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Colors Casing Ceremony to Mark End of 71-year Armor Era at Fort Knox


Fort Knox KYFort Knox, KY – After 71 years at Fort Knox, the U.S. Army Armor School will case its flags at 9:00am on June 10th at Brooks Parade Field here, marking the transition of the last remaining Armor School elements here to their new home at Fort Benning, GA.

Fort Knox’s longtime identity as the Home of Armor and Cavalry changed with the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure announcement, or BRAC, which directed that by September 2011 Fort Knox would no longer retain the armor and cavalry training mission. «Read the rest of this article»

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