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Polish Alliance taking area vets to D.C. ceremony

CROWN POINT | Area veterans from World War II, the Korean War, Vietnam and Afghanistan will attend a ceremony honoring Lt. Col. Matt Urban at Arlington National Cemetery on Aug. 23, courtesy of the Crown Point Silver Bells Chapter of the Polish National Alliance.

July 14, 2014 12:00 am Related
Bikers ride to honor fallen officer

Bikers ride to honor fallen officer

Hundreds of motorcyclists rode from Portage to the Gary Police Department to honor Patrolman Jeffery Westerfield who was killed in the line of duty.

July 09, 2014 8:16 pm

Neighborhood turns out to welcome Marine home

SCHERERVILLE | Sirens, the roar of Patriot Guard motorcycles and the cheers of neighbors in the Saratoga subdivision announced the arrival Thursday morning of a Marine corporal for a 10-day visit with family and friends.

May 08, 2014 8:30 pm

Bikers line up to honor soldiers and veterans

About a week ago, I had the honor of attending the annual Lake County Taste of Care at Avalon Manor in Hobart, with proceeds to benefit Honor Flight Northwest Indiana.

October 06, 2013 12:00 am

Folds of Honor to welcome home 713th engineers

VALPARAISO | The Folds of Honor Foundation will have fireworks and a concert Aug. 31 in Central Park Plaza to honor first responders and welcome home the Indiana National Guard's 713th engineers company.

August 17, 2013 7:45 pm
Porter County benefits from 'random acts of excellence'

Porter County benefits from 'random acts of excellence'

Kouts residents welcome home Scott Herma, a Marine and graduate of Kouts High School, with flags and a banner in the middle of Main Street in Kouts last year.

March 03, 2013 12:00 am
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Patriot Guard

Residents of Kouts welcome back Scott Herma, a Marine in the United States Army and graduate of Kouts High School, with flags and and a banner saying welcome home in the middle of Main Street in Kouts Saturday night as Herma's escort drives by.

December 16, 2012 12:22 am
Patriot Guard

Patriot Guard

Scott Herma, a Marine in the United States Military, tries to hold back his emotions as he his hugged and greeted by friends and family Saturday night after being welcomed home by the Indiana Patriot Guard at Heartland Church.

December 16, 2012 12:22 am
Lowell welcomes home son USMC Cpl. Derek J. Hammons

Lowell welcomes home son USMC Cpl. Derek J. Hammons

LOWELL | There wasn’t a dry eye in the assembly as Lowell welcomed home Cpl. Derek J. Hammons, USMC 1st Marine Division, 1st Battalion Bravo Company, after serving his tour in Afghanistan on Sunday.

December 10, 2012 9:47 am Photos

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Dyer soldier laid to rest

Dyer soldier laid to rest

Mourners filed into St. Thomas More Church and lined Calumet Avenue and U.S. 30 to pay their respects to Army Staff Sgt. David Nowaczyk.

May 02, 2012 2:41 pm
State police corporal, Patriot Guard honored for life-saving rescue

State police corporal, Patriot Guard honored for life-saving rescue

An Indiana State Police corporal who is a member of the Indiana Patriot Guard was honored Tuesday night by the Porter County Council for his efforts to pull a family of four from a burning Jeep.

February 29, 2012 8:31 am
VIDEO: Paying respects to fallen soldier

VIDEO: Paying respects to fallen soldier

People lined Main St. in Griffith to pay their respects to Sgt. Brian Leonhardt, who was killed in Afghanistan.

January 16, 2012 1:31 pm
Crowds, procession welcome fallen soldier's body back to region

Crowds, procession welcome fallen soldier's body back to region

Augustus "Augy" Vicari's family clustered near his flag-draped light gray casket Saturday morning, crying as they rested their hands on it.

August 06, 2011 8:15 pm Photos

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Patriot Guard collects hundreds of items to send to troops

Patriot Guard collects hundreds of items to send to troops

VALPARAISO | Some troops serving in Afghanistan soon will enjoy the comforts of home thanks to the generosity of region residents.

March 19, 2011 10:15 pm Photos

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Chesterton soldier returns from Afghanistan

Chesterton soldier returns from Afghanistan

The Indiana Patriot Guard escorts Army Pfc. Anthony Rodriguez, who just returned home from Afghanistan, on Sunday morning through downtown Chesterton.

November 01, 2010 12:00 am
Chesterton soldier returns from Afghanistan

Chesterton soldier returns from Afghanistan

The car carrying Army Pfc. Anthony Rodriguez, who just returned from Afghanistan, drives amid lines of Indiana Patriot Guard flags assembled Sunday to honor his return at Chesterton High School.

November 01, 2010 12:00 am
Chesterton soldier returns from Afghanistan

Chesterton soldier returns from Afghanistan

Charlotte Sills, left, ride captain for the Indiana Patriot Guard, honors Army Pfc. Anthony Rodriguez with a necklace and thanks him for his service to his country Sunday morning at Chesterton High School.

October 31, 2010 8:00 pm
Chesterton soldier returns from Afghanistan

Chesterton soldier returns from Afghanistan

Army Pfc. Anthony Rodriguez gets a hug from Cheryl Hutnick, a longtime family friend and neighbor who watched Rodriguez as a child, during his welcome home ceremony Sunday at Chesterton High School. Rodriguez returned to Northwest Indiana for 15 days before returning to Afghanistan.

October 31, 2010 8:00 pm
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