Tag: Military Families

Military children recognized at Kentucky General Assembly
February 29, 2024
Approximately 80 children of Kentucky military service members were recognized by the Kentucky General Assembly for Kentucky Military Kids Day at the State Capitol and Capitol Annex in Frankfort, Kentucky on Feb. 27, 2024. Children of servicemembers from almost all branches were first introduced to the House Committee for Veterans, Military, and Public Protection (VMAPP).  They also participated in demonstrations from the Aviation Museum of Kentucky, scavenger hunts in the Capitol, and ended with serving as a page to their senator or representative from their home counties in a legislative session.  (Kentucky National Guard photos by Andy Dickson)

Task Force Summit’s commander inducted into Order of Saint Barbara
January 5, 2015
Watts, who commanded the Task Force in Afghanistan, was inducted into the Honorable Order of Saint Barbara Dec. 13, 2014.

Churchill Downs, Humana, Kentucky Guard support Survivors Day at the Races
November 2, 2014
Surviving family members of fallen U.S. service members are joined by Heather French Henry, commissioner of Kentucky’s Department of Veterans Affairs, the vice chief of the National Guard, Lt. Gen. Joseph L. Lengyel, Adjutant General Maj. Gen. Edward W. Tonini in the winners’ circle at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., Nov. 4, 2014, to present a trophy to the winning jockey of a race race named in honor of the fallen. The families gathered at the track for the fifth annual Survivors Day at the Races organized by Survivors Outreach Services.

Kentucky Guard's First Female Chaplain in 25 years
February 21, 2014
White is the first female chaplain with the Kentucky Guard in 25 years.

'Morgan's Men' prepare for deployment to Jordan
December 16, 2012
Soldiers sat with their families during the ceremony, part of the unit's "family is first" philosophy.

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