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Homeless man (Getty Images, File)

DRMM Provides New Transitional Housing For Homeless Veterans

The Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries will open 60 new, fully furnished units to homeless veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan on Friday in Highland Park.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/07/2011

MSU Professor Marcos Dantus (Credit: MSU)

MSU Researchers Develop Bomb-Detecting Laser

A research team at Michigan State University has developed a laser that can potentially detect roadside bombs, which might save soldiers’ lives in Iraq and Afghanistan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/19/2011


Patriot Golf Day Honors Sacrifices Of Military Men And Women

This Labor Day weekend Americans will have a compelling and easy way to pay tribute to the sacrifices of military veterans and their families, through the Fifth Annual Patriot Golf Day, the largest annual grassroots golf event in the country

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/02/2011

Toy trucks like this one, designed by a Michigan Technological University graduate, are doing important work for the Army in war zones.

Michigan Tech Grad’s Toy Truck Saving Lives In Afghanistan

A Michigan Technological University graduate with a brother in the Army has designed a toy truck to search roadsides and vehicles for improvised explosive devices.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/18/2011

Justin Verlander pitching for the Detroit Tigers. (Getty Images File Photo)

Verlander Honors Wounded Vets When He Pitches For Tigers

When Justin “No-Hit” Verlander takes to the mound at Comerica Park this season, he’ll have his own personal cheering section.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/16/2011


Big Break For Mich. Man Convicted Of Ties To Iraq

A federal judge has granted a major break to a Detroit-area man who admitted violating the economic embargo against Iraq years ago.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/18/2011

Federal Court Building in Detroit 1-10-11

Trial Nears End For Man Charged With Ties To Iraq

Documents recovered in Iraq after the fall of Saddam Hussein revealed that Issam “Sam” Hamama was known as agent 6129 and had offered to track Iraqi opposition groups in the United States.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/13/2011

President Obama Sends A Message To Troops

President Barack Obama has called 10 members of the armed services stationed in Iraq and Afghanistan to wish them and their families a happy Thanksgiving.


Chaldeans Rally Against Iraq Violence

Michigan Chaldeans are joining thousands across the globe as they protest against what they say is a lack of protection for Christians living in Iraq. Photo by WWJ’s Pat Sweeting.


Chaldeans In Michigan Rally Over Iraq Violence

[photogallerylink id=41101 align=left]Members of Michigan’s Chaldean community are rallying in Detroit to express anger and frustration over what they say is a lack of protection for Christians in Iraq after a bloody church siege.