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Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
KDVA General Counsel Dennis Shepherd, seated at right, read Governor Beshear’s
Proclamation declaring Sunday, Dec. 7, Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day to the
Pearl Harbor Commemorative Association in Lexington Sunday.
Read the Proclamation here
. [PDF 50KB]Veteran's Day Message from Governor Beshear
: View hereNumber 1,104
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. Read the press release here
. [PDF 123 KB]Video from WLEX
.Video from WDRB
.Video from WKYT
.See more pictures here
.Heroes Day at UK Football GameKDVA 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. [PDF 123 KB]Directions to the Kentucky Vietnam Veterans Memorial.