Patriotism

Published December 11, 2018

FRASER — A child about to enter his or her teen years, or an adult seeking to make a difference, can find optimistic enthusiasm through Civil Air Patrol.

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Published December 11, 2018

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — In its ninth year, Wreaths Across America has connected organizers, veterans and civilians in a manner that exudes honor, respect and patriotism. The event, which is venerated nationally, fuses those who have served with those who currently serve, and others, like youth groups and organizations.

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Published November 23, 2018

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Harrison Township is now the home of the Eisenhower Veteran Care Transition Center, which will provide both residential rehabilitation and reintegration programs to veterans in need.

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Published November 13, 2018

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — World leaders signed an armistice 100 years ago in a train car in France. The goal was to end four years of conflict in the war to end all wars.

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Published November 13, 2018

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — In honor of Veterans Day Nov. 11, The Helm at the John A. and Marlene L. Boll Life Center in Grosse Pointe Farms once again took time to honor some of the local men and women who have served the nation.

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Published November 12, 2018

FARMINGTON HILLS — Commerce Township resident William Lapham, 71, came back home nearly 50 years ago.

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Published November 12, 2018

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Shelby Township hosted a Veterans Day celebration from noon to 3 p.m. Nov. 11 at the Shelby Township municipal campus, located at 52700 Van Dyke Ave. in Shelby Township.

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Published November 9, 2018

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — Lt. Col. Donald “Digger” Odell enlisted in the U.S. Air Force on Sept. 6, 1952. Raised in Pontiac, Odell served until April 1954, when he entered the Aviation Cadet Pilot Training Program. He received his commission and wings on Aug. 1, 1955, and became an instructor pilot in the U.S. Air Force Officer Training School from 1955-58.

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Published November 7, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Quilts are made painstakingly, with love, for warmth and comfort. Quilts of Valor mean even more than that.

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Published November 7, 2018

SOUTHFIELD — This Veterans Day, the city’s goal is to honor more hometown heroes, according to Southfield officials.

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Published November 6, 2018

GROSSE POINTES — As Veterans Day approaches Nov. 11, local schools and organizations will honor the men and women who have served in the U.S. military.    

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Published November 5, 2018

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Shelby Township will host a Veterans Day celebration from noon to 3 p.m. Nov. 11 at the Shelby Township municipal campus, 52700 Van Dyke Ave. in Shelby Township.

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Published November 5, 2018

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Shelby Township will be honoring veterans with its sixth annual Shelby Township Running with Heroes Veterans Memorial Run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 11 at the Shelby Township municipal campus, 52700 Van Dyke Ave. in Shelby Township.

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Published November 2, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES/CHESTERFIELD TOWNSHIP — With the goal of making a difference in the lives of veterans, employees of Stahls will take on the Detroit Red Wings alumni team to kick off the company’s Power Play for Heroes event during Veterans Day weekend.

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Published November 2, 2018

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MACOMB COUNTY — In observance of Veterans Day Nov. 11, students and staff from two local institutions will pay tribute to the brave men and women who have served in the U.S. military.

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Published October 30, 2018

TROY — When Dr. Michael Paletta, chief of flight medicine for coalition forces in Baghdad in 2007, takes the podium as the keynote speaker for the Troy Veterans Day ceremony, he will reflect on his belief that those who serve are ordinary people who do extraordinary things.

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Published October 1, 2018

UTICA — The Victor I. Rieck American Legion Post 351 will honor its namesake with a wreath-laying ceremony at 5 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Utica Cemetery, 46325 Shelby Road in Shelby Township.

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Published September 19, 2018

Like many Americans, Sterling Heights Fire Chief Chris Martin still remembers what he was doing when terrorists guided airliners into the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. “I had just gotten home from work,” he said. “I had my infant son.Read More

Published September 5, 2018

TROY — In commemoration of the end of World War I 100 years ago, the musical group the Dugouts will perform music on the fiddle, drum, keyboard and guitar that were played by and for the soldiers of the Great War at the Troy Public Library at 7 p.m. Sept. 13. 

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Published August 31, 2018

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — This year’s Patriot Day ceremony in Clinton Township will be a little different from past years.

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