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Kentucky Guardsmen — patient and optimistic in Afghanistan
July 9, 2012
— Campbell, who spent four years apiece with the Navy and Navy Reserves before serving in the Kentucky Army National Guard for the past 15 years, is a soldier assigned to the Kentucky National Guard’s Agribusiness Development Team 4. As a member of ADT 4, he serves as Project Manager for the Kandahar province’s Zharay and Maiwand district teams...
California, to Kentucky, to Afghanistan
June 25, 2012
— Moreno has come a long way in the past few years since his journey began in California. There, he suddenly found himself unemployed from his job in Construction Management by the recession. To fully understand Moreno’s journey and how he ended up in Afghanistan, however, the story gets a little longer. ...
Female soldier finds fulfillment in Afghanistan
May 21, 2012
— Previously, Corson served as a part of Kentucky ADT 1 in eastern Afghanistan, returning after spending a short time at home between missions...
Building a better environment: Kentucky’s ADT 4 works to improve living conditions in Afghanistan
May 3, 2012
— “They’re [ADT 5] going to have it made. With the three buildings that we have in mind right now, it’s going to be a huge boost for them because they’re not going to be so spread out,” said Master Sgt. John Black, a 45-year-old Frankfort, Ky., native, residing in Lawrenceburg, Ky. “Everything’s going to be in close proximity and everybody’ll be working pretty much side-by-side… not like us, all spread out everywhere.”...
Kentucky citizen-soldiers help empower women in Afghanistan
April 28, 2012
— To organize the program, Ensminger worked in partnership with soldiers on a local coalition base near the villages and local Afghan officials. Training dates and times were advertised over the radio...
Former high school teacher takes lessons to Afghanistan as part of Kentucky’s Agribusiness Development Team 4
March 31, 2012
— Parsons is a retired agriculture teacher of nearly 28 years at Garrad County High School in Lancaster. He is now deployed to southern Afghanistan’s Kandahar province with ADT 4 after officially retiring in January 2012...
Kentucky ADT 4’s veterinarian training programs score big with Afghan locals
March 24, 2012
— Goode serves as the ag team leader for Kandahar province’s Arghandab district with Kentucky National Guard’s Agribusiness Development Team 4 in southern Afghanistan...
Kentucky Deployed Soldiers Closer than Brothers
March 16, 2012
— “Closer than blood ever could be,” described Spc. Preston Perry, a 21-year-old Benton, Ky. native now residing in Lexington, Ky. of his relationship with Spc. Howard Summers, a 21-year-old Chicago, Ill. native now residing in Paducah...
Kentucky Guardsmen deploy to West Africa
February 20, 2012
— Deployed to southern Afghanistan with a team of soldiers, airmen, and other Agricultural specialists on the Kentucky National Guard’s Agribusiness Development Team 4, Mixon finds himself on a mission to help Afghan farmers...
University of Kentucky crop research scientist brings skills to National Guard mission
February 19, 2012
— Neal, a civilian agricultural specialist from Versailles, Ky., with the Kentucky National Guard’s Agribusiness Development Team 4, said he started helping on the family farm around the age of 8 and has loved farming ever since. ...
Last tour of duty: Deployed soldier reflects on storied career
January 29, 2012
— “The Soldiers, I think are smarter. They’re required to be because of all the equipment that we have, advanced technology…the battlefield is ever-changing, and you’ve got to be flexible with it. Clearly, I think the soldiers we have today are maybe not better soldiers, but more skilled than when I was a young soldier. You kind of have to be in today’s Army. It takes a lot,” Lile added. ...
Kentucky National Guardsmen support Kentucky Oaks
May 6, 2011
— Every year during the first week of May thousands of people flock to Churchill Downs in Louisville to watch some of the greatest horse racing on the planet...
Got what it takes to play with the 202nd Army Band?
February 16, 2011
— More than half, 24 out of 40 of the citizen-soldier musicians assigned to the band will retire or meet their contractual obligation to the military by 2013. ...
Edwards accepts command of Kentucky National Guard 75th Troop Command
February 6, 2011
— A highly decorated veteran with a 23-year career, Edwards will bring his experience as an engineer and chemical officer to the 75th with pride. He’s worked with junior leaders as a TAC officer at the 238th Regiment and commanded the 103rd Chemical Battalion in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2005...
Kentucky National Guard reenlists more than 30 high-speed Soldiers
February 5, 2011
— More than 130 soldiers from across the Commonwealth participated in this year’s symposium. More than 30 reenlisted...
Welcome Home 2123rd Transportation Company
February 4, 2011
— The soldiers returned after nearly a year in Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom...
FFA members present care packages to Kentucky National Guard Agribusiness Development Team 3
February 4, 2011
— For the second year in a row, the teams are the beneficiaries of an immense donation program conducted by the members of Kentucky’s Future Farmers of America. As packages continue to arrive in Afghanistan for KYADT2, soldiers and airmen assigned to KYADT3 got a little taste of the FFA’s generosity during a presentation of Kentucky-grown products Jan. 27 at the Boone National Guard Center, Frankfort...
Two worlds collide; Kentucky National Guardsman combines two favorite passions
February 1, 2011
— Persinger was one of the National Guardsmen awarded a position on the National Guard fishing team to compete nationally in the Forrest L. Wood Fishing Tour...
New York Guard Chinooks flying Kentucky Guard Aviators
January 26, 2011
— Kentucky aviators, Capt. Cliff Flanagan, Chief Warrant Officer Gustavo Grande and Capt. Stephen Martin flew with the New York pilots in a CH-47 Chinook in order to maintain proficiency in the aircraft...
Kentucky National Guard Community Outreach gives thanks to supporters
January 20, 2011
— he businesses received a Kentucky Minuteman glass award, Community Outreach coin and shirt...
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