With more beds and railroad tracks serving Camp Atterbury, the facility will be able to train some of the largest groups of soldiers since World War II. Now Camp Atterbury has to market itself across the nation to make the most of the new facilities.
A former Army captain, Robert McDonald would bring a blend of corporate and military experience to a bureaucracy reeling from revelations of chronic, system-wide failure and veterans dying while on long waiting lists for treatment.
The Indianapolis-based American Legion, the nation's largest veterans service group, called Monday for the resignations of U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki and two of his top aides amid an investigation into allegations of corruption and unnecessary deaths.
Although Federal Aviation Administration officials rejected the states’ proposal to become an official drone test site, both states are examining what each one has to offer in regards to drone development.
The measure will make about 26,000 Indiana veterans who served in the Armed Forces or National Guard after Sept. 11, 2001, eligible for grant payments through the state's Military Family Relief Fund starting July 1.