| Nov 11, 2010
| 12:13 PM
A local hospice is making Veteran's Day count, by visiting veteran patients and honor them for their service. An AseraCare hospice nursing assistant made stops Thursday, visiting veterans to hear their stories and show appreciation for their work in...
| Nov 17, 2010
| 8:38 AM
Patrick Murray, a combat veteran who served in Vietnam in 1969, was diagnosed with diabetes at age 32.
No one else in his family has had diabetes.
"For me to get diabetes at such a young age, the only way I could figure it was, it was Vietnam," the 60-...
| Aug 4, 2010
| 6:55 PM
(Click on "What we found" to read the original Tribune investigation.)
Lake County's DNA doubts
What we found: In December 2008, the Tribune detailed how Lake County prosecutors were pressing ahead on three cases, including one against Jerry Hobbs,...
| Jan 24, 2011
| 1:05 AM
OCOTILLO — A real life mystery is reflected in the latest book of local author Mary Rincon.
“Dead or Alive Agent Orange” is the story about a woman who is trying to cope with the death of her father, a veteran, who served in Vietnam...
| Feb 20, 2011
| 8:16 PM
Agent Orange was among the herbicides studied at the former Fort Ritchie Army base in 1963, according to U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs documents found online.
The owner of the former Army base property in northeast...
| Feb 21, 2011
| 4:10 PM
Some of the residents who lived near Fort Ritchie when Agent Orange was tested there in the 1960s said Monday they want the government to inform them of potential health risks.
Gary Harbaugh, 75, said he has lived in his Wastler Avenue home near the...
| Feb 21, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Agent Orange testing at Fort Ritchie in the 1960s was conducted under controlled conditions using a diluted version of the herbicide and posed little risk to the surrounding community then or now, according to a scientist who has studied records of the...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 3:07 PM
Occupy Houston is sending a Halloween message with its Corporate House of Horrors show.
"It's Halloween and we're festive, and we're in costumes, but these are real issues that we're talking about," Carl Gibson, a member with Occupy Houston, said.
| Nov 10, 2011
| 3:41 PM
SOUTH BEND — Someday, the Field of Honor at Highland Cemetery will tell many stories.
The story of MacDonald "Mac" Kuykendall, of South Bend, is one his wife said she wants heard loud and clear this Veteran’s Day.
He was the first veteran to...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 4:47 PM
I am U.S. Navy retired with 22 years active service; also, a Vietnam Veteran with four (4) shipboard deployments to Vietnam waters, known as the combat zone.
From Jan. 9, 1962 to May 7, 1975, Agent Orange (Dioxin) was used in Vietnam as a defoliant....
| Nov 27, 2011
| 3:46 PM
Some Vietnam veterans who have had or now has diseases brought on by Presumptive Exposure to Agent Orange Dioxin are not alone.
Many children of Vietnam veterans conceived during and after the war are also infected by Agent Orange Dioxin. This is the...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 3:39 PM
A new step forward is achieved for the Blue Water Navy of the Vietnam War. Vietnam Navy veterans who are infected with presumptive exposure of Agent Orange Dioxin soon may realize benefits from Veterans Affairs (VA) compensation for agent orange...