Soldiers' bodies returned to Indiana

Caskets bearing the remains of three of four Indiana National Guard soldiers killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan arrived Thursday night at Indianapolis International Airport. Relatives of two of the soldiers stood outside a cargo building at the airport as soldiers in full dress uniform carried the caskets from a cargo building...
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Soldier leaves friends, fiancee at IU

A card game sparked the first conversation between Brett Hershey and his fiancee, Liz Keller. “Do you play euchre?” Hershey asked Keller, then a freshman at Indiana University. She did, so he asked the follow-up. “Are you good?” They became a winning pair, beating everyone that challenged them...
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A soldier of faith

Death did not stop Brett Hershey from ministering to those he left behind. If anything, it revealed the power of the Indiana University student's Christian witness. That shone through family and friends Sunday who celebrated Hershey's life and mourned his death in words and song at a memorial service. Well over 1,000 people attended...
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Remembering a fallen soldier

A land mine blast in Afghanistan has left a gaping wound in the hearts of those close to Spc. Brett Hershey. Hershey, an IU senior, and four other soldiers died after their vehicle drove over a land mine 30 miles south of Kabul, Afghanistan, while serving in the National Guard...
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