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Around Knox

  • Chaplain Corps uses anniversary to honor those who served in Vietnam

    By CORY HANCOCK

    JFHQ-NCR/MDW Public Affairs

    Vietnam era members of the Chaplain Corps were honored during the 239th Chaplain Corps anniversary celebration at Arlington National Cemetery, Va., and Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va.

  • Summer, season changes bring ways to thank God

    By CHAPLAIN (MAJ.) MARK EAST

    Human Resources Command

    “Oh that men would praise the LORD for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men!”

    Psalms 107:8 NKJV

    Been thinking about summer the last few days; summer is winding down, school starts back, Labor Day’s around the corner. You know how much we longed for the sun last winter here in Kentucky. It was much colder than usual and colder longer than usual.

    God made the sun!

  • AROUND KNOX

    Combs promotion tomorrow at 4:45 p.m.

    KnoxPAO

    The public is invited to attend the promotion ceremony of Brig. Gen. Peggy Combs, commander of U.S. Army Cadet Command and Fort Knox, tomorrow at 4:45 p.m. at Cadet Park in front of the

    U.S. Army Cadet Command headquarters building. In case of inclement weather, the ceremony will be in Waybur Theater.

    Army Reserve CSM hosts town hall

    KnoxINFO

  • Cadet Command hails new CSM

    By VICKEY MOUZE

    USACC Public Affairs

    The U.S. Army Cadet Command hosted a change of responsibility for its senior enlisted leader in a formal ceremony at Cadet Park July 25.

    Brig. Gen. Peggy Combs, commander, USACC and Fort Knox, presided over the ceremony that transferred responsibility from Command Sgt. Maj. Roger Howard to Command Sgt. Maj. Gabriel Arnold.

    After the ceremonial transfer of unit colors that symbolizes the responsibility the commander places on the command sergeant major, Combs addressed the audience.

  • Gen. Perkins talks mission command

    By KAYLA BOYD

    U.S. Army Intern

  • Fort Knox Community Schools Bus Routes
  • Guardsmen earn EIB at Atterbury

    By SGT. 1ST CLASS HAROLD BROUGHTON

    1st Battalion, 149th Infantry

    On June 20, 20 warriors from the 1st Battalion, 149th Infantry Battalion arrived at Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center (in Indiana) to begin training for testing of the coveted Expert Infantryman Badge. The EIB is a distinction that displays a skill set the infantryman must possess in order to earn the award. Those that earn the EIB wear it with a sense of pride and accomplishment for good reason.

  • Duke Brigade status officially provisional

    By MAUREEN ROSE

    Gold Standard Acting Editor

    maureen.a.rose2.civ@mail.mil

    By now, most of the Fort Knox community—on and off the installation—knows that the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, cased its colors in May.

    What readers may not know is that the Duke Brigade is still here—for now.

  • Exchange ensures prices remain stable throughout its global facilities

    Army & Air Force Exchange Service Corporate Communications

    Whether stationed at home or abroad, servicemembers can expect to find the same, or very similar, prices at Army & Air Force Exchange Service facilities worldwide.

    Known as pricing parity, this practice ensures Exchange prices are established centrally.

  • Duke Soldier steps into void to coach youth basketball

    By CAPT. JOHN QUARFELD
    3-1 BCT
    With the deactivation of 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division and downsizing of thousands of Soldiers on Fort Knox, the local community has also lost numerous volunteer coaches. These Soldiers have been vital to the positive relationships that have been strengthened with the public and area businesses. One of these Soldiers is Pfc. Jerraysheya Fox, who has volunteered hundreds of hours during her off-duty time to develop young athletes.