Jonathon Michael Hunter is a graduate of Columbus East High School and was killed when a suicide bomber rammed his explosive laden car into a NATO convoy.
Military officials say 23-year-old Army Sgt. Jonathon Michael Hunter of Columbus was one of two American soldiers killed in the Aug. 2 attack on a NATO convoy.
The soldiers will be assigned to police and security operations in both the Kandahar and Parwan Provinces in Afghanistan.
Senator Joe Donnelly says after visiting with American and Afghani troops over the holiday weekend, he’d prefer the troop level were around 9,800.
Twenty-five Indiana state senators were sworn at the legislature’s Organization Day, but one had a very different ceremony.
PTSD has affected 300,000 veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan and has led to a spike in suicides.
Amanda Banks plans to fill in for District 17 Senator Jim Banks who is being deployed to Afghanistan.
Sen. Jim Banks, a Naval Reserve officer, is taking a temporary leave of absence when he is deployed to Afghanistan this fall.
Staff Sergeant Randall Lane of Indianapolis died at Camp Phoenix on Friday.
Camp Atterbury-Muscatatuck is trying to change its focus so it remains a key military complex even as the war in Afghanistan draws down.