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

(credit: U.S. Department of the Army)

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

Remains Of Soldier Killed In Afghanistan Back Home

The remains of Army Pfc. Shane Cantu have returned from Afghanistan to Michigan, where his funeral takes place Monday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/06/2012

Explosion Kills Michigan Soldier In Afghanistan

A 20-year-old Michigan soldier has been killed during fighting in Afghanistan.


The transfer case containing the remains of U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Gregory T. Buckley is moved by a U.S. Marine carry team. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: National Security Shouldn’t Get Lost In This Campaign

Our economy is on a slow recovery – slower than anyone wants. But the lack of serious discussion about national security and the world we live in is troubling.


David Warsen (Facebook Photo)

Family: Mich. Navy SEAL Killed In Afghanistan Helicopter Crash

A West Michigan family says their son was among those killed when a Black Hawk helicopter crashed in Kandahar, Afghanistan on Thursday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/17/2012

Photo of Brian Backus. (credit: Crime Stoppers)

Stolen: Fallen Soldier’s Remains

A cash reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of whoever stole an urn containing the remains of a U.S. soldier who died in Afghanistan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/09/2012


Macomb County Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

A Macomb County man was one of two soldiers killed earlier this week during an explosion in Afghanistan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/04/2012


Mich. Soldier Killed, 4 Injured By IED In Afghanistan

A 25-year-old Army soldier from Metro Detroit has been killed and four other Michigan soldiers injured during combat operations in Afghanistan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/03/2012

Flags Ordered Lowered Friday For Michigan Marine

Gov. Snyder has ordered U.S. flags lowered Friday for a Marine sergeant from Michigan’s northern Lower Peninsula who was killed in Afghanistan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/01/2012