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June 4, 2019 Press Release

Danville, IN Congressman Jim Baird’s (R-IN-04) office is offering a training session for volunteers wishing to assist in collecting the oral history of veterans for the Veterans History Project (VHP). The mission of the VHP is to protect, preserve, and make accessible the personal accounts of wartime veterans so future generations may hear directly from them and better understand their selfless service.

May 20, 2019 In The News

More than 30 people from Boone, Hendricks and surrounding areas recently participated in a special volunteer training opportunity at the Hendricks County 4-H Fairgrounds in Danville.

Baird’s office has partnered with the Library of Congress in a project to collect and preserve the oral history of veterans in the Veterans History Project (VHP).

“The Veterans History Project is an invaluable resource to honor our veterans by collecting their stories and oral history,” Baird said.

April 23, 2019 Press Release

Danville, IN – Congressman Jim Baird’s (R-IN-04) office is partnering with the Library of Congress to offer a training session for volunteers wishing to assist in collecting the oral history of veterans for the Veterans History Project (VHP). The mission of the VHP is to protect, preserve, and make accessible the personal accounts of wartime veterans so future generations may hear directly from them and better understand their selfless service.

March 29, 2019 In The News

Local military veterans will have an opportunity to share their stories through a project that preserves their memories in the Library of Congress.

U.S. Rep. Jim Baird (R-4th District) is assisting the library with the Veterans History Project, an archive of oral interviews with former service members dating back to World War I. Later this year, Baird’s staff will travel across the district to conduct interviews. The videos are uploaded to a searchable database on the library’s website.

March 25, 2019 Press Release

Danville, IN – In partnership with the Library of Congress, Congressman Jim Baird (R-IN-04) announces the Veterans History Project to recognize and honor veterans in the 4th Congressional District. The program is designed to assist the Library of Congress in archiving their stories.

“The extraordinary bravery and sacrifices of our veterans inspire us, and they deserve to be remembered forever. We look forward to hearing from these local heroes who answered the call of duty for our country,” said Congressman Baird.

January 3, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON – A freshman congressman from Indiana posed in a touching photo with two other wounded veterans elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.

Rep. Brian Mast tweeted the photo Thursday to welcome Rep. Jim Baird and Rep. Dan Crenshaw to Congress with the caption “5 eyes. 5 arms. 4 legs. All American.”

January 3, 2019 In The News

Republican lawmakers who were wounded in combat gathered on the first day of the new Congress for a group photo and to highlight their military service, saying they are “All American.”