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Around Knox

  • Kentucky Air National Guard founder, former judge dies

    By SCOTT RAYMONG

    Kentucky National Guard

    Former Franklin Circuit Court Judge Henry Meigs II was a hero and a visionary who helped found the Kentucky Air National Guard.

    Meigs died Dec. 5 in Louisville, Kentucky at the age of 93.

  • Binter Street Pharmacy celebrates one year anniversary, facility patient friendly

    By ANDRE BUTLER

    IRACH Public Affairs Office

    Ireland Army Community Hospital staff and beneficiaries at Binter Street Pharmacy celebrated the pharmacies one year anniversary Dec. 10.

    “This new pharmacy is a 100 percent improvement over what we had before,” said Steven Treadway, the pharmacy supervisor.

    “Before, we didn’t have the space or facilities to take care of our patients. Now in this new facility they have all kinds of options open to them.”

  • KYNG Families VTC with deployed Soldiers at luncheon

    By STAFF SGT. SCOTT RAYMOND

    Kentucky National Guard Public Affairs

  • Jobs available in, around Fort Knox area

    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 spon sor’s permanent change of station. Other categories of personnel who are eligible for services are nontransitioning military personnel, retirees and their spouses.

  • Social media plays pivotal role in ministry

    By CHAPLAIN (CAPT.) JOSEPH EFFIONG

    Deputy Brigade Chaplain, 3rd Recruiting Brigade

    One day I got a call from Sgt. Cheng, one of my soldiers whom I hadn’t heard from in a long time. There was a long pause on the other end of the line, but when she finally spoke, I could hear deep emotions mixed with a sense of relief.

    “Thank you, chaplain.” I wondered what I had done.

  • Fort Knox Christmas tree lighting ceremony

    The Installation’s 2014 Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony took place Dec. 4 at 5:30 p.m. at the Post Gazebo located across from Brooks Parade Field.

    Santa and Mrs. Claus arrived by fire engine and visited with the children in attendance, while the 113th Army Band and local youth choral groups performed holiday classics for those in attendance.

  • AROUND KNOX

    83rd USARRTC hosts ceremony

    83rd USARRTC PAO

    The 83rd U.S Army Reserve Readi-ness Training Center is hosting a change of responsibility ceremony in Skidgel Hall, room 101 on Dec. 12 at 3 p.m. This event is open to the public. Command Sgt. Maj. Peter Brooks will relinquish his duties as the outgoing command sergeant major and Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Swift will assume his duties.

    Op-Homefront offers meals

    Operation Homefront

  • HRC staff, Family involved in local theater productions

    By MASTER SGT. MICHAEL CHANN

    U.S. Army Human Resources Command Public Affairs Office

    Kristina Marinos, whose husband is currently stationed at U.S. Army Human Resources Command, and Jorge Lopez, an IT specialist at HRC, have found a way to enjoy their passion for theater and volunteer in the community. They both perform and help out at the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center and the Hardin County Playhouse in Elizabethtown, Kentucky.

  • Human Resources Command adopts ICE system, strengthens services

    By DAVID RUDERMAN

    U.S. Army Human Resources Command Public Affairs

    ICE comments are for registering complaints about bad service at the burger bar, right?

    Wrong.

    The U.S. Army Human Resources Command is strengthening delivery of personnel services to Soldiers worldwide by adopting the Interactive Customer Evaluation system across the organization.

  • Fort Knox’s 34th MP Detachment recognized as best in TRADOC

    By CATRINA FRANCIS

    Gold Standard Senior Staff Writer

    In his last commandant’s notes, Brig. Gen. David Stem wrote, “Military police will play a key role in rear operations, but it is not an exclusive role, and we must recognize our limitations.”

    The Fort Knox 34th Military Police Detachment is the epitome of those words. On Friday the detachment received the Brig. Gen David Stem award for being recognized as the best military police unit, company size or smaller in the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command.