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Indiana’s first Veterans Build brings affordable home for American vet

Indiana’s first Veterans Build brings affordable home for American vet

MERRILLVILLE | Sunshine broke through the dark storm clouds Wednesday as dozens of supporters gathered on the grass of an undeveloped lot on Roosevelt Street to kick off Indiana’s first Veterans Build.

September 10, 2014 8:45 pm Photos

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Valparaiso war memorial

Valparaiso war memorial

Valparaiso area member of the military who have died in the line of duty are memorialized at Foundation Meadows park in Valparaiso.

August 24, 2014 12:00 am
Patriot honored with Grange Award

Patriot honored with Grange Award

August 21, 2014 12:00 am

PUC hosts Stand Down for veterans and their families

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.

August 07, 2014 12:00 am

How long will nation allow injustices toward government servants?

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…

August 03, 2014 12:00 am
TOM SILEO: Medal of Honor recipient selfless in valor

TOM SILEO: Medal of Honor recipient selfless in valor

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.

August 03, 2014 12:00 am

Doughboy stands in tribute to U.S. soldiers of WWI and beyond

“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.”

August 03, 2014 12:00 am
WWII veteran surprised with Quilt of Valor Award

WWII veteran surprised with Quilt of Valor Award

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.

August 03, 2014 12:00 am
Oilmen honor veterans in Habitat for Humanity fundraiser

Oilmen honor veterans in Habitat for Humanity fundraiser

WHITING | A cane helped Danna Carter as he made his way onto the infield of Oil City Stadium.

July 02, 2014 4:51 pm Photos

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Pet adoption fees waived at for active military and veterans

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.

July 02, 2014 12:00 am
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July 02, 2014 12:00 am

Red poppies are an annual reminder of those who served and sacrificed

Last week I received an email from a longtime reader who has moved out to California, but occasionally sends me emails about things on his mind. Since he is older than me and has seen more of the world, I tend to take his missives to heart a little more.

June 08, 2014 12:00 am

Thanks to retiring T.F. North baseball coach for his efforts

Well, I didn’t know Mike Kosiara, but I knew about him. I have seen his teams play. And I knew through others who played and/or coached with him, that he was dedicated, worked hard, and gave much of himself to young men of Calumet City and Lansing (but mostly to Calumet City) through the gam…

June 05, 2014 12:00 am

Community garden dedication ceremony tonight

EAST CHICAGO | In appreciation of U.S. military veterans and to celebrate the community garden at the East Chicago Salvation Army, Home Depot will be at 513 W. Chicago Ave. at 6:15 p.m. today for a special dedication ceremony.

June 05, 2014 12:00 am
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June 03, 2014 12:00 am
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May 29, 2014 12:00 am
South Holland loves a parade

South Holland loves a parade

May 26, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Letters from home: Man’s letters to WWII GIs provide glimpse into experiences

Letters from home: Man’s letters to WWII GIs provide glimpse into experiences

Letters from home helped those serving during World War II cope with the often violent experiences of fighting on land, at sea and in the skies, and with the loneliness of long separations from family and friends.

May 25, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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School hosts veterans and military personnel for patriotic program

School hosts veterans and military personnel for patriotic program

ST. JOHN | Crown Point Christian School hosted a special patriotic chapel Wednesday in honor of all veterans and active military. 

May 25, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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