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Disabled Vets can fly for free

When congress signed the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act last year,100% service connected disabled Veterans became eligible for Space Available Travel. Better known as ‘Space-A’ or military hops, Air Mobility Command (AMC) maintains an extensive network of flights throughout the continental United States, Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin…

NWI project to help homeless veterans

We’ve heard this term so many times that it has lessened its significance and disappointment in our society. Part of the reason for this is the complexity of this issue. It’s much more complicated than finding a military veteran who’s living on the streets and offering him or her a…

Annual luncheon honors all veterans

SCHERERVILLE — The line of walkers told a story louder than any bagpipe could play. Many of the veterans who attended the sixth annual Veterans Honor Luncheon on Wednesday at the Halls of St. George needed walkers. Some had canes, while others depended on wheelchairs or someone to help them…

5th Annual Honors Luncheon

This year’s luncheon will again honor those who served during WWII, the Korean War, Vietnam War, and Middle East Wars including Iraq, Iran and Afghanistan. The lunch is free to the Veteran and their guest and it will be held Wednesday October 10th, 2018 at 11am at the Halls of…

Vietnam Veterans Recognition Event

U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly will host an event in Indiana on March 29, 2018 to welcome home Hoosier Vietnam veterans on National Vietnam War Veterans Day. Bipartisan legislation authored by Joe and Senator Pat Toomey [R-Pa.] permanently designating March 29 as National Vietnam War Veterans Day. Indiana is home to nearly 150,000…

 

Veterans’ Honor Luncheon 2017

We sincerely appreciate all the great veterans who could attended the 2017 Veterans’ Honors Luncheon.  Many volunteers and contributors worked very hard make this years event a great day and we thank them for their commitment to the veterans.

NWI Veterans and Habitat for Humanity

The NWI Veterans Action Council is proud to partner with Habitat for Humanity, building our third Home for a Veteran!

Operation Helmets for Heroes

Soldiers are issued standard military equipment regardless of their military job; it is often used and sometimes impaired. Soldiers in specialty units have to purchase safer, more effective equipment out of their own pockets to help protect their lives and to better perform their dangerous jobs. These men have to…