http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en A celebration of equal rights http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/content/celebration-equal-rights <img src="http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/sites/www.fkgoldstandard.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/42809230_0_0.JPG" alt="Photo by Stephen Moore/Fort Knox Photo \ FROM LEFT: WOMEN’S EQUALITY DAY PRESENTERS MARTHA HANNIFAN, RIVA HART AND KELLY BRENGELMAN, along with U.S. Army Cadet Command and Fort Knox Commander Maj. Gen. Peggy Combs, use a saber to cut a cake in celebration of equal rights, including women’s right to vote. The observance was held in Waybur Theater Aug. 26. " title="Photo by Stephen Moore/Fort Knox Photo \ FROM LEFT: WOMEN’S EQUALITY DAY PRESENTERS MARTHA HANNIFAN, RIVA HART AND KELLY BRENGELMAN, along with U.S. Army Cadet Command and Fort Knox Commander Maj. Gen. Peggy Combs, use a saber to cut a cake in celebration of equal rights, including women’s right to vote. The observance was held in Waybur Theater Aug. 26. " align="left" hspace="6" width="101" height="85" /><p class="Body_CopyTGS">A celebration of equal rights</p> Tragic accident yields lifelong lesson http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/content/tragic-accident-yields-lifelong-lesson <img src="http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/sites/www.fkgoldstandard.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/42803422_0_0.jpg" alt="Courtesy photo from WLKY \ JOHN AND VICKIE CAMPBELL. " title="Courtesy photo from WLKY \ JOHN AND VICKIE CAMPBELL. " align="left" hspace="6" width="136" height="85" /><p class="Body_CopyTGS">For most people Aug. 30 was a lazy Sunday afternoon spent with family or friends. But for Fort Knox Community Relations Officer John Campbell and his family, it was a day that brought them closer together. </p> Fort Knox librarian director earns top IMCOM award http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/content/fort-knox-librarian-director-earns-top-imcom-award <img src="http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/sites/www.fkgoldstandard.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/42803565_0.jpg" alt="Photo by Renee Rhodes \ MICHAEL STEINMACHER assists a Soldier with logging on to a computer at Barr Library. " title="Photo by Renee Rhodes \ MICHAEL STEINMACHER assists a Soldier with logging on to a computer at Barr Library. " align="left" hspace="6" width="127" height="85" /><p class="Body_CopyTGS">If someone were to say the library’s success has been attributed to Michael Steinmacher, the library’s director, he would be the first to admit he hasn’t done it alone. He would also say the library’s success is due to the staff who care about Soldiers, retirees, civilians and Family members.</p> Fort Knox to gain Army claims mission, full capability by 2017 http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/content/fort-knox-gain-army-claims-mission-full-capability-2017 <p> Staff Judge Advocate<br /> As part of efforts to reshape Army processes and staffing to create efficiencies, the Department of the Army, Installation Management Command, and U.S. Army Claims Service have directed that a new Centralized Personnel Claims and Recovery Office be established here by October 2017. &nbsp;<br /> 9/11 Patriot Day http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/content/911-patriot-day <p> Fort Knox Public Affairs Office<br /> Fort Knox will honor 9/11 victims during a Patriot Day ceremony at 8:15 a.m. Sept. 11 at Fire Station No. 1 on Fort Knox.<br /> The event will also feature patriotic performances by Fort Knox&rsquo;s 113th Army Band and a bagpiper, a ceremonial tolling of the fire station&rsquo;s bell, and a wreath laying. The ceremony will close with a 21-gun salute and the playing of taps.<br /> Fire Station No. 1 is also the location of the post&rsquo;s 9/11 memorial monument - a piece of steel I-beam from the World Trade Center set in granite.<br /> Kentucky native killed in ambush http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/content/kentucky-native-killed-ambush <img src="http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/sites/www.fkgoldstandard.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/42789846_0_0.JPG" alt="Courtesy photo \ CAPT. MATTHEW ROLAND, 27, OF LEXINGTON KENTUCKY, WAS KILLED at a vehicle checkpoint near Camp Antonik, Afghanistan, Aug. 26. " title="Courtesy photo \ CAPT. MATTHEW ROLAND, 27, OF LEXINGTON KENTUCKY, WAS KILLED at a vehicle checkpoint near Camp Antonik, Afghanistan, Aug. 26. " align="left" hspace="6" width="97" height="85" /><p class="Body_CopyTGS">Two Special Tactics Airmen, who were deployed in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel, were killed near Camp Antonik, Afghanistan, Aug. 26.</p> AROUND KNOX http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/content/around-knox-349 <p class="Body_CopyTGS">Prescription Take Back</p> HRC to host Men’s Health Day Sept. 10, raises awareness of issues http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/content/hrc-host-men%E2%80%99s-health-day-sept-10-raises-awareness-issues <p class="Body_CopyTGS">U.S. Army Human Resources Command will host its first ever Men’s Health Day Sept. 10 to raise awareness of health issues specific to men, in particular, prostate cancer. </p>