Patriotism/Military

Published August 11, 2020

FARMINGTON — The latest on the list of those hard hit financially by COVID-19 is the Groves-Walker American Legion Post 346.

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Published August 10, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — He was on the verge of becoming one of the first American service members to arrive in mainland Japan at a crucial moment of the 20th century.

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Published August 6, 2020

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — It’s one of the largest multi-military training exercises held in the country and it happens right here in Michigan.

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Published July 7, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — By speaking about the Korean War, Milt Miller is doing his part to ensure it’s not forgotten. Known as the “Forgotten War,” positioned in American history between World War II and the Vietnam War, the Korean War began 70 years ago, on June 25, 1950.

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Published June 23, 2020

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Lucille Grewe was the center of attention June 2, surrounded by friends and family celebrating her 108th birthday.

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Published June 19, 2020

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — As cases of COVID-19 continue to decrease in Michigan, leaders at Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Harrison Township are ensuring folks that mission readiness is being maintained.

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Published June 5, 2020

WARREN – Darren Werner is back in Michigan.

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Published June 5, 2020

C&G Newspapers

MACOMB COUNTY — In March 2017, Macomb Community College opened the Office of Veteran and Military Services at its South Campus in Warren.

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Published May 24, 2020

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — People across the country recently paid their respects to military personnel who have died while serving in the U.S. armed forces on Memorial Day.

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Published May 21, 2020

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — This year would have marked the 71st annual Memorial Day service on the back lawn of The War Memorial in Grosse Pointe Farms, but as with so many other important traditions, the COVID-19 pandemic has forced its cancellation.

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Published May 12, 2020

METRO DETROIT — The U.S. Navy Blue Angels won’t be the only military planes flying over Michigan this week.

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Published May 7, 2020

METRO DETROIT — In April 1945, a couple months after the Battle of the Bulge, Mike Aleo’s battalion was ready to cross the Rhine River, when it received orders to pull out and go west to Royon, France.  

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Published April 16, 2020

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — After months of anticipation that F-35s could be brought to Macomb County, an official decision was recently announced. For the second time in three years, Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Harrison Township was passed over to house the aircraft.

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Published April 3, 2020

HARRISON TOWNSHIP/DETROIT — In regard to confirmed COVID-19 cases in Michigan, Detroit has been hardest hit. With 2,858 cases and 101 deaths reported as of April 2, more than any other area in the state, a need has emerged to convert Detroit’s TCF Center into a coronavirus alternate care site. For that to happen, on March 31 and April 1, a team of 10 citizen airmen from the 127th Wing at Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Harrison Township joined approximately 20 other Michigan National Guard members to assist the Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, in creating a federal medical station at the TCF Center in Detroit.

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Published March 24, 2020

MACOMB COUNTY — When 25 new U.S. citizens took the oath of allegiance during a naturalization ceremony Feb. 28 at the Macomb Intermediate School District Educational Service Center building, students from local high schools took notice.

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Published March 20, 2020

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — A situation that began with local ties has now resulted in a federal act being advanced.It was announced March 5 that the House Foreign Affairs Committee had advanced the No Passport Fees for Heroes’ Families Act.

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Published March 18, 2020

FARMINGTON — A new banner program to honor and recognize local veterans and active-duty military members plans to make its way to Farmington this spring.

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Published March 6, 2020

EASTPOINTE — Several Eastpointe-area reenactors sold and traded their historically accurate clothing and equipment at a sale at the old one-room Eastpointe Schoolhouse Feb. 29.

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Published March 6, 2020

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — After collecting comments from several stakeholders, an impact statement was recently published that will affect the future of Selfridge Air National Guard Base.

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Published March 4, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Knowing that he wanted to be challenged by doing something different, 2010 Dakota High School graduate Christopher Stefanides joined the Navy.

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