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.
Rich James’ March 25 column, “Show Some Compassion for Lake County’s Troubled Veterans,” caught my attention. Many comments on the column were critical of the idea, suggesting that it would be a waste of money because Lake County courts, as they exist, would be sufficient to handle any parti…
LEROY | Jim Koutz was traveling deep into the countryside of Vietnam last summer, more than 40 years after leaving the country and its unpopular war behind.
Anthony "Joe" Seed still remembers the five years he worked as a journalist, including his span as a reporter at The Hammond Times in 1976, and some of the stories published that grabbed the interest of readers.
We were called. We served. We fought. We sacrificed. We died for our country, our family and for future generations.
Veterans Day was formerly called Armistice Day. Armistice means an agreement by both sides to stop fighting. Another applicable word would be "truce."
LAPORTE | A Vietnam War veteran is pleading not guilty by reason of insanity in a stabbing that seriously injured a man at a bar in Wanatah.
VALPARAISO | As Vietnam veterans begin qualifying for Social Security, Tom Clark wants to make sure they finally feel welcomed home for their service 40 years ago.
David Cox remembers being deployed, looking at his loaded weapon and thinking of ending his life.
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