Military

Barr Unveils Bill to Address Military Sexual Trauma

Sep 22, 2017
Stu Johnson

Sixth District Congressman Andy Barr sees a proposed federal pilot program as a step to provide better care for military veterans who have suffered sexual assault while in service. 

The Republican representative detailed the Military Sexual Assault Victim Empowerment Act in Frankfort Friday.  


Dozens of soldiers who have been serving in Africa are returning to Fort Campbell.

The Army post on the Kentucky-Tennessee line said 130 soldiers assigned to 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team "Bastogne," 101st Airborne Division are returning Wednesday. They have served six months with the U.S. Africa Command on the Horn of Africa.

Most of the soldiers were stationed at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, and they also provided security forces in South Sudan.

 

Memorial Day was intended as a time for honoring our nation's war dead. Today, it's best known as the unofficial start of summer. On this week's show, we'll discuss the holiday and how we can best honor those who've served and given their all.

Amber Coulter / The News-Enterprise

How are military veterans from Kentucky faring?  What Services are available to them and how are we failing them?  How have public perceptions of veterans shifted from one armed conflict to another?  These are some of the questions we'll pursue and that we're inviting you to answer.

EKU Hosts Scotland's Black Watch Pipes and Drums

Feb 8, 2013
http://www.theblackwatch.co.uk

It's not every day you go to a concert featuring musicians who have been recently risking their lives on the battlefield. Such is the life of members of the pipes and drums of the Black Watch of the community of Fife in Scotland.