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US dropped largest non-nuclear bomb in Afghanistan

The Pentagon says U.S. forces in Afghanistan dropped the military's largest non-nuclear bomb on an Islamic State target in Afghanistan.

Sen. McConnell releases statement on military response in Syria

On Friday, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made remarks on the Senate floor regarding President Donald Trump's decision to take military action in Syria.

Military Dog Honored at special ceremony at Camp Nelson

Dozens of people came out to honor a local military hero at Camp Nelson National Cemetery in Nicholasville this afternoon. But this type of hero's salute was a first for the cemetery, that's because this hero was one of a kind.

Coup underway in Turkey

Military units have attempted an uprising in Turkey, the country's prime minister told a Turkish broadcaster.

Local veteran weighs in on the Pentagon lifting the ban on transgender troops

Navy vet Alison Schaffer used to serve her country as a man by the name of Thomas. She points to her old military ID and says, "Of course as you can see I wasn't very happy back then. That totally is not me."

July 4th Discounts – Saul Good Restaurant & Pub 6-30

ABC 36's Lauren Gawthrop sits down with Rob Perez, Owner of Saul Good Restaurant & Pub, to talk about their half-off specials on July 4th, and how you can donate to support deployed military.

Cemeteries, nursing homes hold ceremonies honoring veterans

Kentucky officials say that state cemeteries and nursing homes dedicated to veterans will hold Memorial Day ceremonies to honor military members who have died.

Eligible voters may begin casting mail-in absentee ballots

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes says eligible voters may begin casting mail-in absentee ballots for Kentucky's May 17 primary election.

Monument for families dedicated at veterans cemetery

A monument that honors families of those who died while serving in the military is being dedicated at the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Northeast.

US service member, family injured in Brussels attacks

The U.S. military says one American service member and his family were injured in the Brussels attacks.

Bill would exempt business filing fees for military veterans

Military veterans who own more than half of a new business would not have to pay filing fees to the Secretary of State's office under a bill that cleared the state House of Representatives on Tuesday.

Bill to help veterans start business to head to House

A bill intended to help veterans start businesses in Kentucky by waiving registration fees will head to the state House of Representatives.

Fort Campbell job fair for military spouses canceled

A job fair that had been scheduled Thursday for military spouses at Fort Campbell has been canceled because of weather.

Gold Star license plate now offered to siblings of fallen military heroes

Individuals whose siblings have died while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces may now apply for a Gold Star Sibling license plate thanks, in part, to legislation passed in the 2015 Regular Session of the General Assembly.

Holiday meals being provided for families near Fort Campbell

A national organization that assists families of service members says 500 military families will receive holiday meal kits on Tuesday near Fort Campbell.

Lexington recognizes surviving Pearl Harbor Veterans

About 100 people in Lexington gathered Monday for national Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, to honor those who were killed at Pearl Harbor 74 years ago, as well as pay tribute to World War II military veterans.

Christmas trees being delivered for soldiers this week

Soldiers at Fort Campbell and Fort Knox and their families will be given hundreds of Christmas trees this week.

Warrior Adventure Deer Hunt announced for Nov. 20-22

Life Adventure Center of the Bluegrass (LACBG,) along with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife, will host the fourth annual Warrior Adventure Deer Hunt in Woodford Co. on November 20-22.

Military, veterans get in free at Churchill Downs, museum

Veterans and active duty military personnel are invited to visit the Kentucky Derby Museum and Churchill Downs free of charge on Wednesday in honor of Veterans Day.

Kentucky State Parks offer discounts to current military, retirees, veterans

The Kentucky State Parks are offering lodging discounts to current and former members of our nation’s armed services with the “USA Military Discount” program starting in November.

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