Content Tagged 'Veteran'

World War II Hero Surprised At Recognition Ceremony
Troy Bowling, 87, was surprised Friday morning with a special recognition ceremony at the VA Medical Center in Lexington. The decorated Marine, who was wounded at Iwo Jima, has over 73,000 volunteer hours helping other Veterans at the VA. Video Video
"Back A Vet" Gives Help to the Homeless
On Saturday, the Community Action Council hosted an event to provide homeless Kentucky veterans with items they may not normally receive. Video Video
NABVETS Annual Luncheon, a First for Lexington
For the first time ever, the National Association of Black Veterans held its annual luncheon in Lexington. Video Video
Local Hero Awarded New House
The build was sponsored by Helping A Hero, an organization which tailors homes to wounded veterans. Video Video
PTSD, An Epidemic Among Vets
20,000 active duty soldiers have some type of major mental illness and 22 veterans commit suicide everyday according to the department of veterans affairs. Video Video
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