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Funeral Held For Detroit-Area Marine Who Died In Helicopter Crash

The service was held Saturday for Staff Sgt. Trevor Blaylock, a native of Lake Orion. Mourners gathered at Lake Orion United Methodist Church.

CBS Detroit–03/28/2015

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Names Of 7 Marines Killed In Helicopter Crash Released

All were from the 2nd Special Operations Battalion of the Marine Corps Special Operations Command, or MARSOC, at Camp Lejeune.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2015

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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

Anthony DiLisio (Facebook Photo)

Plans Pass Senate To Rename Post Office For Mich. Marine Anthony DiLisio

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/22/2012

Jacob Schlereth with his son, Caleb, and wife, Margaret. (Facebook Photo/SFC Jake Schlereth - In Memoriam)

Soldier Originally From Michigan Dies At Fort Benning

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/05/2012


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


Michigan Marine Sgt. Dies In Afghanistan

A U.S. Marine sergeant from northern lower Michigan has been killed in combat in Afghanistan, the Pentagon announced Wednesday. It was his second combat tour there, his father said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/26/2012

Lois Stevens (left), Steven Stevens (center) and Steve Stevens (right). Family photo.

Detroit Marine’s Body Returned To Michigan

– The remains of a 23-year-old Marine who was killed in Afghanistan were returned to Michigan on Friday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/29/2012

Soldier From Ferndale Dies In Kandahar, Afghanistan

The Pentagon says a 29-year-old Army Reserve soldier from Ferndale who was on his third combat deployment has died in Afghanistan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/28/2012