http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Aiton takes reins as GC http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/content/aiton-takes-reins-gc <img src="http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/sites/www.fkgoldstandard.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/42670404_0_0.jpg" alt="Photo by Stephen Moore, Fort Knox Photo Lab \ DAVIS TINDOLL JR., THE INSTALLATION MANAGEMENT COMMAND DIRECTOR OF THE Atlantic Region, passes the garrison guidon to incoming commander, Col. Steve Aiton after Col. T.J. Edwards relinquished command during the change of command ceremony Friday at Waybur Theater. " title="Photo by Stephen Moore, Fort Knox Photo Lab \ DAVIS TINDOLL JR., THE INSTALLATION MANAGEMENT COMMAND DIRECTOR OF THE Atlantic Region, passes the garrison guidon to incoming commander, Col. Steve Aiton after Col. T.J. Edwards relinquished command during the change of command ceremony Friday at Waybur Theater. " align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p class="Body_CopyTGS">In keeping with an age-old tradition, Col. T.J. Edwards relinquished command of Fort Knox’s Garrison Command to Col. Steve Aiton during a ceremony Friday at Waybur Theater. The ceremony also included Command Sgt. Maj. Marcus Robinson, the garrison’s senior enlisted leader, changing responsibility to Command Sgt. Maj. Bobby Wooldridge.</p> Duke University’s Plumlee balances basketball, ROTC http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/content/duke-university%E2%80%99s-plumlee-balances-basketball-rotc <img src="http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/sites/www.fkgoldstandard.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/42667351_0_0.jpg" alt="Photo by Mike Galloucis \ CADET MARSHALL PLUMLEE, WHO ATTENDS Duke University and plays basketball, relaxes in his role as squad leader at Handiboe range. " title="Photo by Mike Galloucis \ CADET MARSHALL PLUMLEE, WHO ATTENDS Duke University and plays basketball, relaxes in his role as squad leader at Handiboe range. " align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p class="Body_CopyTGS">A sea of cadets marched along the road to Olive Theater for training. Their feet hit the pavement in unison and the structure of their bodies was straight and solid. In the middle stood one man whose head poked up taller than the rest. The back of his cap read “Plumlee.”</p> USAREC partners with UofL http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/content/usarec-partners-uofl <img src="http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/sites/www.fkgoldstandard.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/42667907_0_0.jpg" alt="Photo by Fonda Bock \ U.S. ARMY RECRUITING COMMAND CHIEF OF STAFF COL. BRAIN BASSETT gives opening remarks July 15, to USAREC and Human Resources Command civilians enrolled in a pilot University of Louisville leadership course at Fort Knox, Kentucky. " title="Photo by Fonda Bock \ U.S. ARMY RECRUITING COMMAND CHIEF OF STAFF COL. BRAIN BASSETT gives opening remarks July 15, to USAREC and Human Resources Command civilians enrolled in a pilot University of Louisville leadership course at Fort Knox, Kentucky. " align="left" hspace="6" width="132" height="85" /><p class="Body_CopyTGS">A pilot leadership development course began July 15 for 10 senior Army Recruiting Command civilian employees at Fort Knox, Kentucky.</p> Uniform changes coming, Soldier input considered important http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/content/uniform-changes-coming-soldier-input-considered-important <img src="http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/sites/www.fkgoldstandard.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/42670100_0_0.jpg" alt="U.S. Army photo \ CHANGES TO THE ARMY DRILL SERGEANT CAMPAIGN HATS include a possible switch to either the male aesthetic, left, the female aesthetic, right, or a possible re-design to be completely gender neutral. " title="U.S. Army photo \ CHANGES TO THE ARMY DRILL SERGEANT CAMPAIGN HATS include a possible switch to either the male aesthetic, left, the female aesthetic, right, or a possible re-design to be completely gender neutral. " align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p class="Body_CopyTGS">Soldiers should check their emails in the coming weeks for the chance to provide input on possible revisions to aspects of the Army uniform and wear policy.</p> Climbing into action - Area CLEs visit Cadet Command, participates in training http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/content/climbing-action-area-cles-visit-cadet-command-participates-training <img src="http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/sites/www.fkgoldstandard.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/42670768_2_0.jpg" alt="Photo by Rachael Tolliver \ BRIAN SMITH, OF U.S. CONGRESSMAN BRETT GUTHRIE’S OFFICE, tries to maintain his balance on the ropes at Forest Hills Climbing Complex on Fort Knox. The obstacles range in height from 8 feet to more than 20 feet high but participates are secured with harnesses and instructors are always nearby to give advice and lend encouragement. " title="Photo by Rachael Tolliver \ BRIAN SMITH, OF U.S. CONGRESSMAN BRETT GUTHRIE’S OFFICE, tries to maintain his balance on the ropes at Forest Hills Climbing Complex on Fort Knox. The obstacles range in height from 8 feet to more than 20 feet high but participates are secured with harnesses and instructors are always nearby to give advice and lend encouragement. " align="left" hspace="6" width="61" height="85" /><p class="Body_CopyTGS">What is Cadet Summer Training, what do they do, what is it like and what’s the point?</p> AROUND KNOX http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/content/around-knox-344 <p class="Body_CopyTGS">ASB change of command scheduled</p> The Old Guard farrier—Soldiers and the horses they care for http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/content/old-guard-farrier%E2%80%94soldiers-and-horses-they-care <img src="http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/sites/www.fkgoldstandard.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/42646105_2.jpg" alt="U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Vernon Young Jr. \ SPC. TYLER SALAS USES a rasp to file a horse’s hoof. " title="U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Vernon Young Jr. \ SPC. TYLER SALAS USES a rasp to file a horse’s hoof. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p class="Body_CopyTGS">Many service members wake up early to perform their duties, but very few spend their days tending to the highly trained horses that carry our nation’s fallen Soldiers to their final resting places.</p> SPEC OPS team finishes fourth in 378-mile race http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/content/spec-ops-team-finishes-fourth-378-mile-race <img src="http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/sites/www.fkgoldstandard.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/42645837_0.jpg" alt="Photo courtesy of the Army Special Operations Recruiting Battalion Team \ THE ARMY SPECIAL OPERATIONS RECRUITING Battalion Team takes on a glacier. " title="Photo courtesy of the Army Special Operations Recruiting Battalion Team \ THE ARMY SPECIAL OPERATIONS RECRUITING Battalion Team takes on a glacier. " align="left" hspace="6" width="64" height="85" /><p class="Body_CopyTGS">The Army Special Operations Recruiting Battalion team finished strong in the 378-mile Expedition Alaska Adventure Race in Seward, Alaska, July 5.</p>