WISH-TV is highlighting some of the amazing people, places and things that directly connect us to those who serve.
He was 24 years old and had been in Vietnam for five weeks.
Bob Pedigo flew a total of 30 missions, which was a rarity, since most crews were shot down well before reaching that number.
The first American military casualty of WWI was a Hoosier.
An Army veteran from Indiana says hyperbaric oxygen therapy helped manage his pain and PTSD.
They were strangers to Daniel J. Powell, but they filled the chairs at Sprowl Funeral home to make sure he wasn't alone.
Daniel J. Powell, 67, died Sept. 20 in Indianapolis, according to the funeral home hosting the service, Sprowl Funeral Home.
Although not solely for former military members, there are a lot of them here.
His mom, Mariah Singleton, said she had been planning the surprise for several months.
For some military veterans, reminders of war can be difficult to face. This year, though, one World War II veteran in Virginia chose to relive a piece of his time in uniform.