Deparment of Veterans Affairs

Government
4:23 pm
Thu November 14, 2013

Kentucky Homeless Veterans on the Rise

New data shows that the number of homeless veterans in Kentucky is on the rise. The increase is partly a result of troop drawdowns in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Beginning in 2009, troops serving in Middle East began redeploying home in large numbers. The number of those having trouble finding work or a place to live increased along with it.

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Government
6:48 am
Mon November 11, 2013

Korea Vets Offered Free Book

The Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs is giving free copies of a Korean War coffee table book to veterans of that conflict.

The book is "Korea Reborn: A Grateful Nation Honors War Veterans for 60 Years of Growth," and is hardbound with photos.

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Government
4:07 pm
Mon September 30, 2013

Essential Government Agencies Will Remain Open In Event of Shutdown

With the possibility of a federal shutdown only hours away, government agencies have produced detailed contingency plans of how the shutdown would affect their operations as well as services in our listening area. 

If Congress cannot pass  a spending bill by midnight, most federal agencies will tell non-essential government employees to stay home on Tuesday. However, a few entities are considered essential programs and will continue to operate under mandatory spending. 

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