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Wounded warrior pedaling for 2016 Paralympic Games

Wounded warrior pedaling for 2016 Paralympic Games

Jeffrey "Scott" Martin was a staff sergeant in the U.S. Marines and served three tours of duty in Iraq.

July 14, 2014 10:00 pm
TOM SILEO: Dog survived, but handler didn't

TOM SILEO: Dog survived, but handler didn't

Before Sgt. Joshua Ashley left for his first combat deployment, his thoughts weren't centered on his own safety. The Marine K-9 handler was particularly concerned about his military working dog, Sirius.

July 13, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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TOM SILEO: My heart aches for Garabrant's sacrifice

TOM SILEO: My heart aches for Garabrant's sacrifice

On April 4, U.S. Marine Cpl. Brandon Garabrant updated his Facebook page as the 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion left North Carolina's Camp Lejeune for Afghanistan.

June 29, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Think why we're making Bergdahl a target

GUEST COMMENTARY: Think why we're making Bergdahl a target

The furor over the American POW Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl continues to escalate. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on June 11 faced hostile questioning before the House Armed Services Committee. Members of Congress complained the White House broke the law by not consulting in advance

June 22, 2014 12:00 am
TOM SILEO: Medal of Honor recipient thinks of others first

TOM SILEO: Medal of Honor recipient thinks of others first

When I asked Cpl. Kyle Carpenter how possibly receiving the Medal of Honor might change his life, the young Marine responded the same way he did during a hellish battle in Afghanistan. He thought of others before himself.

June 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Bruce Staehli remembered 46 years after going MIA

Bruce Staehli remembered 46 years after going MIA

Roger Ralston knew as he plucked the flak jacket from South Vietnam weeds that the jacket belonged to Pfc. Bruce Staehli.

April 26, 2014 10:15 pm Video Photos

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Johnston to run for 10th District state representative

Johnston to run for 10th District state representative

CHESTERTON | Liberty Township resident John W. Johnston, a retired Marine Corps major, has filed to run on the Republican ticket for the Indiana House of Representatives in the 10th District.

March 01, 2014 6:31 pm

Free tribute concert for veterans on VU campus

The Times Media Co., Valparaiso University and One Region are co-sponsoring a free Veterans Day concert at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Center for the Arts on the Valparaiso University campus.

November 06, 2013 2:00 pm Related
MARC CHASE: Scaling Everest in the heart of a war zone

MARC CHASE: Scaling Everest in the heart of a war zone

Ten of the 15-man pull-up team take time for a group photo while training in southern Afghanistan. The group, including Crete native, Marine Chief Warrant Officer Aaron McKee, in the front row, third from the left, is preparing to do enough pull-ups to match the elevation of Mount Everest in…

August 08, 2013 12:00 am
Region vets want people to remember 'forgotten war'

Region vets want people to remember 'forgotten war'

In November 1950, David Seils, a Marine Corps reservist rifleman, marched through frigid weather and fought at the Chosin Reservoir, the site of one of the Korean War's bloodiest battles.

July 20, 2013 11:30 pm Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Take time to download your father's wisdom

GUEST COMMENTARY: Take time to download your father's wisdom

The human brain is a wonderful computer, but its hard drive doesn’t come pre-loaded with all the data needed to navigate one’s way through life. That has to be acquired, via downloads from the accumulated wisdom of the ages and the aged. That’s why there are schools. That’s why there are lib…

June 16, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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PHIL WIELAND: An ode to help beat the spring's early heat

PHIL WIELAND: An ode to help beat the spring's early heat

March came in like the lion of our legendary knowing

March 23, 2012 12:00 am
Long Beach Home Offers Southern Colonial Comfort

Long Beach Home Offers Southern Colonial Comfort

Christmas has always been special in the Hamilton home. "I decorate every year," Jan Hamilton says. Perhaps it was a way of creating stability for a family who always seemed on the move. With husband, Bob, in the Marine Corps, the family relocated a lot. In forty years of marriage, the coupl…

November 10, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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NEW PRODUCTS

NEW PRODUCTS

VOGUE MADE EASY

June 04, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Highland U.S. Marine, friend get welcome home

Highland U.S. Marine, friend get welcome home

HIGHLAND | U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Steven Zandstra considers himself lucky to be back home after a seven-month tour in Afghanistan. Others in his 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine's Infantry known as the Dark Horse, didn't make the trip back home.

May 06, 2011 10:10 pm Photos

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Battle still on over war casualty's effects

HOBART | Controversy over the final resting place for some of the personal effects of deceased Sgt. Jeannette Winters apparently isn't over.

December 21, 2010 12:00 am

Shelter to display fallen vet belongings

HOBART | Controversy over the personal effects of deceased Sgt. Jeannette Winters was settled several weeks ago when her brother received everything except a few items.

December 19, 2010 12:00 am
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