Afghanistan

9/11 Mural In Afghanistan
Last year on September 11th, I was in Afghanistan serving an 8 month deployment. Omar Martinez, a member of our unit, painted this mural on the blast wall that was protecting our flight line.
Governor Nixon Visits Troops in Afghanistan
Jefferson City – Gov. Jay Nixon arrived in Afghanistan on Saturday (Sept. 27) as part of a delegation of four U.S. Governors that included Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Tennessee Gov. William Haslam. This is the fourth trip to Afghanistan for Gov...
Send Kaleb a Care Package in Afghanistan
Kaleb Filis, one of my best friends and our KIX Midday and BOB Afternoon Drive DJ has recently deployed to Afghanistan with the United States Air Force. He'll be there for a while, and I know he's going to be missing a lot of stuff from home (I know he's already crushed about missing baseball season…
Obama Awards Medal of Honor to Afghan War Veteran
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has bestowed the Medal of Honor on Army Staff Sgt. Ty Carter, a veteran of the war in Afghanistan who risked his life to save an injured soldier and to resupply ammunition to his comrades during intense fighting in a remote mountain outpost.