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Drop in military suicides doesn't deter prevention efforts

Drop in military suicides doesn't deter prevention efforts

INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., remains committed to expanding suicide-prevention screening to all military service members, even as the number of soldier suicides dropped by 8 percent last year.

July 23, 2014 6:00 pm Related
GUEST COMMENTARY: Get ready for more congressional dysfunction

GUEST COMMENTARY: Get ready for more congressional dysfunction

I felt a brief surge of hope a few weeks ago about Congress. It was returning from Easter recess, and Capitol Hill was filled with talk about immigration reform, a minimum-wage bill, a spending bill to keep the government operating, and maybe even funding for transportation infrastructure. B…

May 18, 2014 12:00 am

Manufacturers can learn about defense contracting

The U.S. Department of Defense is far and away the biggest spender among federal agencies, with a $613 billion budget.

August 23, 2013 10:15 am
Gary has nowhere near the debt of bankrupt Detroit

Gary has nowhere near the debt of bankrupt Detroit

When Detroit filed for the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, it called up recent memories of Gary going before the Distressed Unit Appeals Board year after year.

August 08, 2013 7:30 pm Photos

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BRIAN HOWEY: The nexus of military assault, suicide

BRIAN HOWEY: The nexus of military assault, suicide

The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are either over or winding down, but the specters of death and justice have taken a disturbing new tandem twist this year with the issues of U.S. military suicides and sexual assaults within the ranks.

June 23, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: A crisis of the president’s own choosing

GUEST COMMENTARY: A crisis of the president’s own choosing

After a decade of borrowing, spending and bailouts, the federal government has accumulated $16 trillion of debt. We face this problem because Washington spends too much, plain and simple.

February 25, 2013 12:00 am

Gary Jet Center lands top award for troop support

The Gary Jet Center has been selected to receive a prestigious Department of Defense award for its support of employees who are Jet Center members of the National Guard and Reserves.

July 19, 2012 4:30 pm
EDITORIAL: Keep fighting to cut military's energy costs

EDITORIAL: Keep fighting to cut military's energy costs

The correlation between energy security and national security has been brought to Indiana's attention — repeatedly — by U.S. Sen. Dick Lugar, R-Ind., and U.S. Reps. Pete Visclosky and Joe Donnelly, both D-Ind. It's a call to action for the federal government, as well as others in this nation…

December 18, 2011 12:00 am Related

Legislators press for Great Lakes boost from returning Iraq cargo

Thirteen members of the House of Representatives, including U.S. Reps. Pete Visclosky and Joe Donnelly, sent a letter to the Department of Defense last week asking it to consider using Great Lakes ports as waterborne cargo returns from Iraq.

November 09, 2011 11:00 am

Armor steel plate buying rules need update, caucus says

The Congressional Steel Caucus wants the Department of Defense to tighten its rules so that armor steel plate it wants to buy can't be melted in another country.

September 14, 2011 11:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Opportunity knocks during federal debt crisis

GUEST COMMENTARY: Opportunity knocks during federal debt crisis

With a projected fiscal year 2011 deficit of nearly $1.5 trillion and a massive $14.3 trillion national debt, addressing our nation's budget policies is a critical national priority. The need to tackle this crisis quickly brings with it an opportunity to put in place a comprehensive solution…

July 24, 2011 12:00 am

Soldier with local ties dies of combat wounds

A Georgia Army National Guard soldier, originally from the South Suburbs, has died of injuries suffered in Afghanistan, the U.S. Department of Defense announced Tuesday.

August 24, 2010 10:45 am
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