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  • Kentucky bids farewell to former governor, National Guard advocate

    By STAFF SGT. SCOTT RAYMOND

    Kentucky National Guard Public Affairs

    On a cold and cloudy day along the Ohio River, Kentucky said farewell to Wendell Hampton Ford, a man former President Bill Clinton called “the quintessential Kentuckian.” Hundreds of friends, family and acquaintances packed the First Baptist Church in Owensboro, Jan. 27, for the funeral of the former governor and U.S. Senator.

  • Employment opportunities in, around Fort Knox

    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.

  • Kentucky governor announces bridge ahead of schedule

    Kentucky Governor’s Office

    Motorists will be driving on Louisville’s new downtown bridge within a year—at least three months ahead of schedule, Gov. Steve Beshear announced Jan. 23.

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is accelerating construction of the bridge, part of the downtown crossing of the Ohio River Bridges Project, to allow for more extensive improvements that will extend the life of the 51-year-old John F. Kennedy Memorial Bridge.

  • AROUND KNOX

    TRADOC IG visiting Feb. 4, takes appointments

    Fort Knox Public Affairs

  • Army Reserves’ 78th, OPFOR in Arctic Lightening Exercise

    By MAJ. SEAN CASEY

    78th Training Division PAO

    Soldiers from the 78th Training Division and 101st Airborne Division joined together to act as the Opposing Force helping facilitate the 78th Training Division’s Warrior Exercise, “Arctic Lightning,” at Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia, Jan. 10 to Jan. 31.

  • Fort Knox contracting unit to deploy, an Army first

    Fort Knox Public Affairs

  • Deployment canceled

    By CHERYL PELLERIN

    DoD News, Defense Media Activity

    Army National Guard Soldiers who were set to replace forces in Senegal and Liberia fighting West Africa’s devastating Ebola outbreak will not be needed in that effort, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Adm. John Kirby said today.

    Soldiers from four guard units would have joined more than 2,300 U.S. military personnel now serving in Liberia and Senegal in support of the U.S. whole-of-government response to the ongoing pandemic, he added.

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  • Knox employee earns top photography prize

    By RACHAEL TOLLIVER

    Editor

    Sometime hobbies pay off in unexpected ways. Just ask Marjorie Lehman, who works at Fort Knox with the Army Marketing Group as the web team lead for goarmy.com.

    Lehman entered the Army’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation digital photography contest, held in late 2014, and recently found out she was the overall winner in the photography of animals’ category. But she didn’t get the notification in the mail.

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