Indiana National Guard

Indiana National Guard

The Indiana National Guard has named its first-ever African-American general.

A graduate of The Citadel, Col. Wayne Black joined the Indiana National Guard in 1996.  He is now the assistant adjutant general.  Black says he doesn’t feel any added pressure as the Indiana Guard’s first African-American general, in part because he didn’t ever feel like there was a ceiling to his advancement.

Winter weather in Indiana, Dec. 26

Dec 26, 2012
Indiana State Police

The strong storm moving through Indiana is causing problems on the road and at the Indianapolis Airport.

Indiana State Police are responding to numerous slide offs the interstates as well as state and U.S. highways. A multi-vehicle accident shut down southbound Interstate-65 for several hours Wednesday morning at mile mark 179 in Tippecanoe County.

Two IN National Guard soldiers die in Afghanistan

Jul 17, 2012
IN National Guard

The Indiana National Guard reports two soldiers have died while on active duty in Afghanistan.

Twenty-year old Nicholas Taylor and 21 year old Sergio Perez were killed Monday in Kandahar Province.

The two were specialists with the 713th Engineer Company, headquartered in Valparaiso. They were assigned to clear military supply and combat routes.

Nearly a dozen service members from Indiana have died this year while serving in Afghanistan. Since 2003, when combat operations began in Iraq, more than 140 Hoosiers have died while on active duty.