Patriotism/Military

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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Published September 17, 2020

MOUNT CLEMENS — Several community members from across Macomb County participated in a Sept. 11 commemoration in downtown Mount Clemens.

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Published September 2, 2020

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — On Sept. 17, a new Gold Star Families Memorial Monument will be unveiled at the Clinton Township Civic Center.

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Published August 25, 2020

ROCHESTER — A couple months prior to Art Simmons arriving in South Vietnam, droves of American troops were called upon to fight in the Vietnam War.

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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

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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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