December 1, 2009 – Pfc. Alva Lorenzy Holland, of Bellevue, Ky., was killed in a motorcycle accident while en route to 149th Vertical Engineer Construction Company of Cynthiana. Holland was a medical assistant at a chiropractic center in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was a 2004 graduate of Bellevue High School and was a medic with the 149th. Holland volunteered for an active duty deployment in February, 2010 with the 2123rdTransportation Company.
December 8, 1977 – Billy Gene Wellman is appointed Adjutant General of Kentucky by Gov. Julian M. Carroll. He would be re-appointed to the position by Govs. John Y. Brown, and Martha Layne Collins.
December 11, 2007 – Maj. Gen. Edward W. Tonini is appointed Adjutant General by Gov. Steve Beshear.
December 16, 1944 – Battle of the Bulge began (World War II)