Patriotism

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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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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