Kentucky National Guard

Government
11:47 am
Fri March 21, 2014

New Commander Takes Over Kentucky National Guard's Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center

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Col.  Steven T. King is taking over command of the Wendell H Regional Training Center in Muhlenberg Sunday.

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Society
4:36 pm
Fri July 12, 2013

Kentucky National Guard Seeking Funds for State Memorial

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Kate Lochte 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 their website, 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. 

Society
7:41 am
Fri April 26, 2013

Officials Celebrate New Responder Training Center

Credit Kentucky National Guard photo by Sgt. David Bolton, Kentucky National Guard Public Affairs Office

The Kentucky Fire Commission and the Kentucky National Guard are celebrating the opening of the new National Responder Preparedness Center.

An open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony is set to take place today at the facility in Greenville. It is located at the Kentucky National Guard's Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center.

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Society
6:26 am
Wed November 21, 2012

KY National Guard Meets Recruiting Goals

Credit Kentucky National Guard photo by Sgt. David Bolton, Kentucky National Guard Public Affairs Office

More than 7,300 soldiers are now a part of the Kentucky Army National Guard. That number exceeds the original goal set by the National Guard Bureau in Washington, D.C. this year by a hundred.

This is the ninth year in a row the Kentucky National Guard has met or exceeded recruiting expectations, and Major Fred Bates, Commander for 2nd of the 75th Recruiting & Retention Battalion with the Kentucky Guard, says that speaks highly of Kentuckians' support for the military.

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Government
12:13 pm
Tue September 4, 2012

Ky. National Guard Deploys to Horn of Africa

Soldiers of the 2/138th stand at attention during the singing of the National Anthem during the unit's farewell ceremony in Frankfort, Ky., Aug. 31, 2012.
Kentucky National Guard photo by Sgt. David Bolton, Kentucky National Guard Public Affairs Office

Over 500 Kentucky National Guard members are on their way to the Horn of Africa. Soldiers from all over the state, including Paducah, Cadiz, Hopkinsville, Owensboro and Madisonville set out for a nine month deployment as part of the 2nd Battalion, 138th Field Artillery.

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