LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Fort Knox is receiving high honors.

It has been selected as a 2014 Army Community of Excellence bronze award winner.

The Army cited the military post's aggressive energy conservation program that resulted in a 30 percent decrease in electricity and 67 percent decrease in natural gas usage.

Fort Knox was one of 31 Army installations competing for the honor.

The award has been around since 1985.

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