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    Ribbon cutting represents consolidation of two schools

    Five years ago, a group of individuals gathered together to come up with a plan involving Department of Defense Education Activity elementary schools on Fort Knox. The result was to
    demo Kingsolver and Pierce Elementary schools. On Sept. 14, that plan came to fruition when the ribbon was cut to the new KES, which opened Aug. 7 for the beginning of the 2017-2018 school year.

    “This school is a very special place because (of) the legacy it represents,” said Laura Gibson, the principal of KES.

    Dr. Youlanda Washington, the Kentucky Community superintendent for the Southeast District of DODEA, pointed out it was a privilege and honor to attend the ribbon cutting not because of the building but what DODEA places first—its students.  Read More...

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    • 3rd Recruiting Brigade welcomes new enlisted leader

      Command Sgt. Maj. Ryan Razon accepted responsibility of U.S. Army 3rd Recruiting Brigade Aug. 31 during a ceremony at Fort Knox's Saber & Quill. The outgoing Command Sgt. Maj. Anthony Bowers assumed responsibility of 3rd Recruiting Brigade in June 2015.

    • DSN--It's still free, still useful, still necessary

      The Defense Switched Network is a telephone system that's been around the military for more than 100 years. In recent years, some users have forgotten this network when making a long-distance telephone call.

    • New modular handgun system, Sig Sauer P320, tested at Bragg

      FORT BRAGG, N.C -- Various service members will be at Fort Bragg over the next few weeks providing testing of the new modular handgun system, the Sig Sauer P320 for the U.S. Army Operational Test Command at Fort Hood, Texas. If fielded, according to officials, the new MHS will offer improved durability and adjustability over the M9, as well as performance improvements.

    • 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.

    • 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.

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