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What Indy’s veterans need now

Although veterans accounted for approximately 6% of Indiana’s total population, they accounted for approximately 11% of its total homeless population this year based on...

Veterans Art Day provides free workshops for veterans

More than 70 veterans will participate in art-making workshops designed to promote healing and community during the 11th annual Veterans Art Day at the Indianapolis Art Center.

Normandy marks D-Day’s 79th anniversary, honors WWII veterans

ON OMAHA BEACH, France (AP) — World War II veterans, officials and visitors are commemorating D-Day on the beaches of Normandy to honor those who fought for freedom in the largest naval, air and land operation in history. Many reenactors came to Omaha Beach at dawn Tuesday to mark the 79th anniversary of the assault that led to the liberation of France and Western Europe from Nazi control. A ceremony was to be held at the American Cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer, which is home to the graves of 9,386 United States soldiers. Most of them lost their lives in the D-Day landings and ensuing operations. An international ceremony is scheduled to take place later at the nearby British Normandy Memorial in the presence of officials from the nine main Allied nations.

This Weekend in the Arts: Nov. 11-13

If you find yourself at the beginning of the weekend, scrolling online and looking to enjoy some live music, visit a cool exhibit at...

Organization offers a way for veterans to connect, network and stay in shape

On any given Saturday morning, you can find Jeffrey Tabb teaching a boxing class at Mike Ford Fitness on East 44th Street. Many of...

How family shaped this veteran’s experience in the military

Had Linda Lewis-Everett not enlisted in the U.S. Army, a long family legacy of joining the military would have still continued.She had plenty of...

Sister Soldiers: Black female veterans share stories of military service

Do an image search of the word “soldier” online, and the pictures revealed will be overwhelmingly white and male. However, African-Americans and women have...

Time again to celebrate Veterans Day

It’s time again to celebrate Veterans Day, the annual federal holiday dedicated to all who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces.This year, the...

Crispus Attucks grad turned Tuskegee Airman flew into history

As Indiana teenager Arthur L. Carter stood in line waiting to go through the Army enlistment process, a stranger approached and asked if he...

Better Business Bureau offers advice for honoring veterans with charitable donations

Today is Veterans Day, a day to honor those who serve and have served in the armed services. According to the Better Business Bureau...
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