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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

Michigan Launches New Driver’s License Designation For Veterans

Michigan will let its 680,000 military veterans get a special designation on their driver’s licenses starting May 1.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/26/2014

Change Likely To Battle Creek Airport Fire Service

The cuts come as the Battle Creek Air National Guard Base prepares for a future of flying drones as part of broader mission changes in the military.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/18/2014

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Too Much Halloween Candy? Make A Donation To ‘Treats For Troops’

The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office is collecting leftover Halloween candy which will be sent to troops working overseas.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/01/2013

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Arotech Receives $3.2 Million In Orders For Batteries And Chargers

Arotech Corp. (Nasdaq: ARTX), a provider of defense and security products for the military, law enforcement and homeland security markets, announced that its Battery and Power Systems Division has recently received $3.2 million in new orders.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/31/2013

Artist rendering of the future veterans memorial in Brighton. (Credit: Brighton Veterans Memorial)

Memorial Honoring Veterans To Be Built In Brighton

Work is set to begin soon on a new memorial to veterans in Brighton.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/31/2013

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Arotech Wins $2.2 Million In Simulation Orders

Arotech Corp. (Nasdaq: ARTX), a provider of defense and security products for the military, law enforcement and homeland security markets, announced that its simulation division has won $2.2 million in various recent contracts awards and modifications to previous awarded contracts.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/28/2013

Study: Veterans More Likely To Develop Heart Problems

New research is highlighting the physical effects veterans suffer from PTSD.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/26/2013

Snyder Signs Bills For Veterans Driver’s Licenses

Gov. Rick Snyder has signed legislation to allow Michigan veterans to get a special designation on their driver’s license or state ID card.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/15/2013

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Memorial Day Celebrations In Detroit

Memorial Day is a day of celebration for the men and women who died valiantly serving our country. Check this list for the best area events commemorating this holiday.

05/13/2013

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