Police Say Fort Campbell Soldier Was Planning Attack on Fort Hood

Police say a soldier from Fort Campbell was planning an attack on Fort Hood, Texas. PFC Naser Abdo was AWOL from Kentucky. He was arrested in Killeen, Texas with explosives and a uniform with Fort Hood patches on it. Another Muslim soldier went on a shooting spree at the fort in 2009, and police say… Continue reading Police Say Fort Campbell Soldier Was Planning Attack on Fort Hood

Civilians Get Glimpse of National Guard Life

by Brenna Angel, Kentucky Public Radio Several civilian employers recently got a taste of military life at Camp Atterbury, Indiana, where some of their workers are preparing for Deployment with the National Guard. They took a flight aboard a C-130 Hercules, had a Meal Ready to Eat for lunch, and watched a live fire training session.… Continue reading Civilians Get Glimpse of National Guard Life

UnitedHealth to “Pursue All Available Options” to Challenge Humana Tricare Award

After a contentious two year dispute, Louisville insurance giant Humana will retain a lucrative military contract. Humana held the military’s Tricare contract for years. It allows the company to provide insurance for active and retired members of the armed services and their families throughout the south. Humana lost the contract to Minnesota-based UnitedHealth in 2009,… Continue reading UnitedHealth to “Pursue All Available Options” to Challenge Humana Tricare Award

Rumsfeld to Visit Fort Campbell

Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld will visit Fort Campbell, Kentucky to sign copies of his New York Times best-selling memoir, Known and Unknown, later this month. Rumsfeld served twice as defense secretary, first under President Gerald Ford and subsequently President George W. Bush.  He has been visiting military bases around the country to… Continue reading Rumsfeld to Visit Fort Campbell

Obama to Address Troops at Fort Campbell

Days after a successful mission that killed al-Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden, President Barack Obama will address military service members at Fort Campbell, Ky. on Friday. It will be Mr. Obama’s first visit to the commonwealth since being elected president. The base is home to several military units, including the 101st Airborne Division and the… Continue reading Obama to Address Troops at Fort Campbell