United States Army
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.
James Clapper, director of national intelligence, took a hard line on Oct. 29 in testimony before the Intelligence Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives. He argued that alarm over electronic monitoring of foreign leaders and vast numbers of citizens is misplaced.
Carmen Foresta, 87, of Dolton, fell in love with his future wife by corresponding with her while he was serving in the Korean War. Foresta first met Phyllis Capalby the day he returned home from Korea and married her two weeks later. Forenza still carries in his wallet the photo she sent to …
Carmen Foresta, of Dolton, poses with the 75 mm recoilless gun he used in the Korean War.
Carmen Foresta, of Dolton, poses with fellow infantrymen serving in the Korean War during a bitter cold winter there.
Carmen Foresta, 87, of Dolton, shows photos of himself from Korea in 1952, left, and later at Camp Polk, La. Foresta is a veteran of both World War II and the Korean War.
Carmen Foresta, 87, of Dolton, shows the U.S. Army jacket he wore during the Korean War. Foresta, who served in the 3rd Infantry Division during that war, is also a veteran of World War II.
Carmen Foresta, of Dolton, rests outside his bunker during the Korean War.
Carmen Foresta, of Dolton, poses with fellow infantrymen outside their bunker during the Korean War.
MERRILLVILLE| Valparaiso resident Michael Rider worked for the fire protection equipment company McDaniel Fire Systems for 33 years until the company suddenly shut down in October.
VALPARAISO | In the battle against bullies, a growing number of people are getting involved, ranging from the U.S. Army to a Valparaiso middle school student.
Less than two months before Pearl Harbor, William Kadar joined the U.S. Army at the request of Uncle Sam.
HAMMOND | Two Purple Heart medals and four tours of duty later, a Highland man returned home to a hero's welcome Wednesday following his service in Iraq and Afghanistan.
PORTAGE | The Portage High School football team is sponsoring a special Honor Our Heroes event to mark Armed Forces Day on Friday.
GARY | U.S. Army Spc. Ricardo Cerros was called an American hero during a solemn funeral in the city where he spent his childhood.
WHEATFIELD | Funeral services will be Saturday for U.S. Army Sgt. Ronald Evans Taylor.
WHEATFIELD | Alex Taylor said his family worried about his older brother Ronald during his two tours in Iraq. But they couldn't imagine the 28-year-old U.S. Army sergeant would end up in harm's way after returning stateside.
PORTER | U.S. Army Spc. Jim Butz's remains will be flown into the Porter County Regional Airport on Saturday morning.
PORTER | Funeral services for U.S. Army Spc. Jim Butz have been set for 11 a.m. Tuesday.
When Crown Point's Nick Idalski enlisted in the U.S. Army to help wage war on terror, he knew it would be a continuation of generations-old fighting in the Middle East, his brother recalled Monday.
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