Steve Walsh

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New National Guard Cyber Units May Help Retain Troops

Tuesday, August 04, 2015

As the Pentagon gives the Guard a new mission to defend government systems from cyberattacks, the Guard hopes these new units will help keep troops with IT skills from leaving the service.


'Remember The Maine' — In Indiana!

Monday, May 25, 2015

How did a monument to the USS Maine, which sank in Havana Harbor in 1898, come to rest in Indiana? The answer tells a lot about the power and influence of veterans, years after war.


International Guard: How The Vietnam War Changed Guard Service

Saturday, April 25, 2015

During the war, young men often tried to join the National Guard to avoid being sent overseas. But that war changed the nature of the guard — paving the way for today's deployments abroad.


National Guard Seeks New Mission After War

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Indiana's National Guard is fighting to stay relevant after the base has quieted dramatically now that troops have come home from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.


VA Changes 40-Miles Rule For Private Medical Care

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Veterans may go outside the VA for private medical care if they had to wait more than 30 days for an appointment or live more than 40 miles from a VA facility. The location rule has been updated.


Veterans Choice Act Fails To Ease Travel Burdens For Vets In Need Of Care

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Last year, Congress tried to make getting care for vets easier by giving them the option of going outside of VA facilities. Seems pretty simple, but making that rule work hasn't been all that easy.


Without Help, Navigating Benefits Can Be Overwhelming For Veterans

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Veterans service officers often help veterans successfully navigate the complicated benefits process. For instance, not all vets in Indiana know about VSOs or have access to them.

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As City Grapples With Murder Rate, Police Chief Reaches Out

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

Gary, Ind., just experienced its 43rd homicide this year — all while the city is trying to get a handle on long-standing problems within its police department. Internal troubles aside...


Home-Schooled Students Fight To Play On Public School Teams

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Roughly half of U.S. states have passed laws making home-schooled students eligible to play for their local school teams. But in Indiana, an attempt to find a middle ground hasn't calmed the debate.