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Museum symposium to explore Battle of the Bulge

Museum symposium to explore Battle of the BulgeMETRO DETROIT — Snow blanketed the Ardennes Forest and the bitter cold chilled Allied soldiers to the bone as they huddled in foxholes carved out of the frozen earth opposite a German enemy many thought was beaten just ...Read More




VFW serves as ‘starting point’ for returning soldiers

MADISON HEIGHTS — Returning from conflicts overseas, many military veterans find themselves lost and confused. Whether it’s enrolling in college, learning a trade or going into the workforce, blending back into ...Read More




City going big to celebrate World War II vets in 2015

City going big to celebrate World War II vets in 2015WARREN — Warren Mayor Jim Fouts plans to honor the “Greatest Generation” in several high-profile ways in the months to come.As a matter of fact, he said the city would recognize the veterans who fought and ...Read More




Nuremberg Trials stenographer shares memories at military museum

Nuremberg Trials stenographer shares memories at military museumEASTPOINTE/FRASER — At the age of 17, Hertha “Hedy” Sheridan was present as some of the 20th century’s most infamous war criminals were put on trial in Nuremberg, Germany, after World War II.The ...Read More




Home Depot gives Vietnam vet $5,000 for home improvements

Home Depot gives Vietnam vet $5,000 for home improvementsCLINTON TOWNSHIP — Fred Warner’s tour of duty in Vietnam resulted in his receiving of a Purple Heart, a Combat Action Ribbon, a Vietnam Campaign Medal and other national honors.It also led to 116 medical ...Read More




Historian searches for WWII veterans, returns letters

Historian searches for WWII veterans, returns lettersSYLVAN LAKE — To honor local veterans, copies of letters from Sylvan Lake men and women who served during World War II were displayed at the Orchard Lake Museum Nov. 9.The letters are part of the World War II Letters ...Read More




City’s history of service remembered

City’s history of service remembered ROCHESTER HILLS — During the Nov. 11 Veterans Day Ceremony at Veteran’s Pointe Park, Rochester Hills Council member Mark Tisdale talked about an 1862 veteran.“Samuel Harris had a machine shop before he ...Read More




Hero workout honors military on Veterans Day

Hero workout honors military on Veterans DaySHELBY TOWNSHIP — The CrossFit Edge 94 facility in Shelby Township gave a salute to the country’s veterans Nov. 11 by performing a Hero Workout of the Day, or WOD, called “Morrison” in honor of Army ...Read More




Westwood proudly pays tribute to veterans

Westwood proudly pays tribute to veteransWARREN — When U.S. Army National Guard surgical technician Kitrina Serna returned home after serving in Operation Desert Home, adapting was a challenge.“I had a lot of problems when I came home,” the West ...Read More




Local veterans honored at luminary ceremony

Local veterans honored at luminary ceremonyMADISON HEIGHTS — The city of Madison Heights is home to military families who know full well the sacrifices made by those who serve our country.There are residents like Jean Linville, a Gold Star Mother who lost her ...Read More




Marine veteran’s values, work ethic fuel post-military retail career

Marine veteran’s values, work ethic fuel post-military retail careerWARREN — Like most of us who were alive at the time, Andrew Williams remembers exactly where he was on Sept. 11, 2001.He was a Marine reservist, living in San Jose and working at a call center, when he got the call he ...Read More




Township honors veterans with annual ceremony

Township honors veterans with annual ceremonyMACOMB TOWNSHIP — Time seemed to stand still as the mournful notes of Taps hung in the crisp autumn air at Macomb Township’s Veterans and First Responders Memorial on Nov. 7.As Jim Watts, color guard commander ...Read More




Macomb veteran shares stories of WWII heroics

Macomb veteran shares stories of WWII heroicsMACOMB TOWNSHIP — Frank Kogelmann might be the only man in the world who can say he once threw a snowball at Gen. George Patton and lived to tell about it.While stationed in Luxembourg as a radio operator during World ...Read More




Locals salute veterans’ efforts

Locals salute veterans’ effortsWith an honor guard and 21 gun salute, the VFW Bruce Post 1146 took time Nov. 11 to say thank you to all who have served. ...Read More




Military Appreciation Day offers unique learning experience for BHS students

Military Appreciation Day offers unique learning experience for BHS studentsBERKLEY — History can be a hard subject to get students to relate to.To help, Jennifer Simone, who teaches United States history at Berkley High School, came up with a way two years ago to engage her students and show ...Read More




Veterans Day Ceremony honors those who serve

Veterans Day Ceremony honors those who serveFor Troy resident Mike Kerr, it’s inappropriate for him not to take advantage of the days when people pause to remember those who gave their lives in service to their country.Kerr, who served as a captain in the U.S. ...Read More




Local VFW members fix up WWII memorial

 Local VFW members fix up WWII memorial FRASER — An old military credo states, “Freedom has a flavor the protected will never know.”With American patriotism revving up for Veterans Day, a group of local VFW members want to keep liberty alive in ...Read More




City’s Veterans Day event to honor those who served

On the centennial anniversary year in which World War I began, Sterling Heights residents will gather on Veterans Day to thank the men and women who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces.The Veterans Day ceremony takes place ...Read More




Veteran readies for 11th annual Salute to Veterans Gala

OAKLAND COUNTY — Iraq War veteran Sgt. Nicholas Koulchar hopes to dispel negative stereotypes about war veterans — especially disabled war veterans — as the Salute to Veterans Gala keynote speaker 6-9 p.m. ...Read More




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December 18, 2014

Police investigate fatal shooting

One man is in custody as St. Clair Shores Police investigate a shooting on 10 Mile Road east of Jefferson. ...Read More

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