The money will be used to repaint airplanes that were used in Vietnam and World War II.
The Indy Honor Flight, a non-profit that takes World War II veterans to Washington D.C., will take 70 veterans to the nation’s capital Saturday.
World War II and Vietnam veterans recalled their stories as prisoners of war during a ceremony at Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane on Thursday.
Officials participated Saturday in the dedication of the USS Indiana prow at Indiana University's Memorial Stadium.
The prow from the USS Indiana will be on display at the football stadium at Indiana University.
Honor Flights have hubs throughout the country to say thank you to the men and women who served during that time.
The museum is being renamed "The Ernie Pyle World War II Museum." Officials hope the new name will help them attract military enthusiasts unfamiliar with Pyle.
The Ernie Pyle Museum is open in Dana, Indiana, despite the state withdrawing its financial support and taking some of the museum's most treasured artifacts.
IU President Michael McRobbie will return a painting Monday to a Berlin art museum after discovering it had been looted after WWII.
IU Art Museum Program "The Spoils of War" is a self-guided tour which details art looted during World War II.