Afghanistan

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More Than 150 Members Of National Guard Return From War

The soldiers were deployed in December 2011 to Kuwait and Afghanistan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/02/2012

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West Michigan Army Medic Dies Of Afghan Injuries

A 24-year-old Army medic from western Michigan has died from injuries he sustained while serving in Afghanistan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/26/2012

Michigan Army Medic Dies, Injured In Afghanistan

A 24-year-old Army medic from western Michigan has died from injuries he sustained while serving in Afghanistan.

11/26/2012

Sailors walk past the Vietnam Memorial Wall (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Our Veterans Should Not Be At Risk In Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

When the deal is being made to change the tax rates and cut the deficit we must remember to keep our commitment to our veterans.

11/12/2012

Mitt Romney and Barack Obama debate (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Opinion: A Mad, Personal-Attacking, Interrupting Obama Loses Third Presidential Debate

Romney won this debate in more ways than one – most impressively due to his dignified style.

10/23/2012

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Mich. Soldier Killed In Insurgent Attack In Afghanistan

A soldier from western Michigan who was looking forward to watching his four young children grow up has been killed in an insurgent attack in Afghanistan, authorities and his family said Tuesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney’s Move To The Middle Is Nothing More Than Baseless Rhetoric

Why is Mitt Romney, the severely Conservative candidate for president, all of a sudden moving to the middle?

10/09/2012

U.S. Army mortar men from the 2-27th Infantry Regiment fire mortars at a Taliban position (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Afghan Surge Failed

With the situation getting worse on the ground Obama has ended the surge just in time for the election in November. Taliban and related attacks against NATO powers were approximately 2,700 in August of 2009 when Obama made his contrary-to-campaign promised-move to step up the nation’s military assistance in Afghanistan. Three years later, in August of 2012, there were more attacks – nearly 3,000.

09/29/2012

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Projects Aim To Help Michigan National Guard Members

Two projects led by a Michigan State University professor aim to help Michigan National Guard members and their families in the transition from active duty to civilian life.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/29/2012

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Funeral Services Monday For Slain Mich. Soldier

Funeral services will be held Monday at Corunna High School for a mid-Michigan soldier killed by shrapnel after insurgents in Afghanistan tossed an explosive over a base wall.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/10/2012

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