Ireland Hospital Will Transition to Outpatient Clinic

Ireland Army Community Hospital is undergoing changes to how it treats beneficiaries due in part to Army Medicine’s realignment with force reduction expectations. IRACH, which was built in 1957 and is the oldest hospital in the Army inventory within the United States, will transition to an outpatient clinic. Col. Bob Cornes, the IRACH commander, said … Read more

Citibank Takes Over Government Travel Card Program Nov. 30

As the Government Travel Charge Card program transitions to the new SmartPay 2 contract awarded to Citibank, all government travel cardholders will receive new cards this summer. The current Bank of America GTCCs will expire Nov. 29 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. The Citibank GTCCs will have a new card design and will be … Read more

Admin Leave May Be Granted for Preventive Health Screenings

Did you know federal employees may be granted up to four hours of excused absence (administrative leave) each year to obtain preventive health screenings. This law was signed by the president in January 2001 in an effort to assist federal workers in taking a proactive role in defeating serious disease while it’s in its earliest … Read more

Fort Knox Families Host German Foreign Exchange Students

They weren’t sure that keeping a house full of teenagers for three weeks was exactly a wise course of action. But when the plane landed and five teenagers from Germany disembarked, they knew they had made the right decision. Lt. Col. John Lloyd, his wife Stacy and their daughter Morgan played host to four of … Read more