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Remembering fallen soldiers; Pandemic restricts family from visiting their son

A Lexington family can't visit their son this Memorial Day. He's buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

Effort to build veterans’ nursing home clears another hurdle

A nearly decade-long effort to build a military veterans' nursing home in south central Kentucky has reached another milestone.

Fort Knox issues noise alert for March training

The U.S. Army says to expect more noise than normal at the central Kentucky post over the next couple of weeks.

Iran launches missiles at US military facilities in Iraq: US official

Multiple missiles have been launched at Iraq from Iran targeting American military facilities, according to a U.S. official.

New online voting portal for Kentuckians in military and overseas

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes announced on Tuesday the creation of the online Military and Overseas Voting Portal.

US military halts training for Saudi Arabian aviation students

The U.S. military has temporarily stopped training hundreds of Saudi Arabian aviation students after a deadly shooting at a Florida naval base.

Sec. of state honors Kentucky civic leaders

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes honored four Kentuckians Thursday with a Medallion Ceremony at the State Capitol Rotunda.

Kentucky State Parks offer military discount

Discount applies to lodging for active duty military members and to veterans through March 31.

Run, walk or wheel to support Veterans on Saturday

The annual VA 5K will be held this Saturday, November 2, in Lexington to raise money for the Lexington Fisher House and the Lexington VA Health Care System.

Bevin proposes veteran tax benefit in campaign stop

Kentucky Republican Gov. Matt Bevin says the state should not be taxing the retirement income of its military veterans.

Danville company creating up to 83 Jobs

A Danville company will be creating up to 83 full-time jobs.

Kentucky State Fair free admission for military, veterans

All veterans and active duty military members can receive free tickets to the 11-day festival thanks to a partnership with Vet Tix.

Iran says Revolutionary Guard shoots down US drone

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard said Thursday it shot down a U.S. drone amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over its collapsing nuclear deal. The U.S. military declined to immediately comment.

Keeneland recognizes military guests Sunday

It's part of Military Day at the Races

Fort Campbell surveying health and readiness of soldiers

Fort Campbell is surveying soldiers, family members, Army civilians and military retirees about the health and readiness of their military community.

Trump’s campaign agenda found in his new budget proposal

Frustrated by a divided Congress and rifts within his own party, President Donald Trump is giving little indication in his latest budget proposal of any new policy ambitions for the coming two, or six, years.

House advances bill to recognize ‘Honor and Remember’ flag

As the state’s official emblem in honor and remembrance of U.S. service men and women

More troops heading to US-Mexico border

U.S. active-duty troops from dozens of units around the country are flowing to the southern border, as part of the latest plan to send 3,750 new forces to beef up surveillance and install more wire barriers.

BREAKING: High court lets military implement transgender restrictions

The high court on Tuesday reversed lower-court orders preventing the Pentagon from implementing its plans.

New resource intended to benefit military students

Just in time for Veterans Day, the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE) announced it's launching a new initiative to help military students transition to campus. 

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AG, GOP legislative leaders critical of Beshear’s mask order

The attorney general and Republican legislative leadership called the governor's mandatory mask order an "order by edict rather than through collaboration."

Police body cameras: Committee weighs value vs. cost

Law enforcement across the state talks value

SIAC announces suspension of 2020 fall sports, affects Kentucky State University

ATLANTA, Ga. (July 9, 2020) – The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) has made the very difficult decision to extend the suspension of all sporting...