Dakota Meyer Photos Photos: Kentucky Town Welcomes Home Medal Of Honor Winner Dakota Meyer With Parade
Dakota Meyer Photos - Former active duty Marine Corps Corporal and Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer (C) walks with Kentucky law enforcement officers before leading the Cow Days Festival parade down Main Street in his hometown on September 17, 2011 in Greensburg, Kentucky. Meyer was awarded the Medal of Honor after saving the lives of 36 American and Afghan soldiers while serving with Marine Embedded Training Team 2-8, Regional Corps Advisory Command 3-7, September 8, 2009 during a…
Trooper Herbert C. Bush, age 28, was fatally injured Oct. 11, 1958, when an automobile struck his patrol car while he was in pursuit of a speeding vehicle. He was assigned to Post 7 Richmond and had served with the Kentucky State Police for one year and four months. Trooper Bush was survived by his wife. He is buried at Evergreen Cemetery in Newport, Ky. Designation of a memorial roadway in honor of the service and sacrifice of Trooper Bush is pending.
Trooper Robert Renaker Miller, age 24, was involved in a two vehicle crash on US 25 near the Cabindale community of Boone County on February 14, 1951. Trooper Miller was en route to a call for assistance when his vehicle slid out of control on icy roads and struck a utility truck. Trooper Miller died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash. He was a three year veteran of the Kentucky State Police and was assigned to Post 6, Dry Ridge.