Patriotism/Military

Published February 15, 2021

WARREN — “Nick” Joswiak celebrated more than his second dose of the coronavirus vaccine on Feb. 15. It's also his 101st birthday.

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Published January 26, 2021

METRO DETROIT — For many Americans, especially military veterans, the U.S. flag waving in the breeze brings a sense of pride, honor and patriotism.

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Published January 24, 2021

ROSEVILLE — Vets Returning Home in Roseville has been helping homeless veterans for the last seven years, but the last year has been the most challenging of all.

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Published January 23, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — A place for comrades to gather and share war stories, for relatives to celebrate a new member of the family, for people to come together and enjoy a meal or entertainment is now in need of help from the community it supports.

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Published January 15, 2021

FARMINGTON — After months of financial hardship brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, Farmington’s Groves-Walker American Legion Post 346, as well as 27 other veterans service organizations, received some much needed financial relief from the county.

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Published January 13, 2021

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Jan. 16 marks 30 years from when Operation Desert Storm began.

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Published December 3, 2020

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MACOMB COUNTY — Until recently, Macomb County’s hometown air base was in the running for U.S. Space Command headquarters.

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Published December 3, 2020

MOUNT CLEMENS — A Shelby Township veteran was recently publicly recognized by Macomb County.

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Published November 18, 2020

METRO DETROIT — Recognizing Veterans Day Nov. 11 was a challenge for most people given the COVID-19 quarantine, but the Metro Detroit Veterans Coalition forged ahead with a virtual alternative to its annual parade.

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Published November 17, 2020

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — Six new members are officially part of the Harrison Township Veterans Memorial: Gerald Allen, U.S. Army; Bernard Pavone, U.S. Air Force; Tommie Phelps, U.S. Marine Corps; Frank Schwenck, U.S. Navy; Mark Spooner, U.S. Marine Corps; and David Trevino, U.S. Marine Corps.

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Published November 10, 2020

METRO DETROIT — For veterans and their families, memorabilia represent an individual’s service and can bring back memories of one’s time in the military.  

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Published November 6, 2020

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CENTER LINE/WARREN/STERLING HEIGHTS — As the nation observes Veterans Day Nov. 11, two local schools are holding events to thank veterans for their service to our nation. Because of COVID-19, the celebrations are different than in past years, but the tributes are just as heartfelt.

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Published November 5, 2020

MOUNT CLEMENS — Supplying troops during World War II, a conflict in which over 16 million Americans served, was no small feat.

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Published October 23, 2020

WEST BLOOMFIELD — For the past two years, the West Bloomfield Parks and Recreation Commission has helped host an appreciation event for veterans.

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Published October 21, 2020

TROY — To Troy High School senior Cameron Korman, community service is a way to give back to the society that lets him be a student, a Scout and a member of the community.

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Published October 6, 2020

SOUTHFIELD — Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, many people lost their jobs or have been furloughed, and Michael Kuta is no exception.

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Published October 2, 2020

EASTPOINTE — Despite the challenges of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Michigan Military Technical and Historical Society Museum in Eastpointe is still working hard to make history come alive.

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Published October 2, 2020

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — On Sept. 25, Michigan congressional representatives Paul Mitchell and Elissa Slotkin released a statement after leading the Michigan delegation in a letter to the U.S. Air Force in support of locating the new United States Space Command headquarters at Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Harrison Township.

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Published September 22, 2020

OAKLAND COUNTY — When Ray Owen hears the term “The Greatest Generation,” he says he can’t help but feel “kind of proud of it.” Owen, who lives in Northville, near Farmington Hills, turns 99 in December.

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Published September 17, 2020

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — Selfridge wasn’t able to host an air show this summer due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but it still could support military aircraft for a show in Canada.

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