Stories of Service

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 Never Forgets

September 11, 2001. It is a date that we mark and remember every September—one that always triggers a somber memory. Most Americans over the age of 25 remember exactly where we were and what we were doing that fateful morning. The memories of that day...
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