memorial http://wkms.org en Kentucky National Guard Seeking Funds for State Memorial http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-national-guard-seeking-funds-state-memorial <p>Kate Lochte&nbsp;speaks with John Trowbridge, State Command Historian for the Kentucky National Guard, about a fundraising effort to design and construct a Kentucky National Guard Memorial. The memorial will be located at the entrance to Boone National Guard Center in Frankfort. According to <a href="http://kyngmemorial.com/">their website</a>, the memorial will "create a sacred space for families, friends, and comrades to reflect and remember," as well as provide an educational experience for visitors.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 12 Jul 2013 21:36:55 +0000 Kate Lochte 33029 at http://wkms.org Kentucky National Guard Seeking Funds for State Memorial morning cram [the highwaymen edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-highwaymen-edition <p><strong>Today on NPR: </strong><a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/07/05/155845423/meet-al-black-floridas-prison-painter">When the officials at a Florida prison realized who Al Black was, they gave him a paintbrush and the walls as a canvas.</a></p> Thu, 05 Jul 2012 15:52:38 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 18810 at http://wkms.org morning cram [the highwaymen edition] Revolutionary War Memorial Set for Hopkinsville http://wkms.org/post/revolutionary-war-memorial-set-hopkinsville <p>A new memorial to Revolutionary War soldiers is set to be unveiled in Hopkinsville today. &nbsp;A local chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution has worked since 2007 to identify seventy-one soldiers for the monument.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 05 Jul 2012 15:26:06 +0000 AP 18804 at http://wkms.org Revolutionary War Memorial Set for Hopkinsville Madisonville Veterans Memorial Construction Faces Obstacles http://wkms.org/post/madisonville-veterans-memorial-construction-faces-obstacles <p>A Madisonville veterans&rsquo; memorial construction project is running over budget and behind schedule. The memorial at Day Lily Park was originally scheduled to be opened this past weekend.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 29 May 2012 17:13:38 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 18155 at http://wkms.org Madisonville Veterans Memorial Construction Faces Obstacles Hamburger Hill Veterans Returning to Fort Campbell http://wkms.org/post/hamburger-hill-veterans-returning-fort-campbell <p>Dozens of Vietnam era military veterans are at Fort Campbell today to commemorate the 43rd anniversary of the Battle of Hamburger Hill. The battle took place in May 1969, involving the 3rd Brigade of the 101st Airborne Division. After one of the bloodiest confrontations of the Vietnam War, U.S. and South Vietnamese forces captured the mountain that the Americans referred to as &quot;Hamburger Hill.&quot;&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 09 May 2012 14:27:08 +0000 associated press 17906 at http://wkms.org Hamburger Hill Veterans Returning to Fort Campbell