Patriotism

Published May 21, 2019

ROYAL OAK — On May 27, Royal Oak will continue its decades-old tradition of a Memorial Day parade and ceremony to remember those who died protecting the country.

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Published May 21, 2019

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — A once-controversial plan to convert The War Memorial’s Fries Auditorium into a movie theater no longer seems to have left the Grosse Pointe community divided.

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Published May 17, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — There’ll be dancing in the streets when this year’s St. Clair Shores Memorial Day parade hits Jefferson Avenue with musical acts galore.

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Published May 17, 2019

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METRO DETROIT — The 3,900-mile Midwest route traveling from Minneapolis to Dallas made its way through metro Detroit, stopping in Harrison Township, St. Clair Shores, Grosse Pointe Farms, Detroit and Allen Park May 10.

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Published May 15, 2019

TROY — The family of retired U.S. Army Col. James E. Prescott moved around a lot during his 30 years of active duty.

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Published May 14, 2019

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Military service personnel, from new enlistees to veterans, will once again be honored during a series of community events leading up to Memorial Day at The War Memorial in Grosse Pointe Farms.

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Published May 14, 2019

EASTPOINTE/ROSEVILLE — Both Eastpointe and Roseville are gearing up for their annual Memorial Day parades, celebrating the local communities and remembering those who have fallen in service to the United States.

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Published May 13, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — May 27 will be a special day for Air Force Master Sgt. Hope Morphew. It will be her 41st birthday. It will mark the anniversary of when she came home from Iraq. And it will also be the day that she leads the Sterling Heights Memorial Day parade as grand marshal.

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Published May 10, 2019

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — Members of the 127th Wing have a new commander: a Michigan native whom the Selfridge Air National Guard Base community is very familiar with.

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Published May 8, 2019

SOUTHFIELD — Memorial Day is a time to remember the sacrifices of those who served the U.S., and during the city’s annual ceremony, officials are inviting the community to do just that.

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Published May 8, 2019

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Officials in Rochester, Rochester Hills and Oakland Township have joined forces to bring new energy to this year’s Memorial Day celebrations.

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Published April 30, 2019

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Monsoons, human waste, scorching temperatures and the enemy. Those were among the elements Rufus McGaugh endured when — barely out of his teens — he was in the middle of combat as the Vietnam War raged on overseas.

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Published April 23, 2019

ROSEVILLE — A Roseville-based nonprofit for veterans finally was able to raise an American flag over its building thanks to the support of some local businesses.

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Published April 23, 2019

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MACOMB COUNTY — The Loyalty Day, or Law Day, observance in Macomb County will run from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 1, on the first floor of the Macomb County Administration Building, 1 South Main St. in Mount Clemens.

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Published April 16, 2019

ROYAL OAK — The Royal Oak Memorial Society has for the past two decades led an effort to clean veterans’ graves at Oakview Cemetery during the first two weekends in May.

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Published April 2, 2019

FRASER — On March 27, at Fraser VFW Post 6691, World War II veteran Mike Aleo, 96, was presented with the Legion of Honor Medal for his service in 1944-45. He was a corporal and field wire chief in the 257th Field Artillery Battalion of the U.S. Army.

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Published March 26, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Elisabeth McCallum Polleys, along with six other youth from around the country, are recipients of the 2019 Military Child of the Year Award.

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Published March 8, 2019

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — After 35 years serving the U.S. military, Brig. Gen. John D. Slocum, commander of the 127th Wing at Selfridge Air National Guard Base, has announced his retirement.

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Published February 15, 2019

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — The 127th Wing at Selfridge Air National Guard Base has stepped up its efforts to help military spouses in the wake of deployment through the Hometown Hero Hotline.

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Published February 8, 2019

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — A senior airman from Selfridge Air National Guard Base is being called a hero for her lifesaving actions while at an Emerald Warrior training exercise in Florida last month.

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Lakeside Palette Club art show
8 a.m.-4 p.m.
St. Clair Shores Adult Education Center
Warren
Program about Apollo 11
6 p.m.
Warren Public Library Busch Branch
Southfield
Documentary film screening
6:30 p.m.
Southfield Public Library
West Bloomfield
Local authors' book release party
6-7:30 p.m.
West Bloomfield Town Hall
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Jardon Vocational School

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