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Sgt. Asher and Shaman

German Sheppard Receives Honors As Iraq War Veteran

Shaman, a K-9 war dog, was trained in Germany and served at Fort Stewart, Georgia before he was deployed to Iraq in 2006, then retired in 2011.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/06/2014

A rally for US support in Iraq. (Facebook/Goriel Media)

Rally For U.S. Support In Iraq Against ISIS

More than a thousand protesters are rallying in Sterling Heights with the message to the group ISIS: Stop killing Christians in Iraq.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/10/2014

Iraqis gather at the site of a car bombing on Al-Saadi street in the center of the southern city of Basra on July 5, 2014. Militants led by the jihadist Islamic State group overran large swathes of Iraq in an offensive that began June 9, alarming world leaders and displacing hundreds of thousands.   AFP PHOTO/HAIDAR MOHAMMED ALI        (Photo credit should read HAIDAR MOHAMMED ALI/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Protesters Retort U.S. Involvment Iraq

About 30 protesters turned out at Woodward and Nine Mile saying they do not want the U.S. involved in Iraq again.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/07/2014

KALAK, IRAQ - JUNE 14:  Families arrive at a Kurdish checkpoint next to a temporary displacement camp on June 14, 2014 in Kalak, Iraq. Thousands of people have fled Iraq's second city of Mosul after it was overrun by ISAS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) militants. Many have been temporarily housed at various IDP (internally displaced persons) camps around the region including the area close to Erbil, as they hope to enter the safety of the nearby Kurdish region.  (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Many Metro Detroit Chaldeans Affected By Violence In Iraq

Among the 150,000 Chaldeans in the metro Detroit area, many still have family in Iraq while others still travel there frequently.

06/14/2014

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Detroit Firms To Design $600M Oil Tech University In Iraq

A consortium of Southeast Michigan architecture and design firms has been hired to design a $600 million, 2.8 million-square-foot new university in Basra, Iraq to teach petroleum engineering.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/25/2013

Troop Health Initiatives

Veteran Nurse Launches Telehealth Business

A Bay City native and Air Force veteran who’s also a longtime nurse and a cancer survivor has started a new telemedicine business.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/18/2013

War Vet Gets Prison For Robbery In Macomb County

A U.S. veteran who served in Iraq has been sentenced to more than two years in prison after a judge rejected pleas for probation and mental health treatment.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/20/2013

James D. Priestap (Handout photo)

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

Field of Flags in Farmington Hills. (Credit: WWJ Newsradio 950)

Field Of Flags War Memorial Comes To Farmington Hills

“We do this without emphasis on politics or a specific religion,” the church says on its website.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/03/2013

Police: Iraq War Vet Thwarts Gas Station Break-In

Police say an Iraq War veteran thwarted two would-be burglars at his northern Michigan gas station by kicking one of them and ordering them away with an AR-15 rifle.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/30/2013

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