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Today's News

  • Moving memorial

    By CAPT. PHIL MIX

    Brigade Assistant Operations Officer

    Soldiers of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division have spent more than six months focused on transitioning personnel, facilities and equipment. On Aug. 21, the focus was on transferring the memorial of their fallen comrades.

  • On-post club to be transformed

    By LYNSIE DICKERSON

    Gold Standard Staff Writer

    lynsie.dickerson.ctr@mail.mil

    The Landing Zone will soon have a new look, feel and name as it is transformed into the Samuel Adams Brewhouse.

  • Theater conference ensures smooth transition

    By STAFF SGT. JUSTIN SILVERS

    3rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) Public Affairs

    Leaders from the 1st Sustainment Command (Theater), 3rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) and other units gathered together for a Theater Sustainment Reset Conference beginning in early August at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.

  • AROUND KNOX

    Country music stars performing Saturday

    Fort Knox PAO

    Country music stars Darius Rucker and Jennifer Nettles will headline the 2014 Fort Knox Summer Concert at Fort Knox’s Godman Army Airfield Saturday beginning at 6:30 p.m.

    Tickets are available through Ticketmaster at www.ticketmaster.com, the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation website at www.knoxmwr.com and the Fort Knox ITR Office by calling (502) 624-5030.

  • 19th Engineer Battalion redeploys

    By MAUREEN ROSE

    Gold Standard Acting Editor

    maureen.a.rose2.civ@mail.mil

    The 450 Soldiers of the 19th Engineer Battalion who had been deployed to Kuwait returned over the weekend in three flights and the unit colors were uncased. The unit spent nine months supporting construction missions to build retention ponds, living facilities and protective berms in Southwest Asia.

  • Army, Air Force Exchange service’s ‘Salad Wednesdays’ garners savings

    AAFES

    Army & Air Force Exchange service restaurants are helping Soldiers, Airmen and their Families eat healthy while saving money with “Salad Wednesdays.”

    Every Wednesday, guests can take $2 off any salad priced $4 or more at participating Exchange direct-operated restaurants. “Salad Wednesdays” are part of the Exchange’s Operation BEFIT initiative, designed to promote health and wellness.

  • Data breach reported at The UPS Store

    Army & Air Force Exchange Service PAO

    As has been widely reported, a data breach has affected 51 The UPS Store locations in 24 states—or about 1 percent of stores. Customer data, includ-ing names, addresses and payment information, may have been exposed because of malware hacking from Jan. 20 to Aug. 11.

    Military shoppers who have made purchases or shipped packages at The UPS Store location operated at Fort Knox have not been affected by this breach.

  • Hospital staff, fire department flex emergency muscles

    By ANDRE BUTLER

    Ireland Army Community Hospital Public Affairs Officer

    Ireland Army Community Hospital staff and the Fort Knox Fire Department conducted a fire response exercise Aug. 21 at the hospital.

    The overall goal for the exercise was to ensure hospital employees knew how to react to a fire as firefighters performed scenarios they would likely encounter during a real-world firefighting incident.

  • Spotlight
  • Fort Knox Monthly Retirement Ceremony

    Due to tomorrow’s training holiday, the monthly retirement ceremony will be today at 3 p.m.
    in Waybur Theater. This month’s ceremony is hosted by Brig. Gen. Troy Kok of the
    11th Aviation Command.

    Rank & Name Unit Years of Service

    Lt. Col. Robert Blankenship United States Army Recruiting Command 27

    Maj. Mark Hunter United States Army Human Resources Command 24

    1st Sgt. Donald Laurence United States Army Recruiting Command 27

    Master Sgt. David Burgoon 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division 24