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Kentucky Air National Guard members return home after aiding in D-Day celebration in France

By Tom Latek Kentucky Today Members of the Kentucky Air National Guard returned to Louisville Tuesday afternoon after participating in events to mark the 75th Anniversary of D-Day in France. The Guardsmen performed seven flyovers and helped airdrop nearly 1,000 U.S. and Allied paratroopers over the hallowed ground, as part of the ceremonies. The 123rd Airlift Wing deployed two C-130 Hercules aircraft...

Kentucky by Heart: Honoring those who paid ultimate price; celebrating milestones at Wilmore Elementary

By Steve Flairty KyForward columnist The date June 6, 1944, will always stand out as iconic in American history. That’s when 156,000 Allied troops, including 73,000 U.S. soldiers and marines, stormed beaches in Normandy, France, and began the final stages of victory over Hitler’s Germany and the Axis Powers, bent on domination of Europe, North Africa, and East Asia. Americans fought bravely, paying...

Individual tickets now on sale for Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Normandy

Individual tickets for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games Aug. 23- Sept. 7 in Normandy, France, are now on sale. The majority of the newly released tickets are for single sessions in one of the FEI Olympic disciplines of jumping, dressage and eventing. Tickets for competitions in the FEI non-Olympic disciplines are also up for grabs.   To book some of this summer’s hottest tickets, such...