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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

The first U.S. Navy Littoral Combat Ship, Freedom (LCS 1), the inaugural ship in an entirely new class of U.S. Navy surface warships, is seen conducting a speed run during Builders Trials. (Courtesy: Lockheed Martin /Released)

City To Hold Naming Ceremony For U.S. Navy Ship “USS Detroit”

U.S. Sen. Carl Levin will join U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Detroit Mayor Dave Bing on Monday for a naming ceremony for the sixth Navy ship to bear the name USS Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/10/2011

Marine From Davison Killed In Afghanistan

28-year-old staff Sgt. Nicholas Sprovtsoff died while conducting combat operations in Helmand Province.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2011

The USS Arctic and USS Detroit steam side-by-side as they prepare to conduct a Replenishment-at-Sea operation. (Photo by Lance H. Mayhew Jr./US Navy/Getty Images)

US Navy Names Warship In Detroit’s Honor

Congratulations, Detroit! The U.S. Navy has decided to name a ship in the city’s honor.

03/19/2011

Michigan Soldiers Heading To Iraq

Although U.S. combat has ended, a small group of Michigan National Guard soldiers will leave Thursday for a year long tour in Iraq.

09/09/2010

Saturday Addresses Focus On Iraq, Economy

President Barack Obama said the withdrawal of U.S. combat troops from Iraq means “the war is ending” and Baghdad is in position “to chart its own course.”

08/28/2010

Obama To Address Nation To Mark End Of Iraq Combat

President Barack Obama will address the nation from the Oval Office and visit troops at Fort Bliss, Texas, on Tuesday to mark the end of U.S. combat operations in Iraq.

08/25/2010

Last U.S. Combat Brigade Leaves Iraq

As their convoy reached the barbed wire at the border crossing out of Iraq, the soldiers whooped and cheered. Then they scrambled out of their stifling hot armored vehicles, unfurled an American flag and posed […]

08/19/2010

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