Military Appreciation Day at Keeneland
Photos by Lt. Col. Kirk Hilbrecht, Director of Public Affairs, Kentucky National Guard
LEXINGTON, Ky (April 22, 2012) – Keeneland Horse Track and the Kentucky National Guard hosted a Military Appreciation Day to celebrate Kentucky military families at the track on April 22.
Military members and their families in attendance at Keeneland received free admission to the track, free food live music, children’s activities and special winner’s circle recognition throughout the day for military members.
Kentucky Guardsmen deployed to Kuwait and Afghanistan gave pre-recorded messages of ‘thanks’ to Keeneland and their military families on Keenelands video boards.
“This truly is a welcoming community and a great venue for the military and their families,” said Chief Master Sgt. Christopher Muncy, command chief to the director of the Air National Guard. “What a tribute to us all.”
Keenland’s Military Appreciation Day extended to all branches of military, family members, veterans, retirees, and other military related organizations.