Veterans

Indiana Lawmakers Introduce Resolution Honoring Indiana Rangers on 50th Anniversary of Return from Vietnam

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Today, Senator Mike Braun, Senator Todd Young, Representative Pete Visclosky (IN01), Representative Jackie Walorski (IN-02), Representative Jim Banks (IN-03), Representative Jim Baird (IN-04), Representative Susan Brooks (IN-05), Representative Greg Pence (IN-06), Representative André Carson (IN-07), Representative Larry Bucshon (IN-08), and Representative Trey Hollingsworth (IN-09) introduced leg... Read more »

ADVISORY: Veterans History Project Volunteer Training Workshop on Tuesday, June 25

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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. Vetera... Read more »

Lebanon Reporter: Congressman Jim Baird searching for volunteers

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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 resourc... Read more »

ADVISORY: Veterans History Project Volunteer Training Workshop on May 14th

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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 u... Read more »

Journal Review: Baird launches veterans history project

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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 con... Read more »

Congressman Baird Announces Program to Recognize Hoosier Veterans

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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... Read more »

Fox 59: Indiana Rep. Jim Baird poses with fellow wounded congressmen: ‘5 eyes. 5 arms. 4 legs. All American’

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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.” Baird lost his left arm serving combat duty in the Vietnam War, Crenshaw lost an eye while serving a... Read more »

The Hill: 3 combat veterans unite on first day of new Congress: '5 eyes. 5 arms. 4 legs. All American.'

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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.” Rep. Brian Mast (Fla.) shared a photo with freshmen lawmakers Reps. Dan Crenshaw (Texas) and Jim Baird (Ind.) on the day of their swearing-in ceremony. “5 eyes. 5 arms. 4 legs. All American,” Mast wrote in his tweet... Read more »