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LISTEN/WATCH: Ceremonies commemorate 19th anniversary of terrorist attacks

Ceremonies include moments of silence, wreaths

Fort Knox plans ceremony to honor 9/11 victims

There will be a tolling of the bell, a wreath-laying, a 21-gun salute and the playing of Taps.

Fort Knox issues noise alert for March training

The U.S. Army says to expect more noise than normal at the central Kentucky post over the next couple of weeks.

Fort Knox selected for new Army headquarters

Fort Knox has been selected to be the home of the new U.S. Army corps headquarters.

Soldiers return to Fort Knox after 9 months in Afghanistan

Fort Knox says about 150 soldiers from the 19th Engineer Battalion's 42nd Clearance Company are being welcomed home Monday.

Congressional staff members visiting Fort Knox

Fort Knox officials say the visits are meant to give the staff members a better understanding of Army and Fort Knox missions and priorities.

Departure ceremony for troops being deployed to Middle East

Kentucky National Guard leadership will say farewell to approximately 20 members of the Kentucky Army National Guard's 1103rd Law and Order Detachment who are scheduled to deploy to Afghanistan for the next year.

Military dog that finds explosives gets ceremony at Ft. Knox

Fort Knox is holding a retirement ceremony for a very special canine that has spent more than a decade sniffing for explosives alongside law enforcement and soldiers.

Fort Knox to test its energy independence program

A release from Fort Knox says the post is able to exceed the 14-day standard by extracting its own natural gas and using it to generate electricity.

Fort Knox soldiers prepare for deployment to Afghanistan

Army officials said the company will be deployed for nine months and will help clear roads of hazards such as bombs and provide safe travel for others.

Kentucky to get more than $158 million in military spending

Kentucky is expected to receive funds under the John S. McCain 2019 National Defense Authorization Act, which authorizes $716 billion in federal spending.

Fort Knox marking 100th anniversary

Fort Knox as it marks its centennial this month.

At least 44 kid-on-kid sex assault cases on Kentucky bases

An Associated Press investigation finds sat least 44 sex assault cases among children or teens military bases in Kentucky.

Soldiers return to Fort Knox after six-month deployment

Soldiers from Fort Knox 1st Theater Sustainment Command returned Wednesday.

Fort Knox Patton Museum closing 6 months for upgrades

Fort Knox's Gen. George Patton Museum is closing for six months for renovations.

Fort Knox Soldiers Return Home from Afghanistan

The soldiers of the 42nd Clearance Company have returned to Fort Knox after a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan.

Funeral set for retired colonel killed in Afghanistan

Services are set this week for a retired Army colonel who was killed in an explosion while serving as a contractor in Afghanistan.

Fort Knox hospital transitioning into acute-care clinic

The hospital at Fort Knox is transitioning into an acute-care clinic.

Defense Department awards U of L $848K for training program

The University of Louisville says the Defense Department has awarded its College of Education and Human Development an $848,000 grant to expand a training program based at Fort Knox.

Ceremony signals start of Fort Knox construction project

Fort Knox is planning a wall-breaking ceremony at the future headquarters building of the 1st Sustainment Command (Theater).

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