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US dismisses Iraq request to work on a troop withdrawal plan

The U.S. State Department bluntly rejected the request for American troops to withdraw from Iraq.

US sending 3,000 more troops to Mideast as reinforcements

The U.S. is sending 3,000 troops to the mideast in the aftermath of Trump's ordered killing of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani

President Trump makes surprise Thanksgiving visit to troops

President Donald Trump is thanking U.S. troops in Afghanistan during a surprise visit to Bagram Air Field in his first trip to the site of America’s longest war.

US officials: Plan may send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast

U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats.

Departure ceremony for troops being deployed to Middle East

Kentucky National Guard leadership will say farewell to approximately 20 members of the Kentucky Army National Guard's 1103rd Law and Order Detachment who are scheduled to deploy to Afghanistan for the next year.

Trump greets US troops in Germany

President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania Trump, have greeted U.S. troops in Germany. It was the president's second visit to U.S. troops abroad in the last day. He stopped at Ramstein Air Force Base on his way back from Iraq.

Officials: American troops to be pulled from Afghanistan

The Pentagon is developing plans to withdraw up to half of the 14,000 American troops serving in Afghanistan, U.S. officials said Thursday, marking a sharp change in the Trump administration’s policy aimed at forcing the Taliban to the peace table after more than 17 years of war.

Trump declares win over Islamic State in Syria

President Donald Trump is declaring victory against the Islamic State group in a new White House video explaining his sudden decision to pull U.S. troops out of Syria.

Trump says border troops could hit 15K, surprising Pentagon

President Donald Trump says the number of military troops deployed to the U.S.-Mexican border could reach 15,000 — roughly double the number the Pentagon said it currently plans for a mission whose dimensions are shifting daily.

Rand Paul protests Afghanistan troop increase

Rand Paul says it's a "terrible idea" to send any more American troops to Afghanistan.

Air Force: 2 special ops troops, one from Lexington, killed in Afghan attack

The Pentagon says the two Americans killed in Afghanistan in an apparent insider attack by Afghan soldiers were Air Force special operations troops, including a Lexington Catholic High School graduate from Lexington.

Troops from Southeast embark for Ebola fight

About 100 soldiers from bases in North Carolina and Georgia are on their way to West Africa to help in the fight against Ebola.

A Taste of Home for Service Men and Women

Memorial Day is meant to honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice but we also want to keep in mind those who are still fighting to keep us safe. One local company gives troops overseas a little taste of home.

Cal Chats With Troops

Third year UK has Skyped with soldiers overseas.

Soldiers Get “Face Time” with Coach Cal

On Thursday, Kentucky soldiers serving in Afghanistan, the Middle East and at Guantanamo Bay got the chance to speak with UK head basketball coach John Calipari through Skype.

Memory Of Fallen Soldier Helping Current Troops Celebrate Holidays

The memory of a fallen soldier is helping current troops celebrate the holidays. It’s called Operation Dustin Gross in honor of Private First Class Gross who was a Mt. Sterling native killed in Afghanistan in May.

More Fort Campbell Units Headed To Afghanistan

Two units from Fort Campbell are headed to Afghanistan.

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Lexington to consider selling buildings to generate cash

There are three targeted properties for potential sale, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Better Business Bureau warns of COVID-19 vaccine scams

MORGAN COUNTY, KY. (ABC 36) - There's a new warning about COVID-19 vaccine scams in Eastern Kentucky. In Morgan County, the Sheriff's office has posted...

Water leak discovered in building on EKU campus

The water leak was caused by a burst pipe in the Begley Building in Roy Kidd Stadium, according to EKU Police.

Ruling: County official violated Open Records Act

The records request stemmed from a controversy over Marshall County's 911 center.