U.S. Army Cadet Command
Army ROTC news
The deputy commander of U.S. Army Cadet Command was promoted to brigadier general, May 14, in a ceremony on historic Brooks Field at Fort Knox, Ky.
Brig. Gen. Erik Peterson received his commission as an Army Aviation officer through the University of Idaho’s Reserve Officers’ Training Corps program.
He graduated in 1986 from the University of Idaho where he majored in geography and cartography.
Peterson also earned a Master’s in Business Administration degree from Touro College, New York, N.Y., and a Master of Science degree in national security and strategic studies from the National War College.
A veteran of Operations Desert Shield/Desert Storm, Uphold Democracy, Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom, Peterson has served with the 271st Combat Aviation Company, the 160th Special Operations Avn. Regiment; the 10th Combat Avn. Brigade; and the 10th Mountain Division. These positions have taken him to Korea; Fort Campbell, Ky.; Fort Drum, N.Y.; Fort Eustis, Va; Fort Polk, La.; and Hunter Army Airfield, Ga.
His awards and decorations include: two Legion of Merit; six Bronze Star Medals; five Meritorious Service Medals; the Air Medal with V device and numeral 5; the NATO Meritorious Service Medal; the Combat Action Badge; Master Aviator Badge; Master Parachutist Badge; Air Assault Badge; and Australian Parachutist Badge.
Fort Knox news
The Saber & Quill presents “Dinner & A Magician” on May 17 featuring Kevin Viner, performer of unique magic, mentalism and comedy. Viner has appeared multiple times on the TV program “Masters of Illusion.”
A dinner buffet will be served from 6 – 7:30 p.m. with a pick-pocket performance.
The Magic Show will begin at 8 p.m. The cost is $18.95 You must be 18 years or older to attend. A cash bar will be available.
Reservations are required. Click here for reservations and use Service Xpress or call (502) 942-0959 ext. 210/211.
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