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Society
3:31 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

Ephemera Paducah Hosts Card-Making Project for Troops

This Saturday (April 19), Ephemera Paducah hosts a card-making day following Operation Write Home guidelines. Kristen Williams joins Kate Lochte on Sounds Good with details about the 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. event providing deployed troops hand-made greeting cards to send back home to loved ones.

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Society
2:20 pm
Wed April 9, 2014

IFHF Reaches Milestone for Ft. Campbell Traumatic Brain Injury Center

Credit fallenheroesfund.org

Ft. Campbell Kentucky's Center to Diagnose and Treat Traumatic Brain Injury has hit a construction milestone. Kate Lochte speaks with Arnold Fisher, a family representative of the national fundraising effort, Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund. The center will provide diagnosis and treatment for wounded, injured and ill military heroes while creating programs for rehabilitation and recovery.

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Government
3:11 pm
Tue September 25, 2012

Fort Campbell Soldiers Prepare to Deploy for Support Role in Afghanistan

Soldiers after a training day at Fort Campbell

Fort Campbell Army leaders are learning how to take a backseat role when they return to Afghanistan this fall to serve as military advisers. About 1,900 troops from the 1st Brigade Combat Team in the 101st Airborne Division, will serve as a Security Force Assistance Brigade with a mission to prepare the Afghan security forces for the coming withdrawal of NATO troops.

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Politics
8:51 am
Mon September 10, 2012

Grimes off to Middle East to check military

Alison Lundergan Grimes
ky.gov

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is in the Middle East this week, part of a group of U.S. officials reviewing military voting procedures.  Grimes says members of the military who are risking their lives abroad must be ensured the right to vote in elections back home. 

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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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Society
11:08 am
Tue August 21, 2012

UK Launches New Military Suicide Study

Wikimedia Commons

With the rate of suicides among military personnel continuing to rise, a University of Kentucky professor is leading a study to investigate the effect those deaths have on family and friends left behind. Based on previous research, it’s estimated that around 40 percent of Kentuckians know someone who has taken their own life.

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