Stories of Service

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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2018 Medal of Honor Recipient John Chapman

The following is a condensed version of an Air Force Times story outlining the heroism of a recent addition to the Medal of Honor of Memorial. You can view the full story or visit the Medal of Honor Memorial to learn more about this hero and honor his sacrifice. On a dark, snowy mountaintop in […]
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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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