http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en VIP visit http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/content/vip-visit-0 <img src="http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/sites/www.fkgoldstandard.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/carson_with_energy_folks.jpg" alt="GREG LEE, OPERATIONS ENGINEER WITH NOLIN RECC, explained the function of combined heat pumps at the secure energy facilities on Fort Knox for Under Secretary of the Army Brad Carson during a visit Monday." title="GREG LEE, OPERATIONS ENGINEER WITH NOLIN RECC, explained the function of combined heat pumps at the secure energy facilities on Fort Knox for Under Secretary of the Army Brad Carson during a visit Monday." align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><p> By MAUREEN ROSE</p> <p> Gold Standard Acting Editor</p> <p> maureen.a.rose2.civ@mail.mil</p> <p> Fort Knox had the opportunity to show off some of its world class facilities during a visit Monday from Under Secretary of the Army Brad Carson.</p> Job fair helps job seekers complete applications on government website http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/content/job-fair-helps-job-seekers-complete-applications-government-website <img src="http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/sites/www.fkgoldstandard.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/job_fair_computers_1.jpg" alt="FORT KNOX FAMILY AND MORALE, WELFARE AND RECREATION STAFF HELP job seekers apply for jobs online through the USA Jobs website during FMWR’s job fair July 16. " title="FORT KNOX FAMILY AND MORALE, WELFARE AND RECREATION STAFF HELP job seekers apply for jobs online through the USA Jobs website during FMWR’s job fair July 16. " align="left" hspace="6" width="167" height="85" /><p> By LYNSIE DICKERSON</p> <p> Gold Standard Staff Writer</p> <p> lynsie.m.dickerson.ctr@mail.mil</p> <p> Fort Knox Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation hosted a job fair July 16 in hopes of filling the more than 70 FMWR positions available on Fort Knox.</p> <p> &ldquo;This is the second job fair that we&rsquo;ve done specifically for MWR jobs only,&rdquo; said Betsy Faber, chief of Nonappropriated Funds Support Services. The first job fair was in 2006, she said.</p> <p> Jobs available ranged from cashiers to custodial workers to various types of assistants and more.</p> Knox training center saves time, trouble http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/content/knox-training-center-saves-time-trouble <img src="http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/sites/www.fkgoldstandard.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/computer_training_1.jpg" alt="CADET JUSTIN HARMON PRACTICES SQUAD TACTICS VIA VIRTUAL BATTLESPACE 2 at the Mission Command Training Center." title="CADET JUSTIN HARMON PRACTICES SQUAD TACTICS VIA VIRTUAL BATTLESPACE 2 at the Mission Command Training Center." align="left" hspace="6" width="119" height="85" /><p> By LYNSIE DICKERSON</p> <p> Gold Standard Staff Writer</p> <p> lynsie.m.dickerson.ctr@mail.mil</p> <p> More than 100 cadets were seated in the Fort Knox Mission Command Training Center July 18, each wearing a headset and attention focused on his or her own computer screen. However, these cadets weren&rsquo;t just playing any typical computer game; they were using Virtual Battlespace 2, a first-person shooter simulation program that allows cadets to learn and practice squad tactics and land navigation.</p> AROUND KNOX http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/content/around-knox-300 <p> <strong>Soldier Show opens Saturday</strong></p> <p> Knox PAO</p> <p> The 2014 U.S. Army Soldier Show, &ldquo;Stand Strong,&rdquo; will be presented Saturday and Sunday at 7 p.m. at the Sadowski Center. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Seating is first come, first serve. The shows are free and open to the public. For more information, call (502) 624-1838.</p> <p> <strong>Army Reserve CSM hosts town hall</strong></p> <p> KnoxINFO</p> Knox nails Army's inspection of CYSS http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/content/knox-nails-armys-inspection-cyss <img src="http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/sites/www.fkgoldstandard.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/school_age_horiz.jpg" alt="HOURS SPENT AT THE DONNA KIRBY SCHOOL AGE CENTER should be fun as well as educational." title="HOURS SPENT AT THE DONNA KIRBY SCHOOL AGE CENTER should be fun as well as educational." align="left" hspace="6" width="127" height="85" /><p> By MAUREEN ROSE</p> <p> Gold Standarrd Acting Editor</p> <p> maureen.a.rose2.civ@mail.mil</p> <p> Last month, the Army higher headquarters inspection team scrutinized the Child, Youth and School Services of Fort Knox on the 857 standards that form the basis of the DoD certification. Without that certification, none of the four programs operating under the CYSS umbrella can open their doors. The programs are the Child Development Center, the Donna Kirby School Age Center, the Middle School/Teen program, and the Family Child Care Program.</p> Many avenues open for coping with loss http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/content/many-avenues-open-coping-loss <p> News and Experts</p> <p> The loss of a child is the worst experience of a lifetime, say many parents; but, for children, the loss of a parent can lay the foundation of a lifetime of grievances, says Karolyn Rogers.</p> SHARP Academy leading prevention drive http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/content/sharp-academy-leading-prevention-drive <img src="http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/sites/www.fkgoldstandard.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/trust_and_respect_1.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="388" height="85" /><p> By LISA FERDINANDO</p> <p> Army News Service</p> <p> The Army is &ldquo;breaking new ground&rdquo; in efforts to combat sexual harassment and sexual assault in the ranks, according to a top Army official.</p> <p> &ldquo;We like to lead from the front and that is part of our campaign efforts,&rdquo; said Carolyn Collins, the deputy director of the Army&rsquo;s Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention, or SHARP, program.</p> <p> &ldquo;This is the number one priority for the Army, it&rsquo;s the number one priority for the secretary of Defense and</p> FORT KNOX COMMUNITY SCHOOLS http://www.fkgoldstandard.com/content/fort-knox-community-schools-289 <p> <strong>School schedule posted</strong></p> <p> Aug. 4 is the first day of school at Fort Knox. Parents and children need to be aware of these activities for the new school year:</p> <p> Fort Knox High School (grades 9-12)</p> <p> * Today at 5 p.m. New students and parents orientation</p> <p> * Aug. 1 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. All students meet and greet</p> <p> * Aug. 12 from 5 to 7 p.m. Open house</p> <p> Scott Middle School (grades 6-8)</p> <p> * July 31 from 3 to 4:15 p.m. All students and parents meet and greet</p>