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Patriotism/Military

Published November 4, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — Manny Gonzales, of Sterling Heights, served in active duty for the U.S. Army for a little over 17 years. Now retired from the service, he keeps Old Glory flying from his 22-foot flagpole and regularly decorates his yard with small flags for Independence Day and Memorial Day.

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Published November 4, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES/CHESTERFIELD TOWNSHIP — Taking time to thank and recognize veterans for their service, Stahls Automotive Collection will once again host Power Play For Heroes, beginning with a hockey game in St. Clair Shores.

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Published November 1, 2019

WARREN — Just as America’s involvement in the Pacific theater was coming to an end in World War II, Roy Scites’ service was only beginning.

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Published October 31, 2019

WEST BLOOMFIELD — A celebratory event honoring the veterans of the West Bloomfield area will be held in the days leading up to Veterans Day.

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Published October 31, 2019

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — Employees in the Michigan Air National Guard recently voted for the American Federation of Government Employees, or AFGE, to become their exclusive labor representative.

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Published October 31, 2019

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — Gertrude Johnson is one of a select few. Not only is she one of around only 400,000 World War II veterans still living, she’s a member of an even smaller group — living female World War II veterans.

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Published October 31, 2019

MOUNT CLEMENS/HOLLY — They didn’t personally know him, but over 50 people paid their final respects to a Marine killed in World War II.

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Published October 21, 2019

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Bob Bondy has lived quite the life.

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Published October 15, 2019

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — This year, Grosse Pointe Shores will honor residents who are veterans during a special service at City Hall at 11 a.m. Nov. 11, which is Veterans Day.

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Published October 11, 2019

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — Here’s to “The Next 100 Years.” Every three years, Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Harrison Township hosts an air show and open house.

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Published October 7, 2019

UTICA — The Korean War lasted just over three years. Raymond Shepherd spent all but a couple of months of the conflict as a prisoner of war, or POW.

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Published October 4, 2019

WARREN — More than a dozen Vietnam veterans gathered in the atrium of Warren City Hall Sept. 30 to pay tribute to their fellow service members who couldn’t be there because they didn’t come back.

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Published October 1, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — As a way to help U.S. Coast Guard children pursue their goal of higher education, 128 scholarships were awarded Sept. 19 to students across the country.

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Published September 30, 2019

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — A cake-cutting ceremony and steak lunch marked a recent birthday.

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Published September 23, 2019

FRASER/CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Military veterans who reside at Pine Ridge of Garfield got a nice surprise on the morning of Sept. 5.

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Published September 20, 2019

MOUNT CLEMENS — Over seven decades after the end of World War II, the remains of a local Marine were still unaccounted for.

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Published September 18, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — The theme of the day was simple: “We still remember.”

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Published September 17, 2019

EASTPOINTE — People can expand their minds or broaden their horizons for free on Saturday, Sept. 21, thanks to Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day program.

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Published September 17, 2019

ROSEVILLE — Roseville nonprofit Vets Returning Home recently received a $10,000 donation from Sterling Insurance Group, of Sterling Heights, to help veterans in crisis.

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Published September 16, 2019

UTICA — When Bill Wrede saw a gaping hole in the north tower of the World Trade Center, he knew it had to have been a major aircraft.

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