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Department Of Veterans Affairs

Homeless Indiana vets get $605,000 for housing

INDIANAPOLIS | The federal government is giving more than $605,000 in rental vouchers to Indiana public housing agencies, including one in Gary, to help 127 homeless Hoosier veterans find permanent housing.

October 02, 2014 6:26 am
Robert McDonald

Robert McDonald

Former Procter and Gamble executive Robert McDonald, a Gary native, is President Barack Obama's nominee as the next Veterans Affairs secretary.

July 03, 2014 12:35 pm
Coats rips management of U.S. veterans agency

Coats rips management of U.S. veterans agency

INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Sen. Dan Coats, R-Ind., condemned the Department of Veterans Affairs on Monday, claiming the federal agency is plagued by a culture of mismanagement and indifference to veterans' needs.

May 12, 2014 5:00 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Military, veterans deserve never-ending gratitude

GUEST COMMENTARY: Military, veterans deserve never-ending gratitude

The men and women of the U.S. military make huge sacrifices to protect our freedoms. To make sure we never forget that fact, Congress designated May as National Military Appreciation Month.

May 09, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Answer our call of duty to our veterans

GUEST COMMENTARY: Answer our call of duty to our veterans

Last month, President Barack Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to former Captain William D. Swenson, U.S. Army, for heroism and gallantry above and beyond the call of duty in the Battle of the Ganjgal Valley on Sept. 8, 2009.

November 11, 2013 12:00 am

United Auto Workers Local 551 planning community event

United Auto Workers Local 551 invites community members to come learn about the union at an upcoming educational event.

July 31, 2013 7:00 pm

EDITORIAL: VA subcontractors' payments still MIA

It is just shy of two years since the Adam Benjamin Jr. Veterans Affairs Outpatient Clinic in Crown Point opened. Since then, the medical staff has been healing patients in the facility, which is nearly twice the size of the old building. But festering financial wounds remain untreated.

July 18, 2013 12:00 am
VA checks not in the mail

VA checks not in the mail

The work was finished nearly two years ago, but outstanding bills still haven't been paid to many of the subcontractors that built a new Veterans Affairs clinic in Crown Point.

July 13, 2013 6:30 pm Photos

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Veterans shelter could close without financial help

Two years ago, United States Marine Corps veteran Brian Cody had nowhere to go.

October 13, 2012 7:00 pm

Pence wants veterans to get more state contracts

INDIANAPOLIS | Republican Mike Pence set a goal Friday to award up to 3 percent of all state contracts to veteran-owned businesses if he's elected governor.

July 13, 2012 8:30 pm
EDITORIAL: Celebrate Memorial Day by remembering

EDITORIAL: Celebrate Memorial Day by remembering

On a hot holiday weekend like this one, thousands of people are flocking to the region's beaches. That's understandable. But remember those who stormed the beaches under heavy gunfire, fighting for your freedom. Remember the real reason for Memorial Day.

May 28, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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