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…
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.
Ken "Doc" Coleman knows first-hand what many veterans returning from wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are going through.
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.
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.
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.
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.
GARY | If Marjorie Newman hadn't asked for help, she believes she would be living under a bridge or dead.
LAPORTE | Questions were raised Wednesday about the mental state of a Vietnam veteran who is a suspect in a Wanatah bar stabbing.
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.
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