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HOBART | The Hobart American Legion Post 54, 208 S. Linda St., will hold a Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day at 11 a.m. today.
For the last week or so I have been bugging my wife about a book that I am reading. Barb usually finds a way to shift the conversation, a skill honed during 20+ years of marriage.
My Grandad could drink, smoke and swear like a sailor -- probably because from 1942-1945 he was one.
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.
CHICAGO | Listen to the many harrowing stories of war, suffering and survival, all under one roof:
If you lock someone out after he or she already paid admission, an angry protest is sure to follow.
About a week ago, I had the honor of attending the annual Lake County Taste of Care at Avalon Manor in Hobart, with proceeds to benefit Honor Flight Northwest Indiana.
PORTAGE | When Rich Birs, 94, was wounded on April 15, 1945, in combat on Okinawa, shrapnel in his leg was so disastrous it ended his four years of service.
The Korean War was unlike any the United States had fought before, in part because it technically wasn't a war.
Carmen Foresta, 87, of Dolton, shows photos of himself from Korea in 1952, left, and later at Camp Polk, La. Foresta is a veteran of both World War II and the Korean War.
Carmen Foresta, 87, of Dolton, shows the U.S. Army jacket he wore during the Korean War. Foresta, who served in the 3rd Infantry Division during that war, is also a veteran of World War II.
Sexual assaults in the military have been in the news lately, but it's not a new issue. Troops' sexual appetites have plagued the military as long as anyone can remember.
Elizabeth "Betty" Vendl, photographed in 1943 during World War II in the potato patch of the gardens at the family farm, died at her home on Friday, July 12 at age 93.
LANSING | The Lansing Historical Society held a special program on June 6 to remember the D-Day invasion during World War II. Video interviews were shown with local veterans who served in the war.
The human brain is a wonderful computer, but its hard drive doesn’t come pre-loaded with all the data needed to navigate one’s way through life. That has to be acquired, via downloads from the accumulated wisdom of the ages and the aged. That’s why there are schools. That’s why there are lib…
This time, it’s personal. People ask me quite a bit about my passion for what I do, so here’s one explanation how it came about.
While cleaning my room a while back, I came across my journal. I’d like to share an entry dated June 6, 2012:
The Memorial Day established in 1863 by President Abraham Lincoln is gradually fading into history. It was meant to establish into our national memory the sacrifice of thousands of sons and daughters who gave their lives in service to their country in peace and war.
World War II veteran John Sanchez at this home in Schererville.
World War II veteran Dr. Richard Rucoba sits in front of his state Olympic awards in his Lansing home. Rucoba served in the Marines during World War II.
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