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Presentation in Rochester Hills: 100 Years of Service at Selfridge Air National Guard Base May 3

April 24th 2018

  Presentation in Rochester Hills: 100 Years of Service at Selfridge Air National Guard Base May 3 Name: The Rochester-Avon Historical Society Presents “100 Years of Service at Selfridge Air National Guard Base” with Dan Heaton Date: May 3, 2018, 7 P.M. Location: Rochester Hills Library A U.S. Air Force Convair F-106A-105-CO (s/n 59-0007) landing […]

Creativity Connects Veterans and Community at Holly Art Show

April 18th 2018

Creativity Connects Veterans and Community at Holly Art Show (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 18, 2018) Holly, MI – When people think of veterans, many words and images come to mind, but artistic is not usually one of the first.  But the volunteers at the Holly Area Veterans Resource Center know better. “Veterans are here, and […]

Veterans from Out of State Can Soon Buy Drinks at Veteran’s Clubs

April 6th 2018

  Veterans from Out of State Can Soon Buy Drinks at Veteran’s Clubs (Michigan Dept. of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, April 6, 2018) Lansing, MI   -Under legislation supported by the Michigan Liquor Control Commission (MLCC) – and signed yesterday by Governor Snyder – state law has been updated to allow certain private membership clubs […]

Event to Honor Women Veterans at Great Lakes National Cemetery July 29

July 20th 2017

Event to Honor Women Veterans at Great Lakes National Cemetery July 29 (EVENT page)   On July 29th, 2017, a service will be held to honor all women, past and present, who have served in the United States Armed Forces.  The Service will begin at 10 a.m. at the stage area. Women have served in […]

Seminar about VA Burial Benefits April 18

April 11th 2017

Seminar about VA Burial Benefits April 18 (EVENT page) Holly, MI – Join your friends at this informational seminar that can bring real peace of mind to you and your family as you learn what the gov’t does and does not provide. You may be surprised at what the VA provides.  Seminar for Veterans and […]

Groups Collecting Clothes for Homeless Vets: HP, Ferndale, RO, Pontiac & Waterford

November 16th 2015

Groups Collecting Clothes for Homeless Vets: Hazel Park, Ferndale, Royal Oak, Pontiac & Waterford November 13, 2015 This holiday season, the Ferndale Elks, Hazel Park Eagles, and Detroit Tough gym are partnering up to collect new or gently used clothing and blankets to be distributed among the nearly 2,000 homeless veterans in the Detroit area. […]

Honor and Sacrifice: Veterans Day in Madison Heights and Ferndale

November 11th 2015

Honor and Sacrifice: Veterans Day in Madison Heights and Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 11, 2015) On a day to honor those who have served in the military, events in Madison Heights and Ferndale demonstrated that Veterans Day is more than just a day of patriotism. It is an opportunity to understand what service and […]