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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…

Military Family Day

This is an event that should be enjoyed by our Military and their Family. Hope to see you there and don’t hesitate to share this information.

Veterans Workout for Free

Barbell Athletics in Crown Point opened almost 3 years ago and it was one of their missions to be the only gym in the area to always honor veterans with free memberships and coaching them to learn how to coach themselves mentally and physically. They’re a 24 hour gym that…

Marine flies home for graduation, refused from ceremony because of uniform

A high school student graduated early for the chance to become one of the few. He accomplished his mission and became a Marine, graduating from boot camp on Friday.  Jacob Dalton Stanley took his newly earned uniform with him on a flight home to Indiana to walk at his high-school graduation. Stanley…