Tag: veterans

Four ways to really fix Pentagon’s effort to ID missing

| March 20, 2014

By Megan McCloskey Special to the NNPA from ProPublica Last week, we wrote about the Pentagon’s floundering efforts to find and identify the 83,000 service members missing from past conflicts—of which the military ID’d just 60 last year.  As our story laid out, the mission has been hampered by outdated scientific methods, a lack of […]

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Social Security serves those who’ve served

Social Security serves those who’ve served

| November 28, 2013

SOCIAL SECURITY On Nov. 11, we honored our nation’s veterans for their service to America. What better time than now to tell you—and for you to help spread the word—about the many benefits and wealth of information Social Security has available for veterans and military personnel. Social Security recognizes those who put their lives on […]

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The valor of American soldiers

| November 11, 2013

By Tony Rossi The Christophers “In the modern media world, we know the names of Kardashians more than we know the names of U.S. troops who have been killed fighting a war, ostensibly for us.” That’s one of the reasons that CNN anchor and Chief Washington Correspondent Jake Tapper wrote “The Outpost: An Untold Story […]

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Photos: Vietnam Veterans Homecoming

Photos: Vietnam Veterans Homecoming

| October 22, 2013

The Vietnam Veterans Homecoming Event was held Oct. 5 at Parkview Field. Click here to read the preview article on the event. (Photos: Courtesy Bennie Edwards)  

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VA Northern Indiana Health Care System announces veterans parade

| October 14, 2013

MARION - VA Northern Indiana Health Care System will host the 9th annual Veterans Day Parade on Friday, November 1, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. This year’s theme, “125 Years of Service” pays tribute to the sacrifices made by Veterans to protect our way of life and honors those who have and continue to serve our country in military operations. […]

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NeighborLink Fort Wayne awarded $5,000 to help local veterans

| October 3, 2013

NeighborLink Fort Wayne recently received a $5,000 grant from The Home Depot Foundation in support of local Fort Wayne veterans. These funds will be made available to NeighborLink Fort Wayne volunteers who are working directly with veterans on home maintenance and repairs projects.

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Vietnam vets finally to get homecoming celebration

Vietnam vets finally to get homecoming celebration

| October 2, 2013

After close to four decades, Vietnam veterans in Fort Wayne and the Tri-state area are getting an official Vietnam Veterans of America Homecoming Celebration, slated for 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 5 at Parkview Field.

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