Bluegrass Guard from 2006 – throwback to current unit deployed

Staff Report

KUWAIT — Detachment 1, C Company, 2nd Battalion, 238th Aviation Medical Evacuation (MEDEVAC) unit, based out of Frankfort, Ky., is currently deployed to Kuwait providing much needed support to the military in that region, both on and off the coast (stay tuned for upcoming stories on this unit).

Chief Warrant Officer Three Kevin Keith is currently deployed with the MEDEVAC as a UH-60 Blackhawk Maintenance Test Pilot. You can see him below, then a Chief Warrant Officer two, pinning his wife, Misty, with a Freedom Lapel in 2006. Keith had just returned from a deployment as a young pilot to Iraq and was attending the Freedom Salute Ceremony with his family.

You can find stories like these and more in our Bluegrass Guard section of the website. Click HERE to see many of our Bluegrass Guard’s from over the years.

Chief Warrant Officer Kevin Keith attends a Freedom Salute Ceremony after his deployment to Iraq.

Chief Warrant Officer Kevin Keith attends a Freedom Salute Ceremony after his deployment to Iraq.

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