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Donate Halloween Candy through Sheriff’s Treats for Troops Through Nov. 5

October 27th 2018

Donate Halloween Candy through Sheriff’s Treats for Troops Through Nov. 5 Pontiac, Ortonville, Commerce Twp, Highland Twp, Independence Twp, Lake Orion, Oxford, Rochester Hills, MI-  For parents looking for an alternative to their children consuming excessive amounts of candy at Halloween while engaging in a service project with their children, the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office […]

Military Library Opens in Holly, Named for Departed Veteran and Volunteer

September 24th 2018

Military Library Opens in Holly, Named for Departed Veteran and Volunteer (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 24, 2018) Holly, MI- Scott Dudek spent his years after serving with the Navy in the Persian Gulf War working to support veterans and their families. He promoted the American Legion Post 149, taught high school history, worked at the […]

War Dog Memorial Seeking Sponsor for Portable Toilet

March 8th 2018

War Dog Memorial Seeking Sponsor for Portable Toilet (MWDM, March 8, 2018) Lyon Township, MI – The MWDM is seeking a sponsor to allow us to place a portable toilet at the memorial from mid-April to mid-November. During the summer we get visitors daily that come out and show their respect for our K9 Heroes. […]

War Dogs Memorial Provides Resting Place for Valiant Canines

August 27th 2017

War Dogs Memorial Provides Resting Place for Valiant Canines (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 27, 2017) Lyon Township, MI – Though dogs are often known as man’s best friend, they can also be some of the strongest tools for staying safe in battles, discovering bombs and drugs, leading the blind, comforting the ill and many other […]

Veterans Town Hall in Berkley May 23

May 5th 2017

Veterans Town Hall in Berkley May 23 (EVENT page) Berkley, MI – Veterans Town Hall Tuesday, May 23 at 6:30 p.m. This gathering is for Veterans to inform them of benefits from the State and Federal levels. Representatives from The American Legion Department of Michigan, Oakland County Veteran Affairs office and the Department of Veterans […]

US & Canadian Officers Invited to International Armed Forces Dinner May 12

April 23rd 2017

US & Canadian Officers Invited to International Armed Forces Dinner May 12 (EVENT page) Troy, MI – U.S. AND CANADIAN OFFICERS COMMEMORATE 58 YEARS OF FRIENDSHIP Military officers from the United States, Canada and other Allied nations will hold the 58th Annual International Armed Forces Night Dinner in Troy on Friday, May 12, 2017 at […]

Holly Launches VFW Auxiliary, Honors First Responders

January 30th 2017

Holly Launches VFW Auxiliary, Honors First Responders (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 29, 2017) Holly, MI – The desire to serve the people who protect and serve them is what prompted Cal Steele and other volunteers to organize a new group in the Holly Area – The VFW Auxiliary for Post #5587. The group is made […]

Sheriff’s Dept. and Police Return Military Items to the Feds

December 3rd 2015

Sheriff’s Dept. and Local Police Agencies Return Military Items to the Feds (C. Proxmire, Dec. 3, 2015) Pontiac, MI – Across the county, local law enforcement agencies are turning in their armored vehicles, grenade launchers, bayonets, high caliber rifles and other items that are now prohibited or controlled as acquisitions from Federal agencies due to […]