Press Releases

Celebrating One of Indiana’s Own: Tuskegee Airman Arthur Lloyd Carter

As World War II began in Europe, President Franklin D. Roosevelt—under pressure from the NAACP and Black newspapers like the Chicago Defender and Pittsburgh Courier—expanded the civilian pilot training program in the United States. Not long after,...
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The Congressional Gold Medal Award

The Congressional Gold Medal Award On July 30, 2020, the United States Congress awarded the Congressional Gold Medal—its highest civilian honor—to the Final Crew of the USS Indianapolis CA 35 during a ceremony at the Indiana War Memorial. The virtual...
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Indiana 9/11 Expansion Ensures We Never Forget

The tragic events of 9/11 claimed 2,977 lives, including nine Hoosiers. Millions more were forever impacted. That fateful day implores us as a nation to never forget. The Indiana 9/11 Memorial was first erected in 2011—10 years after the largest terrorist...
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