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Today's News

  • Cadet Command and Fort Knox CG promoted Friday

    Fort Knox Public Affairs Office

    The commanding general of U.S. Army Cadet Command and Fort Knox received her second star at a ceremony Friday at the Pentagon.

    Brig. Gen. Peggy C. Combs—who took command of USACC and Fort Knox on March 6—was promoted to major general by Lt. Gen. Thomas W. Spoehr, director of the Army’s Office of Business Transformation.

  • NORAD offers apps to track Santa

    North American Aerospace Defense Command

    The North American Aerospace Defense Command’s NORAD Tracks Santa website, http://www.noradsanta.org/, launched Dec. 1 featuring a mobile version, a holiday countdown, new games and daily activities and more.

    The website is available in eight languages: English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, and Chinese.

  • Wreaths Across America marks seventh anniversary, thousands turn out

    By AMAANI LYLE

    DOD News, Defense Media Activity

    Amid crisp air and the aroma of pine needles, thousands gathered to lay remembrance wreaths on veterans’ headstones here to mark National Wreaths Across America Day, and in doing so drew one of the annual event’s largest turnouts in its 23 year history.

  • Beanies for babies educates new parents, links in volunteers

    By GAVIN LAPAILLE

    Gold Standard Staff Writer

    With Child Abuse Prevention Month starting in April, Army Community Service Director Melinda Roberts and her team wanted to think of a way to help prevent incidents of shaken baby syndrome and violent head trauma. Enter the Beanie for Babies project, which conjoins the ACS mission of education, awareness and volunteerism all in one.

  • AROUND KNOX

    Debts settled

    2nd Lt. Patrick Bamber

    Anyone with debts owed to or by the estate of Staff Sgt. Alex N. Bahmandeji, 76th Engineer Company, 19th Engineer Battalion, must contact 2nd Lt. Patrick Bamber, the summary court-martial officer for the Soldier. Staff Sgt. Bahmandeji died on Fort Knox on Dec. 9.

    For information, call (502) 626-8715, (314) 299-7424.

    Hospital holiday hours

    IRACH

  • Tuition assistance announces changes

    By CATRINA FRANCIS

    Gold Standard Senior Staff Writer

    For many Soldiers joining the military has its advantages—free medical and dental care and free educational benefits which makes higher education affordable.

    According to dcmilitaryed.com, military tuition assistance has been an important benefit available to service members since the late 1940s.

  • IRACH to realign beneficiaries

    By ANDRE BUTLER

    Ireland Army Community Hospital

    Patient and family centered care is Ireland Army Community Hospital’s healthcare team top priority. In keeping with Ireland hospital standards, it is always important to provide the necessary resources to ensure the Fort Knox community health needs are met.

    As the Knox military treatment facility decreases providers in order to provide the best access to care Ireland healthcare leadership has made the decision to realign beneficiaries with the appropriate providers.

  • NOW SHOWING

    Starts Friday, Dec. 19

    WAYBUR THEATER

    (502) 942-4284

    “Beyond the Lights” (PG-13) 7 p.m. Friday.

    “Dumb and Dumber to” (PG-13) 7 p.m. Saturday.

    “The Book of Life” 3D (PG) 2 p.m. Sunday.

    Closed Monday-Thursday.

     

    MOVIE PALACE

    Elizabethtown

    (270) 769-1505

    “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1” (PG-13) 1:30, 4, 6:30 and 9 p.m.

  • Frazier Museum celebrates ‘Holidays Around the World’

    Frazier History Museum

    The Frazier History Museum is delighted to host stunning sites of the season—back by popular demand, the museum will bring its guests a very special exhibition; the fourth annual “Holidays Around the World.”

    This culturally rich display of trees, lights and traditional objects, each created by local residents, showcases holiday celebrations throughout Louisville’s growing and diverse ethnic communities.

  • Kentucky Horse Park sponsors Southern Lights Festival

    Kentucky Horse Park

    The Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky sponsors the annual Southern Lights Holiday Festival through Dec. 31, from 5:30-10 p.m. located at 3785 Campground Road, Lexington, Kentucky.