army News Service

    Important information and helpful links on sleep, activity and nutrition—the three components of Performance Triad—are now available as an app that can be downloaded to any smartphone.

    While the Performance Triad version 1.0 is useful in its current form, future versions will contain interactive features, said Lt. Col. Myong Woo, Health Informatics officer, technical lead for Performance Triad.

  • John Hardin dubbed 2-star FFA chapter

    Hardin County Schools

    The National Future Farmers of America Organization has named the John Hardin FFA Chapter as a National 2-Star Chapter. This rating puts the John Hardin FFA Chapter in the top 3 percent of all FFA chapters in the United States.

  • Hardin County Schools out-performs peers on ACT

    Hardin County Schools

    The American College Test has released its data regarding juniors who took the state-mandated test in the spring. The numbers indicate how students performed in each of the four content areas (English, Math, Reading and Science). A composite score is also given. Hardin County Schools stu-dents out-performed their peers across the state in every content area and the composite score. Data also shows improvement over last year’s ACT state-mandated test given to juniors.

  • Vehicle, motorcycle accidents claim lives of four Soldiers

    U.S. Army Combat/Readiness Safety Center

  • Be patient, stand firm; the Lord’s coming is near

    By CHAPLAIN (1ST LT.) WARREN SIBLEY

    Warrior Transition Battalion

    It is about to be September. With that comes the thought of the coming of autumn and all that entails—cooler weather, physical training tests and my wife’s favorite—football.

  • Taking care of Soldiers, retirees, veterans top priority

    By CAPT. TIM IRVIN

    U.S. Army Human Resources Command Public Affairs Office

    The newly appointed U.S. Army deputy chief of staff, G-1, met with leaders and staff of the U.S. Army Human Resources Command Aug. 14 and 15 to receive an overview of the services HRC provides to the force.

    Lt. Gen. James McConville was appointed as the Army deputy chief of staff, G-1, Aug. 4. Maj. Gen. Richard Mustion, U.S. Army HRC commanding general, explained the organization’s mission.

  • Employment opportunities plentiful on, around Fort Knox communities

    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.

  • Soldiers restore Louisville cemetery

    By CAPT. JEFFREY BECKER

    2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment

    Soldiers from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division recently partnered with several Louisville organizations to tackle a “growing” problem.

    The Greenwood Cemetery in Louisville had become overgrown with weeds after it was recently abandoned by its previous owners and left in disrepair.

  • CSF2 teaches Soldiers, Families resiliency skills

    By MAUREEN ROSE

    Gold Standard Acting Editor

    maureen.a.rose2.civ@mail.mil

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

    By JULIE SNYDER

    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.