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Romney promises to strengthen military and veterans’ health care in Indy speech

By Tim Grimes TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney promised the American Legion on Wednesday that he would strengthen U.S. defense, won’t cut spending on the military, and expand services to the veterans’ hospitals. Romney spoke at the 94th American Legion Convention in Indianapolis just one day before he is to give his acceptance […]

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Program at Mississinewa Lake to honor veterans

INDIANAPOLIS — A public program to honor veterans will take place at 4 p.m. Saturday at Mississinewa Lake and feature J.R. “Rosey”  Rosencrans, a veteran and firefighter who has received several awards for his service. Rosencrans is to deliver a message about how to overcome setbacks. Rosencrans is a former Marine, a Vietnam veteran, retired professional firefighter, arson […]

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Pence, Gregg focus on veterans

By Olivia Ober The Statehouse File INDIANAPOLIS – Republican gubernatorial hopeful Mike Pence announced a plan Friday he hopes would put Hoosier veterans back to work, while his Democratic opponent addressed a key veterans group. Pence said he would establish a goal of giving at least 3 percent of the state’s business contracts to veteran-owned […]