WKU Service Set For Slain Army Soldier

A memorial service will be held Thursday on the campus of Western Kentucky University for Army 1st Lieutenant Eric Yates. The 26 year old Yates, a native of Rineyville, Kentucky, died Saturday when his unit was attacked by insurgents in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. Yates was a 2008 graduate of Western’s ROTC program. He was a […]

Veterans and PTSD

Most of us can’t imagine what it is like to serve in Iraq or Afghanistan. Or really, which it’s like to serve in any type of combat situation. It’s easy to think our veterans will be just fine once they get home. But for many, combat can’t simply be checked on the tarmac. Post-traumatic Stress Disorder affects both those who’ve served and their families. Join us on Thursday when we’ll hear personal stories and professional opinions for veterans and their families. You are invited to join the conversation.  Listen to the Show

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Soldier From Oldham County Killed In Afghanistan

By Rick Howlett Officials say a 33 year old Army soldier from LaGrange has been killed in a non-combat related incident in Afghanistan. Funeral arrangements are pending for Sgt. 1st Class Kristopher D. Chapleau, who died June 30. He was a member of the 101st Airborne Division, based at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Here’s a press […]

Karzai Visits Fort Campbell

By Rick Howlett Afghan President Hamid Karzai wrapped up  his U.S. trip Friday with a stop at  the Fort Campbell Army Base, where he met with troops preparing to deploy to Afghanistan’s Kandahar Province.          Fort Campbell is sending about 20,000 troops to the region.          Karzai has been in the U.S. this week for talks with President Obama. […]

Funeral Saturday For Louisville Soldier

The funeral for an Army soldier from Louisville who was killed this month in Afghanistan will be held tomorrow. Twenty-three year old Sergeant Adam Ray died February 9 when his unit was attacked with an improvised explosive device in southern Afghanistan. The funeral will be held Saturday at 11:00am at Okolona Christian Church, with interment at […]