Patriotism/Military

Published May 21, 2021

EASTPOINTE — The Eastpointe Memorial Day Parade Committee announced May 11 that the 2021 Memorial Day Parade has been canceled.

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Published May 13, 2021

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Beginning May 1, the plan was for U.S. forces to withdraw from Afghanistan.

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Published May 12, 2021

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MACOMB COUNTY — The projected move-in date for the first veterans is fast approaching at the state’s newest veterans home.

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Published May 10, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Even though an “unofficial” parade took to Harper Avenue in an effort to lift spirits in 2020, organizers are celebrating the return of the official St. Clair Shores Memorial Day Parade for 2021.

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Published April 5, 2021

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — International officials recently visited Macomb County to explore the viability for a student pilot training site to come to the area.

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Published March 25, 2021

EASTPOINTE — After a year of events being canceled and people being forced to stay indoors and isolated, public events are finally beginning to return. This includes the Eastpointe Memorial Day parade.

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Published March 24, 2021

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — Steve Mrozek has over 20 years of experience working in historical museums across the country.

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Published March 8, 2021

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OAKLAND/MACOMB COUNTIES — Zaneta Adams’ experience with the Michigan Veterans Trust Fund extends back to her time in law school, when her car broke down and she was in need of support.

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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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