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  • Sunday marks the beginning of Advent

    By CHAPLAIN (LT. COL.) TIMOTHY WALLS

    Garrison Deputy Senior Chaplain

    On Sunday, we will enter the season of Advent. What does the Advent season mean to the church and why is it important?

  • ‘Welcome Home A Hero’ program recognized for war efforts

    By DAVID RUDERMAN

    U.S. Army Human Resources Public Affairs

    Adjutant General of the Army Brig. Gen. David MacEwen, representing U.S. Army Human Resources Command, spoke in Dallas, Texas, Oct. 25 at the dedication of displays commemorating the volunteer efforts of that city in support of America’s uniformed service members.

  • Executive Order mobilizes National Guard and Reserve troops

    Office of the Chief of Public Affairs

    The Secretary of Defense has approved the mobilization of Army National Guard and Army Reserve units from 12 states in support of Operation United Assistance. The units identified below will deploy as part of the second rotation of OUA forces in spring 2015 as part of a joint and interagency team supporting the lead federal agency, USAID, as we collectively respond to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

  • Better Business Bureau, AFDCB partner locally

    By GAVIN LAPAILLE

    Gold Standard Staff Writer

    The Fort Knox community has several resources at their disposal to assist in disputes with local businesses. The Armed Forces Disciplinary Control Board and the Better Business Bureau have teamed together to provide information to Soldiers and the Fort Knox community to help them make good decisions about where to do business.

  • Loading up and moving out
  • AROUND KNOX

    Commissary Thanksgiving hours

    DECA

    Commissary “Thanksgiving” week hours of operation: Sun.—10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Mon.—9 a.m.-7:30 p.m. (All Early Birds 7-9 a.m.); Tues.—9 a.m.-7:30 p.m.; Wed.—7 a.m.-4 p.m.; Closed - THANKSGIVING; Fri.—Closed; Sat.—9 a.m.-8 p.m.

    USAREC hosts observance

    USAREC

  • Fort Knox Exchange closed Nov. 27

    AAFES

    With a quarter of its work force comprised of military family members, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is a true example of family serving family. As such, the focus on Thanksgiving will be on family.

  • Veterans can expect 1.7 percent compensation increase

    By CLINT MESHEW

    Fort Knox Veterans Services

    It’s that time again, the end of the year is coming and that triggers many things for the veteran community in our area.

  • Holiday reminder, drinking and driving involves choices

    By SUE LOWRIE
    ASAP

    Last year the Fort Knox Army Substance Abuse Program published a couple of articles in The Gold Standard recogniz-ing the impor-tance of abstain-ing from drinking and driving during the holiday season. Many of us attend the parties and various functions that highlight the season with the intent to have a good time that often involves drinking alcohol. Good or bad, that’s just the way it is.

  • FORT KNOX COMMUNITY SCHOOLS

    FKHS Honor Roll announced

    Fort Knox High School Honor Roll Quarter One:

    Seniors

    All As: Savannah Blas, Jonathan Box, Haley Fluharty, Elizabeth Garcia, Justin Hardy, Hope Johnson, Emily Kiphuth, Morgan Lloyd, Teah May, Kayla Rosko, Brenna Stephenson, Tyisha Wilson and Taeisha Wynder.