Vern Synder tried to enlist three times in the Marines, and Judi Chapman joined the military after her childhood sweetheart was killed in Vietnam.
Veterans are honored each year, but veterans organizations urge people to remember the hard life many of them return to.
Two days before Veterans Day, Governor Mitch Daniels revealed license plates that have printed identifying the plate owner as a veteran.
Stand Down events are held nationwide, though this is the first one in Monroe County.
The Hoosier Veteran’s Assistance Foundation will assist veterans who are having trouble finding housing, jobs, or are struggling with mental health issues.
Similar events have been held in Indianapolis in the past.
Under current law, families must apply for the assistance within one year of the service member returning home.
A bill being considered at the statehouse would cut funding for some grants including the Children of Disabled Veterans.
The Indiana University Army, Air Force, and Police Academy came together this morning to show their support of veterans.
The Hoosier Honor Flight took World War II and Korean War veterans to Washington, D.C. for a day trip. Greg Parker has the story for WTIU.