national guard

Local/Regional News
2:28 pm
Fri December 14, 2012

Lexington Home Builders Association Helps National Guard

LEXINGTON, Ky. - It was time for this truck to load up and go on its normal route to the armory in Frankfort.  However, today it wasn’t carrying its normal passengers.   Instead of transporting soldiers this morning, the National Guard loaded up over 600 toys for Operation Military Cheer.

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WUKY In Depth
9:23 am
Tue October 23, 2012

Why Vets Drink: Alcohol and Substance Abuse in the Military

A military vehicle hit by an improvised explosive device. - photo courtesy Sgt. Matt McKenzie

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The U.S. military is no stranger to alcohol.

Ryan Donahue, a 27-year-old Louisville native, worked as an aircraft mechanic on the USS Eisenhower during Operation Enduring Freedom. The “party hard” mindset helped break up the monotony of constant training and work.

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