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JOHN WOLF: Japan had to endure the unendurable

JOHN WOLF: Japan had to endure the unendurable

Editor's note: This is the seventh and final part in a series on the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.

September 07, 2014 12:00 am
JOHN WOLF: World War II ended aboard USS Missouri

JOHN WOLF: World War II ended aboard USS Missouri

Editor's note: This is the sixth in a six-part series on the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.

August 24, 2014 12:00 am
JOHN WOLF: The tragic sinking of the USS Indianapolis

JOHN WOLF: The tragic sinking of the USS Indianapolis

Editor's note: This is the fifth in a six-part series on the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.

August 17, 2014 12:00 am
JOHN WOLF: My World War II experiences in Okinawa

JOHN WOLF: My World War II experiences in Okinawa

Editor's note: This is the fourth in a six-part series on the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.

August 10, 2014 12:00 am
Vet dished out food, 55-pound shells

Vet dished out food, 55-pound shells

Petty Officer 2nd Class Tom Donovan, of Portage, never set foot in Korea during the Korean War.

July 13, 2014 8:30 pm Video Photos

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RICHARD VILLARS: Life on a U.S. nuclear submarine in the 1960s

RICHARD VILLARS: Life on a U.S. nuclear submarine in the 1960s

Richard Villars cares very much about veterans and thinks it is quite unfair that so many people do not understand the sacrifice made when you serve in the Armed Forces. He remembered a visit to the U-505 submarine when he was in school. But his memory is much more vivid of how his father, a…

May 25, 2014 3:30 am Photos

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East Chicago native, U.S. Marine recognized as top leader in California infantry battalion

East Chicago native, U.S. Marine recognized as top leader in California infantry battalion

EAST CHICAGO| Staff Sgt. Mindo D. Estrella, platoon commander, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, was recently honored for his dedication to his country by retired Col. Jay R. Vargas, after he received the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal during an award ceremony at Marine Corps Base…

February 26, 2014 2:10 pm
Who should fight America's wars?

Who should fight America's wars?

Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Cameron Kirk, assigned to the Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, Regimental Combat Team 7, 8th Marine Regiment, exits a U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter in Afghanistan during Operation Nightmare in this June 5 photo. The operation was led by Afghan Nati…

December 15, 2013 12:00 am
Government shutdown puts service academy sports on hold

Government shutdown puts service academy sports on hold

WASHINGTON | Army, Navy and Air Force might be forced to skip their football games next weekend because of the partial government shutdown.

October 01, 2013 7:15 pm
Navy ensemble ships in for Hobart concert

Navy ensemble ships in for Hobart concert

September 12, 2013 9:00 pm Photos

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Your Navy remains on watch

Your Navy remains on watch

Now that the patriotic bunting is put away and the fireworks no longer light up the sky, Americans must return to their daily lives.

July 21, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Your Navy remains on watch

Your Navy remains on watch

Sailors aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey conduct a replenishment at sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Tippecanoe June 30 in the Arabian Gulf. Monterey is deployed in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation effo…

July 21, 2013 12:00 am
Local men retire after decades of service in Navy

Local men retire after decades of service in Navy

Two local men were honored in June for their years of service as officers in the U.S. Navy.

July 03, 2013 8:30 pm Photos

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Region native named Navy Shore Sailor of the Year

CRETE | Region native Shannon McQueen is a busy woman.

April 25, 2013 3:59 pm
OFFBEAT: World premiere 'Rainbow Flag' a moving musical with added humor

OFFBEAT: World premiere 'Rainbow Flag' a moving musical with added humor

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

April 08, 2013 12:00 am
Paralympics an inspiration to war-wounded athletes

Paralympics an inspiration to war-wounded athletes

LONDON | The explosion that took away Brad Snyder's sight couldn't touch the Navy lieutenant's fighting spirit.

September 05, 2012 10:00 pm Photos

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Annual Pearl Harbor tribute takes a lot of planning

Annual Pearl Harbor tribute takes a lot of planning

CHESTERTON | It takes a lot of planning and preparation to properly commemorate something as historically significant as the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, and Chesterton Town Manager Bernie Doyle knows what it takes.

December 07, 2011 12:00 am
Capt. Michael Ray

Capt. Michael Ray

Joan Ray talks about her son, U.S. Navy Cmdr. Michael Ray

December 06, 2011 12:00 am
Port of calling

Port of calling

Joan Ray clasps a photo of her son Michael Ray while at her kitchen table in Highland. Her youngest child recently became commander of the USS O'Kane, a U.S. Navy destroyer stationed at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

December 02, 2011 1:50 pm
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