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MARC CHASE: Life lessons of a heart-shattering summer

MARC CHASE: Life lessons of a heart-shattering summer

Some of us spend the late days of summer mourning the impending passing of another warm season. The parents among us also look ahead with hopes of a successful school year for our children.

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Quilts of Valor help heal wounds of war

Quilts of Valor help heal wounds of war

MERRILLVILLE | A sea of red, white and blue quilts greeted World War II, Vietnam and Afghanistan war veterans Saturday at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza.

December 08, 2012 7:05 pm Photos

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E.C. Medal of Honor recipient's headstone dedicated after 42 years

E.C. Medal of Honor recipient's headstone dedicated after 42 years

HAMMOND | A headstone provided by the federal government honoring a Vietnam War Medal of Honor recipient from East Chicago sat in city storage for 42 years before finally being placed at the Marine's grave Saturday.

August 11, 2012 8:30 pm Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Saluting the armed forces on Veterans Day

As Veterans Day approaches on the auspicious date of 11/11/11, I am again reminded of the enormous contribution made by so many of my fellow Hoosiers to the defense and security of the United States of America. Indiana has a record of military service — and sacrifice — to this nation that is…

November 10, 2011 12:00 am

Honoring our veterans by keeping their stories alive

Five years ago, I was invited to attend a special Veteran's Day assembly at Highland Christian School. Often, when a day like this comes up, there is something else, seemingly more important, to do.

November 06, 2011 12:00 am
Bill aims to reduce barriers to veteran employment

Bill aims to reduce barriers to veteran employment

A group of lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives are supporting a bill introduced in earlier this week they say will help veterans transition from military service to civilian employment.

May 28, 2011 12:00 am
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