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Sending Christmas comfort to Kentucky's ADT 5
December 28, 2012
— Operation Resilient Warrior, a Radcliff, Ky. based organization, just down the road from Fort Knox, has adopted the unit as a means to thank them for their service to our country and for the meaningful work they are doing in Afghanistan...
'Morgan's Men' prepare for deployment to Jordan
December 16, 2012
— Soldiers of the 1/623rd will assume an advise and assist role in the training of Jordanian troops as part of a partner nation alliance in support of Operation Enduring Freedom...
Kentuckians, multi-national force work to better roads in Africa
December 11, 2012
— The area was approximately one hundred meters wide by a quarter mile long and was littered with hundreds of empty plastic bottles, scrap metal, paper bags, and pieces of cardboard. As word spread around camp about the project more and more units began volunteering and it became clear that some major planning would be needed to coordinate all the moving parts. That job fell to Maj. Michael Woodson, Task Force Longrifles Plans Officer...
A Thanksgiving feast
November 22, 2012
— t was quite the feast! Numerous meats, sides and desserts! The Thanksgiving decorations were fantastic, ranging from autumn colored leaves to huge ginger bread homes, and even the staff dressed up as Pilgrims and Native Americans. Keeping with tradition, staff officers from Task Force Longrifles donned their food service uniforms and dished out the amazing smorgasbord to hungry Soldiers waiting in line...
A Lasting Impact
November 17, 2012
— A small group of soldiers from Charlie Battery 2-138th Field Artillery Regiment out of Bardstown, Ky., have the distinct privilege of serving in one of the most beautiful and mountainous countries in Africa. It is the American equivalent to Colorado and Kentucky could fit into its borders nearly 11 times...
HOA deployment is home to this Soldier
November 9, 2012
— Pfc. Ismaila Pam, a Automated Logistical Supply Specialist from the 2138th Forward Support Company (FSC) of Louisville, Ky., was born in Mauritania, Africa, and grew up in Senegal. ...
Transportation missions boost Soldier morale
November 2, 2012
— The Border Run mission consists of these soldiers meeting at the border between Djibouti and Ethiopia to exchange supplies. The transportation of supplies not only helps with material needs for the soldiers in Dire Dawa, but also helps boost their morale...
751st TC Change of Command
October 27, 2012
— The Kentucky Army National Guard’s 751st Troop Command welcomed Lt. Col. Scott C. Thomas as battalion commander during a change of command ceremony at Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center in Greenville, Ky., Saturday. Thomas, a Louisville native, is currently the full-time Assistant Chief of Staff for the Kentucky National Guard. Thomas replaced outgoing commander, Lt. Col. Brent A. Wilkins...
Kentucky maintenance facility earns top regional honor
October 17, 2012
— One such building is the Kentucky Army National Guard’s Maneuver Area Training Equipment Site (MATES), whose soldiers were recently recognized for running one of the best maintenance facilities in the National Guard. ...
From the hangar to Afghanistan, Army helicopter mechanic fits in well
October 16, 2012
— Sizemore, who has served with the Kentucky National Guard since 2008, is currently deployed to southern Afghanistan as part of ADT 4’s Security Team. ...
Soldier reflects on Kentucky's ADT 4, from the front truck
October 8, 2012
— “We run lead truck probably every other mission, that’s about the way it works,” explained Staff Sgt. Robert Foushee, a 28-year-old Lexington, Ky., native. In February 2012, Foushee deployed to southern Afghanistan’s Kandahar province as a Security Platoon Dismounted Team Leader and Truck Commander with the Kentucky National Guard’s Agribusiness Development Team 4. Since then, his team has effectively taken over its role of running security from the front of ADT 4’s convoys, according to Foushee...
Kentucky airman serves in Afghanistan for new friends and old
October 8, 2012
— Stribling, a member of the Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Aerial Port Squadron came because of a friend from his previous deployment to Afghanistan’s Bagram Air Base in 2011. That friend is fellow airman and Louisville resident Staff Sgt. Austin McDonald. ...
Former Navy Seabee puts skills to good use with Kentucky’s Agribusiness Development Team 4
July 24, 2012
— Back in Kentucky, Hilario has served as an electrician with the Army National Guard’s 149th Vertical Engineering Detachment, 201st Engineer Battalion in Cynthiana, Ky., since joining the Guard after leaving the Navy Reserves in 2008. During his ten years with the Navy, Hilario deployed to Iraq twice as a SeaBee, spent two years active, earning the prestigious Seabee Combat Warfare device and Fleet Marine Force ribbon. ...
Kentucky guardsmen rededicate their faith while serving overseas
July 12, 2012
— In the case of two soldiers with the Kentucky National Guard’s Agribusiness Development Team 4, the journey overseas led them to take a step forward in that faith. The two were baptized in a small ceremony at FOB Pasab’s Chapel following worship services May 20, 2012...
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...
Tractor training in Afghanistan
April 25, 2012
— In southern Afghanistan’s Zharay district, Kandahar province, ADT 4 recently helped empower local agricultural leaders with some good old-fashioned tractor training...
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