http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Leaders receive flu shots http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/content/leaders-receive-flu-shots <img src="http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/sites/www.fkgoldstandard.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/flu_shot_schedule.jpg" alt="BRIG. GEN. PEGGY COMBS, COMMANDING GENERAL OF CADET COMMAND AND FORT KNOX, and Col. Matthew Rettke, Ireland Army Community Hospital commander, receive their flu shots to start the 2014 Flu Vaccination Campaign Monday at the Hansen Center." title="BRIG. GEN. PEGGY COMBS, COMMANDING GENERAL OF CADET COMMAND AND FORT KNOX, and Col. Matthew Rettke, Ireland Army Community Hospital commander, receive their flu shots to start the 2014 Flu Vaccination Campaign Monday at the Hansen Center." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> By ANDRE BUTLER<br /> Ireland Army Community Hospital<br /> Ireland Army Community Hospital is gearing up for flu season by releasing its vaccination schedule for Soldiers and beneficiaries. The influenza virus, more commonly known as the flu, is a contagious disease which can be spread by coughing, sneezing or nasal secretions.<br /> According to www.flu.gov, approximately 5 to 20 percent of U.S. residents get the flu each year.<br /> Stop here http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/content/stop-here <img src="http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/sites/www.fkgoldstandard.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/truck_rodeo_2.jpg" alt="The ground guide signals stop to the driver after the vehicle was transfer loaded from the ground to a trailer." title="The ground guide signals stop to the driver after the vehicle was transfer loaded from the ground to a trailer." align="left" hspace="6" width="126" height="85" /> White-nose syndrome may impact bat population on Fort Knox http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/content/white-nose-syndrome-may-impact-bat-population-fort-knox <img src="http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/sites/www.fkgoldstandard.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/bat_0.jpg" alt="A BRANDED INDIANA BAT ON POST. Fort Knox is home to two species of endangered bats." title="A BRANDED INDIANA BAT ON POST. Fort Knox is home to two species of endangered bats." align="left" hspace="6" width="82" height="85" /><p> By GAVIN LAPAILLE<br /> Gold Standard Staff Writer<br /> gavin.lapaille.ctr@mail.mil<br /> White-nose syndrome has killed millions of bats across the northeastern United States since it was first detected in 2006. The deadly disease may make its presence felt on the Fort Knox bat population this winter.<br /> HRC kicks off inaugural flu vaccination program http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/content/hrc-kicks-inaugural-flu-vaccination-program <p> By RAY GALL<br /> Human Resources Command Public Affairs<br /> Standing in line in the command suite of the Army Human Resources Command, Maj. Gen. Richard Mustion, HRC commanding general, Command Sgt. Maj. Charles Smith, HRC command sergeant major and Col. B.J. Constantine, HRC chief of staff, led the way and received the first flu vaccinations in the kick off for the first ever Influenza Vaccination Program conducted at HRC Sept. 30.<br /> SPORTS PULSE http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/content/sports-pulse-173 <p> <strong>Preseason Training Camps</strong><br /> AAFES giving away $3,000 in gift cards http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/content/aafes-giving-away-3000-gift-cards <p> Army &amp; Air Force Exchange Service Public Affairs<br /> The Army &amp; Air Force Exchange Service invites shoppers to see what lurks on its shelves as it gives away $3,000 in Exchange gift cards.<br /> Vehicle,motorcycle accidents claims lives of three Soldiers http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/content/vehiclemotorcycle-accidents-claims-lives-three-soldiers <p> U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center<br /> A 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, Fort Campbell, Kentucky, Soldier died from injuries sustained in a private motor vehicle crash that occurred Sept. 27 in Clarksville, Tennessee.<br /> The 29-year-old specialist was operating his motorcycle with his spouse as his passenger when they collided with a vehicle that entered their lane. The Soldier was pronounced dead at the scene and his spouse was evacuated to a hospital for injuries. He was trained and wearing full PPE.<br /> LSB hosts ‘Truck Rodeo’ on post http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/content/lsb-hosts-%E2%80%98truck-rodeo%E2%80%99-post <img src="http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/sites/www.fkgoldstandard.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/truck_rodeo_1.jpg" alt="AN 800TH LOGISTICS SUPPORT BRIGADE SOLDIERS NEGOTIATES the mystery lane of the brigade’s Logistical Training Exercise, also known as a “Truck Rodeo,” at Fort Knox Sept. 19. The mystery lane, was an IED scenario warranting immediate aid and medical evacuation. The LTX assesses the competence level of Army truck drivers and wheeled vehicle mechanics regarding their primary missions of providing transportation and maintenance services. " title="AN 800TH LOGISTICS SUPPORT BRIGADE SOLDIERS NEGOTIATES the mystery lane of the brigade’s Logistical Training Exercise, also known as a “Truck Rodeo,” at Fort Knox Sept. 19. The mystery lane, was an IED scenario warranting immediate aid and medical evacuation. The LTX assesses the competence level of Army truck drivers and wheeled vehicle mechanics regarding their primary missions of providing transportation and maintenance services. " align="left" hspace="6" width="111" height="85" /><p> BY MAJ. BILL DREW<br /> 80th Training Command Public Affairs<br /> Staff Sgt. Jason O&rsquo;Farrell, Company C, 4th Battalion, 321 Regiment and Sgt. 1st Class Kevin Wierzbick, Company A, 3rd Battalion, 399th Logistical Support Brigade, were the top performers, respectively, in the driver and mechanic categories of the 800th LSB&rsquo;s Logistical Training Exercise, also known as a &ldquo;Truck Rodeo,&rdquo; on Fort Knox Sept. 18-20.<br /> Staff Sgt. Jason O&rsquo;Farrell and Spc. Brian Daniels, Company C, 4-321st were the event&rsquo;s top performing team.<br />