Patriotism/Military

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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Published September 13, 2019

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — For a long time, Dennis Kostinko said he and countless other Vietnam veterans were poorly treated.

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Published September 13, 2019

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — With meticulous detail, an ordinary landscape has turned into a memorial. Workers and volunteers at Selfridge Golf Course, situated in the southeast corner at Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Harrison Township, take great pride in a 9/11 memorial garden on hole No. 12.  

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Published September 13, 2019

MACOMB COUNTY — Around two dozen residents attended a public meeting regarding a possible beddown involving the 127th Wing at Selfridge Air National Guard Base.  

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Published September 9, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Local veterans at the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 129 in Shelby Township are asking why someone would want to vandalize their garden after discovering that it had been vandalized Aug. 26.

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Published September 4, 2019

FARMS — It remains one of the most horrific tragedies in American history, and this year The War Memorial in Grosse Pointe Farms will honor the thousands of lives lost during the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks with a free community service on the lakefront back lawn at 8:30 a.m. Sept. 11.

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Published September 3, 2019

TROY — Many U.S. troops who lost their lives in World War I or World War II are buried on foreign soil, near where they fell in battle.

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Published August 30, 2019

FARMINGTON — Under the new direction of Cmdr. Marya Davis, the Groves-Walker American Legion Post 346 will commemorate the fallen first responders of Sept. 11, veterans, and those currently serving in our nation’s armed forces and local law enforcement agencies during the 18th annual Patriot Day ceremony 6-7 p.m. Sept. 11 at the Riley Park Walter Sundquist Pavilion.

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Published August 28, 2019

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — There’s a new colonel in charge of a mission support group at Selfridge Air National Guard Base.

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Published August 12, 2019

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WARREN — Aug. 15, 1945, is forever known as V-J Day, the day of victory for Allied forces over Japan in World War II.

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Published August 6, 2019

LANSING — Of the 1,196 men aboard the USS Indianapolis at the time of its sinking on July 30, 1945, during World War II, only 316 survived. Today, 12 are alive — Lansing's Richard Thelen is one of them.

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Published July 12, 2019

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MACOMB COUNTY — A recently received federal grant will give Macomb County officials the ability to fund a study to determine future land use opportunities around Selfridge Air National Guard Base — opportunities that would benefit both the base and its neighboring communities.

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Published July 1, 2019

TROY — Troy resident Ayoub “David” Haddad, 93, joined the U.S. Marine Corps as soon as he could at age 18 in 1943.

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Published June 28, 2019

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Now in its 12th year of bringing fireworks to a community of more than 100,000 residents, the Clinton Township Parks and Recreation Department continues to try and outdo itself.

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