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.
An art exhibition opening this week in Detroit aims to help build support for the release of a former U.S. Marine who is imprisoned in Iran on espionage charges.
The sister of a former U.S. Marine imprisoned in Iran on espionage charges says she’s worried and shocked that Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says he’s not familiar with her brother’s case.
The family of Amir Hekmati, who was arrested while visiting his grandmothers in Iran in August 2011, held a news conference with the Council for Islamic-American Relations in which they appealed to Iran to release the ex-Marine.
The family of Amir Hekmati says the 7 p.m. Tuesday vigil will take place Mott Community College in Flint.
The State Department says it’s relieved that Iran’s Supreme Court has overturned a death sentence against an Iranian-American ex-Marine but says U.S. officials “remain troubled” by his “lack of legal rights” and reports of his deteriorating health after a year behind bars.
Gov. Snyder has ordered U.S. flags lowered Friday for a Marine sergeant from Michigan’s northern Lower Peninsula who was killed in Afghanistan.
- The remains of a 23-year-old Marine who was killed in Afghanistan were returned to Michigan on Friday.
The Dossin Great Lakes Museum is hosting a symposium in two weeks that will provide visitors with the chance to meet maritime authors, shipwreck divers and historians.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s maritime operation is about to take on a higher profile with an expansion of the Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory on the Muskegon Channel.