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Rhonda J. Miller

Dignitaries from state and local government, and the military, will officially open the new Radcliff Veterans Center on July 21.

via Kentucky Commission on Military Affairs website

  Kentucky veterans leaving Fort Knox and Fort Campbell are prime picks for jobs in the civilian workforce. That’s according to Kentucky Commission on Military Affairs Executive Director Colonel Blaine Hedges. He spoke to Paducah area business leaders Thursday about skills veterans have that may be appealing to employers.

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Gov. Matt Bevin says he’s working with incoming President Donald Trump’s administration to come up with a bill that would bring Kentucky into compliance with stricter ID and driver’s license standards.

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A Kentucky barn dance-style program for military veterans with PTSD and Traumatic Brain Injury has been approved for a study at a Connecticut university.

Pew: In Hardin County, Black-White Income Gap Is Nonexistent

Dec 16, 2016
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In 1948, President Harry S. Truman signed Executive Order 9981, which desegregated the military and ended racial discrimination in its ranks. 

Phillip M. Bailey

About 100 Fort Knox soldiers are scheduled to return home Tuesday following a nine-month deployment in Afghanistan.

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The Defense Department has awarded the University of Lousiville’s College of Education and Human Development an $848,000 grant to expand a training program based at Fort Knox.

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A bill introduced by U.S. Sen. Rand Paul would allow Fort Knox to continue producing natural gas to power the Army base.

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Washington’s top Republican is warning against pulling all U.S. troops out of Afghanistan. 

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky spoke at Fort Knox Tuesday.

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Ft. Knox is the first military post in the nation with the potential to supply 100-percent of the energy needed to run its operations.

At a ceremony Wednesday, officials demonstrated the results of the post’s Energy Security Project, which converts natural gas beneath the installation into electricity. The post uses a micro-grid to control a group of sub-stations and generators.

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