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Veterans Administration

GUEST COMMENTARY: Reflection, Renewal on Fourth of July

GUEST COMMENTARY: Reflection, Renewal on Fourth of July

The Fourth of July weekend celebrates community, local as well as national. Parades featuring people in uniform — scouts, firefighters and police as well as the military — traditionally are a fixture. Military uniforms remind us of the role of war in our history — and present. The current Ve…

July 04, 2014 12:00 am
BRIAN HOWEY: We never learned the lessons of Vietnam

BRIAN HOWEY: We never learned the lessons of Vietnam

We should remember Staff Sgt. Richard Blakley of Plainfield. And Lance Cpl. Matthew R. Smith of Anderson, Spec. Gregory Paul Sanders of Hobart and Sgt. Craig A. Boling of Elkhart.

June 22, 2014 12:00 am

Vets push alternate treatment for PTSD

Ken "Doc" Coleman knows first-hand what many veterans returning from wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are going through.

May 18, 2014 12:00 am
Coats rips management of U.S. veterans agency

Coats rips management of U.S. veterans agency

INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Sen. Dan Coats, R-Ind., condemned the Department of Veterans Affairs on Monday, claiming the federal agency is plagued by a culture of mismanagement and indifference to veterans' needs.

May 12, 2014 5:00 pm

Portage Legion post hosts help session Saturday for NWI vets

PORTAGE | Portage American Legion Post 260 will hold a help/informational seminar for veterans regarding the Veterans Administration from 2-4 p.m. Saturday at the post, 5675 Mulberry Ave. Doors open at 1.

January 11, 2014 7:09 pm

Porter County launches plan to end homelessness

VALPARAISO | The homeless problem in Porter County is growing, but a coalition is working on a plan it hopes will end homelessness within 10 years.

April 14, 2012 7:00 pm

Gary Housing Authority receives grant for veterans

GARY | Fifteen local veterans now will have a chance to find a home of their own thanks to a grant from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development's Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing Program.

March 27, 2012 6:00 pm
Veterans organization celebrates two-years of changing lives

Veterans organization celebrates two-years of changing lives

GARY | If Marjorie Newman hadn't asked for help, she believes she would be living under a bridge or dead.

February 12, 2012 10:30 pm Photos

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Mental health of stabbing suspect questioned

LAPORTE | Questions were raised Wednesday about the mental state of a Vietnam veteran who is a suspect in a Wanatah bar stabbing.

December 30, 2010 12:00 am

BRIAN HOWEY: Rep. Buyer held on tightly to America's war vets

Steve Buyer burst onto the Indiana political scene in late 1991, campaigning across what was then the 5th Congressional District with a pair of Army boots slung over his shoulder.

December 05, 2010 12:00 am
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