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Daily American Staff WriterDuring his tenure in Congress, John P. Murtha fought to improve health care for military personnel and their families. On Monday his efforts will be immortalized with the naming of the John P. Murtha Cancer Center at the Walter Reed National...
Tags: Mark Critz, John P Murtha, Research, Mammogram, Medical Research
WSBT-TVSOUTH BEND – A Mishawaka native was among the wounded warriors honored at halftime of the Notre Dame-Wake Forest game Saturday. Army Sgt. Lucas Oppelt also has a Purple Heart for being wounded in action. He flew into South Bend with his wife and...
Tags: Injuries and Wounds, Memorial Day
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterThe Ryan A. Balmer American Legion Post 161 will host an upcoming benefit to support Army Spc. Lucas Oppelt, a 2000 Mishawaka High School graduate critically injured in Afghanistan over Memorial Day weekend. WHEN: 4 to 9 p.m. June 30 (Saturday) WHERE:...
WSBT-TV ReporterA Mishawaka native who was critically injured while serving in Afghanistan is in good spirits, his sister tells WSBT, because of the outpouring of community support. Two weeks ago, Sgt. Lucas Oppelt, stepped on an Improvised Explosive Device while...
Daily American CorrespondentWindber Medical Center CEO Barbara Cliff presented the center's 2012 VeteranCare Service Award to Dr. Kim Marley Thursday night at a special recognition ceremony at the Windber American Legion. The award is given each year to a veteran who has...
An injured Anderson soldier is one step closer to getting a home that meets his needs. Several unions have agreed to work together to build a home that is handicap accessible for Tim Senkowski. The unions were contacted by The Path Home, a non-profit...
Prisoners of war and those missing in action were celebrated during the POW/MIA Recognition Day ceremony Friday at TeWinkle Park in Costa Mesa. "Events like these are essential for democracy," said Chris Martin, a retired U.S. Army Special Forces...
There was a time before the three heart attacks, before he was effectively paralyzed in the lower half of his left leg, when Army Spc. Stephen Ramsey wouldn't do much on his Georgia farm other than pick cotton and peanuts, and hunt. Actually, he can...
Tags: Condos and Houses, Migraine, Cherry Hill, Hunting, Brooklyn Park
Consumers can donate hotel reward points to wounded warriors and their families starting today. The "Hotels for Heroes" program, created by bipartisan federal legislation passed in December, is designed to defray travel costs of wounded veterans being...
Scott Parsons keeps going. Long after the older brother he idolized growing up in Ohio quit his own competitive kayak racing career, long after the best friend he met through their kayaking families did the same, Parsons is like Peter Pan in a wet suit,...
Dr. William Allan Dear Jr., an internist and former head of the division of nuclear medicine at Mercy Medical Center who also was a practicing magician, died July 20 of heart disease at Union Memorial Hospital. The longtime Guilford resident was 80. "He...
A foot and half separated Marc Burleson from the buried bomb he was trying to defuse last December in a narrow alleyway of a small Afghanistan village. The bomb exploded, mutilating the Marine's face, ripping off part of his right arm, paralyzing his...
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