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Welcome to your complete guide to graduations at Fort Knox. This is an exciting time in the life of your cadet and we endeavor to provide you with the most comprehensive graduation information available for Fort Knox. Graduation schedules and events are published below to aid you in scheduling your attendance at your soldier's graduation.  You will find many cost effective options for traveling to Fort Knox, Kentucky.  You will be able to review the complete details on the many hotels available to meet your lodging needs.  The greater Fort Knox area provides many options for dining ranging from fast food to full service restaurants.  Be sure to check out the information on the many attractions available for sight seeing.

Fort Knox General Information

Fort Knox is located in north central Kentucky about 30 miles south of Louisville, Kentucky.  Click here for more information on air, bus, and train transportation for Fort Knox.

Due to security measures that are implemented at Fort Knox you may experience delays getting onto the post. Be sure to allow for extra time to make sure you arrive at the graduation event on time.

Family members and/or friends attending graduations that are arriving here by motorcycle must have in their possession a Motorcycle Safety Foundation Card. Without this card motorcyclists will NOT be allowed to ride on post.

Documentation required to obtain a vehicle pass for entrance into Fort Knox:

  • Drivers license
  • Proof of Insurance
  • Vehicle Registration
  • Motorcycle Safety Foundation Card (if arriving by motorcycle)

What to wear to a graduation ceremony?  Your cadet will be dressed in a Class "A" uniform which is the Army's formal uniform. You may wear want you want from casual to your Sunday's best.

Graduation ceremonies will last about an hour and will be outdoors.  Please dress appropriately for hot weather.  In case of inclement weather the graduation ceremonies will be held indoors at Natcher Gym.

There are no animals allowed at the Graduation. The only exception is for service animals. Cell phones are not allowed in use while driving unless you have a hands free connection. The fine for using cell phones without hands free is $50.00 and $25.00 processing fee. Seat belts are required and strictly enforced.

Soldiers standing in formation at graduation

Fort Knox Graduation Schedule

Graduation dates shown here are subject to change.  Be sure to communicate with your cadet for the most up to date information concerning graduation locations and times before making travel arrangements.

Unit Location Date/Time Event
Basic Camp 2nd Regiment Brooks Field Saturday, July 1, 2017 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM Graduation
Basic Camp 3rd Regiment Waybur Theater Wednesday July 5, 2017  10:45 AM to 12:00 PM Family Day
Basic Camp 3rd Regiment Brooks Field Thursday, July 6, 2017 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM Graduation
Basic Camp 4th Regiment Waybur Theater Satuday, July 15, 2017 10:45 AM to 12:00 PM Family Day
Basic Camp 4th Regiment Brooks Field Sunday, July 16, 2017 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM Graduation
Advance Camp 6th Regiment Waybur Theater Wednesday, July 26, 2017  11:15 AM to 12:20 PM Family Day
Basic Camp 5th Regiment Waybur Theater Thursday, July 27, 2017  10:45 AM to 12:00 PM Family Day
Advance Camp 6th Regiment Brooks Field Thursday, July 27, 2017  9:00 AM to 10:00 AM Graduation
Basic Camp 5th Regiment Brooks Field Friday, July 28, 2017 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM Graduation
Advance Camp 7th Regiment Waybur Theater Monday, July 31, 2017  11:15 AM to 12:20 PM Family Day
Please click here for the complete graduation schedule of Fort Knox.


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