Medal of Honor http://wkyufm.org en Late Soldier Won't Get Medal of Honor http://wkyufm.org/post/late-soldier-wont-get-medal-honor <p></p><p>The widow of a highly decorated World War II veteran from Albany, KY has lost a bid to require the U. S. Army to review an application to award her husband a Medal of Honor for his service.</p><p>Lyda Conner has waged a 17 year campaign to have the Army take another look at the service record of her late husband Lieutenant Garlin Murl Conner.</p><p>U. S. District judge Thomas Russell concluded that Mrs. Conner had until 2006 to present new evidence to the Army Board for Correction of Military Records. She lost her first attempt before that very board in 2000.</p><p>Garlin Conner was a member of the 3rd Infantry Division which fought in France and Europe in 1945. He was wounded seven times and was awarded four Silver Stars. Wed, 12 Mar 2014 10:45:54 +0000 Associated Press 44954 at http://wkyufm.org Late Soldier Won't Get Medal of Honor Arrest Made in Assault on Kentucky Medal of Honor Winner http://wkyufm.org/post/arrest-made-assault-kentucky-medal-honor-winner <p>Kentucky State Police have arrested a Columbia, Ky., teenager in an alleged assault on Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer.</p><p>The Lexington Herald-Leader reported Meyer was involved in the altercation over the weekend at a venue near Columbia.</p><p>WYMT-TV reported Meyer was injured badly enough that he was treated at a local hospital and released.</p><p>Police said Thursday they arrested 18-year-old Kanissa’a Thompson and charged him with second-degree assault. Fri, 14 Dec 2012 14:32:40 +0000 Associated Press 23516 at http://wkyufm.org Arrest Made in Assault on Kentucky Medal of Honor Winner Kentucky Medal of Honor Recipient Recovering After Fight http://wkyufm.org/post/kentucky-medal-honor-recipient-recovering-after-fight <p></p><p>Kentucky State Police are investigating an alleged assault on Medal of Honor winner Dakota Meyer.</p><p>The Lexington Herald-Leader reported Meyer was involved in the altercation over the weekend at a venue near Columbia.</p><p>WYMT-TV reports Meyer was injured badly enough that he was treated at a local hospital and released.</p><p>Police have released little information in the case. They say they are investigating the alleged assault to see whether charges will be filed.</p> Thu, 13 Dec 2012 15:07:41 +0000 Associated Press 23452 at http://wkyufm.org Kentucky Medal of Honor Recipient Recovering After Fight Ft. Knox Sets Unveiling for Memorial to Medal of Honor Recipient http://wkyufm.org/post/ft-knox-sets-unveiling-memorial-medal-honor-recipient <p>Fort Knox is dedicating a memorial to a 19-year-old soldier who died in Iraq in 2006 and posthumously received the Medal of Honor. The memorial display in honor of Spc. Ross A. McGinnis will be unveiled and dedicated at the central Kentucky post at 1:30 p.m. EST on Dec. 7. Wed, 28 Nov 2012 15:05:57 +0000 Associated Press 22966 at http://wkyufm.org Kentucky Medal of Honor Recipient to Attend Job Fair http://wkyufm.org/post/kentucky-medal-honor-recipient-attend-job-fair <p>Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer of Kentucky is appearing at a job fair for veterans in Louisville this week. WAVE-TV reports the event will be from 9 a.m. to noon EDT Tuesday at the West Hall of the Kentucky Exposition Center. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Hiring Our Heroes event is for veterans and military spouses. Mon, 22 Oct 2012 13:40:31 +0000 Associated Press 21066 at http://wkyufm.org Kentucky Medal of Honor Recipient to Attend Job Fair