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Today's News

  • KYNG hosts “138th” Kentucky Derby—in Iraq

    By SPC. ELVYN NIEVES

    MND-B PAO

    Determination filled the faces of the decorated stick horses and their jockeys as they approached the starting line—and as fast as they rode in, they were off.

    This was the big one, the one everyone had been preparing for. And even though this wasn’t the most traditional Kentucky Derby ever held, it was close enough for the Soldiers of Multi-National Division—Baghdad and the 4th Infantry Division.

  • A salute to post’s public servants

    By BRIG. GEN. DON CAMPBELL

    Fort Knox Commander

    Sunday begins the 23rd annual Public Service Recognition Week, and I want to be among the first to extend a heartfelt thank you to all of the federal, state, county, and local employees servicing Fort Knox and the surrounding communities.  

  • Do an honest spring cleaning for the soul

    By CHAPLAIN (MAJ.)

    JEFFREY BROOKS

    Chaplaincy Resource Manager

    I wonder if there is anyone besides me who has ever walked around the house and realized that there is a lot of stuff that you need to get rid of?

  • ZZ Top appearing May 31 at Fort Knox

    Fort Knox Public Affairs

    Rock icon group ZZ Top is scheduled to play their southern-style music at 7 p.m. May 31 at Fort Knox’s Godman Army Airfield.

    Blind Melon will also perform. Gates will open at 6 p.m., and the general public is invited.

  • Grand Theft Auto game blasted for ‘drunk driving’

    Community Anti-Drug Coalitions Of America

    While drunk driving continues to be one of our nation´s deadliest acts, killing nearly 13,500 people each year, the latest version of the popular Grand Theft Auto video game allows players to get behind the wheel and experience drunk driving.

    Substance abuse prevention advocates and national organizations, including CADCA, are concerned that the game normalizes a behavior that costs thousands of lives and injuries.

  • Delay, exemption requests formal process

    U.S. Army Human Resources Command

    Recent headlines have indicated that some Soldiers in the Individual Ready Reserve do not fully understand the process by which to request a delay or exemption from service, should they consider themselves non-deployable.

    The U.S. Army Human Resources Command explains there is a formal process for those Soldiers who feel a need to submit such a request.

  • Online video portrays Bragg barracks in disrepair

    By C. TODD LOPEZ

    Army News Service

    The poor conditions in a barracks at Fort Bragg, N.C., have largely been corrected, said an Army general responsible for maintaining such facilities.

    “Most of those shortfalls have been corrected, as a matter of fact, they were corrected two weeks ago and there are some things that are still ongoing,” said Brig. Gen. Dennis Rogers, the deputy director of operations for the Army Installation Management Command.