President Barack Obama reacts after he is presented with a commemorative coin by American Legion National Commander Daniel Dellinger after speaking about veterans issues at the American Legion’s 96th National Convention at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, N.C., Tuesday, Aug. 26,…
President Barack Obama is greeted by Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., left, who has criticized the Obama administration on veterans issues, as he arrives at North Carolina Air National Guard Base in Charlotte, N.C., Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. Obama is in Charlotte to address the American Legion’s 96th N…
President Barack Obama takes the stage before speaking about veterans issues at the American Legion’s 96th National Convention at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, N.C., Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. Three months after a veterans' health care scandal rocked his administration, Presiden…
President Barack Obama speaks about veterans issues at the American Legion’s 96th National Convention at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, N.C. on Tuesday.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. | His standing with veterans damaged by scandal, President Barack Obama on Tuesday defended his administration's response to Veterans Affairs lapses that delayed health care for thousands of former service members, but conceded more needed to be done to regain their trust.
Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., greets supporters during a visit to a campaign field office in Goldsboro, N.C., Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., speaks with members of the media during a visit to greet supporters a campaign field office in Goldsboro, N.C., Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
President Barack Obama, center, and first lady Michelle Obama, left, walk with their daughter Malia, right, across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, following their arrival on Marine One helicopter. Obama returned to Washington after spending two weeks w…
Valparaiso area member of the military who have died in the line of duty are memorialized at Foundation Meadows park in Valparaiso.
GARY | Purdue University Calumet will host its third annual Stand Down from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday at the Indiana National Guard Limited Army Aviation Support Facility, 6289 Industrial Highway.
What our veterans have experienced with the Department of Veteran Affairs is again being replicated in the Department of Labor Office of Workers Compensation (OWCP). Only these veterans are civilian government employees -- along with their non-veteran counterparts -- working for agencies suc…
When I asked the nation's newest Medal of Honor recipient why he enlisted less than two years after 9/11, his answer was unequivocal.
“The muffled tongue of Big Ben tolled nine by the clock as the cortege left the palace, but on history's clock it was sunset, and the sun of the old world was setting in a dying blaze of splendor never to be seen again.”
MUNSTER | Kicking off the post-renovation reopening of the Munster History Museum, the Munster Historical Society honored longtime member and WWII veteran Ed Lebryk with a surprise party and award earlier this summer.
WHITING | A cane helped Danna Carter as he made his way onto the infield of Oil City Stadium.
MUNSTER | Humane Society Calumet Area will host an adoption event Saturday with adoption fees waived for active military and veterans as part of the ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge.
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In this undated photo, the VA Medical Center Building 1 is pictured in St. Cloud, Minn. New audit data show waiting times at the two Veterans Affairs medical centers in Minnesota are considerably lower than the worst trouble spots in the VA system. The average wait time for a patient seeking…
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