A Goshen veteran is counting his lucky stars after doctors told him several months ago he only had three weeks to live. Thursday, former Marine Sgt. Erik Olson and his wife Erin sat down with NewsCenter 16 to talk about Erik's remission and their experience fighting "poor" healthcare at a local VA clinic.
Vote for your favorite submission to the 2015 Congressional Art Competition!
Military suicides aren’t something new. However, the number of daily suicides among veterans is staggering. An estimated 22 veterans per day commit suicide. This number has caused members on either side of the political aisle to lay down their affiliation and extend a hand.
Honored posthumously during a medal ceremony at Granger Community Church
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Rep. Jackie Walorski (IN-02) encourages her constituents to vote for their favorite submission to the 2015 Congressional Art Competition.
The first and second winners will be determined by a panel of judges as well as honorable mentions. In addition, Walorski will award the student whose artwork receives the most Facebook “likes” on Walorski’s official Facebook page.
WASHINGTON D.C. – Rep. Jackie Walorski (IN-02) made the following statement after H.R. 1105, Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015, passed the House by a vote of 240-179:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Jackie Walorski (IN-02), today applauded passage of the House Budget Resolution for Fiscal Year 2016, H. Con. Res. 27 which balances in 10 years, cuts spending and spurs job creation passed the House by a vote of 228-199.
WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Jackie Walorski (IN-02) announced that beginning today, her district offices will begin accepting artwork for the 2015 Congressional Art Competition sponsored by the U.S. House of Representatives. The Congressional Art Competition was established in 1982 to give members of Congress the opportunity to recognize artistic talent amongst their constituents.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Reps. Jackie Walorski (R-IN) and Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) introduced bipartisan legislation that would expand veterans’ access to certain health care services and allow former service members to receive services from local providers.
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A Goshen veteran is counting his lucky stars after doctors told him several months ago he only had three weeks to live.
SOUTH BEND - Last summer, in a rare act of bipartisanship, Congress overwhelmingly voted to change the VA.
Last year’s scandal over delayed medical care for veterans brought a wave of outrage, demands for change and, eventually, a bipartisan deal in Congress — which provided about $17 billion in funding