Fifty-nine-year-old Basra Hassan was of Somali descent with U.S. citizenship and was a nutrition specialist for UNICEF.
Through misty eyes and comfortable smiles, the battlefield brothers talk about their friendship; life before, during and after Afghanistan; and the 25 Marines who never made it home.
Services were held Saturday for one of the six Michigan men who died in a cargo plane crash in Afghanistan late last month.
A U.S. cargo plane company has released the names of seven people killed when one of its planes crashed in Afghanistan.
Five of seven people killed in the crash of a civilian plane at an airfield in Afghanistan were from Michigan.
Metro Detroiters are left divided as news spread that the Pentagon is lifting its ban on women serving in combat.
The Pentagon says a 38-year-old Army sergeant from western Michigan has died from injuries he sustained last month in an insurgent attack in Afghanistan.
Plans are moving forward to rename a metro Detroit post office in honor of a U.S. Marine from Michigan who died in 2010 while supporting combat operations in Afghanistan.
Officials say a 31-year-old soldier originally from Michigan who was deployed once to Iraq and twice to Afghanistan has died at Fort Benning, Ga.
The soldiers were deployed in December 2011 to Kuwait and Afghanistan.