10 Michigan Guard Members Wounded In Afghanistan

The Michigan National Guard says a roadside bombing in Afghanistan has wounded 10 of its soldiers, including one who lost part of both arms.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/24/2012

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Snyder Signs Bills To Clarify Funeral Protest Law

Legislation intended to clarify Michigan’s law banning protests at funerals has been approved by Gov. Rick Snyder.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/16/2012

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Mich. Lawmakers Aim To Clarify Funeral Protest Law

Legislation intended to clarify Michigan’s law banning protests at funerals is headed to Gov. Rick Snyder.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/03/2012

Northern Michigan Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

Army Pvt. 2nd Class Jack L. Diener was a 2009 graduate of Boyne City High School and was deployed about two months ago.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/22/2011

Air Force Trainee Dies After Workout

A 26-year-old Air Force basic trainee from Detroit collapsed and died after completing a physical training assessment at a San Antonio air base.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/21/2011


Michigan Army Captain’s Body Returns Home

Family members and close friends of a 25-year-old Army captain from southwestern Michigan killed in Afghanistan paid their respects as his body was returned home.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2011

U.S. Army competitors organize their equipment during the Best Warrior Competition on Fort Lee, Va. (U.S Army photo by Spc. Bao Huynh)

Local Soldier Competes In U.S. Army’s ‘Best Warrior Competition’

A local soldier is in Virginia competing in an event to find the U.S. Army’s “best warrior.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/08/2011


Memorial Service Held For Fallen Michigan Soldier

A memorial service has been held for a Michigan soldier killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/29/2011

Chris Ochs (credit: Ellen Dulecki)

Hero’s Welcome In Flat Rock For Paralyzed Soldier

A downriver soldier injured in the Middle East by a roadside bomb has returned home to a hero’s welcome.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/01/2011

State Orders Flags Lowered Monday For UP Soldier

Gov. Rick Snyder is ordering U.S. flags in Michigan lowered to half-staff Monday in honor of U.S. Army Spc. Robert L. Voakes Jr., who was killed in an insurgent attack in Afghanistan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/15/2011