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US dismisses Iraq request to work on a troop withdrawal plan

The U.S. State Department bluntly rejected the request for American troops to withdraw from Iraq.

Iran launches missiles at US military facilities in Iraq: US official

Multiple missiles have been launched at Iraq from Iran targeting American military facilities, according to a U.S. official.

Iraq’s outgoing prime minister says US troops must leave

Iraq's prime minister said Tuesday he wants to avoid further escalation. If U.S. troops don't leave, he says America faces an impeding crisis.

Funeral arrangements set for fallen soldier from Richmond

Funeral arrangements are set for 22-year old U.S. Army Specialist Ryan Dennis Orin Riley, of Richmond, who died in a non-combat incident in Iraq on April 20.

Trump greets US troops in Germany

President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania Trump, have greeted U.S. troops in Germany. It was the president's second visit to U.S. troops abroad in the last day. He stopped at Ramstein Air Force Base on his way back from Iraq.
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Iraq official: Suicide bomber kills 6 at checkpoint in Anbar

An Iraqi security official says a suicide bomber has targeted a security checkpoint in the western province of Anbar, killing six people.

A neighbor’s word can bring death sentence in Iraq IS trials

About 250 people condemned for alleged IS ties have been hanged since 2014, including 101 only last year.

State flags lowered in honor of Fort Campbell solider

Governor Matt Bevin has ordered all flags at state buildings be lowered at half-staff Saturday to honor Chief Warrant Officer 2 Lee M. Smith.
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Air Guard troops return home from Iraq

The last contingent of troops from the Kentucky Air National Guard has returned home after a two-month deployment to Iraq.
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Fort Campbell Soldiers Returning from Iraq Deployment

Another group of Fort Campbell soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division is expected to return to the post.

Fort Campbell Soldiers Returning from Iraq Deployment

Fort Campbell says soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division are expected to return to the post Thursday night.
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About 400 Fort Campbell soldiers joining unit in Iraq

Fort Campbell says about 400 soldiers with the 101st Airborne Division are deploying to Iraq this summer.

Defense secretary visiting soldiers at Fort Campbell

A statement from Fort Campbell says U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter plans to speak to soldiers at the Army post.
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Sacrifices, Duty Of Military Veterans Honored In Montgomery County

State and local officials gathered Tuesday in Montgomery County for a ceremony to rename roads in honor of a Pearl Harbor survivor, and in memory of a soldier who was killed fighting in Iraq.

Kentucky Politicians Respond To President’s ISIS Plan

President Obama outlined a plan to eliminate a terrorist group called ISIS, ISIL, or the Islamic State. We have reaction to that plan.

Army Veteran With PTSD Studying The Brain At UK To Help Others

Army Veteran Johnny Cebak suffers from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury after being injured in Iraq. Now, the Doctoral candidate at UK is studying the brain to try to find a way to help others struggling with the silent disease.

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