August 4, 2011 - 3:25pm
"I am very lucky to be able to return to Kentucky later this week, but so many of our troops will be far from home and in harm's way for months. I call on all Kentuckians to keep them and their families in their thoughts and prayers."
A day after greeting Kentucky troops serving in Iraq and Kuwait, Governor Steve Beshear met more Kentucky servicemen and women in Afghanistan today.  The Governor’s trip is part of a special Department of Defense trip for selected governors and marks the first time a sitting Kentucky...
August 2, 2011 - 5:30pm
"I told each one that we hold them and their families in our hearts and prayers, and we are looking forward to their safe return home."
Governor Steve Beshear visited U.S. troops serving in Iraq and Kuwait today, including troops from Kentucky, as part of a special Department of Defense trip.  The visit marks the first time in recent history that a sitting Kentucky governor has visited an active war zone.