November 8, 2012 - 12:07pm
Celebrate Veterans Day this Sunday in Downtown Louisville
Who doesn't love a parade, especially a parade to honor the service and sacrifice of some real American Heroes: the men and women who serve, and have served, in the U.S. Armed Forces.
This Sunday, November 11, is Veterans Day.Growing up, my family always made sure to fly our flag on this day, as my father, and many others in the family, were retired from the Navy. We would watch the patriotic movies that were being run on local television stations. What we never did, though, was...
October 18, 2012 - 1:10pm
Best-selling author and Vietnam veteran, Karl Marlantes, brings his new book to
The best-selling author of ‘Matterhorn’, Karl Marlantes now brings his latest release exploring the world of combat to Carmichael’s Bookstore. Join him tomorrow night, Friday October 19th, for a presentation of ‘What It is Like to Go to War’ starting at 7pm.
War is something that needs no elaboration.  Or, at the least, very little commentary from my snarky tongue.  It’s a small word, one that rather just slides out of the mouth, very final and straightforward – like shutting a lid or closing a door.  There is nothing fussy...
July 24, 2011 - 5:51pm
"Meyer's performance was the greatest act of courage in the war..." "If this is what it feels like to be a hero, you can have it; you miss your buddies, I miss my family, my brothers...."
A Marine from Kentucky will receive this nation’s highest award for valor, for repeatedly braving enemy fire in eastern Afghanistan, while attempting to find and save fellow members of his embedded training team.  The Marine Corps Times reports that 23-year-old Corporal Dakota Meyer was...
July 29, 2012 - 8:04pm
by Eve Lee
Lunchtime lecture, book signing at UofL Library this Wednesday
Enjoy Three Cups of Tea (factual accuracy aside)? Former Marine Capt. Rye Barcott, author of a new book about co-founding a Kenyan slum relief effort (really) and how it affected his military service, will talk about his work and memoir during a free, public lecture this coming Wednesday, April 27...
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