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  • A Home for Sgt. Carter
    Brett Eppley
    Tuesday, September 12, 2017 3:00 PM
    Clyde Marvin Carter was only 16 when he enlisted in the Army on Jan. 5, 1949. Carter was reported missing in action in 1950 and later presumed dead in 1953. On Monday, Carter’s surviving family members finally got something they’ve been waiting 64 years for – a final resting place.
  • Madison native serves with U.S. Navy in Japan
    Thursday, August 24, 2017 3:02 PM
    SASEBO, Japan – A 1997 Madison Consolidated High School graduate and Madison native is serving in the U.S. Navy with the forward deployed unit, Naval Beach Unit 7.
  • CITIZEN SOLDIER
    Saturday, July 22, 2017 10:00 AM
    Indiana National Guard Spc. Joseph Long, of Madison, and a 1438th Transportation Company truck driver, installs a transmitter onto a tactical truck at the Fort Polk, La. railhead on Tuesday.
  • Military News - July 8, 2017
    Saturday, July 8, 2017 10:00 AM
    Tristan Embs graduated from Air Force Basic Military Training June 16 at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.
  • Born to Lead
    Phyllis McLaughlin
    Saturday, June 17, 2017 10:03 AM
    At a very early age, Hayden McMahon knew his future was in the military. About fifth or sixth grade, “I started doing well in school, and school became a priority,” he said.
  • Menke, McDonough added to memorial
    Brett Eppley
    Saturday, May 27, 2017 9:03 AM
    The names of fallen service members will again be on display outside the Jefferson County Courthouse in a few weeks when a new monument is set in place.
  • Few knew WWII hero Dewer McDonough
    Phyllis McLaughlin
    Saturday, May 27, 2017 9:02 AM
    Dewer W. McDonough was 44 years old when he died during World War II in the service of his country. His name is being added to the Jefferson County Veterans Memorial, along with that of Specialist Jon Menke of Madison.
  • Hilleary retires from Navy
    Saturday, May 27, 2017 9:02 AM
    Lieutenant Commander Curt Hilleary, a native of Hanover, celebrated his retirement from the Navy on May 19 in the Blue Angel Atrium of the National Naval Aviation Museum Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Fla.
  • Saturday, May 20, 2017 9:02 AM
    Ian Patrick Moore graduated from Air Force Basic Training on May 5 in San Antonio, Texas.

  • Indiana Military Veterans Hall of Fame calls for Class of 2017 nominations
    Wednesday, March 22, 2017 3:02 PM
    The Indiana Military Veterans Hall of Fame is asking for nominations for its fourth class of veterans to honor. The not-for-profit organization honors Hoosier veterans for service during and after active duty.
  • 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.
  • RECOGNIZING THEIR SERVICE
    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.
  • CELEBRATING VETERANS
    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 4, 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.
  • POW/MIA RECOGNITION DAY
    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 8, 2016 3:00 PM
    William “Bill” Haworth, 92, of Madison, was honored Saturday for his military service during WWII in a pinning ceremony.
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