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North Township’s 2020 Veteran of the Year
 
Originally published on JUN  2020 ON NORTHTOWNSHIPTRUSTEE.COM

Jim Chancellor is an Army veteran of the Vietnam War, Purple Heart and Heroism Medal of Valor recipient and a survivor of post traumatic stress disorder. He is also North Township’s 2020 Veteran of the Year…Read More

The hardest part of a new Northwest Indiana project to help homeless veterans:
‘finding them’
 
Originally published on DEC 05, 2019 ON CHICAGOTRIBUNE.COM

“Homeless veterans.” We’ve heard this term so many times that it has lessened its significance and disappointment in our society…Read More

American Veterans Collection helps homeless veterans take the first step to reclaiming their lives
 
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Food, clothes and a place to rest your head; Townships offer homeless vet base camp
 
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Lowell Vietnam Veteran shares his war stories to shed light on PTSD
 
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When then-21-year-old Jim Chancellor got the notice he would be drafted into the Vietnam War in 1969, he wasn’t too scared…Read More

Lowell Veteran Addresses National VFW Convention
 
Originally published on July 27, 2018  on Indiana 105.5 FM

Award-winning veteran just as proud of civic duty after combat
 
Originally published on Nov 10, 2016 in the Post-Tribune

Military veterans’ service to our country, regardless if they were drafted or enlisted, is one of most admirable acts of American citizenship…Read More

Local Veteran Inducted into the Indiana Military Veterans Hall of Fame
 
Originally published in 2016 on NWI Veterans Action Council

State Rep. Julie Olthoff (R-Crown Point) announces that Lowell resident James Chancellor will soon be inducted into the Indiana Military Veterans Hall of FameRead More

NWI Vietnam vet helps others cope with PTSD
 
Originally published Aug 21, 2015 in GetHealthy Magazine

Nearly 45 years ago, Jim Chancellor’s helicopter was shot down in Vietnam. A crew chief/door gunner for the U.S. Army…Read More