Honoring Jewish War Veterans
Commissioner Henry, Col. Mike Feunfer, General Rubenstein, Congressman Yarmuth honoring Jewish War Veterans in Louisville May 31.
Commissioner Henry, Rep. Ed Whitfield and Veteran William Dixon at the World War II Memorial with Kentucky veterans on the July 6 Honor Flight.
KDVA Counsel Dennis Shepherd was the guest speaker at Richmond City Cemetery.
Hooray for Heroes/Traveling Wall in Radcliff
KDVA Commissioner and staff were in Radcliff for the Dedication and to recognize, honor and thank Vietnam Veterans.
More pictures here.
Luncheon with an Admiral
KDVA Deputy Commissioner Margaret Plattner with VADM Robin Braun, Chief of Navy Reserve and Commander, Navy Reserve Force. VADM Braun is the first woman to lead any Reserve Component of the U. S. military. She is in Louisville as the featured speaker for the Armed Forces Dinner, May 15, 2015.
Staff of Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West presented Commissioner Henry with an original painting of the cemetery by a local artist.
National Commander Tours Radcliff Veterans Center Construction Site
Commissioner Heather French Henry welcomed American Legion National
Commander Michael Helm to the under-construction Radcliff Veterans
Helm and others toured the site as part of a visit to Fort Knox.
THVC Women Veterans Get Pinned
THVC Administrator Ben Sweger saluted Veteran June Dumas and other women veterans after Asst. Administrator Sue Poppelwell presented special Woman Veteran pins to each of them.
Military Appreciation Day at Keeneland April 19
Commissioner Henry and Women Veterans Coordinator LuWanda Knuckles with women military members.
Commissioner Henry with Vietnam Veteran J.R. Decker. View More Photos.
Women Veterans Conference
On April 11, more than 100 Kentucky Women Veterans attended an all-day conference in Louisville focused exclusively on the experiences of women veterans and benefits and services available to them.
More Photos from Women Veterans Conference
Navy Reserve Centennial Celebration and Women's History Month at Naval Operations Support Command in Louisville March 14
CAPT Stephen Fitzgerald, KDVA Deputy Commissioner Margaret Plattner, Master Chief Michael Angeline, Robin Jones of USDVA and Lindsay Gargatto of Athena Sisters
POW/MIA Annual Meeting
KDVA attorney Dennis Shepherd spoke at the POW/MIA Annual Meeting March 13.
Ladies Spa Day at THVC
Commissioner Henry applied makeup to veteran Inez Wilson.
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Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
KDVA General Counsel Dennis Shepherd, seated at right, read Gov. Besehar's Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Proclamation at the Pearl Harbor Commemorative Association in Lexington.
Read the Proclamation here
Veteran's Day Message from Governor Beshear
A New Name for the Memorial
Two days of heavy clouds cleared twice on Nov. 7, just for a minute, each time at the exact moment Andrew E. Futrell revealed the finished engraving of the name John R. Jones, the 1,104th Kentucky casualty of the Vietnam War to be added to the Kentucky Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Frankfort.
Heroes Day at UK Football Game
KDVA Commissioner Heather French Henry appeared at the UK-ULM game on October 11 to announce the 50th Anniversary Vietnam War Commemoration that recognizes, thanks and honors Kentucky's 116,000 Vietnam Veterans. She was accompanied by Kentucky Vietnam Veterans Dennis Shepherd, Darrel Martin and Don Helton.
Read the press release here
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