Veterans

Ageless Aviation: Assisted living residents take ride in biplane

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Three Indianapolis military veterans took a ride in biplane on Thursday.Read more

Korean veteran will be buried at home

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Nearly 70 years after dying during the Korean War, a fallen Hoosier hero is finally home.Read more

Remains identified as Indiana Marine who died in WWII battle

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The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency says Pfc. Leonard A. Tyma's remains were identified using dental, anthropological and chest radiograph comparison analysis and...Read more


Ohio store that gives free clothing to vets robbed for 14th time this year

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For the 14th time in less than a year, an Ohio store that provides free clothing and other necessities to military veterans has been ransacked by thieves.Read more

Indiana veteran who wanted final flight dies after reunion

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A Vietnam War veteran from western Indiana had his last wish fulfilled by his reunited Army comrades, who flew in the Terre Haute Air Show.Read more

13 Investigates: The death of 70-year-old veteran raises disturbing questions

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13 Investigates what happened when a disabled veteran was left alone outside for two days, when he was supposed to be in the care of the VA and a nursing home.Read more

Family reunion turns into surprise homecoming for Indiana WWII veteran

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Some people say, "You can't go home again," but that's not the case for a World War II veteran who may be coming back to Indiana for the last time.Read more

Police searching for ring, guns stolen from disabled Bartholomew Co. veteran's home

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Police in Bartholomew County want to track down an irreplaceable ring that thieves stole from a disabled veteran.Read more

Cyclist wants 1,500 mile ride to be 'lighthouse beam' for isolated fellow veterans

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Ricky Raley wants to show other struggling veterans there is help.Read more


Indiana Rep. Banks will lead panel watching VA upgrades

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Indiana congressman Jim Banks will lead a new group that will act as a watchdog over the nearly $16 billion upgrade of medical records at the Department of Veterans...Read more

Kevin Rader honored with American Legion's Fourth Estate Award for stories on Vietnam veteran

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The American Legion gave its Fourth Estate Award for outstanding achievement in journalism to WTHR's Kevin Rader and photojournalist John Whalen for their stories...Read more