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January 11, 2016

 

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Senate GOP Wants To Expand Military Relief Fund

Lawmakers are proposing a plan to expand the Military Family Relief Fund to include combat veterans who served before 9-11.

November 30, 2015

 

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Donnelly’s Military Mental Health Package Passes

The effort follows up on Donnelly’s 2014 legislation that allowed all military members to receive annual mental health screenings.

November 11, 2015

 

The number of Indiana veterans taking advantage of GI benefits to attend college has doubled over the past five years. That’s according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Number Of Veterans Using Tuition Benefits Has Doubled

The number of Indiana veterans taking advantage of GI benefits to attend college has doubled over the past five years.

September 9, 2015

 

According to a report, Indiana ranks near the bottom in the amount of services offered to veterans.

Morning Headlines: Wednesday, September 9, 2015

According to a 2014 report from the Public Consulting Group, Indiana needs to step up its help for veterans returning home from combat.

September 2, 2015

 

178 Indiana veterans are leaving Saturday for the emotional trip to Washington, DC.

Honor Flight For Indiana Veterans Heads To Washington, DC

Indy Honor Flight was on a mission this summer to find Indiana veterans for a free flight to see the war memorials in Washington, DC.

August 21, 2015

 

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Why are the number of teachers declining? The changes VFW and American Legion posts are implementing to make sure they’re still around for younger veterans.

August 21, 2015

 

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VFW And Legion Posts Struggling To Recruit Young Members

The challenge is recruiting younger veterans at the same rate the organizations are losing older veterans.

August 21, 2015

 

American Legion members of post 555 inside the Miami County Correctional Facility in Bunker Hill IN attend a monthly Legion meeting.

Coming Up Friday at 6 p.m. On ‘Indiana Newsdesk’

Why are the number of teachers declining? The changes VFW and American Legion posts are implementing to make sure they’re still around for younger veterans.

July 31, 2015

 

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Money used to maintain Indiana’s roads and bridges is running out. A successful career in the military doesn’t always translate to a rewarding career back home.

July 17, 2015

 

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A Different Kind Of Battle

When they return home, veterans often have difficulty translating their military experience to civilian jobs, which can lead to high unemployment rates.

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