Saturday, September 18, 2010 9pm Producer: Conrad Bishop Listen Again The voices of fourteen men and women who served in the military during times of war. What got you into the service? What did you do there? How were you different when you came home? The program includes veterans from the Spanish Civil War through… Continue reading War Vets
The U.S. Army’s Armor Center and School is moving from Fort Knox to Fort Benning, Georgia, and the collection of historic cavalry and armor exhibits will move, too. The exhibits were used to educate troops, but were also in the Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor, which was open to the public.
It’s unclear when the Veterans Administration will choose a location for a new hospital in Louisville. But Mayor Jerry Abramsons says he’s finished trying to influence the VA’s decision.
The PACT Act took effect in June. It was meant to keep tobacco out of the hands of minors and required anyone mailing tobacco products to send them through tracked and confirmed Express Mail. But Express Mail cannot go to many foreign combat zones.
by Stephanie Crosby As the number of military service members coming home with brain injuries goes up, the state of Kentucky is trying to provide more information and service to those affected. A conference tomorrow at Eastern Kentucky University will present information and services on traumatic brain injuries for service members and their families. Devon… Continue reading Traumatic Brain Injuries Increase Among Returning Soldiers
Louisville-based insurer Humana says it’s not yet clear what a contract extension from the U.S. Defense Department will mean for the company.
Saturday, November 21, 2009 Producer: CBC Radio 2 Listen Again On this episode of The Nerve, host Jowi Taylor surveys the entwined histories of war and music. Military music is meant to stir the blood. In order to achieve this, some instruments, some compositions, some sounds are more favoured than others. The Israelites used trumpets… Continue reading The Pipe, the Drum and the Thunder Run: Music and War
Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels is touting a military contractor’s decision to set up operations in Indiana.
The recipients of America’s highest military honor will hold their annual gathering in Louisville in 2011.