Indiana Military Hall of Fame Announces Next Inductees

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The hall of fame building is made from red brick and Indiana limestone. (photo courtesy IMVHOF) The hall of fame building is made from red brick and Indiana limestone. (photo courtesy IMVHOF)

The Indiana Military Veterans Hall of Fame has announced its class of 2018. The next group of 21 inductees includes Pulitzer Prize-winning World War II correspondent Ernie Pyle, former Adjutant General of Indiana Major General R. Martin Umbarger and long-time Lafayette attorney Joe Bumbleburg. The ceremony is set for November 9 at the National Guard Armory in Lawrence.

In April, the organization cut the ribbon on its building at Fort Benjamin Harrison.

The nonprofit says this year's honorees are (name/home city/birth city):

  • Ronald E. Brooks (deceased) - Indianapolis, IN / Rogersville, TN
  • Joseph T. Bumbleburg - Lafayette, IN / Lafayette, IN
  • Robert A. Clifford - Carmel, IN / Gary, IN
  • William L. Crouch (deceased) - Not Provided / Bath, KY
  • James S. Goodwin - Indianapolis, IN / Morgantown, WV
  • Wilma S. Handshoe - Kendallville, IN / Detroit, MI
  • Michael A. Huggins - McCordsville, IN / Springfield, OH
  • Armour G. McDaniel (deceased) - Indianapolis, IN / Martinsville, VA
  • Thomas C. Metsker (deceased) - Not Provided / Linton, TN
  • Chester R. Miller (deceased) - Indianapolis, IN / Clay City, IN
  • Turner Nolan - Bloomington, IN / Harlan County, KY
  • Jeanne L. Norbeck (deceased) - Columbus, IN / Columbus, IN
  • Ernest T. Pyle (deceased) - Dana, IN / Dana, IN
  • John K. Rankel (deceased) - Greenwood, IN / Anderson, IN
  • Karl J. Schoen (deceased) - Indianapolis, IN / Indianapolis, IN
  • Charles V. Smith, Jr. - Spencer, IN / Lake City, AR
  • Robert W. Spanogle - Indianapolis, IN / Lansing, MI
  • Kenneth A. Stonebraker (deceased) - Not Provided / Hobart, IN
  • John F. Stuart (deceased) - Indianapolis, IN / Bloomington, IL
  • Roy M. Umbarger - Bargersville, IN / Bargersville, IN
  • Stephen A. Wayne - Greer, SC / Spencer, WV

You can connect to more about the five-year-old organization and its more than 80 inductees by clicking here.

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