Kentucky veterans http://wkms.org en Promotion Of Veteran-Produced Agriculture Goes National http://wkms.org/post/promotion-veteran-produced-agriculture-goes-national <div class="gmail_default" style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-size: small; line-height: normal; font-family: georgia, serif;"><div class="im" style="color: rgb(80, 0, 80);"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.5;">Kentucky's Homegrown by Heroes program which features farm goods produced by military veterans is spreading nationwide.&nbsp;</span></div> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 21:43:44 +0000 Rob Canning & The Associated Press 36474 at http://wkms.org Promotion Of Veteran-Produced Agriculture Goes National Informational Event for Veterans Enrolling at MSU http://wkms.org/post/informational-event-veterans-enrolling-msu <p>Kate Lochte speaks with Alison Marshall, Associate Director or Murray State’s Transfer Center for Veterans Affairs and Adult Student Liaison, on <em>Sounds Good</em>. She’s involved with next Monday’s informational event for veterans enrolling at MSU from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the CFSB Center’s Murray Room. the Veterans Affairs Office at Mruray State is responsible for the administration of veteran's educational benefits programs, and Alison can be reached at <a href="mailto:alison.marshall@murraystate.edu">alison.marshall@murraystate.edu</a>.</p><p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 21:27:45 +0000 Kate Lochte 34131 at http://wkms.org Informational Event for Veterans Enrolling at MSU KY Lawmaker Says Local Veterans Need More Mental Health Support http://wkms.org/post/ky-lawmaker-says-local-veterans-need-more-mental-health-support <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>A Kentucky legislator who lives near Fort Campbell says some soldiers returning from the War on Terror are experiencing mental health problems and are not asking for help. State Representative John Tilley says most believe doing so would end their military careers.</p><p> Tue, 25 Jun 2013 17:39:26 +0000 Dan Conti (KPR) & Drew Adams 32474 at http://wkms.org KY Lawmaker Says Local Veterans Need More Mental Health Support Career Assessments Free for Some Kentuckians For Limited Time http://wkms.org/post/career-assessments-free-some-kentuckians-limited-time <p>Certain Kentuckians including veterans, the disabled and people who’ve been unemployed for more than 26 weeks are eligible for a free round of career testing.</p><p>The free testing allows qualified applicants to earn <a href="http://www.act.org/certificate/access_account.html">National Career Readiness Certification</a>, or NCRS. Hundreds of businesses use the program that measures career readiness in the areas of applied math, locating information, and reading for information.</p> Mon, 18 Feb 2013 21:39:39 +0000 Chad Lampe 28200 at http://wkms.org Can Veterans be the Next Generation of Kentucky Farmers? http://wkms.org/post/can-veterans-be-next-generation-kentucky-farmers <p></p><p></p><p>For several years military veteran Mike Lewis has been a farmer in Kentucky. But his experience with his younger brother, a fellow veteran, has turned him into an advocate for both. Lewis’s brother returned to civilian life after he was injured in Afghanistan and went to work on Mike’s farm. Lewis says his brother seemed to benefit from the work he was doing. Sun, 30 Dec 2012 15:00:00 +0000 Shelly Baskin 26196 at http://wkms.org Can Veterans be the Next Generation of Kentucky Farmers? Will Kentucky's Veterans be the Next Generation of Farmers? http://wkms.org/post/will-kentuckys-veterans-be-next-generation-farmers <p></p><p>For several years military veteran Mike Lewis has been a farmer in Kentucky. But his experience with his younger brother, a fellow veteran, has turned him into an advocate for both. Lewis’s brother returned to civilian life after he was injured in Afghanistan and went to work on Mike’s farm. Lewis says his brother seemed to benefit from the work he was doing. Sun, 30 Dec 2012 15:00:00 +0000 Shelly Baskin 26197 at http://wkms.org Will Kentucky's Veterans be the Next Generation of Farmers? New Program Will Help Accused Veterans Suffering from Substance Abuse http://wkms.org/post/new-program-will-help-accused-veterans-suffering-substance-abuse <p><font size="2">Kentucky veterans suffering from substance abuse who are charged with crimes will soon be able to enter a treatment program through a new statewide partnership.<font size="2"> </font>The Veterans Treatment Court is starting in Louisville. It’'s a partnership by the statewide drug courts, Morehead State University and the veterans’ administration.<br> Mon, 29 Oct 2012 19:44:49 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 23843 at http://wkms.org Beshear Appoints Team to Evaluate Veteran Health Policies http://wkms.org/post/beshear-appoints-team-evaluate-veteran-health-policies <p>Over the past three years, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has reported a dramatic jump in the number of veterans in search of mental health services. In Kentucky, the outbreak of prescription drug abuse is also taking a toll. To better coordinate local, state, and federal agencies that deal with veteran’s health, Governor Beshear has appointed a team of health and military specialists to reevaluate the state’s policies. Retired Col. David Thompson heads up the Kentucky Commission on Military Affairs. Wed, 29 Aug 2012 20:23:52 +0000 Josh James (KPR) 21466 at http://wkms.org Beshear Appoints Team to Evaluate Veteran Health Policies