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Celebrate Museum Ships Weekend!

Join amateur radio operators (ham) in celebrating Museum Ships Weekend June 1-2.  This is a fun opportunity for ham radio enthusiasts to communicate with other museum ships across the world. An added feature to this year’s celebration will be a very special Open House honoring Bob Osterhous from 2-4 p.m. on June 2nd at the […]
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Speakers Announced for Memorial Service

Hershel “Woody” Williams, Medal of Honor Recipient, will speak to Gold Star Families and Memorial Service guests. Williams is the sole surviving Marine from WWII to wear the Medal of Honor. Williams enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 1943, serving during several battles in World War II. The last battle he served in was […]
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Dedication of Military Branch Quilts at the Indiana War Memorial

The Branches of the US Military are extremely important to our history and to every military service member. The Branch defines the missions they were assigned and in many cases the environment they spent most of their time while in service. Through contacts while serving Veterans we met the Stitchin Sisters while they were presenting […]
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Raymond Spruance – Admiral | Hoosier | Quiet Hero

By Brandon Raymer How much do you know about the Hoosier Hero who chose the heavy cruiser USS Indianapolis as his flagship, commanded U.S. naval forces during two of the most significant naval battles of WWII, and would go on to succeed Admiral Nimitz as Commander in Chief, US Pacific Fleet? Raymond Ames Spruance, originally […]
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