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  • One-of-a-kind Gift
    Brett Eppley
    Wednesday, December 14, 2016 3:00 PM
    Tuesday night’s Christmas program at Deputy Elementary School was magical for one third-grade student who received the best kind of surprise.
  • It’s never too late to honor a hero
    Courier Staff Report
    Wednesday, November 16, 2016 3:03 PM
    A Hanover College alumnus received a special honor last week during a Veterans Day remembrance ceremony at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C.
  • American Heroes
    Phyllis McLaughlin
    Saturday, November 12, 2016 10:03 AM
    As a young boy, Sgt. Major Daniel Sheward looked up to both of his grandfathers, who were World War II veterans, and his uncle, who served in Vietnam.
    Saturday, November 12, 2016 10:02 AM
    Canaan Community Academy hosted local veterans Friday for its annual program recognizing the nation’s service men and women. Students carried handmade American flags and sang patriotic songs during the program before hearing from speaker and veteran Joe Staehler.
    Saturday, November 12, 2016 10:01 AM
    Prince of Peace Schools celebrated Veterans Day Friday at Shawe Memorial Junior-Senior High School.
  • Two Madisonians who bravely served the nation in wartime
    Phyllis McLaughlin
    Friday, November 11, 2016 3:01 PM
    On Veterans Day, Americans tend to honor veterans from wars that remain in our collective memory – World War II, Korea, Vietnam and the Middle Eastern conflicts since 9/11.
  • Revolutionary War veterans to be honored
    Phyllis McLaughlin
    Tuesday, October 11, 2016 3:03 PM
    Three additional veterans of the Revolutionary War who settled in Jefferson County will be honored during a Patriot Grave Marking ceremony at Hebron Cemetery, 6968 N. Graham Road, by the Sons of the American Revolution.
  • A Proper Send-off for a Veteran
    Brett Eppley
    Tuesday, October 04, 2016 3:03 PM
    Members of the American Legion Post 9 Honor Guard attended their 109th funeral of the year Monday at the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery.

    But this one was different.
    Monday, September 19, 2016 3:01 PM
    A standing-room-only crowd gathered for the 10th annual National POW/MIA Recognition Day ceremony Saturday at Weber-Warren-Lewis Madison Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1969.
  • Haworth thanked for military service
    Brett Eppley
    Monday, August 08, 2016 3:00 PM
    William “Bill” Haworth, 92, of Madison, was honored Saturday for his military service during WWII in a pinning ceremony.
  • Military News - August 2, 2016
    Tuesday, August 02, 2016 3:03 PM
    Mark Moreland graduated June 10 from infantry basic training on Sand Hill in Fort Benning, Ga. He was in the 3rd Platoon, Charlie Company, 1st Battalion 19th Infantry Regiment of the 198th Infantry Brigade.
  • Thursday, June 09, 2016 3:00 PM
    The Second Indianahead Division Association is searching for anyone who served in the Army’s 2nd Infantry Division at any time.
  • Vevay veteran joins others in DC Memorial Day parade
    Wednesday, May 25, 2016 3:02 PM
    Twenty-five years ago, more than 600,000 service members took part in Operation Desert Storm, at the time the largest deployment of U.S. Armed Forces since Vietnam.
  • Annie Goeller
    Tuesday, May 10, 2016 3:00 PM
    In the past few years, everything from drones to technology to defend against cyber attacks and improvised explosive devices, or IEDs, has been tested in at Camp Atterbury in Johnson County.
  • Friday, January 15, 2016 3:00 PM
    Army Sgt. Daniel P. Scott, an Ammunition Sergeant with 82nd Engineer Battalion, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan., will be deploying with the “Dagger” Brigade for nine months to Kuwait in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
    Saturday, December 19, 2015 10:03 AM
    Midshipman Tate Turner, left, and Cadet Hayden McMahon met in Philadelphia last Saturday for the annual Army vs. Navy football game.
  • Military News - September 10, 2015
    Thursday, September 10, 2015 3:02 PM
    Justin R. Motenko was promoted to Captain in the U.S. Marine Corps on Sept. 1.
  • Atterbury to be new home of Special Forces unit
    Thursday, September 03, 2015 3:00 PM
    The Indiana National Guard base at Camp Atterbury will become the new home of a highly-trained and specialized Special Forces unit.
  • Friday, August 07, 2015 3:03 PM

    The Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison will pay tribute to World War II veterans at a service at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 16.

  • It’s an Honor to Serve
    Andy Wittry
    Thursday, July 09, 2015 3:02 PM

    A Disabled American Veterans ­­mobile van parked downtown Wednesday, opening its doors to local veterans seeking help or answers to questions.

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