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Today's News

  • VIP visit

    By MAUREEN ROSE

    Gold Standard Acting Editor

    maureen.a.rose2.civ@mail.mil

    Fort Knox had the opportunity to show off some of its world class facilities during a visit Monday from Under Secretary of the Army Brad Carson.

  • Job fair helps job seekers complete applications on government website

    By LYNSIE DICKERSON

    Gold Standard Staff Writer

    lynsie.m.dickerson.ctr@mail.mil

    Fort Knox Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation hosted a job fair July 16 in hopes of filling the more than 70 FMWR positions available on Fort Knox.

    “This is the second job fair that we’ve done specifically for MWR jobs only,” said Betsy Faber, chief of Nonappropriated Funds Support Services. The first job fair was in 2006, she said.

    Jobs available ranged from cashiers to custodial workers to various types of assistants and more.

  • Knox training center saves time, trouble

    By LYNSIE DICKERSON

    Gold Standard Staff Writer

    lynsie.m.dickerson.ctr@mail.mil

    More than 100 cadets were seated in the Fort Knox Mission Command Training Center July 18, each wearing a headset and attention focused on his or her own computer screen. However, these cadets weren’t just playing any typical computer game; they were using Virtual Battlespace 2, a first-person shooter simulation program that allows cadets to learn and practice squad tactics and land navigation.

  • AROUND KNOX

    Soldier Show opens Saturday

    Knox PAO

    The 2014 U.S. Army Soldier Show, “Stand Strong,” will be presented Saturday and Sunday at 7 p.m. at the Sadowski Center. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Seating is first come, first serve. The shows are free and open to the public. For more information, call (502) 624-1838.

    Army Reserve CSM hosts town hall

    KnoxINFO

  • Knox nails Army's inspection of CYSS

    By MAUREEN ROSE

    Gold Standarrd Acting Editor

    maureen.a.rose2.civ@mail.mil

    Last month, the Army higher headquarters inspection team scrutinized the Child, Youth and School Services of Fort Knox on the 857 standards that form the basis of the DoD certification. Without that certification, none of the four programs operating under the CYSS umbrella can open their doors. The programs are the Child Development Center, the Donna Kirby School Age Center, the Middle School/Teen program, and the Family Child Care Program.

  • Many avenues open for coping with loss

    News and Experts

    The loss of a child is the worst experience of a lifetime, say many parents; but, for children, the loss of a parent can lay the foundation of a lifetime of grievances, says Karolyn Rogers.

  • SHARP Academy leading prevention drive

    By LISA FERDINANDO

    Army News Service

    The Army is “breaking new ground” in efforts to combat sexual harassment and sexual assault in the ranks, according to a top Army official.

    “We like to lead from the front and that is part of our campaign efforts,” said Carolyn Collins, the deputy director of the Army’s Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention, or SHARP, program.

    “This is the number one priority for the Army, it’s the number one priority for the secretary of Defense and

  • FORT KNOX COMMUNITY SCHOOLS

    School schedule posted

    Aug. 4 is the first day of school at Fort Knox. Parents and children need to be aware of these activities for the new school year:

    Fort Knox High School (grades 9-12)

    * Today at 5 p.m. New students and parents orientation

    * Aug. 1 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. All students meet and greet

    * Aug. 12 from 5 to 7 p.m. Open house

    Scott Middle School (grades 6-8)

    * July 31 from 3 to 4:15 p.m. All students and parents meet and greet

  • Consumer town hall coming to Knox with state, federal reps

    By SHANNON WILSON

    AFC, CCRR

    Army Community Service

    On Aug. 12, Fort Knox will host a consumer town hall with the state and Federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau represented

    by Kentucky State Attorney General, Jack Conway, and by Holly Petraeus.

  • Job opportunities available here

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