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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Iraq: The Next Act

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Kentucky Guard Troops To Receive Giant Holiday Card, Greetings

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Mullen Speaks At American Legion Convention In Louisville

President Obama’s top military advisor was in Louisville Tuesday to deliver an address and take part in ceremonies at the national American Legion Convention. Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Michael Mullen spent a significant portion of his twenty-minute speech talking about the war in Afghanistan. He said the nearly eight year old conflict is not… Continue reading Mullen Speaks At American Legion Convention In Louisville

Tonini Visits Guard Troops In Iraq

The Adjutant General of the Kentucky National Guard is in Iraq this week visiting with dozens of Guard personnel from the commonwealth. Major General Ed Tonini says some of the troops are enduring multiple deployments, but their enthusiasm apparently hasn’t waned. “I am concerned like a lot of people are concerned about wearing these soldiers… Continue reading Tonini Visits Guard Troops In Iraq