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  • NATO commander visits HRC to emphasize assignments

    By LT. COL. CHEVELLE THOMAS

    HRC Public Affairs Office

    U.S. Army Human Resources Command hosted Lt. Gen. Frederick B. “Ben” Hodges, commander, North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s Allied Land Command, July 18 to discuss NATO’s role in the Army at the Maude Complex.

  • Sustainers transfer property to help Afghan unit

    By MAJ. KERRY HOUCK and STAFF SGT. JUSTIN SILVERS

    3rd ESC

    The Foreign Excess Personal Property program is a process used by the U.S. government to transfer unneeded property permanently to a foreign government; in this case, the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.

    Items which fall under the FEPP inventory are often accumulated during base closures and base realignments, where excess property is found and inventoried. This process is helpful in saving taxpayer money, in addition to being able to offer assistance to foreign forces.

  • Safety offers calendar of classes: sign up now

    By CHRIS RAINWATER

    Garrison Safety Officer

    This week, the Garrison Safety Office published a Calendar of Safety Training Classes through Decem-ber 2014. The calendar was devel-oped using YOUR feed-back. In April, we sent out safety training surveys, and we asked everyone to tell us which classes they would like to see offered. You spoke, and we listened! The calendar represents the most demanded classes from the survey.

  • 'Sparky's' artistic success proves perseverance usually pays off

    By CHAPLAIN

    (LT. COL.) TIMOTHY WALLS

    U.S. Army Garrison

    Have there ever been times in your life when you felt that no matter how hard you try to do something, it never seems to make a difference or that no one seems to appreciate your efforts at trying to make something happen? All of us have been there. It’s easy to get discouraged and feel all alone.

  • Allied sergeant major visits CST

    By STAFF SGT. SHEJAL PULIVARTI

    Task Force Wolf

    Since the 1940s the United States and the United Kingdom have forged a special relationship. The two nations, which are bound together by shared history, developed close political, diplomatic, cultural, economic, military and historic relationsduring World War II. Their relationship is unparalleled among major powers, and this alliance is just as strong today.

  • Legal residence not same as home of record

    By CAPT. STEPHEN ESPOSITO

    Fort Knox Legal Assistance Office

    What is your “state of legal residence?” Is it different from your home of record? What does domicile mean? These are common questions Soldiers and their Families have as they move around the country—and the world—pursuant to military orders.

  • Green Dot program aims to prevent violence

    By MAUREEN ROSE

    Gold Standard Acting Editor

    maureen.a.rose2.civ@mail.mil

    The issue of sexual assault—especially between people 18 and 24 years of age—is problematic on college campuses and in the military. Finding specific numbers for either group isn’t easy, as statistics can be couched in so many different terms, one ends up comparing apples with oranges.

    But no one is denying the fact that violence against women is a problem in the U.S. In 2013, the Pentagon reported more than 5,000 cases of sexual assault.

  • Duke bikers refresh safety habits, rules

    By CAPT. PAT GORHAM

    3-1 BCT

    Kentucky motorcycle drivers are once again enjoying the summer riding season. On the highways and side streets of Hardin County, motorcycles and sport bikes have become a ubiquitous sight. Despite the increased number of riders on the roads, it’s never hard to pick out the motorcycle riders from 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division.

    Duke Soldiers use their proper protective equipment and extend courtesy to fellow drivers. Those traits start with the Duke Motorcycle Mentorship Program.

  • Jobs available throughout Fort Knox community

    ACS Employment Readiness Program

    The Army Commun-ity Service Employment Readiness Program pro-vides employment information and other supportive services primarily to Family members who are relo-cating as a result of a military or civilian sponsor’s permanent change of station. Other categories of personnel who are eligible for services are nontran-sitioning military personnel, retirees and their spouses.

  • Cadets took many paths to careers

    By KAYLA BOYD

    U.S. Army Intern

    It’s a job only one percent of the population performs and cadets from 5th and 6th Regiments are now one step closer to joining the elite few after their graduation from Leader Development and Assessment Course on July 15.