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Today's News

  • Loading up and moving out
  • Better Business Bureau, AFDCB partner locally

    By GAVIN LAPAILLE

    Gold Standard Staff Writer

    The Fort Knox community has several resources at their disposal to assist in disputes with local businesses. The Armed Forces Disciplinary Control Board and the Better Business Bureau have teamed together to provide information to Soldiers and the Fort Knox community to help them make good decisions about where to do business.

  • Executive Order mobilizes National Guard and Reserve troops

    Office of the Chief of Public Affairs

    The Secretary of Defense has approved the mobilization of Army National Guard and Army Reserve units from 12 states in support of Operation United Assistance. The units identified below will deploy as part of the second rotation of OUA forces in spring 2015 as part of a joint and interagency team supporting the lead federal agency, USAID, as we collectively respond to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

  • ‘Welcome Home A Hero’ program recognized for war efforts

    By DAVID RUDERMAN

    U.S. Army Human Resources Public Affairs

    Adjutant General of the Army Brig. Gen. David MacEwen, representing U.S. Army Human Resources Command, spoke in Dallas, Texas, Oct. 25 at the dedication of displays commemorating the volunteer efforts of that city in support of America’s uniformed service members.

  • AROUND KNOX

    Commissary Thanksgiving hours

    DECA

    Commissary “Thanksgiving” week hours of operation: Sun.—10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Mon.—9 a.m.-7:30 p.m. (All Early Birds 7-9 a.m.); Tues.—9 a.m.-7:30 p.m.; Wed.—7 a.m.-4 p.m.; Closed - THANKSGIVING; Fri.—Closed; Sat.—9 a.m.-8 p.m.

    USAREC hosts observance

    USAREC

  • SPORTS PULSE

    Jingle Bell Jog

    Fort Knox is hosting a Jingle Bell Jog 5k Dec. 6 at the Otto Physical Fitness Center. The race begins at 9 a.m. and T-shirts and refreshments will be provided. Advanced registration is $10 per runner with day of registration available for $15 per runner. Wear an ugly sweater to the race: the three ugliest sweaters will receive cash prizes prior to the race.

    Bowling with Santa

  • Old Glory Relay passes flag from San Francisco to Maryland

    By TIM HUDAK

    Department of Veterans Affairs

    Team Red White & Blue completed its first Old Glory Coast-to-Coast Relay earlier this month—carrying the American flag from San Francisco to Walter Reed Military Hospital in Bethesda, Maryland, in less than 60 days with the flag being carried every mile.

  • Eagle wrestling brings big fight in 2014

    By GAVIN LAPAILLE

    Gold Standard Sports Editor

    The Fort Knox High School wrestling team doesn’t have much size, but the Eagles should still have a ton of fight. With roughly 10 kids currently listed on the roster, mostly coming in the middle to small weight classes, the Eagles are focused on proving their merit on the only place it counts—the mat.

  • College not free, even for athletes

    By CATRINA FRANCIS
    Gold Standard Senior Staff Writer

    While I mostly agree with my esteemed colleague, Gavin LaPaille, in reality, college athletes really don’t get a sweet deal.

  • Coach looks to rebound on, off court

    By GAVIN LAPAILLE

    Gold Standard Sports Editor

    Few other coaches in the state are more ready for the start of basketball season than Joe Hammond.

    Hammond, who is entering his third year leading the girls basketball team at Fort Knox High School, had one of the most difficult summers imaginable. His wife of 30 years, Mary Beth, suffered a brain aneurism in July while at home. The damage sustained to her brain was ultimately too severe, and she died three days later.