Content Tagged 'military'

World's largest maritime exercises start in Hawaii
More than one month of naval maneuvers involving the militaries of nearly two dozen nations are beginning in Hawaii this week. For the first time, Chinese vessels are participating in the drills that the U.S. Pacific Fleet hosts every two years.
Russian lawmakers cancel approval to use military in Ukraine
At Russian President Vladimir Putin's request, the upper house of Russian parliament on Wednesday canceled a resolution that permitted the use of its military in Ukraine.
US says Thailand coup is repressive, likely to last
U.S. officials said that Thailand's recent military takeover is more repressive and will likely endure longer than the last military coup did just eight years ago.
US gets legal protections for forces in Iraq
The Pentagon on Monday said that the U.S. and Iraq have reached an agreement on legal protections for American commandos who are deploying into Iraq to assess and advise Iraqi forces there, during a growing insurgency.
Fallen Soldiers Honored at Lexington National Cemetery
Soldiers who died while serving in the armed forced were honored Monday by a large gathering at the Lexington National Cemetery, where visitors paid their respects during a special Memorial Day ceremony.
National Guard Members Welcomed Home from Afghanistan
45 members of the 1103rd Military Police Detachment who served in Afghanistan received a warm welcome home in Louisville Tuesday afternoon.
KY Soldier Sentenced For Selling Military Secrets
SPC William Colton Millay of Owensboro will serve sixteen years in prison and be dishonorably discharged. Video Video
Kentucky's Backroads: 11.11.11
As time quickly robs us of our World War II veterans, taking time to hear a soldier’s story is a very good idea. Video Video
Kentucky Attorney General announces launch of legal "toolkit" to protect military servicemembers
The toolkit will be provided to all Attorneys Generals to assist their offices in identifying and addressing common consumer protection issues facing servicemembers and veterans.
Pentagon Lifts Ban, Kentucky Women To Benefit
The Pentagon lifted its nearly 20-year ban on military women in direct combat Thursday. And one Kentucky cadet said she may take advantage of that. Video Video
UK To Study Military Suicides
A new grant may help researchers at the University of Kentucky understand the effects of military suicides a little better. Video Video
Volunteers Pack Care Packages For Military
Men and women serving in the military have gifts on the way. Video Video
Honoring Fallen Service Members
Hundreds gathered in Lexington today to honor fallen service members at the 5th annual “Run for the Fallen." Video Video
Clark County Celebrates Armed Forces Day
Veterans, family members and community leaders in Clark County celebrated the bravery and sacrifice of military service members Saturday. This was part of their Armed Forces Day. Video Video
B-29 Superfortress
B-29 Superfortress
Veterans Asking For Community Support
"United We Stand" but the sign outside the VFW Post 680 in Lexington means so much more than just words to those veterans inside.
Bluegrass Military Affairs Coalition
Bluegrass Military Affairs Coalition
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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