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    Facebook town hall leads to safety improvements near Kingsolver

    During the installation’s semiannual Facebook town hall July 6 an on-post resident inquired whether additional safety measures—like crosswalks—would be in place near the soon-to-open Kingsolver Elementary School. There hasn’t been school traffic in that area of post for the last two years due to the closure of the old KES and construction of the new school.

    Col. Pat Kaune, Fort Knox’s garrison commander, said there have been several actions taken since the installation’s last Facebook town hall—specifically actions about Kingsolver Elementary School.  Read More...

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    • Soldiers gear up for solar eclipse

      WASHINGTON -- On Monday, Aug. 21, the United States will experience a solar eclipse, where the moon passes between the sun and the Earth. For Soldiers on some Army installations, the entire sun will appear to vanish for a few minutes, and during that time they will experience total darkness. For other Soldiers, the moon will only partially obscure the sun. UA-84299839-1

    • Fort Riley's Army family there for survivors of fallen

      Randy Frank, husband of Gold Star mother Keeley Frank, reflected on the loss of Keeley's son, Sgt. Kevin A. Gilbertson of the 1st Battalion, 77th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Aug. 4, a decade after his death. Gilbertson died Aug. 31, 2007 from wounds sustained at the hands of enemy forces in Ramadi, Iraq. "Once that service member joins (the Army), the whole family joins," Randy said. Keeley grieved alone over the loss of her son for eight years.

    • BeastMode improves in its second year, team has fastest 9-year-old in nation

      Balancing the military and their personal lives can sometimes be a challenge for Soldiers. For 1st Sgt. Brandon Butler, the first sergeant for Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, Garrison Command, has added head coach to BeastMode track team to his responsibilities.

    • French Shooting Club to host second annual Sportsman Festival Sept. 9

      Several events are scheduled for the day, Earl Higgs, the Fort Knox Outdoor Recreation manger with Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation said. One of those events is the sportsman swap. Vendors can reserve a spot for $10 to trade, sale or buy old hunting equipment, shooting supplies or other outdoor equipment.

    • Kaune believes leadership is chosen, treats teammates with dignity, respect

      Col. Pat Kaune, the Fort Knox garrison commander, is more than an Army colonel. He said he is a husband to his lovely wife Jetta of 25 years, and most importantly, a dad to his 15-year-old son Liam and 18-year-old daughter Paige.

    • 1st TSC uncases colors, cuts ribbon, for newly renovated headquarters

      Fort Knox's 1st Sustainment Command (Theater) command team uncased the unit's colors during a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday in front of the unit's headquarters, Fowler Hall.

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