Arkansas Military

homeless vet
9:54 pm
Tue November 10, 2009

Army veteran overcomes adversity and finds home

Barbara Minyard and her son Kyle at the Our House homeless shelter playground.
Credit Malcolm Glover

For every member of the Armed Forces who fights abroad in war there are countless others, who never enter a battle zone and face their own trials here at home.

FM 89's Malcolm Glover has the story of a single-mother who created a better life for her son by relying on the skills she learned in the Army and the support she received from a Little Rock homeless shelter.

Click here to learn more about the Our House shelter and its programs for homeless families.

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Wounded Warrior3
7:46 pm
Thu October 29, 2009

An Arkansas soldier's story

PFC Kenny Hill's basic training picture.
Credit Malcolm Glover

Retired Army Staff Sergeant Kenny Hill is a disabled veteran and a Purple Heart recipient, who grew up in small town Arkansas.

Every soldier has a story and Kenny Hill's service in the military is a fascinating tale of courage, reported death, and the transformation of a life. FM 89's Malcolm Glover filed this report, as part of KUAR's Impact of War Series.

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Wounded Warrior2
7:42 pm
Thu October 22, 2009

Arkansas family wrongly told loved one died in Iraq

The Hill Family at their home in Benton.
Credit Malcolm Glover

Since the start of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan almost 70 Arkansas soldiers and marines have died, according to an online database by The Washington Post that tracks the number of U.S. service members who died in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.

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veterans race
10:58 pm
Sun September 20, 2009

Local bicycle race raises money for wounded veterans

Chad and Stephanie Rozanski with their son Logan.
Credit Malcolm Glover

The Jacksonville community in central Arkansas is trying to help heal the wounds of war by supporting an annual athletic event.

Over the weekend, the Jacksonville Museum of Military History sponsored The Wounded Warrior Soldier Ride, which tries to encourage veterans to heal their physical and mental wounds by returning to an active lifestyle.

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Local & Regional News
11:41 am
Wed September 16, 2009

Wounded Warrior Program tries to help returning soldiers

David Farnsworth, an advocate with the U.S. Army Wounded Warrior Program in Arkansas.
Credit Malcolm Glover

When soldiers return home from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan many of them want an advocate to help them navigate the difficult terrain of government agencies and private programs that offer the services they desperately need.

FM 89's Malcolm Glover reports on the work of the Army Wounded Warrior Program in Arkansas.

Click here to learn more about the Army Wounded Warrior Program.

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