AM General, based in South Bend, has been a major military supplier of Humvees.
Disaster loans are available to residents and businesses in 27 counties impacted by severe weather and storms this summer.
The challenge is recruiting younger veterans at the same rate the organizations are losing older veterans.
Indiana's unemployment rate also dropped to 4.7 percent in July.
Including the Liberty Drive project, Kroger will have spent $41.5 million on its Bloomington stores in the last five years.
The U.S. Attorney's office is expected to hold a press conference on Wednesday to discuss the plea deal and further detail the charges against Fogle.
If approved, the federal aid would be used to repair roads and bridges and be used to reimburse local governments for debris cleanup and rescue operations.