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Leadership skills earn another honor for E.C. Marine

Leadership skills earn another honor for E.C. Marine

Staff Sgt. Mindo D. Estrella, a native of East Chicago, is currently serving as the platoon commander for 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment in the U.S. Marine Corps.

March 24, 2014 12:00 am
Happy birthday, U.S. Marine Corps

Happy birthday, U.S. Marine Corps

December 23, 2013 12:00 am
Lansing Marine returns from boot camp

Lansing Marine returns from boot camp

LANSING | Mitchell Seymour graduated from Thornton Fractional South High School in May and by summer's end he was headed off to California for boot camp with the United States Marine Corps.

December 15, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Lansing Marine returns from boot camp

Lansing Marine returns from boot camp

Mitchell Seymour reads through some cards and letters made for him by the children at Oak Glen School in Lansing. Seymour attended Oak Glen.

December 15, 2013 12:00 am
Lansing Marine returns from boot camp

Lansing Marine returns from boot camp

Mitchell Seymour looks at some of the Marine memorabilia that hangs on the wall at J.J. Kelley's in Lansing. The restaurant and bar at 2455 Bernice Road hosts several events during the year to honor the military. To find out more about J.J. Kelley's events call (708) 474-9977.

December 15, 2013 12:00 am
Separated by war, reunited after 63 years

Separated by war, reunited after 63 years

Ted Erceg spent 63 years wondering if the boy who grew up a block away in Gary's Kirk Yard neighborhood made it out of the Korean War alive.

November 10, 2013 12:00 am Video Photos

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Glenwood pet hospital collects toys for Christmas

Glenwood pet hospital collects toys for Christmas

GLENWOOD | Glenwood Village Pet Hospital collected almost 200 toys during its annual Toys for Tots drive this year.

December 24, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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E.C. Medal of Honor recipient's headstone dedicated after 42 years

E.C. Medal of Honor recipient's headstone dedicated after 42 years

HAMMOND | A headstone provided by the federal government honoring a Vietnam War Medal of Honor recipient from East Chicago sat in city storage for 42 years before finally being placed at the Marine's grave Saturday.

August 11, 2012 8:30 pm Photos

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US Marine Corps designates Michigan City High School JROTC as Naval Honor School

US Marine Corps designates Michigan City High School JROTC as Naval Honor School

MICHIGAN CITY | The U.S. Marine Corps has designated Michigan City High School Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (MCJROTC) as a Naval Honor School (NHS) for the 2011-12 school year. Only 20 percent of 238 schools nationally earn this award; it is only the second time Michiga…

July 26, 2012 4:14 pm Photos

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Marine corps veteran retires after serving around the world

Marine corps veteran retires after serving around the world

Master Gunnery Sergeant Thomas P. “Red” Muratori, former Operations Chief for the Marine Special Operations School, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command, retired recently after nearly 30 years service to the Corps in a ceremony at the MARSOC headquarters at Marine Corps Base C…

July 25, 2012 12:00 am
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