U.S. Army Promotes First African-American Woman to Two-Star General

The U.S. Army promoted Marcia Anderson to a major general at Fort Knox on Thursday. It makes Anderson the highest ranking African-American woman in the Army and also marks the first time the Army has promoted an African-American woman to the rank of two-star general. Anderson’s goal when she entered the service in 1979 was… Continue reading U.S. Army Promotes First African-American Woman to Two-Star General

U.S. Justice Department Visits Fort Knox Supporting Military Rights

The top U.S. civil rights attorney is requesting amendments to legislation protecting military service members’ rights. Assistant U.S. Attorney General Thomas Perez spoke to soldiers at Fort Knox on Wednesday. Perez reviewed what legal rights soldiers have while on active duty and introduced new amendments being considered. The amendments protect military personnel from various predatory… Continue reading U.S. Justice Department Visits Fort Knox Supporting Military Rights

U-of-L Trustees to Meet at Ft. Knox Thursday and Friday

by Stephanie Crosby The University of Louisville Board of Trustees meets over the next two days for their annual retreat. It’s being held this year at Fort Knox. University spokesperson Mark Hebert says the trustees wants to visit the expanding base. “To give our Board of Trustees a look at the vast array of housing… Continue reading U-of-L Trustees to Meet at Ft. Knox Thursday and Friday