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Holly Playwright /Veteran Looking to Cast New Play – Footlocker

August 18th 2017

Holly Playwright/Veteran Looking to Cast New Play – Footlocker (MARK H. STOWERS, Aug. 18, 2017) Holly, MI -When you are a writer, there’s an adage – “write what you know.” Joe Mishler was an infantryman in the Vietnam War and that’s what he knows. Since then he’s produced and directed over 100 shows and musicals, […]

Community Shares Christmas Love with Madison Heights Area Vets

December 19th 2015

Community Shares Christmas Love with Madison Heights Area Vets (Guest View by Merri Busch, Dec. 19, 2015) Madison Heights, MI – Today was the Veteran Luncheon sponsored by the Madison Heights Methodist Church! Tons of food, gifts for all the vets and food baskets to go. And, a guest speaker from the US Dept of […]

Ferndale Veteran Receives Purple Heart (video)

October 15th 2012

A lifelong Ferndale resident who was severely injured during the Vietnam War has finally been given his rightfully earned Purple Heart. With an audience of about one hundred friends, family and fellow vets and servicemen, Army Sgt. Tom Ducharme received the medal from Senator Carl Levin on Oct. 5, 2012. His wife Jeanmarie and sons Matt and Jack looked on with pride.

Oakland County to Issue Veteran’s ID Cards

May 15th 2012

The new program that has Flores excited is the Oakland County Veteran’s ID Card. For just $10 a vet can get a plastic identification card indicating that they served in the military. Before the ID cards, vets would be required to show their DD214 paperwork and state-issued identification or driver’s license to take advantage of services for veterans, including government programs and store discounts.