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Lawmakers discuss COVID-19 impact on veterans

No coronavirus cases in veterans homes yet.

Mountain Comprehensive Care gets grant to help veterans

Money will provide job-training, employment help.

Fireworks can be trigger for military veterans with PTSD

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) -  For many people, this weekend will be filled with cook outs, family, and of course fireworks to celebrate the Fourth...

Women veterans honored, urged to take advantage of benefits

June 12th is now a big day for women veterans in Kentucky, Governor Beshear has proclaimed it a day to celebrate and honor women who have served our country.

Girl & Boy Scouts help place flags on veterans’ graves in Versailles

Around 50 volunteers came out at 9 a.m. and placed flags on veterans' graves in four Woodford County cemeteries.

Write a letter to area Veterans this Memorial Day weekend

Project Brightening Hearts encouraging young people to participate

Honor Flight Kentucky raising funds virtually for Vets

"No Greater Honor 5K Run" fundraiser happening until May 30

Veterans honored in Madison County; American Flags placed on graves

A group of veterans, family members and volunteers came out Sunday to pay their respects by placing American Flags at Veterans graves in three cemeteries in Madison County.

Virtual run benefits Veterans and Honor Flight Kentucky

Find out how you can run in a virtual race this month benefiting Veterans and Honor Flight Kentucky.

World War II veterans to join Trump at VE Day ceremony

White House officials describe the veterans as “choosing nation over self”

Veteran helping fellow veterans during the COVID-19 pandemic

Darren Atkins served in the army for 14 years. He is Chaplain with the VFW in Whitesburg, Kentucky. When the coronavirus first broke, he immediately looked for a way he could serve his community during the pandemic.

Veterans struggling during outbreak

"In the veteran community isolation is a killer and that's what we fight against each and every day," says Jeremy Harrell, a combat veteran.

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.

‘Boots to Business’ could expand under bill

A bill that would allow veteran-owned nonprofits to waive some startup fees cleared a Senate committee Thursday.

Badges of Honor: Tattoo project helps veterans open up about trauma

Tattoos are not only for looks; they can also help people find a way to work through trauma.

Gov. Beshear recognizes four World War II veterans as Kentucky Colonels

Gov. Andy Beshear recognized four World War II veterans at the Capitol on Wednesday.

Volunteers lay holiday wreaths at veteran cemetery

More than a thousand people volunteered to lay wreaths at graves at Camp Nelson Cemetery in honor of National Wreaths Across America Day.

Study: Veterans more likely to be the target of scams

According to the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, there are more than 300,000 veterans in Kentucky who could be the target of scams.

Forest Service waives recreation fees in honor of veterans

he U.S. Forest Service is waiving recreation fees at some locations around the Daniel Boone National Forest in honor of Veterans Day.

Kentucky State Parks offer military discount

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

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