Patriotism/Military

Published August 20, 2021

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — Earlier this month, folks in Macomb County could certainly hear, and maybe even catch a glimpse, of several high-flying military aircraft.

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Published August 11, 2021

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — The Department of Defense has expressed its commitment to key missions at a Macomb County military installation.

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Published August 10, 2021

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — For the second time in six years, The Wall That Heals visited Clinton Township.

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Published August 5, 2021

HARRISON TOWNSHIP/ALPENA — From the top command to boots on the ground, personnel at the 127th Wing emphasized the value of a unique training opportunity in northern Michigan.

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Published July 29, 2021

UTICA — The Utica American Legion Post 351 is inviting the local community to come out and join the post at its sixth annual picnic and bike ride Aug. 7.

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Published July 28, 2021

C&G Newspapers

MACOMB COUNTY — When Henry Freeman attended a dedication ceremony last month in Clinton Township, it wasn’t just as a veteran. It was as a Gold Star Family member.

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Published July 28, 2021

CENTER LINE/WARREN — Cpl. Richard W. Menge was the first soldier from Center Line to die in World War II when he was killed in New Guinea in 1943.

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Published July 27, 2021

ROYAL OAK — The issue of the city of Royal Oak moving its veterans memorial less than 100 feet as part of the development of a downtown park has ignited a grassroots movement and led to legal proceedings.

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Published July 2, 2021

C&G Newspapers

MACOMB COUNTY — Veterans at a Macomb County nonprofit are getting treatment from an unexpected source: a sensory deprivation tank.

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Published June 23, 2021

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — A training center for new fighter jets won’t be coming to Macomb County, for now.

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Published June 19, 2021

C&G Newspapers

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — A couple hundred people, one of whom holds a special title in American history, recently took time to dedicate a unique monument locally.

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Published June 17, 2021

HARPER WOODS — At a special meeting held on Zoom June 14, the Harper Woods City Council voted 4-3 not to renew the contract of City Manager Joseph Rheker.

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Published June 11, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Before the barbecues, before the crowds drag chairs, blankets and umbrellas to line the parade route, before motorcycles shatter the silence of the afternoon to kick off the St. Clair Shores Memorial Day Parade, another, more intimate ceremony honors those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for the United States.

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Published June 8, 2021

ROYAL OAK — On May 31, people lined Main Street to watch the city of Royal Oak’s Memorial Day parade, which preceded a ceremony in the parking lot of the new City Hall.

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Published June 8, 2021

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — Rose Spaulding views a recent memorial as a way to provide family members a sense of community.

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Published June 7, 2021

ROYAL OAK — While Royal Oak Memorial Day celebrations went smoothly May 31, an underlying saga of controversy surrounds local veterans groups and elected officials.

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Published June 3, 2021

C&G Newspapers

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Over 100 people paid their respects to fallen members of the armed forces by way of a Memorial Day service recently.

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Published May 31, 2021

SHELBY TOWNSHIP/UTICA/STERLING HEIGHTS — Sgt. Maj. Robert W. Ferguson II joined the Army in August 1996 as a combat engineer just after graduating from Utica High School.

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Published May 26, 2021

MADISON HEIGHTS — The Memorial Day parade will not take place this year in the city of Madison Heights, out of an abundance of caution over the pandemic. But there will still be a memorial service to pay respects to those who died serving in the military and those who continue to serve.

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Published May 24, 2021

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — In honor of all the veterans who have served the country and the veterans who died during the pandemic, Shelby Township will be hosting its first public event since the COVID-19 pandemic shut down all public gatherings last year.

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