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August 2, 2017

 

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VA Clinic In Peru To Double In Size Next Year

The expansion will double the number of veterans it can treat from about 3,000 to about 6,000.

June 19, 2017

 

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Do Dogs Really Help Ease Vets’ PTSD?

Purdue University researchers are preparing to embark on a study showing whether dogs help ease the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder in soldiers.

June 12, 2017

 

A military serviceman looks for a seat at a state summit on hiring veterans last year.

Manufacturers Take Recruitment Of Veterans Into Own Hands

Conexus Indiana will partner with five big Indiana firms to run a new vet-focused jobs site that could eventually expand to other industries.

May 25, 2017

 

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Bosma Enterprises Sues VA Over Contracting Changes

Bosma offers employment opportunities for the blind, but a Supreme Court ruling last year could have a grave impact on its efforts.

April 27, 2017

 

Governor Eric Holcomb, surrounding by lawmakers, signs into law a new $32 billion, two-year state budget.

Holcomb Signs Budget, Road Funding Bill

Veterans groups call the spending bill signed into law Thursday the “most veteran-friendly budget” in state history.

March 21, 2017

 

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Indiana Military Veterans Hall Of Fame Looking For Nominees

To be eligible veterans must have been born in Indiana, entered military service in Indiana or lived in Indiana at least eight years.

January 31, 2017

 

Sen. Ron Alting (R-Lafayette) talks about his idea for a scratch-off lottery game to help homeless veterans while Jennifer Layton looks on.

Lawmaker Wants Scratch-Off Lottery Game To Help Homeless Veterans

A Senate lawmaker wants the Hoosier Lottery to create a new scratch-off game to benefit homeless veterans.

December 26, 2016

 

U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly (D-Indiana) discusses his servicemember mental health package during a 2016 press conference at the Indiana War Memorial.

Donnelly Turns Focus To Veteran Mental Health

Senator Joe Donnelly says he’s worked for years to address the mental health of active-duty servicemembers, and he’s now shifting his focus to veterans.

November 1, 2016

 

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Group Says Veterans Issues Are Overlooked By Governor Candidates

Indiana ranked third worst in the country in a 2016 WalletHub study of best and worst places for military retirees.

September 26, 2016

 

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Lawmakers Consider Changes To Military Family Relief Fund

The Military Family Relief Fund subsidizes food, housing, utility, transportation and medical bills.

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