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E-town hosting BBQ, Blues and Bikes
Fort Knox PAO
The inaugural BBQ, Blues and Bikes will be held Saturday in downtown Elizabethtown from noon to 10 p.m. Barbecue will be on sale; blues music will be played by various acts, including the Blooze Brothers; and motorcyclists can park on US 31W at the event site for $5. A barbecue team from each of the area cities, including Fort Knox, will participate in a barbecue competition at 4 p.m. with the mayors and Fort Knox garrison commander serving as the judges. For more informa-tion, visit http://bbqbluesfest.com.
Cards autograph signing at Exchange
Fort Knox PAO
Fans of the University of Louisville sports programs are invited to a meet-and-greet and autograph signing scheduled from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. June 5 at the Exchange. In attendance will be national champion men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino, other coaches and up to 15 student-athletes. National championship and Big East championship trophies will be on display as well.
New changes to driving on post
Effective today, drivers preparing to enter Fort Knox must present a valid driver’s license. Drivers that fail to present a valid driver’s license may not drive on Fort Knox and may be cited. Military ID card holders should present their ID along with their driver’s license. Passengers only require one valid government issued photo ID.
Streets changing for change of command
Plans and Operations
Alsace and Rhineland streets will be closed from 9:30-11 a.m. June 6 due to the 1st Brigade, USACC’s simultaneous change of command and change of responsibility ceremony. Roads will reopen upon completion of the event.
USAREC hosting Asian Pacific observance
The Fort Knox Asian Pacific Heritage Month special observance “Building Leadership: Embracing Cultural Values and Inclusion” hosted by the deputy commanding general, United States Army Recruiting Command, Brig. Gen. Henry Huntley today, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Saber & Quill’s Signature Room.
The keynote speaker for the event is retired Lt. Col. David Hsu.
There will be a tribute to the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, the most decorated infantry regiment in the history of the United States Army and there will be a performance by Polynesian Dancers. There will be food samplings provided at the conclusion of the program. The event is open to everyone. The POC for observance is Master Sgt. Marcus Campbell, the U.S. Army Recruiting Command senior equal opportunity advisor (502)626-1118 marcus.campbell4.mil@mail.mil.