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Post Office Seeks To Deliver 1945 Letter To Michigan Family

In 1945, a letter was addressed to a western Michigan couple and mailed from a sergeant at an Army base in New York State.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/14/2014

BOULDER, CO - OCTOBER 04: A helmet of the Texas Longhorns lies on the field as the team warms up prior to facing the Colorado Buffaloes at Folsom Field on October 4, 2008 in Boulder, Colorado. Texas defeated Colorado 38-14. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Texas And Army Coaching Searches On Different Levels With Same Goal, Restore Pride

Army will never be a dominant force in college football the way Texas can be, but both programs have a special place in college football’s history. Seeing them each reach their expectations is capable if the right coach is brought in.

12/18/2013

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Army National Guard In Mich. Gets New Helicopters

An Army National Guard aviation facility near Lansing has received the first of four new helicopters for use in military missions, search and rescue efforts and other flights.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/26/2013

An M-RAP (Mine Resistant Ambush Proof vehicle). (WWJ/Pat Sweeting)

St. Heights Home To Newest Location Of Wyle Aerospace Group

A new facility opens in St. Heights to create safer operating tanks for troops in war zones.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/20/2013

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Mich. Soldier Killed In Iraq In 2006 To Be Honored

A National Guard soldier who was killed while serving in Iraq in 2006 will be honored this month at a Veterans Administration facility in the UP.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/16/2013

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Iraq War 10 Year Anniversary: Father’s Heart Still Aches For Fallen Soldier

It’s ten years after the U.S. invaded Iraq, leading to the dethroning of dictator Saddam Hussein. Over those years, thousands of American soldiers have lost their lives, including more than 200 from Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/19/2013

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Metro Detroiters Divided As U.S. Military Lifts Ban On Women In Combat

Metro Detroiters are left divided as news spread that the Pentagon is lifting its ban on women serving in combat.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/24/2013

West Michigan Soldier Dies Of Afghan Combat Wounds

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/23/2013

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W. Michigan Paratrooper Found Dead Near Home In N. Carolina

Officials at Fort Bragg say 37-year-old Sgt. 1st Class Jeffrey Griffey of Byron Center was part of the Army’s 82nd Airborne Division.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/10/2012

Michigan Paratrooper Found Dead Near NC Base

Military authorities say a paratrooper from western Michigan has been found dead at a home near his base in North Carolina, and the circumstances are under investigation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/10/2012

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