Veterans Day

@kwellscomm PraiseIndy.com News & Talk — Happy Veterans Day to you–parade details are below. A retired Army Colonel who heads a project that allows you to learn from the experience and wisdom of the nation’s veterans wants you to get involved by talking to your family members who served, preserving their stories for your family […]

In honor of Veterans Day, many restaurants, stores, even hair shops are giving back to those that have served our country. To take advantage of many of the freebies being offered, vets are being asked to show military ID. For a detailed list of freebies today click here.  

  Announced today, on Veterans Day of 2014, was the Navy’s first female four-star Admiral.  Michelle Howard has made history and this is not the…

Armistice Day, as November 11 became known, officially became a holiday in the United States in 1926, and a national holiday 12 years later. On…

At age 15, many young boys are going to school, worrying about acne and perhaps dreaming of becoming a superstar sports figure. But in the case…

In honor of Veterans Day, we salute not only the Veterans who fight to protect us but the family members who might have lost a loved one while on duty.  Enjoy the video!!  Attraction Performing to Emeli Sande – Read All About It (Source: http://www.youtube.com)

Indianapolis’ annual Veteran’s Day parade is today in downtown to honor those who have served our country.  A memorial service will be held at the Indiana…

President Barack Obama stands next to Major General Michael S. Linnington as he prepares to lay the wreath in front of the Tomb of the Unknowns during the Presidential Wreath-Laying Ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery on November 11, 2012 Arlington, Virginia *Delivering a speech during a Sunday ceremony at the Memorial Amphitheater in Arlington National […]

Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) serves military service members who incurred service-connected wounds, injuries, or illnesses on or after September 11, 2001 and their families. On that…

My father, William Baxter Gaines Sr., and I always had a contentious relationship. He didn’t talk much to his children about his military experience. He did not hug, read bedtime stories, give out compliments or kiss goodnight. This didn’t seem to bother my siblings. I, on the other hand, languished. I took my father’s shunning […]

Homeless veterans are more likely to die on the streets than non-veterans, a new study revealed. Veterans who return from serving and fall straight into homelessness are 11 percentage points more likely to develop life-threatening diseases than non-veteran homeless people, the 100,000 Homeless Campaign concluded in a study published Tuesday. See also: Rep. Charles: Still […]

The U.S. Senate approved legislation this past Wednesday to award the Congressional Gold Medal to the Montford Point Marines, a long overdue recognition to the first Blacks to serve in the U.S. Marine Corps. Senator Kay Hagan of North Carolina led the effort to get this bill passed. See also: Rep. Charles: Still Mad As […]