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David M. Shoup: Highly Decorated Hoosier Hero

The Indiana War Memorial’s Shoup Hall was named to recognize the service of General David M. Shoup, a highly decorated Marine, military leader, and Hoosier hero. This month’s Story of Service outlines General Shoup’s heroism and we encourage you to visit the Indiana War Memorial to learn more about his service and the service of […]
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2019 Veterans Day Honor Garden Blooming

The Indiana War Memorials Commission and Indiana War Memorials Foundation are honoring veterans with personalized American flags placed in an Honor Garden during Veterans Day 2019. For a $10 donation to the Indiana War Memorials Foundation, you can have your special veteran’s name placed on a flag and displayed surrounding the Indiana War Memorial one […]
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Shining a Light Veteran Giveaway

This Veterans Day weekend, Visit Indy is giving one veteran the chance of a lifetime. Shining a Light, Downtown Indy Inc.’s nightly lightshow on Monument Circle, complete with video projection mapping, patriotic scenes, and an original signature salute, premieres November 9. We are giving one lucky veteran and guest a getaway weekend to experience the premiere event. This weekend includes: […]
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Touring the Indiana War Memorials Using the Pocket Sights App

By Brandon Raymer I have lived in Indiana all my life and I had never explored our state’s capitol or the beautiful Indiana War Memorials Historic District. So recently, my girlfriend and I used the Pocket Sights App to take a tour of the monuments, memorials, and parks that are part of this amazing treasure […]
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