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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
GUEST COMMENTARY: Lake County needs to add veterans court

GUEST COMMENTARY: Lake County needs to add veterans court

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…

December 19, 2013 2:45 pm
Vietnam vets among largest group on hand for Stoney Run service

Vietnam vets among largest group on hand for Stoney Run service

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.

November 09, 2013 6:00 pm Photos

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Short Subject Success: Retirement brings new career for local playwright

Short Subject Success: Retirement brings new career for local playwright

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.

March 10, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Finally, Vietnam veterans are being welcomed home

GUEST COMMENTARY: Finally, Vietnam veterans are being welcomed home

We were called. We served. We fought. We sacrificed. We died for our country, our family and for future generations.

May 28, 2012 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: A veteran offers thanks for recognition of service

Veterans Day was formerly called Armistice Day. Armistice means an agreement by both sides to stop fighting. Another applicable word would be "truce."

November 11, 2011 12:00 am

Vietnam vet pleads not guilty by reason of insanity in stabbing at Wanatah bar

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.

September 02, 2011 7:30 pm

Valpo legion holds 2nd welcome for Viet vets

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.

March 26, 2011 7:45 pm

Suicidal thoughts plague veterans

David Cox remembers being deployed, looking at his loaded weapon and thinking of ending his life.

March 13, 2011 9:15 pm
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