Around Knox

  • Deploying

    3rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) PAO
    Third Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) cased its colors in a ceremony at the Sadowski Center Friday. The casing ceremony marked the command’s upcoming deployment to Afghanistan and Kuwait, while preparing the unit flag for movement. The event was attended by leaders from across Fort Knox, friends from the surrounding community, Soldiers of the command and their Family members.

  • Around Knox

    Dueling Pianos show returns to S&Q
    The Dueling Pianos Comedy Show is a high-energy, all-request, rock-n-roll, comedy piano show where the audience is just as much a part of the performance as the entertainer. The public is invited to this event, which will take place tomorrow night at the Saber & Quill Signature Room. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show begins at 7 p.m.
    Seating is limited on a first-come, first-serve basis. Food and a cash bar will be available.
    Free book signing at library

  • Thousands of officer jobs opening in Field Artillery for women

    Army News Service
    The Army has opened about 3,600 Field Artillery officer positions to women.
    The move was officially announced in a directive issued March 4 from Secretary of the Army John McHugh.

  • Leader training prepares Soldiers culturally for deployment

    3rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) Public Affairs
    The 3rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) Soldiers continued to prepare for their upcoming deployment, attending a series of presentations from the Leader Development and Education for Sustained Peace Program, March 11, at Fort Knox.
    Afghanistan-bound Soldiers attended lectures at Haszard Auditorium, while those slated for Kuwait were briefed at the Mission Command Training Center.

  • Best warriors compete at Knox

    80th Training Command
    Approximately 18 Reserve Soldiers from across the nation, competed in the 80th Training Command (TASS) annual Best Warrior Competition on Fort Knox this week.
    The 100th Training Division hosted the event, which identifies the best competitors in the enlisted and noncommissioned officer categories.  


    84th Training Command Public Affairs
    Maj. Gen David Puster, commanding general of the 84th Training Command, told his subordinate training division leaders at the Command’s Senior Leaders Workshop at Fort Knox Feb. 7-9 that the 84th TC or “Railsplitters” should take the training of units to the “gold standard and beyond.” The Railsplitters are the gold standard for training, he said, because units training at their exercises undergo very realistic training as if they were deployed.

  • Aggressive behavior, unpredictability on the rise

    News and Experts
    For the second consecutive year, crimes including assault, robbery, theft, burglary and rape have increased, according to a recent National Crime Victimization Survey published by the Bureau of Justice Statistics. The two-year ascension ends a two-decade decline.
    Violent crimes surged the most—by 15 percent. Perhaps more disturbing, however, is how creative brutality and aggression have become, says Timothy Dimoff, one of the nation’s leading voices in personal and corporate security.

  • Fort Knox Community Schools

    Scott Middle School Quarter 3 honor roll
    8th Grade
    All As: Samuel Allen, Elizabeth Butts, Nicole Delmolino, Oscar Diaz, Samuel Duncan, Nathan Erickson, Mazariah Green, Isabelle Hinton, Ian Keller, Evan Kolden, Nicole Kubica, Michael Omali, QueAndre Pitts, Maaike Priest, Natalie Rogers, Tabetha Schultz, Alexandra Shore and Yeonsoo Yook.

  • Medical recruiting brigade welcomes new enlisted leader

    Medical Recruiting Brigade
    Command Sgt. Maj. Vincent Lewis assumed responsibility as the Medical Recruiting Brigade senior enlisted advisor in a ceremony at the General George S. Patton Museum of Leadership Feb. 21.
    Lewis comes to the MRB from the Mid-Atlantic Recruiting Battalion where he served as the command sergeant major since July 2012.

  • Vehicle accidents claim lives of two Soldiers

    U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center
    A 160th SOAR, Hunter Army Airfield, Ga., Soldier died while on leave from injuries sustained in a single PMV-4 crash that occurred March 9 in Millcreek Township, Penn. The 24-year-old specialist was riding as the right-seat passenger in a 2007 GMC Sierra truck, driven by a civilian, when the vehicle left the roadway and struck two trees. The Soldier was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene. Seat belt use has not been reported.