Sen. Donnelly says the shortage of mental health providers in the military is an ongoing issue.
Pence says the bills will expand benefits and opportunities for Indiana’s military servicemembers and veterans.
The program will track and share prescription information between patient healthcare providers.
Lawmakers are proposing a plan to expand the Military Family Relief Fund to include combat veterans who served before 9-11.
The effort follows up on Donnelly’s 2014 legislation that allowed all military members to receive annual mental health screenings.
The number of Indiana veterans taking advantage of GI benefits to attend college has doubled over the past five years.
According to a 2014 report from the Public Consulting Group, Indiana needs to step up its help for veterans returning home from combat.
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.
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.
The challenge is recruiting younger veterans at the same rate the organizations are losing older veterans.