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Kentucky National Guard will deploy to Washington D.C., state Capitol on inauguration day

By Tom Latek Kentucky Today Kentucky National Guard is sending 270 members to Washington, D.C., for the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-Elect Joe Biden. The soldiers and airmen will assist in protecting property and providing a safe environment for citizens to exercise their right to peacefully assemble and protest. These Guardsmen will begin leaving the state in the next several days, and will be...

Guardsmen who fell during Vietnam era to highlight Memorial Day ceremony at Frankfort monument

By Tom Latek Kentucky Today The Kentucky National Guard will hold its annual Memorial Day ceremony on Monday at the Guard Memorial on the grounds of the Boone National Guard Center here. This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the return to the Bluegrass from Vietnam following a 12-month tour of duty for the 2nd Battalion, 138th Field Artillery. This year’s ceremony will highlight Guardsmen who...