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.
INDIANAPOLIS | A proposal sponsored by U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., to improve suicide prevention screening for U.S. service members and National Guard troops cleared a key committee Thursday.
U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly's first bill in the Senate was the Jacob Sexton Military Suicide Prevention Act of 2013. He has reintroduced the legislation this month. It's a good bill that shows compassion and support for the troops.
INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., is renewing his focus on preventing military suicides with new legislation seeking to ensure all service members, not just deploying troops, are regularly screened for suicide risk factors.
Military volunteerism is one of the proudest traditions permeating region and state history since Indiana's infancy.
As the federal government shutdown enters its second week, Hoosiers should know Indiana will be able to mitigate the impact and continue to meet our obligations to those who support our National Guard and to our most vulnerable citizens.
VALPARAISO | A LaPorte man, who is member of the Indiana National Guard, was arrested Wednesday afternoon at the Valparaiso National Guard Armory after he threatened to blow up the home of a superior, police said.
VALPARAISO | The city has gone to great lengths to support the military, and the military returned the favor at Monday's council meeting.
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.
Members of the Munster High football team unfurl a huge U.S. flag before the start of the Lowell-Munster boys basketball game Friday.
Just in case the world didn't end today, as some believe the Mayans predicted, I offer this rhyme as a substitute disaster.
VALPARAISO | It's going to be a banner week beginning Saturday in downtown Valparaiso thanks to the National Guard and the Folds of Honor organization.
The hearse carrying the body of Sergio Perez passes by the Schererville Town Hall on Wednesday in a procession from the Gary/Chicago International Airport to Burns Funeral Home in Crown Point.
SCHERERVILLE | The hearse bearing the body of Sergio Perez passes by local residents in a procession from the Gary/Chicago Airport to Burns Funeral Home in Crown Point Wednesday, July 25, 2012.
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | I'm not much of a "military" kind of guy. First of all, soldiers have to get up way too early for me. And then there's all that marching and following orders and stuff. I'd rather be all I can be from a lawn chair.
HAMMOND | As the families of four Indiana soldiers prepare to say their final goodbyes, one local family is preparing for a long road toward recovery.
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…
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | There were flashing cameras, tears and hugs Friday as a community gathered to send off the 713th Engineer Company at the Porter County Expo Center.
A scene portraying an atomic bomb being dropped on Japan during World War II graces one of the sidewalls of the bed of Sgt. 1st Class Dennis Eastman's restored 1955 Cheverolet pickup.
Sgt. 1st Class Dennis Eastman sits on the tailgate of his custom painted 1955 Chevrolet truck at his home in Griffith. Eastman, who has served in the National Guard for nearly 25 years, wanted to pay tribute to other veterans.
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