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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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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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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

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

Sailors walk past the Vietnam Memorial Wall (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Our Veterans Should Not Be At Risk In Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

When the deal is being made to change the tax rates and cut the deficit we must remember to keep our commitment to our veterans.

11/12/2012

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